Wonder why you keep getting those annoying ingrown hairs after waxing, and what you can do to prevent them? Find out how to get rid of ingrown hairs with tips from a dermatologist.
The case of a transgender woman claiming that more than a dozen salons refused her service because of her gender identity is shining a spotlight on a myriad of issues, and inspiring heated discussion on Twitter.
If you think your Brazilian bikini wax has hygienic benefits, think again. On the contrary, removing most or all of your pubic hair — whether by waxing, shaving, or using depilatory creams — is actually inviting dirt and bacteria into your genital area.
Naina Kataria's poem about the upsetting war against women’s body hair has struck a major nerve on Facebook.
To get the low down on the perfect shave, I reached out to Monique Joustra, the spa director at Toronto’s Sweetgrass Spa. After all is said and done, it’s up to you to decide whether shaving or waxing fits your lifestyle best.
Tenoverten’s new salon in New York City’s financial district has a private meeting space, so women can get pampered while they work.
Lisette Meuse-Manuel, owner of Dermak Studio in Moncton, N.B., tells Best Health magazine, “getting a Brazilian can result in burns, ripped skin, infection and, more rarely, if the salon’s hygiene practices are poor, transmission of STDs.” The Brazilian wax first started cropping up in North America in the ‘90s when the J Sisters opened their salon in midtown Manhattan. One of the first places to offer the beauty treatment, the Brazilian differs from a standard bikini wax by not only removing the hair just outside of the bikini line but by taking everything off below the belly button including any hairs found between the cheeks–also referred to as the “butt strip.” The need for such an extreme wax was created by the introduction of the string bikini in Brazil.