Hair removal forms an important part of the beauty regime. The modern times have given rise to a wide range of attires and in most of them different parts of the body remains exposed. Therefore, hair removal becomes necessary in order to represent the style statement in a greater perspective. There are various forms of hair removal techniques and most of them have there own set of advantage and disadvantages. The most common body parts that often pass through the various hair removal processes are the arms, the legs, the armpit and the upper lip. As there are several processes for hair removal, in the same way there are different products that make way to the processes. Here is a detailed overview of the various processes of hair removal.
Types of Hair Removal
Temporary hair Removal
There are various types of procedures for removing the hair on temporary basis. Such hair removal processes last till the hair re grows again.There are various associated products to the processes and all of them are easily and readily available. These hair removal processes can be undertaken at the comfort of home and are not very expensive. Therefore bulk of people can take the advantage. Some of the processes are as follows,
Shaving: This is the simple and easy method of removing the body hair by means of a razor. The method requires low effort and is very much cost effective. Both manual and electronic razors can be used. Effect varies from 1-3 days.
Epilators: They are the devices used for plucking the unwanted hair. Actually tweezers are used in the process. The tweezers can be devices held in hand and comprise rotating metal spirals to twist the hair and remove it from the root. The effect stays for about 8 weeks.
Waxing: This is the process of hair removal by means of spreading sticky wax on the skin area and a rough and tough strip of cloth is used to pull up the hair root and the dead cell. The wax is used both cold and warm. The effect stays for 3-6 weeks
Depilatories: In this process a hair removing cr me or lotion is used to remove the hair at ease. The lotion reacts with the skin protein and then the hair can be washed or wiped away. The effect remains for 2 weeks at most.
Permanent Hair Removal
It is not really possible to achieve the consequence of removing the hair for ever, but the various techniques used assure an effect for a year or over. There are still more modern techniques emerging, which reap results that are far more effective. Here is a brief on the two most contemporary permanent hair removal solutions. They are done mainly under the supervision of expert professional in well appointed clinics and are far more expensive from the normal methods.
Electrolysis: It is a process in which an expert electrologist sends electric currant in the hair root by inserting a needle in the hair follicle. It kills the hair root and prevents hair growth for ever, The process takes lots of time, such as it takes about 4-10 hours for upper lips and 8-16 hours for bikini lines.
Laser Hair Removal: it is done by directing a laser through the skin to the hair follicle, for stopping the growth. It somehow means permanent removal of hair but maintenance is required in every 6 months.