A full body wax is a method of removing unwanted body hair from the entire body. In this method, hot wax is poured over small areas, a cloth is immediately smoothed over the wax, and then it is pulled off in the opposite direction of the hair. This pulls the hair out by the root, ideally preventing it from growing back for at least a few weeks. This can be quite a painful process, though many people feel it is worth it to temporarily get rid of body hair. Both men and women may get a full body wax.