Does a Brazilian Wax Hurt?

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Question: Does a Brazilian Wax Hurt?

No doubt this is a sensitive area, and you are getting this coarse hair removed from the follicle on delicate skin. The amount of pain you experience depends a lot on the technician performing the service.

Leonard Serrani of Professional Skin, an expert and educator on waxing shares with us more on Brazilian wax pain. Learn more about him in his profile.

Answer: “It should not hurt when getting a Brazilian wax!

It should be a little uncomfortable at worst. There are several factors that play a part in how uncomfortable a Brazilian wax will be.

  1. The skill of the technician. An unskilled technician might remove the hair in the wrong direction. This will cause them to reapply the wax over and over again. This is when bruising and skin removal occurs. A skilled technician uses the proper skill teamed up with the correct wax to remove the hair in the least amount of strips resulting in a much more comfortable waxing session.

  2. The wax used. Hard wax should be used in the more sensitive areas. Hard wax does not stick to the skin and if used correctly will result in a comfortable waxing experience.”
Ask friends and family who does their waxes and book your appointment with the exact same person. Keep in mind there are things you should do before and after your Brazilian wax to get and keep the best results possible.