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You WON'T Believe What Some People Do During Brazillians

6 October, 2019 - 02:15pm by - First Lady | 23 Comments


Dear Client,

I am your Beauty Therapist.  I tackle the areas of your body that you dislike or are uncomfortable with and hopefully you leave my salon feeling beautiful and confident.

Now I know any job in the beauty industry seems glamourous, but let me tell you the truth.  Behind the smile and the chit chat lie long hours, a low-end pay scale and customer service so full on it's exhausting.  When I return home to MR B.T I often have to take myself in the bedroom to decompress from the conversations I've had.  Salacious gossip.  Truly heartbreaking personal problems.  TMI to levels that would make even the most bawdy lass cringe. 

Another thing I know is that often my clients are very self-conscious about coming in for certain treatments.  Like the infamous Brazilian.  And I totally get it - other than your partner, doctor or midwife, your lady areas should remain private right?  Afterall, a lady reveals nothing. 

Unfortunately for us Beauty Therapists, some ladies reveal more than anyone would want to see.

Let me preface my secret-spill-all by say vagina schmagina.  Bikini waxing is my most popular procedure - I don't bat an eyelid at the mooey.  I see a lady garden that needs pruning and I prune it.  I've waxed family members and best friends, and guess what, I can still look them in the eye.

And yet every so often I deal with a client who makes a Brazilian just a little less pleasant.


I always offer full service to my clients - no one wants the rear-view of their bikini to let them down right?  Well one regular client brings a whole new meaning to the word skidmark. Ladies, the saying is wipe from front to back, not wipe onto the back.  Or indeed the treatment bed.

Aunt Flo.

If there's one thing that unites all women it's that monthly visit from Aunt Flo.  But here's a tip ladies - hot wax and a tampon string do not make for a comfortable bikini wax.

And speaking of Aunt Flo - please do not dispose of your used sanitary protection in one of our  pristine white fluffy towels.  Please.

Wash.  Please wash.

Did you mean to leave that piece of tissue paper in that spot?  Just like you would a midday smear test, freshen up before your appointment.  Please!  Please! 

And when I offer you our wipes, please use them.  And dispose of them in the bin clearly provided.  Do not leave them on the floor, bench or worse, my clean counter top.

Oh, and, there's one thing a quick wash or a wipe will not solve...please save any amorous activity until AFTER the wax.  Seriously.  Ick.

Wee, Wee, Wee, All the way home.

Weak pelvic floor exercises are a curse to many a woman.  And they shouldn't hold you back.  Empty your bladder just before your wax (and note the previous point) and advise your therapist so she can lay an extra towel down. 

Although, if it helps, I was once waxing my bestie who peed on me.  And we're still friends. 


I will finish this diatribe by saying I am of course talking about the minority, the majority of clients (like you, I'm sure) would never commit these CABs. (Crimes Against Beauticians).

And so, until next time, I will sign off this edition of Salon stories you won't believe with three ominous words.

To be continued...

Your Beauty Therapist.



*The experiences in this article are from a qualified Beauty Therapist. The experiences she has reported are real.  Her name has been hidden to protect the identity of herself, her salon and mostly, her clients.  Innocent or otherwise.




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15th October, 2022

Well sounds like some interesting work stories during tea breaks that’s for sure lol lol

11th August, 2022

Good grief. That was an eye opener. I dont quite know what to say

15th December, 2021

Wow! I got sucked in by the intreaguint headline, and the article did not disappoint.

22nd January, 2021

Holy moly you are such a saint!

5th June, 2020

Whew!!! I never knew these things happens... Or maybe you give them instructions/preparations before their appointment in the salon. Some don't know what to expect for their Brazilian wax but honestly, they should really know to at least to be hygienic.

10th April, 2020

I still haven’t got the balls to do a bikini wax . I remain a chicken and keep shaving .

8th February, 2020

Wow! Who knew that there were so many dangers for a beauty therapist. I don't think a single one of these has crossed me mind. I think my only issue was that it was so horrifically painful because my blimmin hairs want to stay put so I'm often left with little red bloody spots and sweat from the pain!!

15th January, 2020

OMG this was nearly too much for me to read... basic, good hygiene you learn rather young is surely is a starting point for anyone considering booking in for any 'personal' beauty treatments. I've been an over-thinker for simple leg waxing, and can talk myself out of it with simply thinking 'omg my legs are ugly-hairy - no one should have to deal with that beyond me!!' - and bikini line I can sort with a (careful) swipe of a razor in the morning...... I'm happy with self-care for quite a few personal beauty needs :)

12th January, 2020

I have to admit I’m too shy to get my bikini waxed so normally just shave but after hearing these horror stories it actually makes me more comfortable with the idea. If you can deal with these types of people then what have I got to worry about

12th January, 2020

Thanks for the warning as go to study beauty therapy and learn about waxing people.

18th October, 2019

Sorry had to laugh especially at the way it was written. But seriously though some of those come down to just pure hygiene ewww lol.

14th October, 2019

Hahahaha this is hilarious,thanks so much for making my day :)

10th October, 2019

Oh my lord.. one job I couldn’t do

9th October, 2019

I waxed someone who had poo dags and smelt bad. Lots came from working out and didn't freshen up but most of the time things were okay.

7th October, 2019

Hahahaha totally enjoyed this story ;D



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