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ParissaMicrowaveable Warm Wax

Parissa

Microwaveable Warm Wax

4.0 oz Item 5022322

Remove even the thickest, most stubborn hair from deep within the follicle. Hot wax takes the bulb and root, inhibiting new hair growth for weeks. Your skin is soothed with the cooling elixir of Azulene.

Wax: Pine Resin, Canola, Aloe Vera. Azulene Oil: Isopropyl Myristat, Menthol, Keratoplastine Acid, Azulene.

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ParissaMicrowaveable Warm Wax
 
4.0

(based on 145 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (104)
  • Microwave heating (80)
  • Heats quickly (67)
  • Gets all hair (57)
  • Minimal pain (50)

Cons

  • Messy (42)
  • Difficult to wash off (34)
  • Misses hair (14)
  • Causes breakouts (4)

Best Uses

  • Face (42)
  • Legs (39)
  • Bikini line (31)
  • Body (30)
  • Underarms (29)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (57), Brand buyer (31), Clean shaven (25)
    • Hair Texture:
    • Coarse hair (86), Fine hair (41)

Reviewed by 145 customers

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1.0

So sticky Iis hard to remove from ur skin

By Shah

from Oklahoma

Verified Buyer

Comments about Parissa Microwaveable Warm Wax:

So sticky

 
5.0

I would buy this again.

By Bonnie

from New Jersey

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Value
  • Pleasant Scent
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Parissa Microwaveable Warm Wax:

      Easy to use. Everything you need is all in this kit.

       
      5.0

      Best wax out there

      By Sam

      from Providence, RI

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Pleasant Scent
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Use
        • Sensitive Areas

        Comments about Parissa Microwaveable Warm Wax:

        I've been waxing my own legs and bikini line for years, and this wax is far and away the best one I've ever used. I've previously tried Sally Hansen, Nad's, and Cirepil, but they all either didn't pull the hair off completely or caused irritation. Parissa Warm Wax applies smoothly and removes hair cleanly. I also love that it's cruelty free. The one downside is that the container is pretty small. I used 3/4 of the tub just for my bikini line and the front of my thighs. You would probably need two containers to do a full wax.

        • Hair Texture:
        • Coarse Hair
         
        3.0

        It works

        By Tamara

        from Austin

        About Me Clean Shaven

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Value
        • Smooth

        Cons

        • The strip doesn't remove all the wax
        • Took longer than what it says to warm

        Best Uses

          Comments about Parissa Microwaveable Warm Wax:

          I warmed to the perfect temp, tried it on my are to make sure I wouldn't burn my face, however; the strips do not remove all of the wax and it still removed a little too much in the same spot on both sides of my face.

          • Hair Texture:
          • Fine Hair
           
          5.0

          Great Product!

          By pixienik

          from Asheboro, NC

          About Me Clean Shaven

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Reduces Irritation
          • Smooth

          Cons

          • Unpleasant Scent

          Best Uses

          • Sensitive Areas

          Comments about Parissa Microwaveable Warm Wax:

          I suffer from PCOS and have major hair growth issues. I could no longer afford constant trips to the salon. After trying this product I am very happy with the results. It was simple, fast, and left no irritation. The oil it comes with works great. The only issue was it smells a little like a hot glue gun, but it isn't an issue. Will purchase again!

          • Hair Texture:
          • Coarse Hair
           
          2.0

          Won't be buying again

          By Prevacarion wax blues

          from Kansas City, MO

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Runny

            Best Uses

            • Body

            Comments about Parissa Microwaveable Warm Wax:

            It worked so there's that. But if you got it at the temperature you needed it to go on smoothly it was too hot and runny and would drop. But if you let it cooler it was hard to put on and didn't pull all the hair out. I used it on my thighs. I have a combination of coarse and fine hair and it didn't do great with either. Had to go over areas multiple times.

            • Hair Texture:
            • Coarse Hair
             
            4.0

            My go-to wax

            By Shay

            from Ma

            About Me Clean Shaven

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Good Value

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Parissa Microwaveable Warm Wax:

                I tried using Parissa wax a few years back and wasn't really happy until I finally stumbled upon this warm wax, which I have been using for about a year now pretty consistently. This wax is good for legs and bikini area, and I've even used it on my face and not had any bad reactions.
                The only reason I gave this product 4 out of 5 stars is because I have not tried any other brand of wax (besides Sally Hanson strips for my upper lip area), and I feel like there might be better products out there for course hair and sensitive areas. Although for the price this is definitely worth it. I can make one container of the wax last a long time and the only thing I've found myself running out of is the strips but you can use the same strip multiple times if you're experienced with waxing to get the most uses out of them.
                I use the parissa wax warmer as well.

                • Hair Texture:
                • Coarse Hair
                 
                5.0

                This is the only product works for me so far.

                By KP

                from New Jersey

                About Me Clean Shaven

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Sensitive Areas

                    Comments about Parissa Microwaveable Warm Wax:

                    I use it for arm, legs and underarms. It removes hair very well and quick. It can get messy if you dont know how to use. I use wax warmer for it. And after use oil does trick on skin. Try not to spill it on floor or sink it is hard to get off.

