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Doctor insights on: How To Wax Your Labia

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Would it be okay to wax your labia area?

Majora YES;Minora NO: While it is ok to wax your labia majora using proper technique, it is advised that you protect your labia minora. ...Read more

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Vulva (Definition)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more


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As i suffer from PCOD I have a hairy labia and the hair is thick.How do I wax my labia?

As i suffer from PCOD I have a hairy labia and the hair is thick.How do I wax my labia?

Don't recommend: waxing labial hair. The skin of labia is tender. Waxing can damage that tissue & be quite painful. That would be quite different that doing a bikini wax. ...Read more

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Itching on hood of labia I'm 52 and had Brazilian wax every 3-4 weeks Need OTC med?

Itching on hood of labia
I'm 52 and had Brazilian wax every 3-4 weeks
Need OTC med?

Hard to say..: Without actually looking at the irritation in person, but you can try OTC hydrocortisone 2.5% for the itching and (assumed) irritation to see if that helps. You could also try a moisturizing cream as well like Eucerin several times daily to try as well. If no help after 2-3 days, have your doc take a look at it. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Received a Brazilian wax today. Isn't my first time. Was new place. Was stinging and now inner labia is red, hurts to wipe after going to the toilet?

Received a Brazilian wax today. Isn't my first time. Was new place. Was stinging and now inner labia is red, hurts to wipe after going to the toilet?

Irritant dermatitis : An irritant dermatitis has the symptoms you describe. Use unscented products only like dove or cerave product lines. See a dermatologist for a low potency prescription topical steroid cream to treat the rash. ...Read more

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Why skin at vulva goosebumps after waxing?

Why skin at vulva goosebumps after waxing?

It got "goosed".: When the hot wax is applied and removed ("ripped off"), the muscles under the skin called Erector pili elevate the skin in the form of "goosebumps" which also occurs when your body is frightened or cold as a reaction. Hot waxing is definitely a "female" endeavor as it a harsh "medieval" way to do the jab that a electric shaver or razor does just as well. Women are tougher then men in that regard. ...Read more