It's not every day that we hear an A-list celebrity make an embarrassing confession that's actually embarrassing -- having acne years ago when you were a teenager does not count. But leave it to Amanda Seyfried to bring us back down to Earth. The "Les Miserables" star covers InStyle's January issueand she gives us a hefty does of real talk inside the mag.
Please refresh the page and retry. I n a discreet London clinic, year-old Emma is lying on a couch, naked from the waist down, nervously waiting for a white-coated therapist to start work. They were expensive, painful and inconvenient, so when her salon introduced a laser it made sense to go permanently bare.
Getting undressed for a complete stranger can be a little unsettling, and waxing is far from painless. T here are many reasons why women get their pubes waxed. It could be to clean up in time for the beach, to make your partner happy, or just because you want to.
After 10 years of constant shaving, I decided to let my bush grow freely, and realized some things in the process. It had never occurred to me that I was supposed to groom my pubic hair until fooling around in the back of a Ford Focus with a particularly unwoke boyfriend at age Before that, Dr. My mother, who carefully instructed me on the art of shaving my legs, never explicitly told me it was something I needed to do elsewhere.
Once you opt for waxing, there's still another decision to make: How much hair do you want to get rid of? There are many variations on bikini waxes and Brazilian waxes, which are distinguished by the amount of hair they eliminate -- and require varying degrees of exposure in front of your aesthetician. For the most unabashed out there, a full Brazilian wax is an option.
Bikini waxing is the removal of pubic hair using a special wax, which can be hot or cold, that adheres to hairs and pulls them out when the wax is removed quickly from the skin, usually with a cloth strip. While the practice is mainly associated with women, male waxing is sometimes done to remove men's pubic hair. A bikini line is the area of the upper leg and inner thigh in which pubic hair grows that is normally not covered by the bottom part of a swimsuit.
Chloe Scriminger, 31, from Hertfordshire, has been working in the beauty industry for 12 years, and is now Head Trainer at Ministry of Waxingwhich has five salons across London. People are very honest and treat it like a counselling session. They get embarrassed and apologise.
Totally feel you. Short story: it's not everyone's idea of a good time. Nonetheless, running into DIY territory is not the easiest thing, either. While there's plenty of great home waxing kits out there, getting your technique just right is a skill.
By Nicole Zane. July 10, pm Updated July 15, pm. Celebs have been going buck wild for skimpy swimwear as of late.