Pre Pubic Wax Checklist

Read before you rip

We’re excited for you to wax (and hope you are too!), but your skin might not be ready for it right now. Check if any of the following apply to you.

¹ This includes skin that’s thinned from aging. Do not wax over moles.

² You might be more prone to irritation. Check with your doctor.

³ Our strips are not meant for internal use and should not be used to remove all hair (i.e. do not use them on your labia or anus).

⁴ Pain sensitivity is heightened around that time of the month, so we recommend holding off until it’s over.

⁵ Like a sunburn or rash.

⁶ Ours doesn’t, but many do. Stop use for one week before waxing.

Now that we got the hard stuff out of the way, follow this pre-care checklist before you wax.

  • Double check the warnings above.

    Seriously! Your pubic area is sensitive, and we want to set you up for success.

  • Make sure your skin is clean, dry, and room temperature.

    If you’ve just worked out or showered, wait 10-20 minutes before waxing. Moisture, sweat, and body oil all make the wax less effective, but dry, super clean skin and hair help it work its magic.

  • Check your hair length.

    Hair that’s about a ¼ inch long is easiest to wax. That’s about a week or two of growth from your last shave. If your hair is any longer, trim it with scissors (hair that’s too long can cause extra pain, so don’t skip this).

  • Do a spot test.

    Apply a single wax strip to a non-pubic area of your body (like your thigh) and rip it off to see how your skin reacts. Apply the post-wax cloth in another area (like your inner forearm) to test out its ingredients. You should be able to tell within a couple of minutes whether or not the formulas react well with your skin. To be extra safe, wait 24 hours to make sure there is no unexpected reaction later.

  • Prepare for a little pain.

    Waxing hurts, especially pubic waxing—it’s an inevitable fact, but you’re brave and you can do this! Take deep breaths, maybe do a little meditating, or, to be really prepared, take an over-the-counter pain reliever 30 minutes before you wax.

Alright, it's showtime! You're ready to wax.

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