How to prevent ingrown hairs while waxing

We all hate them!

And unfortunately ingrown hairs are much more common when you use wax to remove hair. The reason for this is because when you wax, it pulls the hair right out from your skin at the root and when a new hair grows it is much harder for it to penetrate the skin’s surface. But we have a few tips to stop this happening so keep reading!

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Wax on, Wax off: Nicky shares Bangkok’s hidden gems


Our Wax on, Wax off series of articles highlights members from the Koi Chotika community and asks them about their life in Thailand. Nicky is an Australian expat now living and working in Bangkok. We asked to chat to her about Khun Koi and give us some tips for her hidden secrets of Bangkok.

Can you tell us how you met Koi?

I first met Koi when I came to Bangkok a little over four years ago now. I was searching online one day, looking for a good waxing place that was both reasonably priced and good quality, when I stumbled across a Tripadvisor post from 2 years before describing the waxing services of a lady that comes to your house. It was Koi and it listed her phone number. I was skeptical as the post was 2 years old, yet I gave her a call the next day and after making an appointment, a week later she was at my condo. Continue reading