Posts tagged "hair removal"

Beauty How-To: Ouchless Waxing

Waxing your eyebrows is a necessary evil. The heat, the anticipation, the pulling, and the pain. The least we can do it make it hurt less if we are going to shell out cash for this modern form of torture.

By: The Frisky / February 8, 2010

What—If Anything—Should Moms Teach Their Daughters About Hair Removal?

It was English class, 6th grade, in Miss O’Brien’s class. Two kids sitting across the table from me were looking at me, snickering and pointing, in that way 6th graders do. Paranoid, I asked then what was wrong and they wouldn’t tell me. Finally a girl named Emily took pity on me, leaned over, and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 29, 2009

Beauty Road Test: Smooth Away

While I always love to read the advice Wendy gives out in her “Dear Wendy” column, I was sort of surprised by the number of responses her column yesterday received. Who knew people could get so worked up over body hair? But I guess I shouldn’t be so shocked — just look at the number…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 17, 2009

Have You Heard Of The “Hollywood”?

I was reading Daily Mail columnist Liz Jones’ latest crazy rant (today the subject is unwanted body hair) and it was just as bats**t and entertaining as usual, until I came across the following description in regards to a cousin of the Brazilian bikini wax:”Then there is its more extreme stablemate the Hollywood, which take…

By: Erin Flaherty / September 21, 2009

Does Hairy Backvertising Go Too Far?

Don’t get me wrong. I like a hirsute fellow as much as the next girl, but it could be that this advertisement waxed into some dude’s back hair goes a little too far. Far enough to give me a hairball. Copyranter calls it “diametrically un-hot,” and he’s got a point there. Body hair removal company…

By: Susannah Breslin / July 29, 2009

Beauty How-to: Shave Your Legs

Shaving is a daunting task: here, take this razor blade and rub it against your skin a couple of times to slice off the hair right where it meets your skin. We have answered all of your most pertinent shaving questions from “do I shave wet or dry,” to “Is shaving cream really better tha…

By: The Frisky / April 2, 2009

A Hair Do For Hair You Don’t Want

We are finally safe from waxidents! The FDA has approved a hair remover wand for home use. The Silk’n, created by Home Skinovations, uses photo-thermal technology (aka light) to zap the hair you don’t want down there. After only six treatments, it reduces your hair count by 50%. You still have to go through a…

By: Simcha / March 26, 2008
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