                    • Hair Texture:
                    • Fine Hair
                     
                    4.0

                    Good stuff!

                    By Stefunny

                    from Kentucky

                    About Me Clean Shaven

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Good Value
                    • Smooth

                    Cons

                    • Unpleasant Scent

                    Best Uses

                    • Face and body
                    • Sensitive Areas

                    Comments about Parissa Microwaveable Warm Wax:

                    Used it for face, underarm and bikini area. Easy to spread, removes hair completely. Pretty amber color. Not the best smell, but it's ok.

                    • Hair Texture:
                    • Coarse Hair
                     
                    4.0

                    Great product

                    By Jammey

                    from Ardmore, Ok

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Good Value
                    • Pleasant Scent
                    • Reduces Irritation
                    • Smooth

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Sensitive Areas

                      Comments about Parissa Microwaveable Warm Wax:

                      I bought this product to eliminate razor burn. It works very well, the ONLY bad thing is that the package only included 3 applicators.

                      • Hair Texture:
                      • Fine Hair

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                      • Q:

                        Is this wax considered washable? I'm curious if I may use this product with reusable strips, if the wax would be removed such as with a body sugar product. Thank you!
                        Asked on 2/16/2018 by Bex from Indiana

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Our Parissa Warm Wax is NOT washable. It is an oil soluble wax which means you may use any type of soft oil to remove residual wax (canola, baby, coconut oil). Please use one of our Parissa Body Sugar waxes if you would like to use a washable wax and reuse the strips.

                          Answered on 2/16/2018 by Brand Expert Parissa from Parissa
                      • Q:

                        Is this recommended for sensitive areas such as the upper lip and eyebrows?
                        Asked on 11/19/2017 by Ella from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes you can use our Parissa Warm Wax on your upper lip and eyebrows. If you have very sensitive skin you may want to try out Parissa Sensitive Assorted Wax Strips for the face and bikini line or our Parissa Strip Free Hot Wax. This wax is great for shorter coarse hair in sensitive area like the face, underarms and bikini line.

                          Answered on 11/20/2017 by Brand Expert Parissa from Parissa
                      • Q:

                        Is this product easy to use?
                        Asked on 7/4/2017 by Slimster03 from Slimster03

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi there, the Parissa Warm Wax is a little harder to use than the Parissa Wax Strips, but, if you're looking for amazon results it's worth it. All of our products come with detailed instructions including photos. :)

                          How do I use it?

                          Warm the Parissa Warm Wax in the microwave or on the Parissa Wax Warmer. Once warm, apply a thin layer with spatula provided in the direction of hair growth. Press on fabric strips provided. Zip off in the opposite direction of hair growth, parallel to skin. Do not pull straight up. Keep the skin taut. Technique can make all the difference. Parissa contact details are on the packaging, do not be shy, get in touch if you are having any trouble. Detailed photo instructions are included in the waxing kit, please read carefully. After waxing, remove any excess wax with oil.

                          More info on Parissa Warm Wax:

                          This complete kit has everything you need to remove coarse and stubborn hair for smoothness that lasts weeks longer than shaving. Microwaveable and super-effective Parissa Warm Wax removes unwanted coarse hair on legs, body, bikini and face. This is a professional quality oil-soluble wax, which means you would clean any wax residue off the skin with the Parissa Azulene Oil contained in your kit, or any other kind of oil, like baby oil or cooking oil, not with water. Dusting a fine layer of baby powder or cornstarch on the skin before applying wax can help to minimize ouch factor.

                          Parissa Waxing Tips:

                          The thinner you spread the product the better the results. Always pull strip back along itself in one quick movement. Do not peel or pull off slowly. The faster the strip is removed the better the results. Continually re-heat warm wax throughout process to maintain fluid honey consistency. Avoid all interruptions and delays during the waxing process. Previously shaved hair is strong and resistant. Wait two weeks or until hair is around 0.25 inches (0.5 cm) long before first use. In hot weather or when perspiring, apply talc or soft powder sparingly. Always press-on in direction of hair growth. Strip-off in opposite direction. To minimize discomfort, keep skin tight throughout treatment. Pull strip back along itself in one quick motion. Never peel off slowly. The faster the strip is removed the better the results. Do not apply wax more than once on the same area during any given treatment. Some redness is normal after waxing.

                          Answered on 7/6/2017 by Brand Expert Parissa from Parissa
                      • Q:

                        Can you use this container directly on the wax warmer? Seems it would melt, but the warmer description says it can be used with any Parissa container.
                        Asked on 7/2/2017 by Linds from 47803

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Linds, yes you can use this container on the Parissa Wax Warmer :) The Warmer isn't like a stove-top element, it's putting out a gentle heat that is enough to warm the Parissa Warm Wax and safely melt our Parissa Hot Wax. That's also why it takes a good 20 minutes or longer for the wax to reach a nice honey consistency.

                          Answered on 7/6/2017 by Brand Expert Parissa from Parissa
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