As the first bikini wax of the season looms on the horizon, millions of women around the country are having the same conversation with themselves: I would really like the smoothness and thoroughness of a bikini wax, but the idea of a stranger pouring hot wax down there is a little scary.
Sugaring is our new favorite way to get smooth, hair-free skin--without the razor.
We've all had to deal with body hair—heck, most of us have to spend a lifetime trying to get rid of it. A lucky few can afford professional hair removal at the salon, but the rest of us have to figure out what we can accomplish at home. These days there are more ways to remove that unsightly hair than just razors and creams. The frugal follicle-blaster has never had so many options.
More than 80 percent of the readers we polled told us they have to deal with fuzz on their upper lip. But hey, you can get rid of that embarrassing hair on your upper lip--or anywhere else on your face. Our experts show you how to do it smoothly and painlessly. Here are four ways to get out of a hairy situation.
And so it happened that, at the age of thirty, I found myself in my bathroom with a laser pointed at my crotch. Not just any laser—it was the TRIA Hair Removal Laser, which promised to liberate me from shaving and waxing and stubble, razor burn, and ingrown hair in as little as six months. Advertised in classy places like the bliss catalog and Nordstrom, and retailing for the price of a very fabulous pair of shoes, the laser is supposed to get rid of hair just like laser treatments from expensive salons do.
The only thing worse than leaving the house with stubbly legs is leaving the house with irritated skin when you were expecting soft, smooth legs. The bad news is that everyone who shaves regularly will probably experience razor burn at some point in their life, but it's easy to prevent. Learn what causes razor burn and how to never get it again.