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How To Remove Facial Hair

How To Remove Facial Hair

Facial hair is normal, natural, and almost everyone has it! If you are looking to remove any of your facial hair, waxing is a great option to get the job done - and yes, it's for men too! So put down that razor and step away from the shaving cream. Not only will the results from waxing last longer than shaving, but waxing is a more eco-friendly option with less irritation, and no razor burn! Let’s dive into facial hair waxing 101, shall we?

Can I wax my face?

Yes! Anywhere you have hair, you can wax it, and this includes your face. Both men and women have facial hair, though men tend to have a little more. So, whether you are hoping to shape your eyebrows, wax the peach fuzz off your upper lip, or groom your entire beard, waxing can be a fantastic, long-lasting option for you. Many men choose to remove hair from their faces using wax, as waxing will last longer than simply shaving - say goodbye to that 5 o’clock shadow. Fun fact, your favourite drag performer may be waxing their face for this very reason, as waxing will achieve a perfectly smooth skin foundation for applying makeup, without any concern of immediate regrowth! If you’re not in the market to wax your whole face though, waxing is a great option for precision grooming, whether you’re shaping your eyebrows, beard, sideburns, or removing pesky hair on your upper lip, waxing will get the job done right!

What is the best wax to use for facial waxing?

It’s important to note that there are two different types of hair on your body. Vellus hair is the very fine, soft, fuzzy hair that, with the exception of your lips, palms, and the soles of your feet, covers your entire body. Vellus hair does not grow deep within the skin, but rather has a very shallow follicle and is virtually invisible. Terminal hairs, however, are hairs with well-developed follicles that have become course and darker in colour. This category includes the hair growing from your scalp, eyebrows, beard, underarms, pubic area, legs - you get the picture.

Different skin and hair types may require different waxes, so it’s important to be sure that you know what you are going to wax before heading out to buy your at-home waxing kits!

For coarse deeply rooted terminal hair, such as those found on the beard or upper lip, using a hot wax like the Parissa Face & Lip Hot Wax is a great option!

If managing the peach fuzz on your face is what you’re after, sugar wax is perfect for little vellus hairs. Check out the Parissa Face & Body Sugar Wax, its formula is all-natural (as are all Parissa products) and incredibly gentle on sensitive skin!

Last, but certainly not least, for anyone with terminal hair on your cheeks or brows that falls somewhere in between coarse beard hair and light peach fuzz, warm wax is the right choice for you! Check out the Parissa Brow Waxing Pen for mess-free, precision facial waxing at home.

Will the hair grow back thicker?

Waxing does not make your hair grow back thicker - that is a myth! On the contrary, waxing your hair, anywhere, including your face, when done consistently on a schedule, will result in your hair growing back thinner and less frequently. When you shave, the hair is only cut off, very close to the skin, leaving a fully intact root which will continue growing from the very moment you shave it. Waxing removes the entire hair, root and all, from the skin. Before the
hair can begin to grow back, the body needs to first form an entirely new hair follicle! The more often you wax, the weaker and finer your hair follicles will become as they grow back. Not only will your hair grow back thinner, but it will also grow back slower, and it will hurt less each time you wax!

Ways to maintain a smooth surface?

Hair regrowth will vary from person to person, but you can typically expect your wax to last anywhere between two and four weeks, depending on your hair type, and how frequently you wax. Creating and maintaining a consistent waxing regimen will ensure smoother skin for longer. Making sure that you exfoliate regularly with the use of a chemical or physical exfoliant will keep your skin looking great right up until your next waxing session. The Parissa Ingrown
Rescue Kit offers you the exfoliating power of the Konjac Sponge, the cleansing abilities of the Tea Tree Soap, and the restorative properties of the Parissa Ultra Soothe Oil all in one kit, to reduce ingrown hairs, and ensure your skin stays as smooth as possible for as long as possible!

There are so many great benefits to facial waxing, why not give it a try? The only thing you have to lose is your facial hair!

Make sure you check out our WHAT'S THE BEST WAY TO GET RID OF MENOPAUSAL HAIR GROWTH? if you are experience facial hair due to menopausal.

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