I purchased the Parissa wax strips several weeks ago while it was on sale because it required no heating and stated it was ideal for beginners. I was tried of shaving and wanted to try something new that would have longer effects with better results. It wasn't until today however, that I worked up the courage to test it out.
After reading the simple instructions I tested out the product on one of my hairy armpits (nasty I know) to see how the pain and effectiveness was like. The first attempt removed half of the hair but left a uneven patch of hair. After doing it two more times I ended up bleeding from several of my pores. The worse part was: the left over patch was still there.
Maybe it is because of my lack of experience using these products but I was too horrified by my bleeding, semi-hairy pit to try it on my other side. I have a feeling I will attempt it again probably in the future, but only after this experience has faded a bit from my memory.
Includes: 24 strips and azulene oil
Pros: Easy to use - warm up by rubbing in hands
Cons: Not as ideal for beginners as some might think as evident by my unexpected results.