There are several ways to remove your hair. Some are permanent like laser which requires several sessions and trips to a qualified practitioner (which means you need to spend some cash), but it is permanent. Others are semi-permanent like shaving but you are prone to irritation and it isn’t suitable for sensitive skin. If you have already taken the choice of getting rid of your body hair we are going to talk about a brand that almost everyone knows: Veet. This brand specializes in different hair removal products and promises to get rid of undesired hair while keeping your skin smooth. We are going to talk about each product the brand offers and which is more suitable for you.
Veet Hair Removal Cream
This is by far one of the most popular products from the brand. It is a cream that contains chemicals able to break the structure of the hair. The application process is pretty easy. This cream work for several areas:
- Bikini zone
- Any area where the razor can’t reach
Just apply the cream over the desired area, wait for 3 to 6 minutes and rinse with water. This cream works due to two ingredients: potassium hydroxide and potassium thioglycolate which help to break disulfide bonds of keratin molecules and reduces the strength of hair.
- No need for salon appointments
- It contains nourishing ingredients like aloe Vera, shea butter or vitamin E to keep your skin soft and smooth
- Long-lasting results
- Works of short and thick hair
- There are different types of Veet hair removal cream that work for normal or sensitive skin
- The time you need to leave the cream varies on the thickness of your hair
- Exfoliate the skin 24 hours before applying the cream
- Wash your skin with water before applying the cream. It will open up the pores and the hair will be removed easier
- Test the product in a small area before applying the cream to make sure there are not going to be bad reactions
- Do not exceed the 10 minute application time
- Don’t apply over skin with sunburns, breakouts, or irritation
- Do not expose your skin to the sun after using the cream
- Don’t use this cream to remove facial hair
Veet Cold Wax Strips
To achieve depilation with more precision waxing is the best choice. But to do this you don’t need to schedule a salon appointment, you can easily do it at home with the Veet cold wax strips. There are several methods of waxing and cold waxing is one of the safest and most effective to get rid of stubborn hair. Hot wax is another popular option but it isn’t easy to apply it at home and if the wax is too hot it can burn the skin.
The cold wax is pre-applied to pulling strips that are able to remove the hair quickly and easily. The strips have nourishing ingredients that will leave your skin smooth and soft.
To use it prepare your skin first. Exfoliate your body so the strips can adhere easily. Press the strips on dried skin down in the direction of hair growth. Pull the strip in the opposite direction of hair growth. Repeat until all the hair is removed and clean off the excess wax.
- You get rid of hair fast unlike the hair removal cream which you need to leave on for certain minutes
- It is less painful than warm waxing
- Comfortable to use and less messy than warm wax because you can dispose of the strips easily
- It is able to pull out hair as short as 1.5 mm
- You can use it in hard-to-reach areas
- Pulls the hair from the root so it takes longer to grow back
- To get rid of facial hair use the cold wax face strips
- They work for different skin types
- Avoid exposing the skin to the sun after waxing
- Don’t use it on the vagina, back, or chest
- You can cut the strips to reach small areas
- Do not apply to irritated skin
- Your skin needs to be dry before applying the wax
- Do not use the wax strips for more than two times
Veet in Shower Cream
This product is similar to the hair removal cream but with the difference that you will use it on the shower. This cream contains chemicals that are able to dissolve the keratin and make it weak to help you get rid of hair easily. It is formulated with water-resistant ingredients so they can stay in your skin while you are on the shower.
The application process is simple and you don’t need to make time for depilation because you can easily do it while taking a shower. Apply a thick layer of the product to the skin with the soft side of the sponge that comes with the product. Leave the product for 6 or 10 minutes if you have sensitive skin. Avoid exposing your skin directly to water during that time. Use the rough side of the sponge to remove the product and unwanted hair. Rinse with water to get rid of excess product.
- Get rid of the hair with no effort
- It contains nourishing ingredients that prevent irritation and leave your skin smooth
- Gets rid of short and thick hair
- The fastest way to remove hair
- It is comfortable
- Always try a patch test before using the product to make sure there won’t be any allergic reactions
- Do not expose your skin to the sun after using the product
- After removing the product avoid rubbing the skin with the towel. Use soft movements to prevent irritation
According to your skin type, lifestyle, and preferences you can choose this product that is more suitable for what you need. No matter which one you choose, Veet hair removal products are an effective way to easily get rid of unwanted hair while keeping your skin healthy and preventing irritations.
For a complete list of Veet Hair Removal Products visit the official Veet website
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