Does Wonder Wax Really Work?


Does Wonder Wax work?Wonder Wax says that you can get salon quality hair removal from your home, with almost no pain. They even claim you can give yourself a Brazilian with it… So let’s see just how well this works, and how they pull it off.

Overview
Getting a wax job borders on being a traumatic experience. It’s something that you just grin and bear it since there’s really nothing else that gets skin as smooth for as long. But what if there were a way for you to get those same sort of results, without all of the pain involved? that’s what the makers of Wonder Wax must have asked when they developed this product.

The Claim
They say that the main feature of their wax is that it’s sticking to the hairs, but not to your skin. They point out that with traditional waxing the wax is sticking to both the hair and the skin, which is why it hurts doubly bad when they rip it off of you. They claim that their using bees wax to get the job done, and that it can be used on all types of skin. They also say that the results you get from it can last up to 8 weeks, which is more than traditional waxing and achieved by using their stunting cream afterward to inhibit regrowth.

The Hype
The hype comes both from the positive buzz surrounding the product, as well as an infomercial that of course makes conventional waxing look like the worst thing in the world, and Wonder Wax like it’s the best thing in the world. Your experience will likely be somewhat different once you get the product in your home, a phenomenon known has the TV Product vs. Reality Gap.

The Cost
You get the complete kit for $27 and it breaks down as $20 for the kit itself and $7 for shipping. They allow you to opt out of the membership program, which is nice because most products on the market these days will automatically enroll you in it and not allow you to opt out at the time of purchase. They offer a 30 day money back guarantee and the offer is set up in a way so that you’re getting the bulk of the cost refunded back to you in the case that you don’t like it.

The Commitment
This should be a less painful and quicker way to get all of the parts of your body hair free, even places you didn’t think you could use wax on. They say you can use it on eyebrows, underarms, and even your bikini line, so there’s really no reason to use a razor or tweezers if you can wax it off and have results that last for several weeks. You’ll be doing this yourself, so you’ll be more involved than if you went to a salon and had someone else do it, but this should involve much less pain so that’s a good trade off.

Evaluation
The draw of Wonder Wax is that you won’t have to experience the distinctive feeling of having the wax strip ripped from your skin and hair. When you take that factor out of the equation waxing is hands down the best way to remove hair, beating out shaving which leaves stubble and has results that only last a few hours really, or laser hair removal that has a lot of controversy surrounding it regarding whether or not it actually removes hair permanently.

At first when we saw that it sticks to hair and not skin, it seemed that it would still be quite painful to have hair ripped from your skin. But since they’ve included the pre-treatment that gets your hair ready to be pulled out, they’ve really thought of everything and seem to be doing their best at providing a great overall experience, from start to finish, and allowing you to prolong the time between waxings by including a cream for after you’re finished.

With so many expensive products for hair removal that get mixed reviews from consumers, like the No No hair remover you see on all the TV spots, this method is one that is relying on a time-tested way of removing hair but using a better wax, and prepping the hair beforehand for easier removal. That’s a combination that seems to be working for most people that have tried it.

Final Wonder Wax Review

Overall, Wonder Wax is getting our Solid Try rating, as it’s taking a tried and tested method of hair removal and fixing the glitch that causes so much pain and suffering. Initial consumer feedback has been positive, and suggests that the majority of people that try it like the job it’s doing and are happy with their purchase. When you consider your different options at this price point you’ll soon see that nothing else is clocking in at less than $30 and providing these kinds of results.

Our Recommendation
We like the way this is set up, with the ability to opt out of future shipments up front and just pay for the item straight up. If you like it you can always come back and order and set it up so you always have a fresh supply, but when you’re just trying it out, spending $27 to have it delivered to your door is not a bad deal, especially when you get your $20 back if you don’t like the results it provides.

What do you think? Does Wonder Wax work or not?


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Phyllis DeFalco July 8, 2013 at 9:47 pm

This stuff works, but you need to know a couple of things first. This is only my experience and I have used Nads if you remember that Australian product that stuck to hair and not skin? It is my experience that you have to take the no-pain theory with a grain of salt. It really depends largely on how much hair you have, how long you have been shaving( for me 30 years) and how coarse the hair has become. They are claiming that you can do a Brazilian with it. Not painlessly, unless you have been doing Brazilian’s at the salon for a year or so and your hair is softer and wispier. Also yes, you can use any of them on eyebrows but if you are picky about shaping, they can prove very messy and mistakes are made easily.

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LS July 15, 2013 at 8:45 pm

Thanks for all of your insight, Phyllis. I agree that no waxing product will ever be completely painless. I think that is impossible, and those claims should never be made. I also agree with you that it is probably better to leave it up to a professional at a salon to do your eyebrows because waxing them at home can be messy and you may end up hurting yourself. It is better to just lie back and let someone else do the work for you quickly and effectively. I personally will not be running out to purchase this product, though it may be a good investment for others.

