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While it is impossible to achieve the beauty standards that have been set in Hollywood and in advertising, everyone still wants to look good as they possibly can.  After all, it's a simple formula - if you look good, you feel good.  However, there are many things that can come in the way of looking great.  One of the biggest problems that people face is having too much hair.  Whether it's on your eyebrows or on your back, having an excessive amount of hair can be a source of embarrassment for people.  For some, it can seriously interfere with their lives and can negatively impact their self confidence.  There's no reason why having extra hairs should have such a negative effect on your life.  So whether it's just a touchup for that important date or just a simple way to spoil yourself, more and more people are turning to the popular makeover procedure of waxing to help them enhance the way that they look.

Waxing is one of the most popular methods of hair removal that is currently available.  Although it is not a permanent method of removing excess hair, waxing will help you get rid of those extra hairs for a short period of time.  The way that waxing works is that it attacks the hair follicles and remove it from its root.  Generally, waxing will prevent new hair growth in these areas for three to eight weeks.  Waxing is a popular makeover procedure that can be done for pretty much any part of your body.  Popular waxing methods include: eyebrow waxing, facial waxing, bikini waxing, leg waxing, back waxing, foot waxing, chest waxing, arm waxing, and underarm waxing.

If you decide that waxing is the makeover procedure for you, it is important that you have this treatment done for you by a licensed cosmetologist or esthetician.  Although there may be some temporary pain when you have waxing performed, there are very few side effects associated with this treatment.  The way that waxing works is that a cosmetologist or esthetician will spread a wax combination over your skin.  From there, they will apply either a cloth or paper strip to the wax and will then rip it off.  This will leave your skin feeling smooth as well as remove the excess hair and dead skin cells in that area. 

In some cases, waxing is performed with the use of hot soft wax.  Under this method, the esthetician or cosmologist will wait for the wax to harden and remove it without using a cloth or paper strip.  Although you may feel some discomfort waiting for the hot wax to cool down and harden, you will be able to avoid the sharp pains that can result from the sudden ripping of a cloth or paper strip.  Additionally, this form of waxing has the benefit of not having such a hard impact on your skin.

Although waxing does not result in permanent hair loss, it does change the way that your hair grows back.  Unlike shaved hair that grows back as sharp and course, your new hair in a waxed part of your body will be soft and fine.  Additionally, waxing has been shown to slow down the speed of hair regrowth and can eventually result in permanent hair loss.  So what are you waiting for, if you have some extra hairs you want to get rid of, waxing may be the perfect makeover procedure for you!