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amother






Post  Tue, Feb 08 2011, 1:04 pm
Unless I chicken out, I plan on trying a brazilian wax before mikvah. I really don't know what to expect as I have never even done a bikini wax before. I don't want the area to be all irritated on mikvah night of course, but I do want to do it as close to mikvah night as I can, so my question is when should I schedule my appointment? Any other advice is appreciated! Thanks in advance.
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amother






Post  Tue, Feb 08 2011, 1:11 pm
Op, here-
Also, is it a bad idea to get a Brazilian wax if I don't think I will be a nidda for a while?
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chocolate chips




 
 
 


Post  Tue, Feb 08 2011, 1:59 pm
Waxing should be done atleast a day before (if I remember correctly) so that there is time for any left wax to come off.
personally I wouldn't do it more than a week bfore because it might start growing back a drop and irritating...I used to get it done about 3-4 days before.
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ray family




 
 
 


Post  Tue, Feb 08 2011, 2:06 pm
I usually wax 1-2 days before
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amother






Post  Tue, Feb 08 2011, 2:47 pm
Especially if it's your first time, I'd give it two days before, as sometimes it can get a little irritated just afterward. Halachically, you need to do it a day because there could be wax that stays on for a bit.
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MaBelleVie




 
 
 


Post  Tue, Feb 08 2011, 2:54 pm
Regardless of what area you would like to wax, it is generally recommended that you do so at least a day before mikva, to prevent the possibility of wax staying on your skin and forming a chatzitza.

If you have sensitive skin and aren't sure how you will react, you can definitely go a few days earlier to give your skin a chance to calm down if needed (although I don't think most ppl need more than 24 hrs to get back to normal).

I don't really understand your question regarding it being a bad idea.
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amother






Post  Tue, Feb 08 2011, 3:12 pm
MaBelleVie wrote:


I don't really understand your question regarding it being a bad idea.


I ask that because I am thinking that it usually starts to grow back probably itchy and stubbly and possibly a little uncomfortable for intimacy. Am I wrong? Is it weird to have relations when it starts to grow back? I would be happy to be wrong, and I am a little hopeful because you didn't understand my question.
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Lady Godiva




 
 
 


Post  Tue, Feb 08 2011, 3:45 pm
After my first Brazilian I was sore for a few days. Give yourself 3 days. Normally 1 day should be fine, though.
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amother






Post  Wed, Feb 09 2011, 7:22 pm
OP here, Thanks all for the responses. Also, is there something I should do afterwards to make it less irritated? And when will it start to grow in? I know it is probably different with different people, but I am hoping to get a few responses here. Thanks.
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newlywed19




 
 
 


Post  Wed, Feb 09 2011, 9:31 pm
When it grows back it really isn't as intensely itchyas everyone thinks... Bc it is your 1st time give 3 days that way the area isnt sore,It itches a bit 2 weeks in but besdies for that it really isnt bad-nothing like shaving itches!!
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