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Parissa Strip Free Hot Wax, Short Coarse Hair 4 oz (120 g)

 
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Parissa Strip Free Hot Wax, Short Coarse Hair, 4 oz
 
4.3

(based on 84 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (58)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (39)
  • Gets all hair (26)
  • Minimal pain (24)
  • Heats quickly (20)
  • Easy to wash off (11)

Cons

  • Difficult to wash off (9)
  • Breaks when pulled off (7)
  • Messy (6)
  • Misses hair (5)
  • Bad smell (4)

Best Uses

  • Face (24)
  • Bikini line (15)
  • Underarms (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (29), Brand buyer (13)
    • Hair Texture:
    • Coarse hair (35), Fine hair (10)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Thank the Lord!

I decided to buy this product because it's strip free. I tried it, and my Lord, it is the best thing I have ever tried, and I am in the beauty industry,...Read complete review

I decided to buy this product because it's strip free. I tried it, and my Lord, it is the best thing I have ever tried, and I am in the beauty industry, I have tried everything! It took about 10 minutes to heat up on my stove, it is not messy at all, because you want it a little thick when you apply it, so its not runny. It is very easy, and VERY fast, not as painful, and doesn't make me break out in red bumps,and you don't have to re wax the area, it takes out even the most stubborn of hairs. And I noticed that the general redness you get after waxing went away within about 5 minutes! So it's easier to keep it secret ;). EVERY wax makes me break out, very bad. But not this one!! I am SO pleased, and hairless! Buy this product, please!!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Takes some practice, as with all waxes

Unfortunately the Sally Hansen Wax has been discontinued, so I use this. The second time I used it, I figured out to only warm this on low heat for a minute (at...Read complete review

Unfortunately the Sally Hansen Wax has been discontinued, so I use this. The second time I used it, I figured out to only warm this on low heat for a minute (at most) so that the base would melt; after stirring (or just seeing which parts of the wax cake were melted to honey consistency), I could use this without burning myself.

This is a lot better than other stripless alternatives, but as noted, it heats VERY quickly, and you shouldn't need to melt all the wax to use this. (Do not walk away from this pot--I usually set it on medium-high flame and it takes no more than 2 minutes.)

This did a decent-enough job getting the tougher hairs on upper lip, cheeks, etc, but it takes going over the same spot more than once occasionally, or drawing the skin taut when applying/pulling off the wax.

The azulene oil (or anything to dissolve the wax off of skin) is smelly and greasy, but it helps get off all the wax residue. (There might be less acne-inducing alternatives, though. I wash off the azulene oil after usage and I'm still struggling with breakouts, but I have very acne-prone skin).

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5.0

Just WOW!

By Shack Diva

from Las Vegas, NV

describe yourself Budget Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Easy To Wash Off
  • Gets All Hair
  • Minimal Pain

Cons

  • Breaks When Pulled Off

Best Uses

  • Face

Comments about Parissa Strip Free Hot Wax, Short Coarse Hair, 4 oz:

This wax is amazing! I used it for the first time today after years of using other products and it gets all the hair with very very little pain!

I have been searching for the perfect wax since Sally Hansen discontinued their microwavable hot wax and this is even better than that. I have used wax strips (Sally Hansen) and cold waxes (Nads). Neither have been as efficient as this with getting all the hair AND with SO little pain.

I ordered the Parissa warmer today since this is a keeper. I do wish they had a smaller spatula for eyebrows.

The only con was that it would break off if it wasn't thick enough. I think the problem will be solved by using the Parissa warmer since I warmed it by candle.

I also couldn't open the Azulene bottle but I was in a hurry.

  • Hair Texture:
  • Coarse Hair

Comment on this review

 
5.0

great product

By furry

from Rochester, NY

describe yourself Budget Buyer

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Face

      Comments about Parissa Strip Free Hot Wax, Short Coarse Hair, 4 oz:

      it works well, just be careful when heating that you don't let it spill over on your stove. i recommend heating it in another pan w/ water.

      • Hair Texture:
      • Coarse Hair

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      Great Product

      By Product junkie

      from USVI

      describe yourself Brand Buyer

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Heats Quickly
      • Minimal Pain

      Cons

      • Difficult To Wash Off
      • Misses Hair

      Best Uses

      • Bikini Line

      Comments about Parissa Strip Free Hot Wax, Short Coarse Hair, 4 oz:

      This is very easy to use. I wax my bikini line regularly and have used a variety of products but currently this is my favourite. It heats easily, has a great smell, is very soothing and causes very little pain. Afterward the azulene oil really helps to prevent ingrowns and irritation. The cons are that it doesn't remove all hairs and the wax must be applied in a very thick layer to ensure it doesn't break. Despite this, I will definately buy again and would recommend.

      • Hair Texture:
      • Coarse Hair

      Comment on this review

      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I'm Italian.

