Considering a Brazilian Wax Before You Head to Rio? Read This First.

The Brazilian Wax. All women have heard of it, and more and more women are trying it, so should you? If you are heading to Rio de Janeiro, now is the perfect time to give it a try.

The History

You will be shocked to learn that you will not hear about the history of the Brazilian wax while on most touristic tours in Rio de Janeiro. This is because the Brazilian wax did not actually begin in Brazil. It first appeared in a beauty salon in Manhattan in the early 1990s. However, it was performed and made popular by the Brazilian sisters who owned the J Sisters Salon.

The J Sisters are well-known in their home country, Brazil, because of their rise to fame and continued devotion to Brazil. They actually began their careers by offering beauty treatments in their backyard located just outside of Rio before they moved to New York. Ask your strawberry tours of Rio guide about this cultural phenomenon and the J Sisters.

Why It Is Popular in Brazil

While it started in New York, it makes sense that it is traditionally associated with the country. In addition to being a beauty treatment performed by Brazilian sisters, it works well for the women in Brazil. A city tour of Rio de Janeiro will give you the opportunity to see the locals who like to show a little skin. One visit to the beautiful beaches will explain why it is necessary for the women to get this extreme bikini wax – thongs and teeny tiny bikinis are the norm.

Waxing, in general, is extremely popular in Brazil. The women do not shave; they wax. When you visit Rio de Janeiro, you can visit one of the many beauty salons to get a wax.