Waxing vs. Shaving – Which One Is Better And Why

Getting rid of unwanted hair is one of the most common problem for every women. There are many ways to get rid of the hair from your body, through waxing, shaving, using an electric epilator of using a shaving cream. In this article you will find out the benefits and disadvantages of waxing or shaving, which is better and why.

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The main question is: You choose the easiest, rapid and cheapest way or you choose the one that gives results on long time? Both methods, shaving and waxing have disadvantages and advantages.

After reading this article, you will choose the method that provides you the most advantages.

Effectiveness – Waxing vs. Shaving

Both methods are methods that remove hair temporary. Waxing have effects on long term in comparison with shaving. As a disadvantage, when you shave your hair, you have soft and smooth skin just few days. When you use shaving, it’s much simple to remove your hair and it takes you less time. But this advantage have repercussions. You have to repeat the shaving process after few days because the hair will grow faster.

Waxing method requires much time, but is more effective because the hair will grow slower. You have to repeat the process after 3-4 weeks.

Duration – Waxing vs. Shaving

When we talk about duration, shaving method is the winner. It is very fast to shave your hair. In maximum 15 minutes you get rid of your hair. Although waxing is more effective, shaving is more quickly. If you choose to wax your hair at a hair salon, it will take almost 1 hour and if you do it at home it will take you more than 1 hour. If you have a unplanned event, shaving can help you very fast to have a smooth skin.

Risks –  Waxing vs. Shaving

The disadvantage of waxing is that is a painful method. In plus, you can suffer some irritations and inflammation as a result of removing the hair. You have to be careful at the temperature of the wax because if it’s to hot can cause you burns. After waxing it’s indicated to not make sunbathe. The shaving method is not painful. There is a risk to cut your skin during the process.[/expand]