Results after waxing lasts the longest. It can be more painful because it involves removing hair from the root. The method works by applying the wax to the skin. The wax sticks to the hairs and is then quickly removed (sometimes with a strip, sometimes without), pulling the hairs out with the root.
So the key question: How much does it hurt? The easy answer is: it depends on the body part. For legs it tends to hurt less, some say not at all. On your groin or chest you will feel it more. Look at the tips section to learn how to minimize the pain and maximize the results. Good news: by removing the hair from the root, the hair will become thinner over time, making the waxing experience less and less painful.
The skin can look irritated after waxing since the hair is removed from the root. Normally the irritation disappears within a few hours.
Top Tip: Apply a soothing balm to minimize the irritation. There are two principal ways of waxing, warm wax or cold wax strips: