Monthly Archives: July 2013

What Is Waxing?

Waxing is the most popular form of hair removal today. It is semi-permanent and can last anywhere from two to eight weeks, depending on the individuals rate of hair growth. Because waxing pulls the hair from the root, the hair takes longer to reach the surface- as opposed to shaving or depilatories, which remove the hair just at the surface. Over time, and with repeated waxing, you will notice [...]

What Is Waxing?2024-01-18T02:31:48+00:00

Male Waxing

More and more men are having their bodies waxed- and not just their backs, arms, legs or chest. Male Brazilian waxing is becoming more popular among males of all ages, ethnicities, and sexual orientation. Many athletes (cyclists, swimmers, etc.) have their body hair removed to enhance their performance and cut down on sweat. Body builders, dancers and models do it because it shows off their body to better advantage. Some [...]

Male Waxing2020-01-02T01:48:54+00:00

Areas that can be waxed

Basically, any area on the body can be waxed- from your eyebrows to your toes. There are some special considerations and techniques used for different areas, though. TOES- you would be amazed at how many people (especially women) wax this area. Preferred method: either hard or strip wax can be used here. LEGS- there's the half leg, which is up to the knee and the whole leg, which is, [...]

Areas that can be waxed2020-01-02T01:49:00+00:00

Types of Wax Used

There are basically two types of wax used in salons- hot wax and strip wax (also called soft wax). Each has different characteristics and is used for different parts of the body. Both are heated, albeit at different temperatures, and both remove hair by the root, providing you with weeks of soft, smooth skin. Unlike other forms of hair removal, either waxing method will leave you with no razor [...]

Types of Wax Used2020-01-02T01:49:06+00:00

Brazilian Waxing

Considering a bikini wax? The Brazilian is all the rage now. The Brazilian was first introduced in New York in 1987 by the J. Sisters salon. The salon was founded by seven sisters from (you guessed it) Brazil. The hit show Sex and the City helped to further the Brazilian bikini wax when Carrie went for hers. Suddenly women wanted not just a bikini wax, but a Brazilian! There [...]

Brazilian Waxing2020-01-02T01:49:11+00:00
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