Top 5 hair removal methods

Now it is time to go hair-free and flaunt your smooth body. When you are hair-free, you also feel lighter and better. There are several ways to get rid of body hair. We list the top five ways to do so and the pros and cons of each of them.

1.Shaving

Shaving is also one of the popular hair removal methods, all you need some good razor and shaving cream. It’s easy, affordable and fast. Soak your skin in warm water via a shower or bath for few minutes and then apply shaving gel and use a high level razor blade to remove your unwanted hair. When shaving using a razor, make sure you shave in one direction and not both ways as that can lead to ingrowths later.

2.Waxing

Waxing is one of the most common ways to get rid of unwanted body hair and is available across the world. The process involves heating wax to melt it and then applying it on the hair using a spatula. Then, using a wax strip and holding the skin taut, the wax strip is pulled off in the opposite direction of the hair growth and the body hair comes off from the root. This effective method is a bit painful especially when it comes to sensitive areas like the underarms or the bikini line. However, it is widely used to get rid of body hair. The benefits of waxing are also aplenty as it delays the hair growth by removing it from the root which means hair takes longer to grow. Waxing also helps removes the layer of dead skin cells that accumulate over time and hence you will find your skin to look fairer than before. Since the hair is removed from the root, the skin is smoother either way you touch it unlike with shaving where one side is slightly grainy as the hair begins to grow.

3.Epilator

Nowadays epilator is the most famous method to get rid of unwanted hair. It can be used at home like other hair removal methods. It is most effective, cost effective and painless and they are easily available in markets and you can buy one and charge and change the batteries when needed. Place the epilator at a 90 degree angle and then hold your skin taut. Now glide it across your skin after switching it on as it pulls out the hair. Don’t rush as it will not be able to remove the hair from the root otherwise. The best time to epilate is in the night as the skin will get time to recover from the redness and apply ice later.

4.Laser Hair Removal

If you are not satisfied with shaving, waxing and epilator to remove unwanted hair, laser hair removal may be an option for you.

Laser hair removal is one of the most commonly done cosmetic around the world. It beams highly concentrated light into hair follicles. Pigment in the follicles absorb the light and eventually that destroy the unwanted hair. Laser hair reduction is offered isn’t offered in salons and it is best to go to a skin specialist who can tell you better if you should opt for it or not even though it is quite safe. The method is quite effective too and saves you the monthly trips to the salon.

5.Hair Removal Cream

Hair removal cream is another painless method to get rid of unwanted hair. Hair removal creams loosen the hair from the root which makes it easier to get rid of it. Brands also offer creams on different skin basis that are less harsh for sensitive skin. You can choose one based on your skin type.

These creams have to be applied on your skin and left for about 10 to 15 minutes. After that, you can wipe it off using a cotton pad soaked in water. The hair comes off along with the cream giving your hair-free skin. Hair removal cream doesn’t have any side effects and its very easy to use.

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