Waxing at Home: 5 Tips to Stay Safe : Many women get sick of shaving various parts of their bodies each day. Not only that, but shaving often leaves their skin feeling a little rough. Because of this, many women turn to spas for waxing. Although waxing is preferred, since it removes the hair follicle and root, it is more expensive than shaving. Also, some women don’t want to have to go to the spa every few weeks.