If you’re team ‘glabrous legs’, you know hair removal comes with its own set of woes. From skin darkening and stubborn ingrowns to redness and irritation, you’ve got to deal with it all. That’s why we have decided to weigh in on different options you have to remove hair from your legs. Our detailed guide will help you figure out what works the best according to your skin type and hair growth. Read on for all the deets:
How To Remove Hair From Legs
Now, there are two ways to go about leg hair removal. First is epilation where hair is removed right from the follicle to the root. It includes methods like waxing and tweezing. The second one is depilation where hair is removed from the skin’s surface. It includes methods like shaving and hair removal creams. Let’s find out about these methods in detail :
The upside of this painful process is that it literally uproots the hair. As a result, the growth takes more time to show on the skin. Consequently, you can flaunt those silky-smooth legs for 20 days or so before repeating the process all over again. The best part? You can easily wax your legs at home using disposable cold-wax strips. All you need to do is place the strip on a hairy patch, press, and pull against the direction of the hair growth. But be careful if you’ve sensitive skin. This is because waxing can sometimes pull out the skin–especially if you have thick, coarse growth.
Hair Removal Cream
Depilatory creams are a painless way to remove hair from the legs. You can simply apply a layer of a good-quality product, let it sit for 10 minutes, and then remove it with a spatula before washing it off with water. Once done, moisturise your legs with a nourishing cream to get that feather-soft finish.
Make way for the most mess-free, pain-free leg hair removal method—shaving. All you need is a sharp-edged razor and a shaving cream to seal the deal. Apply the cream, hold the skin taut, and glide the razor in the direction of the hair growth. Go patch by patch and apply a moisturiser once done. Pro tip: Take a hot shower before shaving your legs to loosen the pores and get a closer shave. This will also minimise the chances of a razor burn or irritation and give you a silky, smooth finish.
Sirona Recommends Best Products To Remove Leg Hair At Home
Given your hectic schedules, fixing salon appointments for leg hair removal can be a daunting task. But with these products in your kitty, you can get smooth, hairless legs at home:
Sirona Talc-Free Hair Removal Cream For Normal Skin
This talc-free product is dermatologically tested and is completely safe for use on normal skin. It is enriched with peppermint oil and pomegranate extract and removes hair from the skin’s surface in a jiffy.
Sirona Talc-Free Hair Removal Cream For Oily Skin
Packed with the goodness of green tea, tea tree oil, and peppermint, Sirona Talc-Free Hair Removal Cream, is specially crafted for oily skin. It dissolves hair strands below the skin surface, leaving the skin squeaky-clean in just 5 minutes. The best part? It is effective on short hair as well and gives a flawless finish after hair removal.
Sirona Talc-Free Hair Removal Cream For Dry & Sensitive Skin
Packed with the goodness of aloe vera, vitamin E, and shea butter, this variant is ideal for those with dry and sensitive skin. These ingredients help nourish your skin while the cream does a brilliant job at removing the hair.
Sirona Aloe Boost Twin Blade Disposable Razor
This disposable razor is perfect for removing your leg hair. You can discard it after each use to keep any skin infections at bay. It comes with stainless steel blades for a close shave and an aloe vera strip for an extra smooth finish.
Sirona Aloe Boost 4 Blade Reusable Razor
Sirona’s 4 Blade Razor has sharp stainless steel blades that give you a close shave. Its moisturising aloe vera strip helps it glide effortlessly on the skin and nourish it simultaneously. You can clean the razor thoroughly, pat it dry, and store it after each use. You are required to change it only after using it 4-5 times.
We’re sure that this definitive guide on how to remove leg hair will prove to be super-helpful and help you get the feathery-soft legs of your dreams. All the best!
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