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For centuries we have been using all kinds of methods to remove unwanted hair. Some of these techniques are still being used today in their updated and improved versions. Check out 6 different safer methods for hair removal below.
Having never tried waxing myself I was curious about how easy this was to do.
Check out this video.
Read about my results with sugaring at Moom Natural Hair Remover Review.
By far the easiest and most inexpensive natural hair removal method. If you use recyclable razors and natural or organic shaving creams or soaps it can be environmentally friendly and good for your skin.
We all know the drawbacks, razor nicks and irritation especially in sensitive areas. The effects of shaving don't last as long as waxing or sugaring. Since the hair is cut off at the skin level, the cut edge of hair growing back in creates a stubbly affect. But you don't have to wait for hair to grow to a certain length before shaving again. Like all the other hair removal techniques your skin benefits from a good natural, organic moisturizer.
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This method is one of the original natural hair removal methods and is most effective on small areas on the face. It is especially good for use around the eyes where you really don't want to be using harmful chemicals like those found in depilatories or even waxes or sugars that can cause irritation or damage to facial tissue.
It is possible to do this yourself as the video below shows but I am sure many women will prefer going to someone skilled in this practice. It is a technique that is available at salons because it is such a safe and effective way to shape eyebrows and remove hair.
Basically, a cotton thread is rolled and twisted along the skin which traps hair and lifts it out by the root. Apparently in the hands of a professional it produces more control and better results than tweezing. The whole process should take no longer than ten minutes and I have found salons charging as little as ten dollars for effects that last from anywhere from 3 or 4 days to weeks depending on speed of hair growth. This just might be the best way to get beautifully shaped eyebrows for a special occasion.
There are tools available for this and they might be OK for general hair removal. For something specific like eyebrow shaping it might make more sense to see a professional. It just depends on your patience and commitment to practice using the tool.
If you would like to see how this is done watch this video.
This is an old natural hair removal method that is fast, inexpensive and effective for small areas on the face. It is mostly safe with minimal irritation but it is easy to get carried away and overdo.
Hurts a little or a lot if you work too quickly and grab skin and hair. I have done this more than once and this sure hurts. It causes redness and on occasion I have broken the skin, I really was working too quickly . And it can be hard to establish a good line. Although you can find templates to hold up to your eyebrows to provide a shaping guide.
Check out this video for a really good demonstration.
BuffingThis is a less commonly used practice but it too can be inexpensive, can be done at home and is safe if not done on irritated skin. A buffing tool or mitt is used to rub or buff hair off at the skin level. Works best on fine hair with effects that do not last long but is a good quick fix used on legs between shaving or waxing. Not to be used on face, bikini area or other delicate or damaged skin.
Skip The Depilatories
For obvious reasons, depilatories are not on this list. These products use chemicals to dissolve the hair off at skin level. They can be messy and smelly. While they have improved through the years they could hardly be called a natural hair remover. The more commonly advertised brands like Veet and Nair use animal testing for their products. Another good reason to avoid them.We have good options available for natural hair removal. It's up to you, your pain level and pocket book to decide which method is right for you. Only you can determine the price of beauty.
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