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Why Hair Removal Cream Is Better than Shaving and Waxing

Updated on December 17, 2010

Depilatory creams are topical solutions that are designed to remove unwanted hair from practically any area of the body.  If you are researching the advantages and disadvantages of various hair removal methods, consider the benefits of removal creams.  With these formulated creams, you no longer have to worry about painful and hot waxes and blades that cause nicks on the skin.  While waxing and shaving are effective methods to temporarily remove unwanted hairs from the body, these short-term hair removal methods have more disadvantages than advantages.  Below are the top reasons why depilatory cream is a better choice for hair removal.

Hair Removal Cream
Hair Removal Cream

A Pain-Free Method

While shaving is not painful unless you cut yourself, it can become painful after the fact. Shaving often causes razor bumps, which can become irritated and inflamed when hairs try to grow back from under the dermis. Chemical solutions and lotions are a painless method that effectively removes hairs without hurting the user. Hair removal creams are often referred to as depilatory creams. Chemical depilatories use chemical compounds that break down the chemical bonds that hold the protein structure of the hair together. Once the proteins are broken down, the follicle becomes weak and falls from its follicle. With the right type of chemical depilatory cream, you can effectively rid your body of hairs without ripping it from the skin or cutting it down below the surface of the skin.

Some other options for hair removal is a popular cream from Revitol, which many women feel is an excellent method for removal.  You may want to give it a try yourself.

Cost-Effective and Effective

Not only are chemical depilatory products painless when you choose the product that is formulated with the right ingredients, they are also very affordable. Waxing services at your local salon can add up depending on how often you need to be waxed. Because waxing lasts between 1 and 2 weeks for women with dark or thick hair, you can expect to pay upwards of $50 per month on waxing services and products. Removal creams cost between $4 and $15 for a tube or a bottle. The bottle will last anywhere from 2 months to 6 months depending on how often you use the cream. Not only are these creams affordable, this form of removal last longer than both shaving and waxing. The results of these creams can last as long as 3 to 4 weeks depending on how quick your body produces keratin. Not only will it take longer for your hair to grow back, unlike shaving and waxing hairs will grow back lighter and finer making your need for removal products lessen over time.

There are several quality creams on the market today. Always choose a product that is designed for your skin type. If you have sensitive skin, you will need to focus on products formulated specifically for sensitive skin. Test a small area of your body when you invest in a new cream. Once you have tested a small area to ensure you do not have a negative reaction, you can begin using the health and beauty solutions for more efficient results. Shop online and buy your depilatory creams for less.

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