Bikini season is upon us, ladies. Do you know what that means? Not only is it time to shed the last minute pounds and tone up to look completely bikini ready, but it’s also time to take care of any unnecessary and unwanted hair in our bikini zones. It’s a subject many women are concerned with, yet one many fail to talk much about.

Today, Lionesse breaks the shyness barrier and delves into the topic of hair removal service tips. In this article, you can find some important information in regard to having hair removal services for all of your precious bikini areas and more.

Woman applying moisturizer on her legs.

Moisturize and Hydrate
The key to a less painful bikini waxing experience is to make sure you moisturize the skin before undergoing a waxing, and drinking plenty of water. This should be done for days before actually going through with the wax, and it will help to make the skin more supple and less irritated.

Woman shaving her legs.

Don’t Shave Between Waxes
One of the most common mistakes women make is shaving between waxes. This completely defeats the purpose of a wax. Shaving removes the hair from the skin up, and the hair will begin growing back within a day, where it takes weeks for a bikini wax to grow back. If the hair has grown back and is bothering you, be sure to make an appointment for your next wax. The hair should be about 1/8th to 1/4th of an inch before heading in for your next wax.

Woman drinking coffee in a trendy cafe.

Don’t Drink – Alcohol or Coffee
Many women have the common misconception in their minds that drinking alcohol before a waxing appointment will help to ease the pain of the process. This is simply the opposite, say professionals, and they also say that alcohol can tighten the pores, making the hair removal process more difficult and thus, more painful. The same goes for consumption of caffeine – such as coffee, soda, or tea – before a waxing appointment. Water is always the best way to go before a wax, and the few days prior.

Woman wearing comfortable clothes.

Wear Comfortable Clothing
When you go in for your wax, be sure to wear comfortable clothing. There’s nothing worse than feeling a bit irritated in your nether regions and wearing something tight to cause friction. Opt for something loose and flowy like a dress or skirt, or loose pair of shorts.

Woman getting her legs waxed in a salon.

Choose a Reputable Salon
You want to make sure your salon of choice has the experience and know-how to get the job done right, and has had the proper experience to show they know what they are doing. Don’t opt for one salon over another simply based on price alone. Sometimes, more often than not, splurging a little on good service is the best measure.

Woman standing in a salon reception.

Make an Appointment
Don’t just walk into a salon and expect that they can see you that day as a walk in. Rather, make an appointment to guarantee yourself a spot and save potentially wasted time. If you like your professional, be sure to stick with that individual and ask for them by name when making future appointment requests.