What You'll Get
- One Brazilian Waxing Session
- Three Brazilian Waxing Sessions
- Two Underarm Waxing Sessions
Hard Wax vs. Strip Wax: A Delicate Decision
At this salon, you may find hard wax, strip wax, or a choice of either. Learn the difference between these two categories with Groupon’s dip into the world of waxing.
Strip wax: Also known as soft wax, strip wax is a warm, sticky wax that an aesthetician applies to the top of the unwanted hair. She then presses a strip of cloth on top of the wax and quickly removes it, taking away both the wax and the trapped hair. Because the wax sticks to the hair as well as the skin, it may remove a tiny bit of skin, leaving the area irritated. Strip wax tends to be less expensive than hard wax and allows the aesthetician to wax more quickly, saving the client time.
Hard wax: Despite its name, hard wax is warm and soft when it’s first applied to the skin. It then dries, entrapping hairs as it hardens. In the process, the wax actually lifts away from the skin, so it causes very little, if any, skin irritation when removed properly. It’s thought to be better on moist areas than strip wax, and many aestheticians believe it’s better at uprooting coarse hairs and stubborn bits of glitter. But in addition to being more expensive and time consuming, hard wax can become too brittle. It also requires a lot of practice to remove all the hair in one pull, and several passes may be needed for complete removal.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. May be repurchased every 180 days. Appointment required. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed voucher price). Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.