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Female facial hair removal – what are the options?

Facial hair is something that really bothers women. While it suit men, on women facial hair is viewed as unattractive. And it usually grows very fast. In some cases, it is hardly visible, or so thin that the problem can be resolved easily by bleaching the hair. As much as it helps, and in some cases it makes the facial hair close to invisible, it is not a permanent solution. And in some cases, bleaching facial hair can also make the hair stand out more, or cause allergies.The traditional, most used method used by females for facial hair removal is tweezing. With a good, sharpened tweezers, it is easy to remove facial hair, whether it be stray eyebrow or that unwanted female moustache, at home. All you need is good quality tweezers, and take good care of them, by taking them for sharpening regularly, to make sure they will work properly. It is, although, a time consuming process, that requires patience and precision. And it is also quite painful, as you have to remove the hairs one by one.Another very popular method of facial hair removal for females is by waxing.  facial hair removal


Waxing can also be done at home, with ready made wax strips, that only need the warmth of your hands to be ready to use. You can find those easily in your local drugstore and they are quite affordable and easy to use, as they even come in special sizes for use on the face. However, the better method for waxing is to use a hot wax. Some brands produce kits for that already, so that you can do it as home, without professional equipment. It requires strict hygiene though, whether at home or at a salon. So whether you choose to do it at home or at a salon, one need to watch out for the tools to be completely clean, and that the wax is not recycled, as they might be residue. And also, you might need to still go in with the tweezers afterwards. On the brighter side, waxing is the quickest, and probably less painful method of facial hair removal for females.


Facial hair removal for females, namely eyebrows, can also be done by threading, Threading is a very simple method, that once again can be done at home, as the only thing you need is a thread, which most people have from sewing kits. It is also a popular method, whether done professionally or at home, as it’s very convenient. Some say it can be painful though, as you are pinching the skin repeatedly, so be wary of that.Finally, facial hair removal for women can be done through laser treatments. Laser treatments are convenient because they are precise, and have long-lasting, in some instances permanent, results. However, there are risks. And laser hair removal can only be done professionally, sometimes taking several sessions before you can actually see results, which make it an expensive treatment, but it might be worth it, if you have the money, and none of the traditional methods as worked for you so far.

What is a Brazilian wax?

There are lots of girls who simply shudder at the very thought of getting a Brazilian wax. This procedure is indeed a bit painful and not many women are comfortable with the idea of exposing the private parts in front of a stranger. This article is meant for those who have not yet undergone a Brazilian wax or do not know anything about the procedure. In Brazilian wax is shaving off the entire pubic hair, back and front. It is very different from French wax or bikini wax as it takes off only the sides around the bikini line.

Why should one get a Brazilian wax?

Brazilian wax is actually a better alternative to shaving as it lasts longer. The hair is actually removed from the follicle and is not removed at the skin level only. The effects can last for up to 6 weeks so one needs to undergo this procedure only 3 – 4 times during summer.

What happens during Brazilian wax?

At the salon the technician will give you a full overview of the process if you ask so desire. There is no need to feel embarrassed or be afraid to ask questions. After the initial Q&A session you will be required to take off your bottom clothes and lie down on the bed.

It must be mentioned here that before you visit the clinic you must get the pubic hair trimmed to � inch length. But if you have not done it then the salon expert will do it for you before starting with the procedure of Brazilian wax. This actually helps to reduce the pain when the process starts.
Different salons follow different procedures when it comes to the actual waxing. Many parlors use hard wax which can be pulled off without using any strips while others use regular wax or strip wax. All methods are perfectly fine but for removing hair from the sensitive areas it is always recommended to use hard wax.
After the waxing stage is over, the salon specialists will use tweezers to get rid of any remaining hair while there are a few salons which refrain from using tweezers. After the whole process is completed baby powder is applied to the waxed area so that there is no redness or swelling.

Is the process painful?

It is very difficult to give a right’ answer here as the concept of pain itself is very subjective. There are many women who experience huge pain while undergoing the procedure while others may feel only a slight discomfort. There is an unwritten rule it will hurt more for people with thicker and darker hair while the pain is comparatively less for people with thinner and lighter hair. Again when you do the Brazilian wax for the 2nd or 3rd time, the pain will be much less. The body gets used to the process and gradually the pain will diminish.
The Brazilian wax is getting very popular as the growth of pubic hair takes a long time and you will have a hair free pubic area for many weeks.