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Mira Ross July 9, 2013 at 11:05 am

I’m sorry, but I totally disagree. Yes, the technology is great in that they have created a formula that a person can “use at home” or DIY, but when it comes to waxing, it’s best left to people who have done it a million times. In other words, leave it to the professionals. Especially if you have never waxed yourself and want to jump on this new Brazilian smooth bandwagon. Don’t believe that you can do it yourself, for the first time, and achieve the same professional results. It’s just not going to happen. Your skin is delicate, especially down there. Just plan to spend a few extra bucks and go let the professionals do it. And if you’re shy about showing them what you’ve got, well… I don’t know what to tell you. I feel this type of stuff is best left to professionals.

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Allison Lindstrom July 9, 2013 at 7:02 pm

I’m going to have to agree with Mira Ross. When it comes to the formula of a wax it’s imperative that it has all the right ingredients to provide a smooth, non-traumatic experience. ESPECIALLY if we are waxing near the you know where.
However, I have done my fair share of waxing at home and if you are dealing with more sensitive areas it doesn’t matter how great the formula is. There is a minimum amount of skill that must be attained before you will experience a fantastic Brazilian in the comforts of your home. Practice makes perfect, I guess, but I’m too much of a chicken to practice a Brazilian.

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Donna Clark July 19, 2013 at 3:12 pm

In my opinion I’m pretty sure it does work, but you just have to know what you’re doing. Yes hard wax does stick to your hair and not your skin. But you have to remember that everyone’s pain tolerance is different. Also when using hard wax your hair has to be a certain length in order for the wax to pick up the hair. You have to have the best technique to get the best wax. I’ve never use this product, but I do work at a waxing salon that uses hard wax.

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Claude July 19, 2013 at 5:23 pm

Man, I have heard so many horror stories from people who went even to the professionals for Brazillian waxes, I just couldn’t imagine it ever being advertised as pain-free. But I think the key is whatever pre-treatment is applied on the hair first. This somehow will reduce the pain or at least that is what they are claiming. I personally feel like shaving is probably still the least painful way.

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joey Haideri July 19, 2013 at 8:30 pm

I ordered you product wounder wax on 7/3/13 but I have not received it yet can you tell me what”s going on? thanks

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laina July 22, 2013 at 11:59 pm

it take 3-6weeks

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Casey W August 19, 2013 at 4:26 pm

I order this on 8/12/13 and I just called and they told me that it is and has been back ordered (meaning it’s not in stock) I asked if they had an ETA when they are suppose to receive a shipment in of the product and the guy said they don’t have a date….so no clue when this would be delivered! Kinda irritating if ya ask me! There was no where on the site when I had ordered it that said it was not instock!!!

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Dan S September 16, 2013 at 10:27 pm

Unbelievable!!! I ordered the almighty wax way back on 7/29/13 and called a few times to convey my discontent with the extended wait to receive it. I called today and they said, “we do not have the product in stock and it’s being made as we speak.” He gave a date that I should have it by and much to my amazement, he said OCTOBER 18!!!!! WTF?? I simply said that I have ordered dozens of products in the past and have never had such a bad experience such as this and also canceled my order. Almost 3 months to ship! I’m starting to think that they named it because; I “wonder” where my wax is? Maybe the ingredients are some special exotic blend of unobtainable constituents that come from the Amazon or something. I give up.

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Alison September 19, 2013 at 2:57 am

all anyone is talking about is how Brazilians are difficult if u dont know what you’re doing blah blah blah what I want to know is how does it really feel on the.skin compared to wax? does it REALLY only stick to hair and not skin or does it still stuck to shin cause pain but is just a different color??
please clarify,
thanks

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k February 14, 2014 at 7:48 am

i am a graduated estetiko and this is a type of waxing professionals do use though i do not know exactly, the ingredients. it will work as it claims but take into consideration as mentioned above, people are all unique and their needs and we all vary, also there are some health issues to consider when doing these type of procedures that could be very hazardous in the future so consult a physician or dermo before actually using it. this is a really thumbs up product, pretty color and, if i was still in high school, and not a esto, i know i would be using this right now! i am even considering it but i don’t have wax pot warmers. lol.

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Lynda March 4, 2014 at 10:28 pm

I was lucky in some ways, as I found this at CVS Pharmacy for $9.99+tax, so I didn’t waste too much money. It was so messy and hard to work with in the bikini area. I had a difficult time removing the wax. Worked better on facial areas. The wax stuck to my acrylic’s and I had the keep washing with oil and still couldn’t get it off.

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