Hair Removal Options: Should Women Shave Their Faces?

Facial hair removal with intense pulsed light (IPL), laser, waxing, dermaplaning and shaving. To what extent would you go for a baby soft facial complexion?

Huda Kattan, a famous Youtuber, has been shaving her face to create the perfect base for a flawless makeup application. She believes that shaving with your face wet will cause the hair to grow much thicker, which in her own words is a “no-no.” She even created a Youtube video on how to properly shave your fuzz by applying light razor pressure with gentle strokes.

It was reported that even the beauty icons, Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor, took to shaving. Shaving one’s face is also believed to help in exfoliating skin while getting rid of hair.

However, there are also other believers from other school of thoughts.

Laser hair removal, IPL hair removal, waxing, dermaplaning, and shaving

There are beliefs about how the hair will grow thicker and darker if you shave or that waxing sags your skin because of the tugging and pulling action. Then there is dermaplaning, a treatment where a scalpel is used across your face to remove strands of hair from your skin. Come to think of it, having a scalpel scrape your skin is simply scary by itself!

What about other options that don’t involve sharp objects or shavers?

IPL hair removal

IPL uses broad spectrum light source technology to remove and minimise the growth of unwanted hair. Light is converted into heat energy which targets the shafts and root of the hair. Intense heat destroys hair-producing papilla, which is a large structure located at the base of hair follicles.

IPL is a fuss-free and gentle treatment that destroys active follicles and effectively limits hair regrowth.

Laser hair removal

Laser hair removal uses the Long Pulsed Nd:Yag Laser to remove unwanted hair by using pulses of laser light to destroy the individual hair follicle. Majority of the hairs are therefore taken care of permanently while regrowth is finer and lighter than previously.

There are many ways to achieve baby smooth complexion. Whatever options you go for, choose the one that you’re comfortable with and more importantly, seek qualified consultation to better understand your skin first.

 

 

Other Interesting Blogposts

Anti-Ageing Pills: Can You Regain Your Youth By Popping A Pill? Who doesn’t like the idea of turning back the effect of time by taking anti-aging pills? As with topical creams, serums and any other health supplemen...
The Ice Age Of Body Contouring Treatments There are plenty of natural beauty remedies for facial rejuvenation and body contouring but does being stung by bees count as one? Well, Gwyneth Palt...
Probiotics For Skin And Gut Health Most people would react with some disgust at the mention of “bacteria”. But do you know that probiotics is good for skin and gut health? Most people ...
The Truth About Salt Intake, Diet, And Hair Loss JEAN TONG, NUTRITIONIST, HALLEY MEDICAL AESTHETICS   “Why you eat so much salty food. Hair drop then you know!” How often have we heard our mot...
Why Is Our T-Zone Always Oily? Why are we matte on other parts of the face but always oily on the T-Zone? The T-Zone encompasses our forehead, nose, and chin, and when linked toget...
A Doctor’s Opinion On Medications For Weight Loss Doctor Terence Tan, our medical director, understands that losing weight can be quite an uphill battle. That is why his unique slimming concept involv...

Categories: Beauty with a Difference, Skin CareTags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *