No, you're not alone in plucking those chin hairs. How coarse, or dark that hair is, is a result of genetics. Regardless of the cause, choosing to remove some or all of your facial hair is your prerogative—and naturally, the beauty world has come up with a number of ways to go about facial hair removal. And no matter which route you choose to take, "be mindful of medications, such as certain antibiotics or birth control, which can cause the skin to be sensitive," reminds Uchenna Okereke , MD, a dermatologist based in Brooklyn, NY. For waxing, specifically, she says the American Academy of Dermatology recommends avoiding retinoid creams for two to five days prior to waxing to avoid extra irritation or the potential to remove skin along with the hair ouch! Another reminder: Don't forget to follow up with sunscreen if you're headed outside.
And you know what I always come back to? Hair removal creams—aka super-genius formulas that are filled with chemicals that help break down the keratin proteins in your hair to eventually dissolve them. After you wipe off the cream with a towel, boom —your hair's legit all gone. Plus, the burning, irritating, strongly scented formulas that usually come to mind when you think of hair removal creams are a thing of the past. So do yourself a favor and throw out your razor and try one of these 12 hair removal creams, ahead.
Size:1 Count Style Name:Extra Strength Razorless cream shave formulated to help stop razor bumps and give a closer shave than a razor. With a light fresh scent. Works in 4 minutes and lasts for 4 days. Extra Strength formula for coarse beards. Wait at least 36 hours after using a razor or depilatory product before doing this test.
Shaving can cause havoc on your face if you have sensitive skin. Razor burn, cuts and ingrown hairs are just some of the possible consequences of shaving. Luckily, shaving is not the only way to get rid of beards.