The human body has coarser set of hair follicles than any other part of the body. Most hairs are contained in hair follicles that are oval in shape or with a touch of color. The bikini area includes all of the areas that the face, back, arms, legs, and torso and is quite a diversity of areas to consider for hair removal.
The face has many hair follicles and is the most sensitive part of the bikini area. The face is easily one of the most removed parts of the body, bikini hair removal, though painful, helps to avoid the tell tale signs of bumps that are caused by shaving, can be used in order to clean up follicles that are hard to reach, or used in order to decrease the intensity of an ingrown hair.
There are a few spots that tend to have a disproportionate amount of hair. These include upper lip, bikini line, underarms, shoulders, and back. How one goes about dealing with these areas is best determined by the specific needs of the individual. The tried and true method is to shave. The biggest advantage to shaving is that it is inexpensive and can be done easily from daily routine. There are several safety razors that are available to buy and most doctors will be able to apply one from a variety of angles to help with contouring the face. This method tends to last longer than waxing or laser treatments.
Waxing tends to be the next best approach. It is a process that arms cuticles and takes away the hair by the root. When the hair is removed from the root it takes much longer to grow back. Some skin irritation occurs in this process, and in order to avoid it, it is important to apply an anti-bacterial balm after the wax application. The biggest advantage to waxing is that it is long lasting. In most cases, hair growth will be from three to six weeks.
Laser hair removal is a process that is similar to waxing, but involves a laser that is used to take away the hair. The laser will destroy the hair and avoid the re-growth of hair that breaks out in the follicle. The hair is then removed from the skin by a tweezers that is used to relative the skin to the follicle. This process is very painful when compared to shaving, and hair that grows back will take a couple of weeks. It is a very expensive method to costly because it requires the hair to be removed from the root. The laser can also be painful to some and is considered as a permanent hair removal method.
There are some methods that can be done at home, such as sugaring products, which remove hair in the same exact way as waxing. Sugaring waxes come in a variety of forms, some add sugaring sugar while others add talc or cornstarch. The talc or cornstarch is actually referred to as mud, where it is known to cause a reaction on the skin. Applying a sugar paste on the area to be treated as a sugar wax will cause a reaction on the skin.
If cornstarch is used the same way as a sugar wax, the area to be treated should be well cleaners and slightly wet before using. Waxing and sugar waxing are most effective on coarse, arid, or curly hair.
Whichever treatment method one chooses, it is important to keep a few things in mind. First, as with any waxing, waxing should be done over a safe area and it should be done by a professional in a clean setting with sterile equipment. Second, everyone has different skin sensitivity and each area has unique reactions. Third, everyone has different pain tolerance, so differentials of pain tolerance between areas will vary on each person. Fourth, anyone can get cellulite, some never have cellulite at all. Lastly, everyone will have different reactions to the same treatment, some may love it while others will find it excruciating.
If you do decide to try cellulite cream, try a small area and see if it works before moving on to a larger area. If you cannot handle the pain, stay away from cellulite creams all together. Remember that cellulite creams are just that, creams. Exercise is a good way to get rid of cellulite for good.