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If you're gearing up to don that itsy-bitsy two-piece, a bikini waxing session may be in your future. Sure, you can shave your bikini line, but you might be left with annoying razor bumps afterward. Plus, a bikini wax keeps the hair away longer. Part of being prepared for your bikini wax is to exfoliate properly. Getting rid of those nasty, dead skin cells will help the wax to adhere better, resulting in a cleaner wax.
Scrub your bikini area gently with a dry loofah for about 30 seconds before getting into the shower. This will help to get rid of any dead skin cells on the surface, which will make exfoliating more successful.
Hop into a warm shower. Grab your loofah and put a quarter-sized dollop of exfoliating body scrub onto it. Any type of exfoliating scrub will do, as long as it has some type of granule like brown sugar, salt or oatmeal that will really scrub away the dead skin.
Give your bikini line a gentle, yet thorough, scrub with the loofah. Rub in a circular motion for about a minute on each side. Rub the loofah all along the bikini area and the inner thigh. Scrub hard enough to get rid of the dead skin, but not so much that you irritate the area.
Rinse the area well with warm water. Dry off your bikini area with a towel by patting it gently. Don't rub or you'll irritate the skin.
Give the area a good rub-down with baby lotion, baby oil or a gentle moisturizer. This will soften the hair follicles and skin, which will make the waxing smoother. Plus, moisturizing will help to reduce any redness or itching associated with exfoliating.