Permanent hair removal cream – which is best and can you believe the claims?

It’s got to be the holy grail of de-fuzzing – the permanent removal of unwanted hair. Just imagine a life without what feels like constant shaving, waxing, zapping ripping and plucking. Bliss! Many brands of super fantastic sounding permanent hair removal cream have come onto the market in recent years, making bold claims that they can rid you of your hair permanently with no pain or fuss. Sounds too good to be true? Well let’s take a closer look at the claims made by contenders for the best permanent hair removal cream. Continue reading

The best upper lip hair removal methods, from waxing to laser treatment

It’s never a good moment when, as a woman, you notice those first ‘tache hairs cropping up on your upper lip. If you’re not comfortable with letting them sprout freely and, let’s face it, not many of us are, it can be a pain getting rid of them. Not only is the upper lip a delicate area, if anything goes wrong with your hair removal technique, you’re left with the evidence smack bang in the middle of your face. You may not love your furry upper lip, but a red raw, scarred or scabby upper lip has got to be worse! So how’s best to tackle those unwanted upper lip hairs? Let’s take a look at the options. Continue reading

Laser hair removal – is it safe?

There’s no doubt that laser hair removal is growing in popularity as a really effective method for permanent hair reduction, but just how safe is it and do the potential risks outweigh the benefits? OK, temporary side effects like soreness and redness are pretty much to be expected, but when you hear stories of people who’ve opted for laser treatment ending up with burns, scars or permanent hyper-pigmentation (changes to the colour of the skin), it begs the question – just how risky is it?

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