Top tips for a pain-free Brazilian wax Before you head to your next Brazilian appointment, prepare yourself with these simple tips and avoid the discomfort.» Avoid coffee before your appointment. This stimulant can make the waxing more uncomfortable.» Exfoliate and moisturise the area regularly. Dry skin and clogged pores will lead to ingrown hairs.» Exfoliate before your appointment.» Do not exercise after your waxing appointment as you will risk getting ingrown hairs.» Wear cotton underwear and loose, breathable clothing when possible to avoid the risk of in-growns, particularly immediately following your appointment.» Do not pick ingrowns. You’re at greater risk of scarring and infection.» Apply a diluted tea tree solution to ingrown hairs. Other topical solutions are available from your chemist.» Moisturisers or oils with lavender or tea tree are great for regular use to maintain smooth skin as well as to treat and prevent ingrown hairs.» If you’re attempting to wax at home, patch test first to ensure against irritation by any of the ingredients.» Pull swiftly against the direction of hair growth while holding skin tight.» Do not wax over the same area twice.