Best Alternatives to Razors for Hair Removal

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Best Alternatives to Razors for Hair Removal

Checkout these Alternatives to Razors for Hair Removal. Get silky smooth permenantly and cheaper in the long term.

Since summer is coming up, it means the razors have to come out right? To sort out those hairy legs? Shaving can be so tedious and if you have sensitive skin, razors can cause irritation and those annoying little red bumps!

While razors are quick and cheap, there are tons of different alternatives that will have your legs feeling silky smooth in no time! Here are a few common alternatives to razors:

Best Alternatives to Razors

Hair Removal Razor Alternative #1: An Epilator 

An Epilator is a battery-powered device that removes hair straight from the roots. An Epilator removes hair similar to waxing, but without actually using wax. As you move the device over your body, it plucks the hair away. You can purchase a Wet or Dry Epilator, so if you need to quickly shave before going out but don’t want that awful razor rash, this one is great. An epilator can take a bit of getting used to. Some people say the first time you use it, it can be a bit uncomfortable but you do get used to it over time. It is recommended that you exfoliator prior to using an epilator. Best to use an Epilator at night, so if you have any initial reaction the first time you use it, it will be gone by the morning. Most Epilators will have speed settings, but the slower the setting the more precise the epilator will work at removing hairs.

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Hair Removal Razor Alternative #2: IPL Treatment 

IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light It’s a great therapy to get rid of unwanted hair, but it also has other benefits! It’s also used to treat wrinkled and unwanted spots too! Basically, IPL treatments are the closest at-home laser treatments on the market. What IPL does is it focuses light with different wavelengths similar to a camera flash. The light wavelengths generate heat that will burn the growth cells in the hair. It’s gentle on the skin and will cause less damage than what a laser could do. Most at-home IPL treatments can be used anywhere on your body, even your face!

NOTE: IPL isn’t always effective for people with light colored hairs (Blonde), it’s best suited for those with darker hair.

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Our Recommended IPL Devices & Epilators

Braun Epilator Beauty Set 

Price: $196.00

The Braun Epilator is high quality and a complete set for removing hairs from the roots! Your legs will feel silky smooth and you’ll just want to instantly hop into a bed with fresh sheets. This Beauty Set includes the Silk-Epil Epilator, Exfoilatin Brush & Massage Pad, Cleaning Pad, and a charging stand. It is really everything you need to get started. This Epilator can be used either wet or dry and comes with a 12-month warranty. Read More >

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Braun Silk Expert Pro 5 IPL Hair Removal Device 

Price: $499.00 

The Braun Silk Export Pro 5 IPL Hair Removal Device was designed and approved by a dermatologist. The price tag might be scary, but it is so worth it! It has over 400,000 flashes and 10 intensity levels. This device was designed with SensoAdapt Technology which will actually read your skin and adapt the intensity to make sure it’s effective and safe for your skin. The head of the device is designed to get into tricky areas like bikini lines, knees and armpits. It’s so quick and easy, you could get both of your legs done in about 5 minutes. Talk about a winner! Read More > 

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Braun SensoSmart Silk-epil 7 Epilator 

Price: $219.00

This Epilator is designed to leave you with silky smooth legs for up to 4 weeks. It has Sensosmart technology and will glide along your curves with no trouble. You can easily use this epilator in those tricky to shave areas and even on your face. It’s rechargeable and wireless and can be used for up to 50 minutes before requiring charging again. Read More > 

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Remington i-Light IPL Long Term Hair Removal Device 

Price: $439.00 

Give yourself 15 minutes and your IPL treatment will be all done! This IPL device is designed for those that are time-poor. This device has a skin sensor that will adapt the intensity as you glide it across your skin. It’s proven to remove 94% of unwanted hair, that’s pretty good! It has a sensitive mode so if you have sensitive skin, no worries. Read More > 

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Philips Prestige IPL Hair Removal Device 

Price: $768.00

This IPL device by Philips will give you up to 8 weeks before you feel the prickles come back on your legs. It has 5 different light varieties and is suitable for all skin types. This device can be either plugged in with a cord or cordless. It comes with different attachments designed to get into tricky places like elbows, knees, face, and the bikini area. You can use the face attachment on your upper line and jaw line. Read More >

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Lescolton IPL Hair Removal Device for Body & Face 

Price: $225.00

This compact IPL Hair Removal Device is perfect for at home or when you are traveling. It has over 300,000 pulses and 5 different light varieties. It’s so easy to use, and provides permanent results! This device uses the Skin Sensor to keep your skin safe, and free from irritation. In 30 – 40 minutes, a treatment will be over and done with. Suitable for men and women, why not pin down your partner and experiment on his chest hair? For long-lasting results, use this hair removal device 2-3 times a year. Read More >

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Now time to get get rid of that annoying hair. We hope we helped with some alternatives to a Razors for Hair Removal. 

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