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Review of Smooth Away for Hair Removal

Updated on March 13, 2011

Hair Removal

If you're like me (and why wouldn't you be?), you've probably tried a lot of different methods of hair removal. I've tried shaving, waxing, epilators, plucking and even electrolysis. They all have their pros and cons, and no hair removal method is perfect.

Last year, I discovered Smooth Away. It is generally a good product that has its own pros and cons, and it is an effective hair remover. Here is all the information you need to make up your mind about whether you want to try Smooth Away for your own hair removal.

How Smooth Away Works

Smooth Away has two handles, one small and one large. The large one is for arms and legs and the small one is to remove facial hair. To remove hair, you must attach one of the rough patches to the handles. The rough patch is what smoothes away the hair and the handle is what you hold it with. Each of these rough patches can last for a couple of weeks, perhaps longer if you don't have to remove hair often. So, the cost effectiveness of Smooth Away is generally good.

It does come with a lot of small and large patches, so you won't run out of them anytime soon. Eventually however, if you use it regularly you will have to buy refill patches. But, I've been using it for months and I haven't had to do that yet.

Where You Can Use Smooth Away

According to the manufacturer, it is only used to remove hair on the arms, face and legs. It is not supposed to be used on the armpits. I actually tried it once anyway just to see what would happen. It didn't cause any irritation, but it was completely ineffective in that area.

It is not supposed to be used on the bikini area, and no, I didn't try it. It seems like a sensible rule to be because the patches can be a little irritating to the skin.

The Pros and Cons of Using Smooth Away for Hair Removal


It's easy, cost effective and it does work to remove hair. Of course, it doesn't work on the underarms, but few things do work on that area other than a razor. It's a good product to use while you're just reading or watching TV, saving time during the morning shower.


It can be a little irritating to the skin, particularly if you use it to remove facial hair. It can also tire out your arm if you have a lot of hair to remove because the handle is moved in circles over each area of hair for a minute or two. 


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      8 years ago

      Smooth away products provide a total solution for whole body hairs removal. I've tried it before and very satisfied on the result.


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