Temporary Male Hair Removal is becoming a growing trend in modern male grooming. Many men choose the smooth and clean look of a hair free body. Nowadays, it’s not only body builders, cyclists and male models who want to achieve the clean feeling of a hair free chest, back and other areas of the male form.
Generally speaking, most men have some experience in shaving. For those who have not had the benefit of a full explanation, here goes. You will need to buy a good shaving cream or gel as well as good quality razor. Lather the shaving cream or gel, apply to the area to be shaved and shave it off with the razor.
Always move the razor in the direction of the hair growth with light pressure. If you have to add pressure to shave the hair off cleanly chances are the razor has become dull and adding pressure can lead to skin irritation and shaving rash. It’s always best to change the blades on your razor regularly to reduce the risk of skin irritation. In addition, if you have sensitive skin it needs extra care so use a sensitive skin shaving cream or gel and take your time. When finished shaving rinse the area well with lukewarm water and use a skin hydrating moisturizer instead of an alcohol based after shave.
Shaving Summed Up.
Shaving is very easy to do, however hard to get at places like your back will need to be shaved by someone else. The shaved area can become itchy a day or two after shaving due to the hair growing back. If shaving the private areas of your body the itching can be very uncomfortable and perhaps you might want to consider waxing for a longer lasting result.
Shaving only lasts a day or two depending on how fast your hair grows back. Hair growth inhibitors can be used immediately after shaving to reduce the rate of hair growth but always read the instructions carefully before use. It is a very inexpensive method of hair removal but needs to be repeated often, every few days, to keep the clean, smooth look.
Hair Removing Creams and Gels.
Removing unwanted hair by the use of creams and gels in the privacy of your own home at a time that suits you. is another way to get that clean, smooth look. It is considered to be cost effective method for male hair removal but is a little more expensive than shaving. Temporary hair removal creams and gels can be purchased at any drug store or pharmacy and some supermarkets also carry a good range. They work by melting the hair at the skin surface and therefore there are chemical components which some people might be sensitive to.
Hair Removing Creams or Gels Tips.
All you really need to do is read the directions and apply the hair removal cream or gel, wait the recommended time and take it off. Don’t worry about buying specific hair removal creams designed especially for men unless you hair is particularly thick and course. The men only versions of these types of products are usually more expensive and in most cases is not necessary.
It’s a good idea to also rinse of any residue of the hair removal product to ensure that it is all gone. The chemicals can irritate the skin if left on too long. As hair removal creams and gels contain chemicals that soften and melt the hair at the skin surface, some people are sensitive to these chemicals, so it is best to do a skin patch test 24 hours prior to use.