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✨Shopaholic’s Best DIY Hair Removal Products✨

Hello loves! 🔅

Summer is here and that means smooth , bare skin😍. Today I’ve compiled a list of DIY hair removal techniques that I’ve  tried and tested in my search for smooth, hair free skin🌹. 

For most of us the obvious choice is shaving however since a disastrous run in with my dad’s razor as a child I stear clear of anything sharp and so my first obvious choice was :


From hot waxes to cold waxes I have tried them all and my personal favorites are the Veet strips💕. They are no fuss, no mess everything is contained in the package. All you do is warm the strips in your hands press on and pull off. The package comes with cleansing wipes so clean up is a snap and you can shower after if you find yourself still sticking to things 😉.image.jpeg


This is another great option if the idea of yanking away at your skin makes you feel squeamish or your skin is irritated by waxes. There are several brands on the market that offer epilators. Philips, Braun, Emjoi and Panasonic are my favorites . They employ the same technology as waxing i.e pulling the hair from the roots which means no more ingrowns or stubble when the hair grows back usually after two weeks . 


⚡️ Hair Removal Creams

I admit I tried my hand at hair removal creams, however what appeared to be a seemingly pain/hassle free option, turned out to be a 😷smelly, slimy, itchy disaster!  

Never again 🚫

⚡️ IPL

At home IPL machines make use of the same technology used in spas and doctors offices .IPL works by emitting a wavelength into the skin, which in the case of hair removal targets the dark  pigment in the hair . The light is absorbed turned into heat which destroys the hair follicles. Easy peasy ✨ basically all you have to do is point and zap ⚡️. 

Unfortunately IPL only works for light to medium skin and dark hair, so if you have blonde or red hair you might not be able to use it 😑.


So whats the verdict? IPL is a great option to explore, if you are looking for temporary hair reduction. Thats right, once you stop zapping the hair will return. Unless you get it done professionally .

Also most IPL’s have a light cartridge that needs to be replaced every 1000 flashes ( Varies according to brand).


Below are the brands that are highly rated:

⚡️Veet Silk Infini Pro IPL hair removal system – This is the one i used, the treatment head is a good size so you can zap more hair at once. However after a 1000 rounds in the boxing ring the cartridge died out and i never got around to replacing it. Easy to use, effective, a good one to try if you have never used IPL before. Priced around $350. Got mine at Amazon.


⚡️Remington Ilight Pro Plus Quartz – I was initially considering this because it is cordless. Same technology as the Veet. Priced at $398.99. Available at Amazon, bed, bath and beyond and http://www.remingtonproducts.com.



⚡️Philips Lumea Comfort IPL Hair Removal System– offers 200,000 flashes for 4+ years of full body treatments, no replacement lamps needed. Priced between $199-$250. Available at Amazon, http://www.boots.com, http://www.usa.philips.com/e/hair-removal/ , http://www.philips.co.uk.


⚡️Tria – I have personally used this after my Veet died and i found it takes forever! The treatment head is a tiny circle which means prolonged zapping sessions. This is especially a pain when you are doing large areas like your legs. It has diode technology which results in permanent hair removal and is FDA cleared to be used on the face ( no more handle bar mustache). Priced at $449. Available at Amazon, QVC, Ulta, Sephora.


⚡️So there you have it ladies ! My tried and tested recommendations for DIY hair removal✨ How many of these products or methods have you tried and which do you recommend?

⚡️Your comments and suggestions are always welcome 😇😘.

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