How Shaving Affects Your Skin

How Shaving Affects Your Skin

For both girls and boys, shaving marks a rite of passage into the elusive and alluring world of adulthood. But adulthood isn’t always everything it’s cracked up to be, and shaving is no exception. While shaving is the preferred hair removal method of most people and is certainly an easy fix for getting rid of unwanted hair, it can quickly wreak havoc on your skin.


A Comparison of Temporary Hair Removal Options

No matter how much body hair you have, removing it is likely not on your list of best ways to spend your evening. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the veritable cornucopia of hair removal options on the market, and false promises by these products’ manufacturers can give way to nasty bumps, skin irritation, and loads of stubble. So what’s the real deal on hair removal? At long last, here’s an honest, hype-free comparison of the available options. More

Common Causes of Excess Body Hair

It can start with a single stray hair that you studiously ignore, hoping the problem is all in your head. And then one hair becomes two; two become ten, and maybe ten become a hundred. There’s a lot of shame associated with excess body hair, particularly among women, so you might feel shy talking to your friends or doctor about it. But this strategy leaves you totally in the dark, wondering if you’re normal, and wondering if there’s anything you can do about your excess body hair. Understanding the cause is the first step in the journey toward feeling better about your body and banishing excess hair for good. More

The Expense of Waxing: Home VS Salon

Waxing has become a popular form of hair removal for many reasons. Waxing lasts much longer than depilatories and shaving and can also be much less expensive—it is certainly less expensive than laser hair removal, which can cost several thousand dollars. If waxing is your preferred method of hair removal, you may be wondering what the most economical way to do it is. Should you purchase inexpensive wax in the store or online, or should you go to a salon and pay for professional services? More

A Brief History of Body Hair

People have been removing body hair for thousands of years. From the ancient Greeks and Romans to the Renaissance, the quest for smooth, hairless skin has a long and fascinating history. Hair removal methods have advanced from using seashells to high-tech lasers and have transitioned from do-it-yourself hassle to salon-style pampering. More

Doctor’s Study Reveals New Dangers of Laser Hair Removal

Fantasies of smooth glowing skin and natural beauty are difficult to resist. So much so that many will go to virtually any length to remove body hair. One of the most popular and effective methods on the market is laser hair removal. While practitioners who use lasers tend to glamorize the experience through clever advertising, there are many dangers posed to both patients and those who administer the treatments. More

Home Hair Removal vs. Salon Hair Removal – Which is Better?

When you are getting into a hair removal regimen and looking at all the different options, you may be wondering what the benefits and drawbacks are of taking care of that unwanted hair at home versus going to a salon. Demand for hair removal services at a salon will never go away, and many salon owners charge a premium price for simple waxing services including upper lip waxing and underarm waxing. Many women and men choose at-home hair removal methods such as waxing, shaving, and depilatory creams. There are actually a number of benefits of taking care of your hair removal needs at home, instead of at a salon. More