There are some beauty treatments that are worth attempting yourself: a facial, manicure, pedicure, and even hair color can be performed with great results. But, is it safe to try laser hair removal? Can you get the same results at home as you get when you visit a professional?
Several years ago, Tria Beauty introduced an FDA approved at-home laser hair removal device. The company began selling it on television infomercials, in upscale department stores, and on home shopping channels. According to marketing materials, the Tria releases laser light at the same “wavelengths and efficacy” as devices used in doctor’s offices and salons. The company claims it can provide the same results without he high costs associated with repeated visits to a salon or doctor’s office. Continue reading →
There is no perfect or ideal method that will permanently remove unwanted hair, but for those of us who prefer to live a natural lifestyle, there are options that do not involve chemicals or expensive procedures that are usually performing in doctor’s offices.
Sugaring is Similar to Waxing
The sugaring method of hair removal is a similar, though not as common, hair removal method to waxing. The method uses a paste or gel made of food ingredients as opposed to wax. These ingredients include sugar, lemon juice, water and other substances. Sugaring kits can be purchased for home use, or you can have sugaring performed at some salons and spas. Continue reading →
Contending with excess facial hair is a problem for many women. Whether hereditary or hormonal, facial hair removal is one of the more challenging grooming routines because permanent removal can be hard to achieve.
Removing Facial Hair Can Be Expensive and Challenging
Two methods that can facilitate permanent hair removal are electrolysis and laser hair removal. There are major differences between the two methods, including cost, and frequency of treatment. Usually, a woman wants to deal with facial hair removal as quickly as possible. Here are some things to consider before choosing one or the other method: Continue reading →
Today’s tough economic climate has curtailed many luxury purchases, including regular salon visits for hair removal. Both women and men are looking for safe, do-it-yourself alternatives to expensive waxing, threading, and other methods that require paying high salon prices, and tipping technicians for services.
Depilatories Have Been Around a Long Time
Historically, depilatories have been the most convenient, albeit not very long-lasting, hair removal methods available in drugstores. Unfortunately, they smell pretty bad, and have the potential to be very irritating to certain areas of the body. But, despite those drawbacks, depilatories have remained popular. Continue reading →
Many people who desire permanent, or close to permanent hair removal will often choose laser hair removal as their treatment of choice. For some, this method of hair removal is prohibitive, because it can take quite a few treatments to achieve desired results, and those treatments can be expensive. Some people turn to less expensive, “at home” methods to achieve similar results.
We’ve Seen Those Late-Night Commercials
Anyone who has watched late-night television is probably familiar with the No!No! hair removal device, which is touted as being able to provide a hair removal result similar to professional laser hair removal. According to Radiancy, the company that markets No!No!, the device uses “Thermicon” technology, which uses heat to destroy the hair follicle just under the surface of the skin. It does not use laser or intense pulsed light (IPL) like devices found in salons, spas and doctor’s offices. Continue reading →
Because people are always tightening their belts, they will always look for what is cheaper but works. So it has become a habit to do good research for the best find. Everything they purchase has to go through a lot of assessment—groceries, an appliance, a mobile phone—before buying. Having a hair removal procedure is not spared from this.
Although there are more permanent ways to remove hair, some people would rather do it themselves because they find it cheaper. Waxing, threading, laser hair removals and other means may be a bit pricey compared to depilatories. Continue reading →