To be frank, I have always been a hairy girl. In seventh grade, I put Nair all over my arms to see what they'd feel like smooth. When it started growing back stubbly, I began to reconsider my position on hair removal. Still, I had a long journey ahead of me. I attended a liberal college full of hippies and hipsters proudly displaying their armpit hair and happy trails. I even went two years without shaving my underarms!
Beauty Waxing Gone Wrong? Female Lawyers Give Free Advice
The Worst Hair Removal Horror Stories
Here are some of the most terrifying waxing horror stories users have shared on Reddit. The beautician was completely new at this, and let the wax cool before attempting to strip it off. In the end they had to cut the strips [out of her hair], and my poor friend apparently ended up with huge purple bruises all around her nether regions for weeks. Needless to say, she massively complained and never, ever went back.
I Tried to Wax My Own Bikini Line — And It Was a Disaster
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It's awkward enough to call out a manicurist for a bad paint job, but imagine doing that for a botched bikini wax. Pants-less and prone is not exactly the ideal recipe for getting up the gumption to say, "You're not doing this right! I started thinking about all this when my friend—we'll call her Jen—told me about her recent Brazilian wax.