With simple bikini waxing shapes, waxing at home is perfect and will leave you sleek and hair free for weeks. Even though waxing is good, it is still worth saving for one of the new IPL (intense pulsed light) hair reduction gadgets that offer results that last even longer.
Shaving remains the quickest and most cost-effective way to remove hair from your legs. You will wind up with sleek legs every time. - provided you don't nick yourself or suffer from shaving rashes. The major downside is the stubble that reappears the next day.
Depilatory creams or waxing at home are also good for the legs and will help you avoid the stubble and achieve hair-free legs for long periods. For those blessed with the patience required to treat bigger areas, the IPL hair reduction devices on the market also give good results that last.
Shaving, depilatory creams and waxing at home are all great methods for removing unwanted underarm hair. It can be quite an awkward area to wax yourself though so you may well benefit from the help of a close friend or companion.
Upper Lip and Eyebrows
The skin on our faces is extremely delicate. Men shave regularly to remove facial hair but this is not really an option for women. Waxing, threading, plucking, depilatory creams, and IPL treatments are all appropriate for your face, as long as you choose a product made specifically for the area. Wax at home kits or depilatory creams for the face is readily available nowadays in most drugstores and suitable for both the upper lip and tidying up the eyebrows. A few of the IPL hair reduction devices on the market are also apt to use on the face and come with special adapters for these smaller treatment areas. As always, remember to read the instructions carefully to ensure they are appropriate for your skin type and, particularly, the face.
Although it does not permanently eliminate unwanted body hairs, people find it best because it completely pulls off the hair from its roots leaving your skin feeling and looking clean, smooth and soft.
But before proceeding with another wax hair removal procedure, take note that the hair must be at least one-quarter of an inch.
Initially, it is recommended that a conditioning lotion is applied before carrying on to the removal procedure. Then hot wax is spread over into the skin (preferably in small areas) then covered with cloth strips.
A lot of beauty practitioners said that whenever a patient is tense during the treatment, hair follicle closes disabling the wax to reach the root of the hair. So they highly suggest that you relax prior and during the actual procedure. After the said process, it is also advised to apply gentle pressure to the waxed area with your hands or you may also apply ice to relieve the pain.