We're convinced only masochists look forward to a bikini wax, but the thing is, it doesn't have to hurt quite so badly. There are ways you can reduce the pain. If you're new to waxing, start out with a professional to see how it's done. After a few times, you might want to try doing it at home to save a few bucks. Either way, to learn how to keep pain at bay, keep reading.
With Spring in full swing, it's time to think about clearing out those . . . er, overgrown areas. Sure, you may know it's important to exfoliate and hydrate before a waxing appointment. And we bet you've heard tight clothing only increases your chance of ingrown hairs. But Noemi Grupenmager, founder of Uni K Wax Center, reveals three little-known topics you should be talking over with your esthetician before the hot wax comes out. Keep reading for more.
Even though it's been Spring for a few weeks now, the weather is finally warming up. But before you pull out your shorts and floral dresses, give your gams and other body parts a warm-weather once-over. Click through to discover the must-have hair removal buys that will give you smooth skin fast.
Are you a leg-waxing enthusiast? Or do you prefer to take matters into your own hands and shave your limbs smooth? Whether you're a fan of waxing, shaving, tweezing, or depilatory creams, the quest to banish fuzz can sometimes be overwhelming. Not exactly sure which hair removal method is best for you? We break down and decode each process for you, along with the pros and cons, when you keep reading.
Vellus hair, which is endearingly known as peach fuzz, is the short, fine, lightly pigmented hair that can appear on the face, neck, and other areas of the body. While it's often barely noticeable, many people have their own reasons for wanting to rid themselves of it. As you may know, peach fuzz is a tough thing to remove permanently, but there are a few things you can do to temporarily eliminate its appearance. To see which treatments work and which ones don't, just keep reading.
Teeny bikinis leave little to the imagination as it is, but when you're suffering from a less-than-pleasant beauty situation, it can feel like you're under a microscope. Case in point: that ingrown hair plaguing your bikini line. Jamie Ahn, owner of New York's Acqua Beauty Bar, has seen her fair share of swimsuit-related mishaps. "Brazilians and bikini waxes are always more popular in the Summer," she says. "Because of this, there are always more issues with ingrown hairs." To get Ahn's insight on what causes ingrown hairs, how to prevent them, and how to treat them when you find yourself with one, just keep reading.
Looking to cut a step out of your shaving routine? Eos Shave Cream ($4) might be up your alley, especially if you're a sink-and-razor kind of woman. The formula has aloe and shea butter, so it goes on like a lotion, staying put as you shave. And when you're done, wipe away the remnants with a towel sans water; this shea butter-enriched cream leaves skin well moisturized. No fuss, no nicks, no mess? No question about it: we're loving this shortcut to fuzz-free legs.
The quote "beauty is pain" must refer to bikini waxing, because there are few things more stressful than going in to take it all (or most of it) off. But waxing down there doesn't have to be a pain in the you-know-what. With these simple reminders, you can alleviate uncomfortable feelings you may have with hair removal of the waxing kind.
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Smooth, sexy gams are great, but the upkeep? Exhausting! Every lazy girl's Summer beauty routine just got a little easier, thanks to these expert tips for making your next shave last longer.
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