hair removal

  • Silky Smooth

    I was 11 years old the first time I wore panty hose—and the first time I shaved my legs. For me, the two went hand in hand. While my girlfriends could pull on their suntan-colored L’eggs without disturbing the fine fuzz on their calves and thighs, I was so furry that hair bristled through the nylon.

    How to get rid of the hair you don't want.
    By Vicky Uhland
  • Alternatives for Unwanted Hair

    Tired of tweezers and razors, and the red, irritated skin they can leave behind? Consider these skin-saving swaps:

    Threading
    An aesthetician wraps a strong thread around each hair and lifts it from the root. Too time-consuming for a full-body treatment, this technique is best for face and neck defuzzing.

    Sugaring

    By Lindsey Galloway