Posts tagged "hair removal"

Beauty IRL: Let’s Talk About Facial Hair

Don’t fear the chin hair.

By: Megan Reynolds / March 4, 2015

Crappy Veet Ad Campaign Says A Woman With Leg Hair Is A “Man”

Listen, it’s not new for companies that make hair removal products and tools to focus their messaging on how “gross” body hair is, in particular on a woman. I don’t think I’ve ever met a hair removal ad that made me feel great or even neutral about my body hair. But these new ads from…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 8, 2014

10 Important Moments In The History Of Pubic Hair

Pubic hair has been growing between our legs since … well, since we’ve existed. Currently en vogue for women, and the subject of much debate, is the hairless, or as-little-hair-down-there-as-possible, look. Whether you choose to go hairless or not, the bald below trend existed way before “Sex and the City.”

The ancient Egyptia…

By: The Frisky / November 8, 2012

The Soapbox: Why I Don’t Have Pubic Hair

When my life overwhelms me – which, as an introverted entrepreneur and mother, is often – I try to escape to the one place that I know no one will speak to me, The Korean Day Spa. I spend the entire day there, soaking, steaming, sweating, and watching the glorious variety of women move through…

By: Alyssa Royse / September 17, 2012

Crowd-Sourcing: What Are Your Secrets For Getting Really Smooth, Hair-Free, Bump-Free Legs?

I have a confession to make: I’m 33-years-old and I still don’t know how to shave my legs. I mean, okay, I know how to shave my legs, but I don’t know how to shave my legs. Not in a way that doesn’t result in ingrown hairs, irritation, and ashy skin. I am really bad…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 22, 2012

Getting Smooth Survival Guide: 5 Tricks To Make You A Better Shaver

Summer is just around the corner! Hair removal season has begun! In our “Getting Smooth Survival Guide,” we’ll be testing out various ways to defuzz your body parts, if defuzzing is something you choose to do. (No judgement if you’re happily rocking body hair. Do you, girl.) 

I started shaving when I wa…

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 21, 2012

Getting Smooth Survival Guide: I Got My Upper Lip Threaded

Summer is just around the corner! Hair removal season has begun! In our “Getting Smooth Survival Guide,” we’ll be testing out various ways to defuzz your body parts, if defuzzing is something you choose to do. (No judgement if you’re happily rocking body hair. Do you, girl.) 

Since I’ve literally got the sparsest…

By: Nina Carbone / June 14, 2012

Getting Smooth Survival Guide: Amelia Tests Sally Hansen’s Hair Remover Wax Strip Kit

Summer is just around the corner! Hair removal season has begun! In our “Getting Smooth Survival Guide,” we’ll be testing out various ways to defuzz your body parts, if defuzzing is something you choose to do. (No judgement if you’re happily rocking body hair. Do you, girl.) First up, I allowed cameras to film me,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 13, 2012

6 Ways We’re Shaving Our Legs Wrong

When it came to shaving my legs, the razor would always win the battle. Instead of walking out of my bathroom with clean, shaven limbs, I’d end up frustrated with all the unsightly gashes and leftover hair stubble.

According to Schick Quattro for Women Brand Manager Christine Galotti and Skintimate Brand Manager Alison Macneil, the…

By: Stylelist / May 26, 2012

What Kind Of Parent Would Give Their Kid This Slutty Wolfwoman To Play With?

Toy companies have made it easy for Child Protect Services: just park at Toys ‘R Us near the slutty wolfwoman doll and snag whomever’s hand in the beartrap of poor decisions. Much like Barbie, Mattel’s Monster High doll, Clawdeen Wolf, sports a lush head of hair, a fur-lined jacket, and the shortest of miniskirts. But…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 17, 2011

Kelly Osbourne: Behind The Mustache

“I was the crash test dummy. The wax was so hot that it burned me. By the time she pulled the wax off, my skin went with it and I had to go to school with a scab mustache. Now I have a mustache that I have to wax that I blame my mom for!”…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 29, 2010

Facebook Ad For Pedophiles?

You know I love the Facebook. It’s how I keep in touch with friends from high school, post my sexiest/most drunken photos, and also apparently get solicited to make my crotch ready for a pedo … seriously, WTF is this?! When I saw this ad pop up on my personal profile page, my jaw dropped.

By: Simcha / September 1, 2010

And The Prize Goes To … The Worst Hair Removal Disaster Ever

Last week, we asked you to tell us your absolute worst, most disastrous hair removal tale of all time, in the hopes of winning the TRIA Laser Hair Removal System. Let’s just say that nearly every single one of the 100+ comments made me either laugh, cry out in sympathy pain, or shiver in, well,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 6, 2010

Win This! TRIA Laser Hair Removal System

For as long as I’ve noticed that I have body hair — since 7th grade? — I’ve been a shaver. I mean, I wax my upper lip (deal with it dudes, every girl has a ‘stache) and my eyebrows, but the rest of me I shave. And it is annoying. Recently I have been considering…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 30, 2010

A Blond Mustache Is Still A Mustache

Women have been battling excess hair problems for years, and the sun has always been one of the best, not to mention free, solutions because it bleaches hair blond, making it pretty much undetectable. But let’s just clear one thing up, ladies, it doesn’t matter what time of the year it is, when you have…

By: Carli Alexa Blau / June 18, 2010

Beauty How-To: Remove Lip Hair

We imagine that there was once a grand jury of all the world’s sexiest women, who gathered in secret to decide what is hot and what is not. The good news? They didn’t want us to look like the boys and said that upper lip hair is o-u-t. The bad news? They didn’t care how…

By: The Frisky / April 2, 2010

Beauty How-To: Remove Bikini Hair

Removing bikini hair is a tough task that can end in a lot of pain, little red bumps, or unwanted stubble. With just a few steps, you can be silky smooth and ready to show off even the smallest string bikini. Learn how to remove bikini hair easily, after the jump!

By: The Frisky / March 5, 2010

Beauty How-To: Pluck Your Eyebrows

Pencil-thin eyebrows are just as bad as the dreaded unibrow. If you own a tweezer, there is no excuse for either tweezing catastrophe. Start with a wax, then follow our tips about upkeep, and maintain perfectly manicured eyebrows all the time.

By: The Frisky / March 4, 2010

Beauty How-To: Find the Right Shape for Your Brows

Eyebrows are like the picture frame of your face: just a small detail but it changes the your whole appearance. So when your brows are out of wack, don’t be surprised if even the most over-plucked or bushy-browed citizens start looking at you funny. Keep your look in-check with our tips for picking the perfect…

By: The Frisky / March 3, 2010

Beauty How-To: Wax Your Eyebrows

Nair smells, tweezers take too long, and razors should stay below the neck. If your looking for a fast and less painful way to fix your brows at home, waxing is the only option. Don’t be afraid of botching a wax, or being too timid to pull- we’ll have you waxing your way to fa…

By: The Frisky / February 9, 2010
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