Hair removal options can seem overwhelming, but some great products exist hidden among all the scams.
Recommendations for professional methods
Choosing a practitioner:
Topical anesthetic creams
Hair removal aftercare
This option is inexpensive, but it’s only ideal for for legs and arms. It can also work on some fine hair. It does not work well in bikini area, underarms, face, or on coarse hair. See my page on friction for more information.
Gigi Combo #2 With Economy Warmer – All Pur…
Gigi Mini Professional Kit #140
Clean And Easy Waxing Spa Basic Kit
I rarely make a wholehearted recommendation, but I feel the best tweezers are made by Tweezerman. Their products are really first rate, and they offer realigning and resharpening on many models. I prefer the wide grip slant models:
Tweezerman Stainless Steel Slant Tweezer
Japonesque Precision Brow Groomer
Rubis Tweezers Slanted Tip
MEHAZ Rubis Swiss Tweeze – Slanted – Stainl…
Note: I do not recommend home electrolysis because it is very difficult to do properly. If you decide to try after reading my tips and tricks, you must use a devices where a thin metal probe inserted into the follicle to touch the hair root directly. This needs to happen to destroy the hair root. Electric tweezers and transdermal and transcutaneous devices often claim to be permanent, but there is no statistically significant evidence that proves this claim, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
These are the only consumer devices on the market that use a metal probe inserted into the hair follicle:
Almost every “home laser” should be avoided. Most do not work as claimed, and permanent reduction of hair is unusual. These are lower power than professional lasers offered at clinics and salons, so they are not as effective.
TRIA Beauty (power level is about 7-22 Joules/cm2)
Silk’n Flash&Go (power level is about 3-5 Joules/cm2)
I recommend getting a rotary epilator with an LED light built in. It makes the process much easier, especially on blonde, red, and gray hair.
Emjoi Light Caress Cordless Hair Remover
Braun 3240 Silk Epil SoftPerfection epilator.
Braun 5270 Silk-épil X’elle Body Sys…
Braun 5180 Silk-Epil X’elle Easy Start Epil…
Braun SE7781 Silk-Epil Xpressive Epilator B…
Epilady Duet 3 Epilator
Epilady Legend Rechargeable Epilator
Epilady Discrette Epilator
WAHL Professional 5 Star Series Bump Free S…
Braun 360° Complete Shaver – 8985
Braun Contour System Shaver – Silver (5790)
Cosmetic and Medical Electrolysis and Tempo…by R.N. Richards
Modern Electrology by Fino Gior
The Complete Guide to Laser Hair Removal
Winning The Battle Against Unwanted Hair
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