Whether you use a shaver or razor, shaving every day can become a daunting and time consuming task. Have you ever considered just getting rid of it? Permanent hair removal can be intimidating and confusing so for this article we decided to explain how it works and what’s the best approach. To keep it short and sweet, we divided this into two articles.
How it works
Knowing how hair removal works is half of the battle, so we are going to look at some of the technologies out there to get rid of hair. Most importantly you need to understand the basics of what these technologies can do.
Hair grows from a bulb of stem cells in your skin. It also grows at different phases which is why you need repeated treatments to get rid of unwanted hair. While it’s not important to be an expert, it’s good to be educated so you can make the right decision. There are three different phases to hair growth:
- Anagen phase: this is when the hair is active and growing. This lasts about 3-5 years
- Catagen phase: this phase lasts a couple of weeks and is when your hair is getting ready to shed
- Telogen phase: this is the phase in which hair follicles rest; it can last up to 4 months
In our next post, we will cover the 3 best ways to get rid of hair and they are worth knowing!!!
To getting rid of that unwanted hair,
The Reflect Team
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