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How long does hair need to be for a bikini wax and is it safe to do repeatedly?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
Long enough...: ...For the wax to adhere to the hair shafts - which isn't very long - but the longer it is, the more hairs will be removed. Yes, it is safe to do repeatedly - but if you have a lot of hair and expect to be doing it frequently, consider going to a dermatologist (not a spa!) for laser hair removal, which is more or less permanent, and cheaper in the long run.

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