Women do a lot of things for men, and one of the most painful is the bikini wax. So "Cosmo" has a new list of bikini waxing secrets that a lot of women don't know. Here are the top four.
#1.) Get Waxed Between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. That's when your pain threshold is at its highest. So it won't hurt as much as it would in the morning.
#2.) Take Aspirin or Ibuprofen 45 Minutes Before Your Appointment. They help with the pain, but they're also anti-inflammatories, so they help with any swelling afterwards.
#3.) Don't Schedule Your Waxing Right Before Your "Time." If it's that time of the month, your skin is more sensitive. Get waxed at least three days before you're supposed to start. And obviously, don't get waxed DURING that time.
#4.) After You Get Waxed, You Shouldn't Work Out for 48 Hours. Waxing makes your skin more sensitive to sweat, bacteria, and chafing, which can all cause little red bumps to pop up. And tight clothing can cause ingrown hairs.