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Do we do it for the men or we do it for ourselves? A question only you can answer to yourself. I do it because I’m lazy. I can’t swim. The thought of having my head in the water, hearing only the silence of my own breathing is deafening to my ears. Moreover I hate wearing anything that reveal my entire thigh. I have giant thighs and hips, thanks to the greatest gene from my Dad’s family. While the old folks will concur that I am blessed with child bearing hips. Yet no big hips match a tiny thigh sadly. Hence, always hiding my legs behind fabrics, I never see any need to do something to my “down there”.
Years passed, perhaps I’ve grown older and need more calmness in my life. I have sudden taken an interest or rather an addiction to chilling in luxurious beach resorts. Usually, in resorts, we lounge around the beach and swimming pool. Served with a constant query of, “Do you need more ice water?” or “Do you need a change of towel?”. And of course, I will be wearing some sort of swim wear. (Yes, I need to reveal my giant thighs).
My love for resorts overshadow the embarrassment of my shapeless legs and my fear of water. Although I still can’t swim, I have taken a liking to just walking in the pool. It’s actually is a good form of exercise due to the gentle resistance from the water. The walk worked out the legs acting together with a little form of cardio exercise. Extremely grateful for private pools too since they are often just a lap pool, and there’s no need for anyone to know how to swim in that tiny tank of water.
Right before any resort trip, I have to make a visit to the waxing salon. It’s painful and I loathed it. But I need to look decent in my swim wear. I won’t be able to live with myself if there’s any sight of hair peeking through my swim wear. If that happens, you can just throw me into the sea and let me die.
Waxing is extremely painful for me. My tolerance for pulling hair out in the significant area is unbearable. On top of that, waxing is not cheap and doesn’t last very long. Eventually, I resorted to tweezing the required area on my own. This is the best solution my tiny brain can come up with until I found out about painless Brazilian IPL at Strip from my friends.
No one volunteers to announce that they are going for a Brazilian IPL. And only when I start asking around, I realised I’m the last on the planet of my happy friends who has NOT gone for an IPL Brazilian treatment. (Seriously?!) Surprising, almost all my friends choose to get their IPL done at STRIP. I later get to find out why.
So, what exactly is IPL? IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) works by weakening hair follicles using a broad spectrum of light. This light energy is absorbed by the melanin in the hair and converted into heat energy, which weakens the hair follicles and the surrounding support tissues. Over a course of treatments, re-growth will eventually be reduced.