Hair Removal Cream FAQ

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Depilatory creams or hair removal creams are one of the most popular forms of hair removal treatment that people use to get rid of unwanted hair permanently. Find here answers to some of the frequently asked hair removal cream questions.

Hair Removal Cream Questions & Answers


Can you use hair removal cream on face?

Because the skin on your face can be very sensitive, de-fuzzing your face with waxing is difficult and painful. Hair removal cream, also known as a depilatory cream, can serve as a painless option that removes hair from the upper-lip, sideburns or chin in five minutes or less
Is it good to use hair removal cream?

An added benefit to using hair removal creams is that when you rub off the cream and hair, you’re also exfoliating your skin. … Hair removal creams remove hair from just below the surface, so you won’t feel stubble as soon.
How long do the effects of hair removal cream last?

Hair removal creams usually get rid of hair for anything between 3 days to a week, which is less time than waxing but more than shaving.
Do hair removal creams work?

The way that depilatory creams work, is that they break down the keratin structure – the proteins, of the hair which therefore makes it easy for you to just wipe off the hair.
What are the side effects of using hair removal cream?

Hair removal creams, also known as depilatory creams, have chemicals in them that dissolve hair just below the surface of the skin. While these chemicals are effective at removing hair, they may also cause a few unwanted reactions.

Dryness, itching, rash and sensitivity are common. Also common is the feeling of having a slight sunburn.

To avoid irritation, always use the correct cream for the job. Creams are formulated according to skin type, hair type and the removal area.

Can Hair Removal Creams be used to remove pubic hair?

You can use hair removal creams around your bikini line, but take care not to make contact with your intimate areas. Applying the product too close to the genital area can result in adverse reactions.
How do Hair Removal Creams work?

The creams are chemical depilatories that use an active ingredient to dissolve the hair shaft. The mechanical action of removing the cream using the spatula or sponge helps pull away the dissolved hair from the surface of the skin.
Are hair removal creams suitable for everyone?

Hair removal Creams can be used by everyone, including pregnant women, as long you follow the precautions and directions for use. It is advisable for teenagers under 16 to be supervised by an adult when using any hair removal method.
Why should hair removal creams be tested before each use?

The skin is a complex organ, and sensitive to changes in hormone levels. Since our skin is constantly changing, it is necessary to test each time to avoid any adverse reaction to the ingredients in the hair removal cream.
Hair Removal Creams vs. Shaving... Which one works better?

Hair Removal Creams work so well because they go below the surface to dissolve the proteins that make up hair, so you’re left feeling smoother for up to twice as long as shaving.


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