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    I dont know if this is in the right place but ive been thinking about getting a brazillian (wax) but im not sure whether i dare or not. Also im unsure of where to get it done, most beauty salons in my area do bikini wax but none say brazillian.
    Has anyone ever had one or has any advice?
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    A similar thread was only opened the other day. It hurts, but it's worth it. Leave your hair to grow for 2 weeks, then pay about erm... 20 pounds I guess.
    Hollywood looks better than brazilian though in my opinion.
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    ring up salons and ask if they do brazialian waxes. google it. find a reputable salon, places like 'the brazilian waxing company' specialise, and are really professional, it barely hurts -when it's done right. I do prefer hollywood though.
    just remember to exfoliate everyday afterwards.
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    Go you! :party: lol
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    really important! Don't get it done in the week before your period, it's MUCH more sensitive and incredibly painful.
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    Ewww, whats all this Hollywood talk, Brazilian ftw! It freaked me out when i had a Hollywood, plus my bf much prefers the brazilian, or just trimmed, to the totally bare look. I think most guys would be the same....maybe lol
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    (Original post by ghostboobs)
    really important! Don't get it done in the week before your period, it's MUCH more sensitive and incredibly painful.
    I swear I heard that was when it hurt least?! Or maybe it was a week after (i.e. day 14-ish of your cycle)? :confused:

    It hurts.
    I didn't know about the exfoliating thing! The place I went to was rubbish tbh. :shifty:
    Listen to Squeak (good advice there).
    Also, on Brazilian Vs Hollywood - I've done the Brazilian once and afterward I was slightly weirded out by seeing myself so hairless, and obviously Hollywood would mean even less hair. I felt like a child (since I've always had some hair there from about age 10/11), but I guess that's something to get used to. I haven't been back only for lack of money, not that I didn't think it was worth it.
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    yeah, my waxist said she 'didn't see the point in leaving a bit of hair'. Since she was holding the wax strip I agreed! It cost around £10.
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    (Original post by EskimoJo)
    I swear I heard that was when it hurt least?! Or maybe it was a week after (i.e. day 14-ish of your cycle)? :confused:

    It hurts.
    I didn't know about the exfoliating thing! The place I went to was rubbish tbh. :shifty:
    Listen to Squeak (good advice there).
    Also, on Brazilian Vs Hollywood - I've done the Brazilian once and afterward I was slightly weirded out by seeing myself so hairless, and obviously Hollywood would mean even less hair. I felt like a child (since I've always had some hair there from about age 10/11), but I guess that's something to get used to. I haven't been back only for lack of money, not that I didn't think it was worth it.
    Definitely a week after! I discovered this after getting waxed. The lady waxing me was grimacing as well out of pity. It was seeeriously painful.
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    tbh I've been at different times of my cycle, and it's all hurt the same, and I don't even think it hurts that much. The experience/technique of the waxer is really important. It hurts for like the split second the strip is pulled off, afterwards it's so nice and tingley that it's so worth it, the smoothness is amazing.
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    (Original post by ghostboobs)
    yeah, my waxist said she 'didn't see the point in leaving a bit of hair'. Since she was holding the wax strip I agreed! It cost around £10.
    £10??! Man, stupid London prices!
    I got mine done 2 days before returning to Uni in Nottingham, along with a stomach wax which was supposed to total £30 (£24 for the Brazilian). I was charged £45 and thinking I read it wrong online, I said nothing. I got home, re-checked, found out I was overcharged £15 and sent an email. They asked me to come in for a refund, I explained my situation and asked if some other arrangement could be made and they didn't reply (to that email, or my further 2 emails). I was so peed off! :mad: Maybe that's another reason why I haven't had another Brazilian since...
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    whats the difference between brazillian and hollywood? will i get a rash when the hair grows back?
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    (Original post by Kateasaurus)
    whats the difference between brazillian and hollywood? will i get a rash when the hair grows back?
    brazilian wax, leaves the 'landing strip' or a triangle of hair like at the front.

    hollywood is all off.

    you might get ingrown hairs, but if you exfoliate and moisturise every day you won't. It might be red/be a bit sore in the sensitive areas, for the first couple of days.
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    (Original post by Kateasaurus)
    whats the difference between brazillian and hollywood? will i get a rash when the hair grows back?
    Brazilian leaves a "landing strip" whilst hollywood takes off all the hair.

    Personally, I find Brazilian to be the more aesthetically appealing of the two.
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    (Original post by squeak)
    tbh I've been at different times of my cycle, and it's all hurt the same, and I don't even think it hurts that much. The experience/technique of the waxer is really important. It hurts for like the split second the strip is pulled off, afterwards it's so nice and tingley that it's so worth it, the smoothness is amazing.
    Yeah, that's true. The pain doesn't last long. Weirdly, the most 'painful' thing for me was my leg cramp (I was like this o-|-<> for the whole time). Also, the fact that I was overcharged, that they left patches and didn't 'remove everything except the landing strip' as advertised (nor wipe the wax of afterward so I didn't stick to my clothes) and I'm pretty sure the woman was racist (kept on about the hair being so thick, with disgust on her face, and later said something like 'it usually takes her 5 minutes but it took long with me because the hair is so tough but in times like these you can't turn people away, even your type').
    Tbh, if it wasn't an embarrassing body part, I would have complained about the treatment and her attitude, but I just wanted to get out of there asap.

    Yeah, the smoothness is nice, but I kept getting camel-toe after! :o:
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    it hurts like hell
    n some guys find it comical
    but its worth lookin into
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    Question for those who have had it - they're meant to lake the hair off the inside of your outer lips right? i.e. where the labia majora rubs/contacts the labia minora?

    They didn't with mine and I was so disappointed as this was one of the main, if not THE main area that I wanted to be smooth.
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    (Original post by LittlePrincess)
    it hurts like hell
    n some guys find it comical
    but its worth lookin into
    Guys find it comical? In what way? :confused:
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    (Original post by EskimoJo)
    Yeah, that's true. The pain doesn't last long. Weirdly, the most 'painful' thing for me was my leg cramp (I was like this o-|-<> for the whole time). Also, the fact that I was overcharged, that they left patches and didn't 'remove everything except the landing strip' as advertised (nor wipe the wax of afterward so I didn't stick to my clothes) and I'm pretty sure the woman was racist (kept on about the hair being so thick, with disgust on her face, and later said something like 'it usually takes her 5 minutes but it took long with me because the hair is so tough but in times like these you can't turn people away, even your type').
    Tbh, if it wasn't an embarrassing body part, I would have complained about the treatment and her attitude, but I just wanted to get out of there asap.

    Yeah, the smoothness is nice, but I kept getting camel-toe after! :o:
    sounds like an inexperienced, insensitive waxer. I would have complained, at the end of the day, it's their job, you're paying for the service, and it shouldn't be embarrassing if it's a professional place. Some times you have to make sure you're on the same wave length as the waxer as there are slight differences in what a brazilian is, sometimes they leave waxing the bum to a hollywood, all off, and don't do it with a brazilian.

    I once had a different waxer from normal, and she didn't wipe the wax off properly, and missed hairs, next time I went in I complained and I was told that she had been sacked already, so I wasn't the only one to think it was badly done.
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    I have a wax once a month from a salon and trim it myself inbetween. Its painful the first few times but definatly worth it!
 
 
 
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