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4 Ways to Achieve Fuzz-Free Skin


There’s more than one way to skin a cat — and shave a leg.

Suggesting four different ways to remove hair, Bustle consulted Connecticut-based dermatologist Lisa D’Onofrio. Out of New Haven, the Academy of Dermatology member says “by definition, you need a sharp blade to shave.”

And you do.

While removing hair with “knives and blades definitely removes hairs, alternatives like these are not exactly safe or recommended,” says Bustle, bringing on a list of other ways for skin to be smooth as satin, if even for but a day or two.

“There are many different hair removal lasers on the market,” Dr. Jennifer Reichel tells Bustle. “I suggest that you look for one that is run in a reputable cosmetic dermatology clinic, or plastic surgery clinic where there is important oversight by the physician.”

While lasering offers permanent hair removal, it also comes with a high price. A far less expensive, but less permanent, form of hair removal are dermatologist recommended creams that “slow down the rate of hair growth over time, and work just as well on facial hair as on larger areas,” according to Bustle.

Suggesting prescription strength topical depilatory VANIQA, Reichel notes that “this cream works to slow down the rate of facial hair growth, and is best for the fine hairs (fuzz) that women tend to get on their faces.” For a less invasive cream, Nair is over-the-counter and has been a trusted brand for years.

For mere dollars, but a lot more pain, a pair of tweezers also removes hair successfully. Long before lasering and hair removal and reduction creams, the silver-thronged tools did the trick and still do today. "You can tweeze your hairs as well,” says Reichel. “This is best for single hair removal (or small areas), and is not permanent, as it lasts about three to eight weeks. Just be careful about ingrown hairs in the meantime.”

Reichel also suggests simple tools that can be used in the privacy of your own home. “At-home devices, such as the NoNo hair removal device, use heat to remove hairs as you glide the device over the skin,” says Reichel. “Just make sure to read the reviews before spending money on any home hair removal devices.”

There is no doubt that removing hair has come a long way from the traditional shave, and for those who fear the blade the notion is surely appreciated. “Shaving can totally be done without the help of a razor, but it may not be the entirely safest hair-removing method possible,” reports Bustle. “Before you rush out and try anything new, it’s always best to consult a professional opinion first.”

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