5 Ways to Make it Through the Pain of a Bikini Wax

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1. Get chatty with your technician.

Having a conversation with the waxer can help you relax, or you can instruct your technician to count "one, two, three" and pull so

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Photo by: shutterstock.com
1. Get chatty with your technician.

Having a conversation with the waxer can help you relax, or you can instruct your technician to count "one, two, three" and pull so you can prepare. That helps some women cope, Santos says.

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Tue, May 21, 2013 2:26 PM EDT

Sometimes a bikini wax is a necessary evil, whether you're looking to hit the beach or just clean things up downstairs - but between the uncomfortable situation you're in and the potential for pain, it's not exactly the most pleasant way to spend an afternoon. That's why psyching yourself up for a visit to the waxer is a must.

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We went to a pro, Maggie Santos, general manager of J. Sisters salon and spa in New York City - famous for its near-painless waxes - for a few tips on how you can bear the getting-bare process.


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