bikini wax


Definition of bikini wax

: a procedure for removing pubic hair from the skin near the edge of the bottom half of a bikini by applying hot wax, covering the wax with a cloth to which the wax and hair adhere, and then peeling it off quickly

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Recent Examples on the Web The fields these employees work in are often intimate, as Ledbetter says, her clients are nude from the waist down during bikini wax sessions, and involve close contact and touching. Jeff Forward, Houston Chronicle, "Day spas, waxing salons in Woodlands struggle adapting to COVID," 28 Aug. 2020 The latest complaint comes against She Point Beauty Studio, which offers Brazilian bikini waxes and leg waxes. John Gage, Washington Examiner, "'Wax my balls' transgender activist targets another immigrant beauty salon with human rights complaint," 7 Jan. 2020 There's nothing worse than going on a vacation (especially somewhere tropical), and have bikini wax irritation. Shalwah Evans, Essence, "5 Beauty Products That'll Make You Want To Check Your Luggage," 26 Nov. 2019 Many women consider a bikini wax an essential part of summer vacation prep—but not me! Emily Rekstis, SELF, "I Tried Sugaring and I'll Never Get Waxed Again," 25 July 2018 Sometimes a botched bikini wax can leave you with unpleasant pimples, which can be painful when there's friction. The Editors, Marie Claire, "10 Reasons Sex Can Be Painful," 18 Aug. 2017 What about the seven Brazilian sisters who invented the Brazilian bikini wax? John Williams, New York Times, "Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: David Friend on ‘The Naughty Nineties’," 3 Oct. 2017 The financial analyst Alvin Hall decided to divest himself of an early photograph by Katy Grannan of a Botticelli-esque nude with a not-so-Renaissance-era bikini wax. Eric Banks, Town & Country, "That's Awkward!," 1 Mar. 2012

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First Known Use of bikini wax

1973, in the meaning defined above

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“Bikini wax.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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