      By Carianne

      from Tucson, AZ

      describe yourself Budget Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Easy To Wash Off
      • Gets All Hair
      • Heats Quickly
      • Minimal Pain

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Face

        Comments about Parissa Strip Free Hot Wax, Short Coarse Hair, 4 oz:

        I am Italian - I have lots of unwanted facial hair - upper lip, eyebrows, and chin. I have been waxing since I was 10 years old (25+ years now). This is the best product I have ever found. THANK YOU!!!

        Be sure to remove before hardened all the way, as directed - this is the least painful waxing experience I have ever had! I am very pleased, and will definitely purchase this again.

        • Hair Texture:
        • Coarse Hair

        Comment on this review

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Takes some practice, as with all waxes

        By i

        from Long Pond, PA

        describe yourself Budget Buyer

        Pros

        • Heats Quickly

        Cons

        • Causes Breakouts
        • Difficult To Wash Off
        • Misses Hair

        Best Uses

        • Face

        Comments about Parissa Strip Free Hot Wax, Short Coarse Hair, 4 oz:

        Unfortunately the Sally Hansen Wax has been discontinued, so I use this. The second time I used it, I figured out to only warm this on low heat for a minute (at most) so that the base would melt; after stirring (or just seeing which parts of the wax cake were melted to honey consistency), I could use this without burning myself.

        This is a lot better than other stripless alternatives, but as noted, it heats VERY quickly, and you shouldn't need to melt all the wax to use this. (Do not walk away from this pot--I usually set it on medium-high flame and it takes no more than 2 minutes.)

        This did a decent-enough job getting the tougher hairs on upper lip, cheeks, etc, but it takes going over the same spot more than once occasionally, or drawing the skin taut when applying/pulling off the wax.

        The azulene oil (or anything to dissolve the wax off of skin) is smelly and greasy, but it helps get off all the wax residue. (There might be less acne-inducing alternatives, though. I wash off the azulene oil after usage and I'm still struggling with breakouts, but I have very acne-prone skin).

        • Hair Texture:
        • Coarse Hair

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Amazing Wax!

        By Mountain Mama

        from Tahoe CA

        describe yourself Budget Buyer

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Easy To Wash Off
        • Gets All Hair
        • Heats Quickly
        • Minimal Pain

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Face

          Comments about Parissa Strip Free Hot Wax, Short Coarse Hair, 4 oz:

          This wax is the BEST for my husbands brows! We have tried all kinds of brands at the store, they all have about one decent usage where they take forever to heat up and then dont get much hair then the wax gets hard and cracks. This Parissa wax is awesome! it comes in a metel little pan which is cute and super easy to heat on the stove, it heats well and evenly. Best of all it works great, only one application and it comes off soooo easy! LOVE this stuff!

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Hard to find hot wax

          By new age gram

          from Rochester, NY

          describe yourself Budget Buyer

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Gets All Hair
          • Minimal Pain

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Face

            Comments about Parissa Strip Free Hot Wax, Short Coarse Hair, 4 oz:

            I hope this product doesn't disappear. I have finally found a hot wax product again! Wax container is like a little saucepan. I heat it on the stove with the burner set on low heat. The wax is a wonderful consistancy and is easy to remove. Perfect.

            • Hair Texture:
            • Coarse Hair

            Comment on this review

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            love it!

            By melis

            from tucson

            describe yourself Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Parissa Strip Free Hot Wax, Short Coarse Hair, 4 oz:

                  I took someone else's recommendation as a former zip user and find this a much nicer wax to use!

                  • Hair Texture:
                  • Coarse Hair

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  I love it!!!

                  By Lis, from Colombia

                  from Kenai, Alaska

                  describe yourself Brand Buyer

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Gets All Hair
                  • Heats Quickly
                  • Minimal Pain

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Parissa Strip Free Hot Wax, Short Coarse Hair, 4 oz:

                      Excellent Product. It is very easy to use and it is very effective.

                      • Hair Texture:
                      • Fine Hair

                      Comment on this review

                       
                      5.0

                      Wonderful product!

                      By tclynn

                      from Iowa

                      describe yourself Brand Buyer

                      See all my reviews

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Face

                        Comments about Parissa Strip Free Hot Wax, Short Coarse Hair, 4 oz:

                        I was very pleased at how good this product works. I didn't want to mess with strips and honestly thought it probably won't work. I had to be patient for it to warm up...maybe 20-30 minutes...but just put it on the mug warmer and do something else for a while. It's amazing that all you need to do is apply it to the area with the little wooden paddle, lightly tap the wax down with your finger, make sure your skin is tight and pull it off! I've suggested it to others and will buy in the future...but it will probably last a while since it's been over 3 weeks since my first use. I have had to tweeze a few stray hairs, but that's to be expected :)

                        • Hair Texture:
                        • Coarse Hair

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