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1. Posted by bumble bee (Full Member 8 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Hey there, I'm going backpacking in Southeast Asia for 6 months soon and I'm wondering what long-term traveller's have done to overcome the problem of bikini waxing ... To my knowledge this service is not readily available and I'm sure I'll need it! Could anyone that has been there and faced this problem please shed some light on this? Thanks!!

2. Posted by wildfk (Respected Member 463 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Thailand is the depilation capital of the world! You will have no problems at any of the myriads of beauty salons that pepper every town and village in Thailand!!

3. Posted by Laura_B (Respected Member 352 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Thailand will use wax & Vietnam uses mostly threading. Both very cheap! Make the most of beauty treatments in these countries.

I found also in Bali, plenty of places which did waxing & other beauty treatments.

4. Posted by minime (Budding Member 3 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Not a problem at all also here in India. Most places do the bog standard leg and arm waxing, try the bigger hotels and most of them will wax all of the other bits!

Minime

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5. Posted by MerB (Full Member 147 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

You can also look at buying one of the new-style bikinis that are shaped like shorts./

6. Posted by penna (Full Member 110 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

BE VERY CAREFUL IN INDIA i had on 2 occasions very unpleasant experiences, once the womam burnt me (and down there it takes a while for burns to heal) and the other time the way she went about waxing me probably would have been considered sexual molestation in my country. same goes for getting massages in india..... if u r a girl have a male friend come in and watch to be on the safe side

7. Posted by vicz123 (Budding Member 6 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

hi, u could look into taking sum bikini wax strips with you, they are paper thin so wont take up any room and you could just do it in the shower. when i was at camp last summer i bought a bikini trimmer. it has diff settings so you can trim it or shave it and i just used it in the cubicle b4 i had shower. dont think id trust getting a wax done abroad!
vic x