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What Are the Pros and Cons of Your Favorite Hair Removal Option?

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Unless you want to walk around with unsightly body hair, you have to get rid of it somehow. Some people take the classic route of shaving or waxing, while the more adventurous among us are willing to give electrolysis a try. But what is the best option available? Unfortunately, all hair removal methods come with both pluses and negatives, so check out below for a quick breakdown of the most popular options.

Shaving

Without question, shaving is a surefire way to get rid of body hair in an effective, targeted way. The downsides, however, are that it needs to be done virtually every day in order to maintain your hairless appearance. Also, shaving carries the risk of unsightly irritation and painful nicks. To cut down on the likelihood of these, you should exfoliate at least once a week to give your razor a smoother surface to work with.

Waxing

Waxing is a wonderful method for removing large swaths of hair for weeks on end. Also, you can wax almost any area of your body, including your underarms and bikini area. Unfortunately, waxing is perhaps the most painful method of hair removal. Additionally, you have to let your hair grow out a little between treatments. So if this is your preferred method you will undoubtedly have to go through some scruffy periods.

Depilatory Cream

The greatest benefit of depilatory is cream is that it's exceedingly simple to use. Simply apply the cream and wipe it away, along with the unwanted body hair. And in a best-case scenario that hair might be gone for weeks on end. The downside to depilatory cream -- in addition to being a little messy – is that it can severely irritate your skin, causing discoloration and discomfort.

Laser

With laser hair removal, not only can you permanently get rid of hair, but you can also ensure that the hairs that do grow in are smaller and easier to manage. The sad news though is that laser technology doesn't work for everyone, as you need certain skin tone and hair color combinations in order for most devices to be 100% effective. Moreover, it takes several treatments for the follicles to stop producing new hairs, which can get prohibitively expensive.

While all of these options may have downsides, each of them is effective to one degree or another. Ultimately, one hair removal method may not fit all of your needs. So don't be afraid to experiment, try different techniques and find a regimen that works best for you.

If you or someone you know would like to learn more about hair removal, please feel free to schedule a consultation or contact one of our representatives today!

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