I suppose it could just be that (a) I didn't read the directions and (b) I did not have any hands-on experience with at-home waxing growing up. Not that I can really blame my Mom for not explaining the intricacies of at-home bikini area care*. I mean, really--who wants to think of their mother in this context? And for anyone out there thinking, "Well, your children need to develop a healthy understanding of sex and sexuality," I firmly believe that no good really comes of thinking about your mother's goodies attracting any sort of attention.
*She did, on the other hand, repeatedly stress the importance of not shaving our diego mustaches because they would grow back thicker.