We're not going to sugarcoat this: Bikini waxes suck. Besides being painful and somewhat temporary, they also raise a handful of embarrassing questions you might be too shy to ask your waxer. That's why we researched some of the most common (and uncomfortable) queries and got the answers you need before you hit the beach.
1. It's been a while since I last waxed (or shaved). Should I trim beforehand? The Answer.
2. Speaking of ingrown hairs...they're the worst. Is there any way to avoid them? The Answer.
3. Is there anything I can do to make it hurt less? The Answer.
4. What about getting waxed during my period? Is that a no-go? The Answer.
5. Why is my skin super-itchy after a wax? The Answer.
6. At the risk of TMI, will the technician wax my butt? The Answer.
7. Is there any way to extend the length of a particularly successful wax? The Answer.