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When you're just too much of a sap to put yourself through bikini waxes, or epilators.......
Is there another alternative? I've tried so many options, paracetomol/ibrop before, taut skin, working out re time of the month, and still the pain is ridiculous. I've delivered two whopping kids, fallen off horses and broken many bones, but still, I can't fathom the enthusiasm to put myself through waxing again. Is there another alternative that I'm missing? The good old razor has been my friend previously, and may well go back to that...
I invested in a home IPL machine, keep the majority trimmed using a bikini trimmer, then a few years ago zapped the bikini line area to keep the worst in bay. Not used it for about 18 months, but the hairs around the periphery (and my legs, pits and tache which I also zapped) have largely given up the ghost, and I get hardly any regrowth. Best investment ever!!
I shave my face and throat twice a day because that does bother me. I'm sure I'm deluding myself that it looks fine, but it's cheap and my skin is in terrific condition. Below the neck i don't really bother or care though i will admit to relatively light coloured hair, also do shave shins and feet in the summer occasionally.
Agree. Boy leg swimsuit. Done. Its not actually good for you to remove hair down there. It has a function in sexual attraction and as a protective barrier to infection. Not to mention the awful ingrown hairs. I wish society would stop being obsessed that people do.