Ways To Get Rid Of Unwanted Body Hair

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Hair growth varies from person to person as it depends on hereditary and hormones. There can be an underlying condition which may cause excessive hair growth and in that case medical advice must be sought. But most often it is physiological. Usually women like to have their body hair free in order to bring out the underlying smooth, soft skin. Currently, there are many ways to get rid of unwanted body hair and with the advancement of science and technology the list grows even more. Hair removal can be either temporary or permanent.


Shaving is the easiest way to get rid of body hair. It can be done when you are in a hurry and it’s painless unlike other methods. But it won’t last long, hair will grow back soon and may leave you with razor burns. Waxing Yarraville is another way to get rid of unwanted body hair but this is much more painful because it removes hair from the root. There are cold and warm wax strips. Heated wax strips spreads easily over skin while cold wax strips are thicker and difficult to spread smoothly over skin. Strip less wax hardens when it cools and is beneficial for people with sensitive skin.

Epilation can be painful as well because it pulls the hair from the root but it does not remove cells from the epithelium of the epidermis. It is also known to cause ingrown hairs so better to use a hair removal cream such as Depil after use. Hair grows in different cycles so you may see hair re-growing at different rates.Threading and tweezing are usually used for facial hair, especially around the eyebrows and the upper lip. This may be challenging and take more time if you do it on your own so better to visit a beauty salon and get a professional’s help.


Diode laser hair removal works by attacking the pigment at base of hair follicle thus works much better on those who have dark hair and fair skin. You may need multiple sessions depending on how thick the hair may be.

Electrolysis is a method where shortwave radio frequency is transmitted by tiny needles to destroy hair follicles. This is effective on all skin types and hair colours. In comparison to laser hair removal, electrolysis has fewer side effects and is more permanent.Unwanted hair removal is becoming increasingly popular among men and these methods can be adopted by them as well. But some men and women like their hair just as it is and that is also fine as long as it’s their choice.