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What Is A Brazilian Wax?

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Brazilian Waxing

Dannielli Marcelino, Arizona's Brazilian Wax Queen

Photo By: Suddenly Slimmer Day Spa
A Brazilian wax means most or all of your pubic hair is removed, including the hair around the very sensitive skin of the inner labia, anus, and testicles. (Yes, men get them, too!)

During a Brazilian wax, a licensed cosmetologist or esthetician applies a thin layer of warm wax with a stick in the direction of the hair growth, applies a strip of paper or cloth, then pulls the hair out by its roots. And in the genital area, especially inside the labia, the skin is extremely sensitive.

A Brazilian wax can be painful, so skill of the Brazilian waxer is VERY important. Find out how to get the best Brazilian wax and what you can do to minimize pain during a Brazilian wax.

Brazilian waxing is popular primarily because it makes sex more pleasurable, according to Dannielli Marcellino, "Arizona's Queen of Waxing." She does as many as 15 Brazilian wax jobs a day at Suddenly Slimmer Day Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona.

"It feels smoother, it's more sensuous, and you feel more sensation during sex," says. "Guys find oral sex more enjoyable without all the furriness."

Brazilian waxing, popularized by the HBO TV series "Sex and The City," has far outstripped the old-fashioned bikini wax. Ten years ago most people wanted the "landing strip," a thin vertical strip down the middle. Today most people want ALL the hair off during a Brazilian wax, says Dannielli.

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