The want to remove excess body hair is dominant in women as compared to in men. Men as well as well are engrossed upon having the hair on their head as the only visible body hair. There are many ways to get rid of the unwanted hair today. Having excess body hair in women is considered a prohibited act with an emphasis on smooth and hairless skin. However, the choice of treatment could vary from person to person depending on the skin type, cost effectiveness, and availability of time. Some of the techniques could be practiced at home without any expert guidance, whereas some definitely needs a professional touch.
Shaving is still the easiest, safest and least expensive method of hair removal. Shaving hair does make it grow back thicker as commonly thought. It also does not have an impact upon the color or rate of growth. The factors such as color, location, thickness and length of hair on the body chiefly reckons upon factors like hereditary and hormonal. However, the hair grows back quickly and it is coarser.
Waxing is a method for impermanent hair removal, but the process is such that the body hair does not regrow for approximately one and a half month. This is owed to the fact that during the process of waxing each and every hair is removed from the root. Hair waxing is perfect for those wishing to get rid of large amounts of hair at once. One has to careful with the temperature of the wax. This method is a little painful as compared to other temporary hair removal methods. Apart from that it is the most suitable method of hair removal.
Pulling off hair with tweezers is another way to remove hair but it is highly time consuming.
Hair removal creams or depilatories
A depilatory is a cream or liquid that removes hair from the skin's surface. They work by reacting with the protein structure of the hair, so the hair dissolves and can be washed or wiped away. Don't forget to do a patch test the first time you are using a cream.
Needle epilators are used in the process of electrolysis. As this method damages the hair follicle, it is considered as a lasting hair removal procedure. The hair root may remain if the needle misses the target or if deficient electrical current is delivered to destroy it.
The professionals press a hand held laser device to the affected area during the process. Black activating lotion is applied over the area, to enable the hair follicle to absorb the laser energy. When the professional operates the laser, then the laser light penetrates into the surface of the skin to tiny sacs wherever hair development originates. This permanent treatment is more suitable for thick hair removal.