$49 for Two Brazilian Waxes at Radiant Skin Care at BreCyn Salon ($100 Value)

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  • $49 for two Brazilian waxes (a $100 value)

Hair Growth: It’s Just a Phase

Hair growth patterns change across our bodies, throughout our lives, and from species to species. Check out Groupon's guide to explore the science behind the strands.

Hair varies in thickness and length across our body, from the head's massive jungle to the knuckles' tiny brambles. But regardless of where it is, each strand of hair cycles through three phases: anagen, also known as the active growth phase; catagen, or transitional phase; and telogen, or resting phase. During the growth phase, a new hair shaft sprouts from a follicle as its cells rapidly divide and grow upward, forming tightly packed bundles rich with keratin protein. Next, the transition phase kicks in for about two to three weeks, during which growth stops and the outer root sheath shrinks, anchoring the hair to the follicle as it enters the final phase. At that point, the follicle lies dormant until the hair is shed and the cycle begins again.

Not all hair grows at the same rate. On the scalp, hair grows about 6 inches per year, with each strand spending about two to six years in the active phase. Meanwhile, hair on the arms, legs, eyelids, and eyebrows actively grows for a much shorter period—only about 30–45 days—and spends more time in the resting phase, which is why waxing these areas helps curb unwanted hair growth. Humans need removal methods such as waxing because we don't shed our hair all at once like other mammals; our hair-growth cycles are random and staggered, whereas other animals' cycles are mostly synchronized.

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    Everett

    8300 Beverly Blvd.

    Everett, Washington 98203

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In a Nutshell

Brazilian wax leaves full bikini area hairless and smooth

The Fine Print

Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Must use both waxes within 90 days of purchase. Appointment required 24 hours in advance. Valid only for females. New clients only. 24-hr cancellation and reschedule notice required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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