This is the weirdest thing I have ever done.
It’s just so funny.
It’s Mi Anne and welcome back
to Beauty With Mi.
Today we are going to talk about vaginas!
I don’t know about you,
but I am prone to ingrown hairs.
Sorry if this is TMI.
No joke, I once had an ingrown hair
so gnarly, I had to give it a name.
While I did learn a valuable lesson --
don’t wear tight stockings while walking around
the cobblestone streets of Paris
for hours on end --
I did what many women do when faced
with this dilemma...
And now I have a scar to prove it.
Before we dig any deeper...
See what I did there?
Let me give you a little bit of background
knowledge on ingrown hairs.
A primer, if you will.
Now most professionals would say
to stay away from shaving all together,
but I know that not everyone has the time
or money to get waxed or lasered.
So, here are six rules of shaving
you should always abide by.
One: trim your hairs.
Two: make sure you always wash your
bikini line and vulva with an
antibacterial, fragrance-free soap.
Three: use a shave oil or cream.
No one wants a razor blade
tugging on their skin.
Four: shave in the direction of your hair growth.
Five: when it comes to hair between the labia,
proceed with caution.
Leave it to a professional.
Six: finish off with a calming product like
aloe vera gel to soothe and hydrate your skin.
Between my experience with Claudette
and a slew of friends asking me how
to deal with ingrowns,
it got me thinking.
Is there any recourse?
So I did a little digging on the internet
and I found a treatment called the peach smoothie
at Haven Spa that’s specifically designed
to treat your vulva a.k.a. the area “down there"
that grows hair.
So naturally I jumped on the opportunity
to try it out.
That my friends is what you’ll be witnessing today.
You guys are getting to third base faster
than my boyfriend did.
Hi, I’m Camille.
I’m a beauty blogger on YouTube.
I have a channel called Offbeat Look where
I do lots of hair tutorials, mostly hair dye
tutorials, but we’re here doing something
very different today.
What do you normally do in terms of
maintenance in your pubic area?
So I shave normally because I have tried
I’ve never gotten a wax before.
Yeah, no you should try it once and then…
That’ll probably be it, yeah.
Should we just get it over with and do it?
Let’s do it.
Alright. Let's go.
First my esthetician Marta took me to a private
room where I undressed from the waist down.
Time to get sexy!
Disposable underwear off!
This is going to be nice and warm.
I like you, you’re so funny.
Next she lathered me up with soap and did
a thorough clean of my vulva.
She was wearing gloves the whole time!
Let me cleanse it nicely.
You guys are funny.
Do you do this to yourself?
You’re not used to somebody touching you
like this, huh?
Get used to it!
Not with strangers, no!
Treat me as a sister.
I’m not a stranger.
Next she put on an exfoliating mask
to prep my skin for extractions.
My favorite part!
It’s like a massage.
You’re not getting excited are you?
Okay, this may slightly tingle.
Okay...Oh it’s in there.
The green tea lactic acid peel.
That’s the peel.
How is that?
One to ten?
Seven probably, yeah.
Because I shaved earlier today.
That’s the green tea lactic acid.
It does not.
It doesn’t hurt.
It really doesn’t hurt.
Maybe I have a really sensitive vagina.
Is that it?
After removing all of the ingrown hairs
that she could,
Marta finished off with a soothing
clay mask and a little bit of toner.
Leave it alone for a few minutes
and I rinse it off.
Oh it feels good.
So you may a little bit peel but when you
get this, even a little bit like shadow,
from like shaving and stuff,
it’ll be much brighter.
Give a week.
Okay, you were amazing today.
So were you.
I feel rejuvenated.
I wanna know what you thought about that!
It was different than I expected.
Did it hurt?
The extractions actually didn’t hurt but
the acid peel is what...It stung a little bit.
It did tingle for me but the extractions were
what was most like..ugh!
I was really afraid that it was gonna be really
awkward so I wasn’t actually as afraid about
it being painful.
I was just like, “Is it gonna be really weird?
Am I gonna feel weird about it?”
It was actually really fun.
I don’t know if that’s the right word to use
but it was really funny and she, Marta,
was really great and nice.
I had a good time getting a vagacial.
I mean, I think that’s the point of a spa
is to relax.
Yeah, words I never thought I’d say.
All in all, the peach smoothie was hands down
the most practical treatment I have ever tried.
For me, $55 is 100% worth it
if it means leaving a spa completely free
of ingrown hairs.
For those of you who don’t have access to
a spa like that though, there are a few things
that you can do at home.
First off, try to avoid getting ingrown hairs
in the first place by following the six rules
Secondly, try investing in an ingrown hair serum.
Marta recommends Whish's Ingrown Hair Serum
which I haven’t personally tried but she
swears by it.
My personal favorite is Fur’s Pu...
It’s not called The Pube Oil.
My personal favorite is Fur’s Oil.
It has tea tree oil in it which is anti-bacterial,
jojoba oil which is hydrating,
and clary sage seed oil
which reduces inflammation.
It smells good too.
And lastly, never, ever, ever pick.
I know that I’m one to talk but that will lead
you down a really nasty path of scarring and
just general discomfort so just don’t do it.
You will regret it.
So what do you guys think?
Do you have any remedies for pesky ingrowns
and would you ever try a vaginal facial?
Let me know in the comments below
and see you next time on Beauty With Mi.
You should try letting it grow and I do your Brazilian.
That’s when they wax your butthole!
That’s what I’m saying.
I am scared.
Thank you guys so much for watching!
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