Did you take a look at the pre-wax checklist? If not, now is the time.
Pubic Wax Checklist
You can use our unique wax shapes however you see fit (though not internally, please), but here are some suggestions on where to start.
Use this one on larger, less dense areas of hair (like on your thighs).
Use this one on your bushiest area. Grabbing too much hair at once can be painful, so this shape lets you do it in smaller sections with control.
Pro tip: make sure you place the long, wax-less part of this strip in the same direction hair grows, so you have maximum space to grip and pull it.
Use this one to make straight lines, wax the crevices between your thighs and pubic area, and clean up sides and edges.
Look at the root of your hair and the direction that it grows. That’s the direction in which you’ll place the wax strip. Pubic hair typically grows towards the center of your body and downward (meaning you'll probably need to place the strips at an angle).
Pro Tip: prop your foot up on a chair or your bed to get a better look at the direction of your hair growth. You can also try leaving your leg propped up as you wax to have a better angle and to help your skin stay taut!
Pull strips slowly apart, to ensure even wax distribution (Do not rub the wax strips between your hands to warm them up. Our soft gel wax comes ready-to-use).
Apply the wax strip at the edge of the section of hair you want to remove. Rub the strip firmly from root to end, in the direction the hair grows. Really rubbing in the strip is particularly important when waxing coarse pubic hairs. If you have thoroughly massaged the hair into the strip, you are ready to go.
Pull skin taut at the base of the strip with your non-dominant hand. Pulling skin as taut as possible will help avoid irritation! Take a deep breathe. Pull the strip in the opposite direction of hair growth, quickly and close to skin. Do not pull away from your skin, but across (pulling away can potentially hurt skin).
Pro Tip 1: when using the square strip, pull the area around the strip taut in opposite directions (above and below) with your thumb and pointer finger. Pulling the skin super taut will help you get all the hair and avoid irritation.
Pro Tip 2: keep your eyes on the strip as you pull to help you pull in one fluid motion. Wincing when you first wax is natural, but try your best to not look away.
Repeat as necessary, waxing inward until all your desired hair is removed. Only wax each section once. You may need more than one pull to remove all of the hair in one area, but your skin is super sensitive here. If you find yourself going over and over the same spot, stop to avoid irritation. Don’t worry if your first session doesn’t go exactly as planned; waxing gets easier each time you do it.
Remove any wax residue using a post-wax cloth. If you had a spot test reaction to the cloths, use a cotton swab and an oil you’d feel comfortable using on your face (think argan, squalane, jojoba, etc) to remove instead.
Pro Tip: for larger sticky patches, fold the wax strip in half so no wax is visible. Apply the uncoated side of the wax strip to the leftover wax on your body, blotting it like you’re removing a stain, then pulling it off. You can find more tips here to help with stickiness!
What to Expect
After Pubic Waxing