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body hair removal. what do you do?

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rozanamak Mon 24-Feb-14 17:19:50

I wanted to know what do other people im so sick of body hair.....

Loopylu84 Mon 24-Feb-14 17:24:37

Depends which area of the body you're referring to-different methods for different places!

MoreCrackThanHarlem Mon 24-Feb-14 17:26:44

Shave legs and armpits.
Hair removal cream on bikini line and moustache.
Pluck, occasionally wax brows.

Skivvywoman Mon 24-Feb-14 17:46:23

Normally wax legs but I've taken to shaving with shaving oil then putting cocoa butter and then baby oil on top then I use silk mitt inbetween legs silky smooth smile
And brazillain wax

aylesburyduck Mon 24-Feb-14 17:49:44

Pluck brows
Shave legs in the winter, wax from April - October
Epilate underarms and bikini line

Puddles1234 Mon 24-Feb-14 17:51:59

Laser Hair Removal all over.

CointreauVersial Mon 24-Feb-14 18:02:43

Epilate legs
Shave pits
Pluck brows
Veet bikini line

Ememem84 Mon 24-Feb-14 18:08:29

Shave legs and underarms.

Bikini wax

Eyebrow wax

rozanamak Mon 24-Feb-14 18:55:19

with a new baby how do make rime sad sad

HeyMicky Mon 24-Feb-14 18:56:30

Shave legs
Thread eyebrows
Wax upper lip
Trim bikini line

Crutchlow35 Mon 24-Feb-14 19:02:19

Shave legs and underarm
Brazilian in bikini
Wax eyebrows
Hair removing cream on upper lip.

santamarianovella Mon 24-Feb-14 19:04:53

Laser some parts, wax other.

rozanamak Mon 24-Feb-14 19:29:52

does laser work and how do people have time with a baby do get rid of hair. before I use spend hours looking after my self now with a 2 month old I dont have time for anything and this is making me feel soo ugly I hate looking in the mirror x sorry for the rant just wanted to know how do new mums look good x

santamarianovella Mon 24-Feb-14 19:44:56

rozan laser works if you have dark hair,I'm brunette so i did find it effective,specially for my you know where blush,, wish I've done it years ago,no more ingrown or that terrible in between waxing stage.

Snapespeare Mon 24-Feb-14 19:55:29

Eyebrows and (shreik!!!) chin hairs plucked, legs shaved very occasionally in summer. Armpit hair trimmed back when it gets a bit unruly, same for genital area with an occasional shave-off-the-sides if I'm doing a lot of swimming...but a new fifties style swimsuit with short-style bottoms has put paid to that.

I used to shave my pits, but stopped about a year ago. Now I think they look weird bald.

goestoshowyouthough Mon 24-Feb-14 21:59:48

I feel the same, pre children I spent hours sorting my self out but just don't have the time now! In the short term maybe going for a wax will make you feel better while you think of all the options. And you will get more time to do these things as your baby gets older. It gets easier to keep on top of things! I hope you manage to get a bit of time to make yourself feel better

MoreCrackThanHarlem Mon 24-Feb-14 22:38:43

Ime mums of tiny babies only look good in OK mag, with a stylist, make up artist, and pots of money and time.
Be kind to yourself smile

Mrswellyboot Mon 24-Feb-14 22:43:23

Had lazer on upper lip
Use a razor under arms/legs
Veet legs

Recently had cervical check and realised I hadn't shaved my legs which was something I did two or three times a week but hadn't mid winter with three month old

TallulahBetty Mon 24-Feb-14 22:48:17

Shave everything off below the neck. Pluck eyebrows. That's it smile

Viviennemary Mon 24-Feb-14 22:48:42

Shave under arms
wax legs usually in summer or if I'm going swimming
pluck chin

I hate hate hate body hair and wish I had none.

whereisshe Mon 24-Feb-14 23:29:56

I have a small baby. I was a yeti until yesterday when I managed to wax my legs and underarms. I'm sure it won't happen again for another few months! Honestly don't beat yourself up about it, there are more important things for you to be doing at the moment.

Puddles1234 Mon 24-Feb-14 23:33:34

rozanamak I had my full body done with laser hair removal. It's quick painless and if you feel any regrowth after your sessions you can have a top up.

Now I'm pregnant I'm so thankful that I had it done I seriously couldn't be bothered to wax or shave.

Wrapdress Tue 25-Feb-14 01:22:52

Shave legs and pits.
Wax eyebrows, lip and chin.
Scissor trim and shave sides of bikini area, but no one sees that area but me. if I meet someone and start fornicating I need to figure something else out for bikini area.

Stubbed Tue 25-Feb-14 01:30:47

I bought an IPL from boots. Changed my life as I'm naturally very hairy no way could I wax or shave everything. Highly recommended. To do legs takes some time but I started with a 3 month old and small areas are v quick.

PastaandCheese Tue 25-Feb-14 06:38:02

I wax eyebrows. Extended bikini wax. Shave armpits and legs.

As a new mum I just concentrated on my eyebrows as they were so visible along with shaving armpits and legs on days when I wanted to wear a dress

A salon eyebrow wax takes minutes so I'd just get DH to walk pram around the block. I also bought a pot of hot wax to keep at home to use in between salon visits.

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