Pros and cons of hair removal methods

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Here are a few pros and cons of different hair removal methods so you can buy the most appropriate hair removal method for your needs:

Razors (non-electric)

Pros: Cheap, simple to use, painless
Cons: Hair re-growth is quite quick, need to buy replacements regularly

Razors (electric)

Pros: Cheap in the long term - pay approx. £10-£50 for something which will generally last years, very easy to use, painless
Cons: Hair re-growth is quite quick. Can be difficult to find replacement parts if something breaks e.g. foil. 

Hair removal creams

Pros: Very easy to use, leaves legs feeling silky smooth, hair regrowth generally takes a bit longer than shaving, painless
Cons: Can be expensive in long run, may not be suitable for people with certain skin conditions

Plucking (tweezers)

Pros: Great for small areas e.g. eyebrows, great for precision, longer lasting results than shaving as hair is removed at root.
Cons: Can be painful! 

Waxing

Pros: Can do large areas at once. Longer lasting results than shaving as hair removed at root.
Cons: Can be painful. Can get ingrowing hairs.

Epilators

These are electric devices that pluck the hairs out from the skin.  http://www.ebay.co.uk/bhp/epilator?_trksid=p2045573.m2388
Pros: quicker than tweezing, various attachments for different body areas, longer lasting results than shaving, only cost is initial cost of epilator.
Cons: Can be painful. Can get ingrowing hairs.

Laser hair removal/IPL hair removal

http://www.ebay.co.uk/bhp/ipl-hair-removal-system?_trksid=p2045573.m2388
Pros: Longest lasting results - can possibly stop regrowth altogether, only cost is initial cost of device.
Cons: Most expensive of all hair removal  types
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