Shaving is a cheap alternative and time consuming as it needs to be done regularly which can promote ingrown hairs, razor cuts and cause skin irritations. On the other hand, waxing is one of the more popular methods of removing unwanted hair. Waxing treatments for women Greater Hunter region is where a layer of wax is applied to the surface of the skin and then quickly removed, which pulls the hairs out of the hair shaft. This hair removal method can be applied at home, but preferably it should be done at a beauty salon. Waxing treatments last for around three weeks and are relatively cheap. Waxing kits for home use can be difficult to use, and can cause ingrown hairs if not applied correctly. Waxing can be painful and is not a permanent solution.
There are also bleaches and depilatory creams that comprise of a combination of chemicals that dissolve the hair, while bleaches remove the color pigment. These methods are simple to use but can cause stinging and serious skin irritations and are also time consuming. For permanent hair removal, one can opt for electrolysis whereby a tiny needle is inserted into the hair follicle, and a small electrical current is applied to kill the hair follicle. However, hair that is dark and thick may require several treatments in order to kill the follicle permanently, which usually does not have any side effects.
Some women consider electrolysis to be painful and this method can be very costly, especially if one requires several treatments. Laser hair treatments are another popular option, which removes hair for much longer periods of time, although one may experience stinging during the procedure and side effects such as blistering, swelling, redness, pigment change or crusting. Laser treatments are also very costly. Waxing is still one of the top preferred methods of removing unwanted hair.