Bare and Beautiful: An Overview of the Top Hair Removal Methods

by InStyle on January 13, 2023

Bare and Beautiful: An Overview of the Top Hair Removal Methods

Unwanted hair is a common issue that may concern some people, appearing on various body parts such as the face, neck, underarms, and upper and lower body. The causes of unwanted hair can vary and include genetic factors, certain medications and conditions, or hormonal imbalances.

Several methods are available for hair removal, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. In this article, Laser Clinics Australia will discuss the different hair removal methods to help you determine which one is maybe right for you.


Shaving is one of the most common hair removal methods. It is quick, easy, inexpensive, and can be done at home. However, it only provides temporary results and requires frequent maintenance. You will need to repeat shaving every 1-3 days to maintain smooth skin.


Waxing is another popular method of hair removal, which involves applying hot wax to the skin and pulling it off quickly, taking the hair with it. While it can be painful, it is longer-lasting than shaving and can leave the skin smooth for weeks. Waxing results last for about 2-6 weeks before needing another session.


Tweezing is a method of hair removal that involves using a pair of tweezers to pull out individual hairs. This method is good for small areas, such as the eyebrows, and can be done at home. However, it can be time-consuming and can also cause pain and irritation. Results of tweezing last for about 2-3 weeks.


Threading is another method of hair removal that is often used on the face. It involves using a cotton thread to remove hair by twisting it around individual hairs and pulling them out. It is less painful than waxing and can be done on sensitive skin. Results last for about 2-3 weeks.


Dermaplaning is a hair removal method involving using a scalpel to scrape off the top layer of dead skin cells and peach fuzz. It can be done at home or by a professional. Results last for about 2-3 weeks.


Depilatories are creams or lotions that dissolve the hair, making it easy to wipe away. They are easy to use but can cause irritation and redness on sensitive skin, and the results are not as long-lasting as other methods. Results last for about 1-2 weeks.

Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is a permanent method of hair removal that uses laser beams to destroy hair follicles. It can provide long-term results and is relatively painless. It is also a cost-effective method in the long run as it reduces the need for frequent hair removal sessions.
Results of laser hair removal last for about 6-12 months, depending on the individual's hair growth rate. Furthermore, laser hair removal sessions are fast and efficient, with most sessions taking 15 minutes to an hour, depending on the area being treated.

At Laser Clinics Australia, we understand the importance of having smooth, hair-free skin. That's why we have invested in the most advanced and effective hair removal technology available - the medical-grade Candela GentleLase Pro and GentleYag Pro laser hair removal system. Book a complimentary consultation with our trusted team of Therapists today to discuss your individual needs and recommend a tailored treatment plan for you.