Tips and tricks for a smooth bikini line
Depilatory creams are a quick way to tidy up your bikini line. Longer lasting than shaving and less of a hassle than waxing, they provide an alternative method of pubic hair removal. Possible allergic reactions and an unpleasant smell are among the disadvantages of using these creams for removing pubic hair. Always do a skin test on your elbow before applying the cream to your bikini line and never use it on the actual pubic area. Depilatory creams contain chemicals that dissolve the hair so they are much too harsh for this area.
Also remember that some creams are harsher than others. Basically, the milder creams smell better and are less irritating to the skin but they must be left on longer. Always read the packet carefully before you buy. It’s advisable to use a milder cream on the pubic area and always make sure it is in fact suitable for removing pubic hair the bikini line. Facial depilatory creams should never be used for pubic hair removal as the skin in the pubic area is even more sensitive than skin on the face.
For pubic hair removal, soften the hair and open the follicles by either taking a hot shower or bath or by placing a warm wet washcloth over the area for a few minutes. Then apply the cream, following the manufacturer’s instructions carefully. Never leave the cream on for longer than recommended. If you do, the chemicals that dissolve the hair will also burn your skin. Wipe off the cream first and then rinse the area thoroughly. The unpleasant smell will disappear as soon as you do this.
Hair is dissolved just below the skin, so the end result will last slightly longer than shaving. If you want a longer-term hair removal method or, it might be time to try waxing for removing pubic hair.