Beauty

Hair removal

Each skin is particular, the best is to try the different methods to find the one that suits you best.

In addition to this sheet, read our files:
> Waxing: all the techniques under the magnifying glass.
> Hyperpilosity: solutions exist.

The razor

Fast, simple, economical, it's the most used way.
The razor cuts the hair at the root, the regrowth is faster; a perfect result requires a shave every 2 days.
Razors are more and more sophisticated (multiple blades, ergonomic shape, swivel head, aloe vera diffuser) and allow an easy and safe shave. A shaving product will limit the irritating effect of the blade and leave skin hydrated.

Wax

Hot, cold or oriental, the wax pulls the hair at its root and thus allows a lasting depilation (2 to 3 weeks).

Hot wax is the most effective because it dilates the pores of the skin. Presented in balls, pot or roll-on, it is heated in a bain-marie or in the microwave. Beware of burns; always check the temperature of the wax. Hot wax is not recommended for people with varicose veins or venous insufficiency.

Cold wax is less effective than hot wax; the hairs pull out less well and break more easily.

Oriental wax, formerly home made from sugar, water and lemon, is now available in pots, strips or roll-ons. The risks of allergy are extremely rare, but it can be irritating. More difficult to use because less adherent to the hair, it is reserved for experts.

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