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Why Waxing in Fall Could Be Your Best Decision

Updated: Sep 19, 2023


A man showing his smooth hair free underarm skin

When the fall and winter chill sets in, it's tempting to put your body waxing routine on hold, thinking that the layers of clothing will hide any unwanted hair. However, the winter months present a unique opportunity for maintaining smooth, hair-free skin that goes beyond just the season. In this blog post, we'll explore why body waxing throughout the winter is not only better for your skin but can also lead to reduced hair regrowth compared to occasional waxing.


Hair growth follows a cycle that includes the anagen (growth), catagen (transitional), and telogen (resting) phases. These phases are influenced by factors such as hormones, genetics, and hair removal methods. Waxing consistently throughout the winter allows you to target hair during the early stages of growth, which can lead to weaker hair follicles and finer regrowth.


A diagram of the anatomy of skin

One of the key advantages of consistent waxing is that it weakens hair follicles, resulting in thinner regrowth. When you wax sporadically, the hair follicles don't experience the same level of stress, and you may not notice a significant reduction in hair thickness.


By waxing throughout the winter on an every 4 week schedule, you're more likely to achieve the desirable outcome of thinner, finer hair

A eyebrow wax being preformed with blue hard wax

Regular waxing during the winter months can lead to hair regrowth that is sparser and slower. As a result, you won't need to schedule as many waxing sessions throughout the year. This not only saves you time and effort but also means fewer sessions of discomfort and potential skin irritation.



Waxing during the winter allows you to maintain consistently smooth skin. You won't have to worry about sudden hair regrowth when you want to wear a skirt or sleeveless top. This ongoing smoothness can boost your confidence and keep you feeling your best, regardless of the season.


Waxing provides a natural exfoliation for the skin by removing dead skin cells along with the hair
An illustration of a ingrown hair

This exfoliation promotes healthier and more radiant skin. Consistent winter waxing ensures that your skin remains in top condition, with fewer chances of developing ingrown hairs, bumps, or other skin issues.





Perhaps one of the most practical reasons to wax throughout the winter is the smoother transition to summer. By the time the warmer months arrive, you'll have already established a waxing routine that results in thinner hair and smoother skin. This means you can confidently flaunt your beach-ready body without the stress of last-minute grooming.


While it may be tempting to skip body waxing during the winter, maintaining a consistent routine throughout the colder months can have numerous benefits. From targeting hair during its early growth stages to achieving thinner regrowth and enjoying smoother, healthier skin, winter body waxing is a strategic choice for long-term results. So, don't let the cold weather deter you from maintaining your waxing routine—embrace year-round smoothness and reap the rewards of beautiful, hair-free skin.



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