Bikini Wax over C-section Scar

Updated on December 02, 2010
K.U. asks from Fort Worth, TX
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Has anyone waxed over their c-section scar? My scar is 12 months old now, but still pretty tender. It's so low that it's in the area that will be waxed. Does anyone have experience with this? Should I avoid waxing over the scar? Thanks :)

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answers from Chicago on

If you are still a little tender then do not have them wax you there. I have had 3 c-sections and do not have it waxed.

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answers from Dallas on

My hair stopped growing, where the scar is. I've never needed to get where the scar is waxed. Even 18 months post c-section, I think I would be too tender, for a waxing. If you are tender, I assume waxing would REALLY hurt!!
I would say you can wax, when it stops being very tender.

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answers from Lubbock on

I'm not sure that you should do it right over the scar, but I recommend a "sugar". It is much easier on you than a wax - they pull the hair with the grain rather than against it. My hair also came in much more sparse. For me, it was much more effective at reducing regrowth than a laser. My hair may have been too light and my skin too dark. Laser is best when there is a high contrast between the skin and hair.



answers from Dallas on

Waxing can take off the top layer of skin. I would not recommend it!



answers from Johnstown on

I honestly avoid waxing over the scar area; I just use Nair over it. Otherwise it hurts like a son of a gun and you can actually do damage to the skin itself.

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