There are many waxing methods available today, however, waxing hair removal still stands as the most popular. Waxing is done with the use of an amount of wax and some cloth strips. A thing amount of wax is placed on the area you wish to wax. Discomfort is easily minimized by pressing on the skin hard right after waxing. Do this immediately, using fingers, or palms if the area is much larger. Simply press down for a few seconds. You may also minimize the possibility of swelling or any irritation by rubbing an ice cube over the area. You could also choose to use the special gels used by some salons to alleviate stings from waxing. For more information visit theskinelite.com.