top of page
  • Writer's pictureLeah Jones

Bikini Wax

“Are you going on vacation?” asked Nicole, my asthetician.

“Um, yeah.”

Is it that obvious that I’m not a regular at the Spa for waxing below the belt? Oh, wait, I admited the only other time I’d had a bikini wax was over a year ago in London.

“How far up do you usually go?”

“Um, not that far. I just want, you know, to wear a bathing suit.”

“So no G-strings or anything?”

“Um, no. Just normal.”

Then she hands me a terry cloth wrap and apologizes for not having paper panties for me to wear. When she starts the waxing, she tells me she hates the pain being waxed more than the pain of getting tatoos. We have something in common and we start talking tatoos.

Then we switch to ice cream and for the whole left side being waxed and half of the right side, I am an ice cream geek. Describing flavors, cost differences, benefits of sorbets vs italian ice, anything to avoid thinking about the hair she is ripping out of my bikini line.

I don’t even own a bikini. I don’t even own a bathing suit. But I MIGHT go to the hot springs while I’m in colorado this weekend. Towards the end, she pulls my underwear up and in…. “Hmmm, not even. Just a little more off the right.”

Ouch.

What I didn’t remember from London, aside from the pain, was the pain of jeans brushing up against freshly waxed skin. I walked from Western to Rockwell. Each step the denim raked tender skin, got caught on lingering wax, rubbed, ouch, catch, ouch.

Really? This is a good idea? At least it is over and in addition to even bikini line, I also have two (count em, two) perfect eyebrows.

0 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Stacey Agdern: Hockey, Romance and being Jewish

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-zrnxi-1426a5e Stacey Agdern, author of B’nai Mitzvah Mistake, joined Leah to talk about the intersection of writing romance, being joyfully Jewish, and her love

Miss Spoken – Fangirls Forever and HDTGM

Once upon a time, I was a social media manager and I was known to say, “I hate when people make rules about how to use social media and I hate when people don’t follow my rules.” It’s fair to say that

Dr. Christina Meyer loves NKOTB

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-pfatg-141c909 Christina Meyer, a musician and practicing physican, joined Leah to talk about her love of NKOTB. We talk NKOTB Cruises, Joey’s solo shows, fandom

Kommentare


bottom of page