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Attributing stain to wax

4 June, 2004

Question:

If I decided to do a waxing or depilatory during Zayin Nekiim, do I have to worry about that kind of stuff staining my white underpants? I spilled coffee on myself a few days ago and knew what it was…but I remember years back spilling formula and not remembering..then baffling the rov for a while………..


Answer:

If you know that a particular stain is from the wax or the depilatory, then there is no reason to be concerned about that stain. Generally, if one uses these materials prior to a bath or shower, the remnants can be washed off without leading to stains.


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