If you’ve ever had any part of your body waxed — from Castle Black all the way down to Oldtown — you already know what a special kind of torture it can be. What you may not know however, is what hair waxing looks like at 28,000 frames per second. That, freshly hairless fellows, is where the Slow Mo Guys enter the picture.
In their latest video, which comes via Laughing Squid, Gav and Dan (who together are hairy enough to make “one Italian man”) take on leg waxing, and it’s safe to say that most people have never seen hair or skin move quite like this. Each slow-motion close-up of the guys’ legs reveal a world of hair yanked mercilessly from the root, as well as skin that moves like a tidal wave made of goose-pimpled flesh.
While this isn’t the first time we’ve seen hair removed in slow motion — Derek Muller of YouTube channel Veritasium had his arm hairs lasered off in slow motion earlier this year — it’s definitely the most cringeworthy. Seriously, watch the close-up moments in slow motion and try to do everything in your power to keep your mirror neurons from lighting up like a Christmas tree.
And if watching all that skin and hair and wax combined into a perfect storm of pain is too much to bear, then simply sitting back and watching Gavin Free’s face change from “I’m cool,” to “I am in a world of pain!” may be the best part of the video for you:
What do you think about this slow-mo leg waxing? Have any 40-Year-Old Virgin-like stories to share? Let us know in the comments below!
Images: The Slow Mo Guys