I don't remember becoming aware of it other than thinking I was slowly bleeding to death, and that I should just enjoy the last few days with my family rather than upset my mother by telling her about what was going on , but a few years ago, I morphed into a woman. Since then, I've tried to juggle everything I'd gathered that a woman should be doing—contouring and highlighting, eating chopped salads, never giving up on trying to learn how to French braid, getting bikini waxes—and also the fact that ultimately I shouldn't be doing those things because some branch of feminism said not to, right? Waxing is the optimal choice for those desiring less hair more on this after my PSA opener , but the experience of getting a wax is probably the most uncomfortable scenario many women will willingly subject themselves to. Most don't realize that they can take these matters into their own hands—and dispelling this notion may be the very reason why God put me here. Looking back, I guess I deserved to have that boiling wax dripped onto my crotch, which then sparked my avoidance of waxing salons entirely.
Here's what to expect the first time you get a bikini wax
Waxing Bikini Area at Home With Professional Results
Did waxing your bikini area end up in a mess? Here's the secret: hard wax. It's specifically made for coarse hair, doesn't require a strip, and actually "shrink wraps" the hair, making it easier for the wax to uplift the hair. This process will take 45 minutes to an hour. These instructions are for a regular bikini wax at home to remove the hair outside your panty line.
How to Wax the Bikini Area at Home
Totally feel you. Short story: it's not everyone's idea of a good time. Nonetheless, running into DIY territory is not the easiest thing, either. While there's plenty of great home waxing kits out there, getting your technique just right is a skill. Fortunately, it's one that WH and waxing experts are here to help you out with.
Show less Waxing is a great way to remove hair from your bikini area, but waxing can be uncomfortable and expensive at a salon. Waxing your bikini line at home is definitely an option!