Masochism is a condition in which an individual derives pleasure from experiencing pain, humiliation or discomfort. This article examines whether the activity of waxing certain body parts might be considered a masochistic one. It notes that while waxing can be painful and uncomfortable, it can also be a source of pleasure for some individuals. It suggests that, for those who are masochists, waxing can be a form of self-expression and an act of control, with the individual deciding when and where to experience the pain. Ultimately, it suggests that for some masochists, waxing can indeed be enjoyable.