How to do armpit hair removal like a pro

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Your armpits are a delicate area of your body, and they have to cope with a lot. Busy daily schedules, running from one activity to the next, strong deodorants, tight outfits and more make your armpits work up a sweat, both literally and figuratively. Armpit hair removal, therefore, should be as gentle as possible. Whether you’re sporting shaved ’pits, epilating or even waxing armpit hair, there’s a depilation method – a way to remove hair, that is – for everyone. Have a look at our tips and ideas for finding the best way to remove armpit hair for women who want to take care of their underarm skin while removing the hair.
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Shaving armpit hair without irritation


Almost everyone has used a manual razor at some point, but few have completely avoided experiencing shaving-related irritation afterwards. The exposed blades can easily lead to cuts in uneven areas like your underarms.

 

The answer? Using an electric shaver for comfort as well as perfectly shaved ’pits. The Philips SatinShave Essential Wet & Dry electric shaver has a small shaving head that’s perfect for accessing uneven areas, like underarms, and shaves quickly while protecting your skin. Plus, it’s made with hypoallergenic foil that prevents irritations and rashes.
 

Top tips for shaving armpit hair:

 

Make sure your shaver is always in full contact with the skin to ensure your shave is perfectly smooth.

 

Shave on wet skin to avoid nicks and irritation. The SatinShave Essential Wet & Dry electric shaver is cordless and designed with an anti-slip grip, so you can use it easily in the bath or the shower.

A clean shave usually lasts a couple of days. Taking a shower right before shaving and exfoliating your skin regularly are good tips for a long-lasting shave.

 

When you’re shaving armpit hair, raise your arm with your hand behind your head so that the skin on your underarm is pulled taut. Move the shaver slowly against the hair growth for a close, smooth shave.

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What you need

SatinShave Essential

Wet and Dry electric shaver

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    SatinShave Essential Wet and Dry electric shaver

    HP6306/00

    Safe and easy shaving

    With this all-round shaver you can shave your whole body quickly, easily and safely. The secret is the small shaving head that cuts quickly while protecting your skin. A soft and smooth feeling after every use! See all benefits

    MRP: Rs.1,745.00

    Safe and easy shaving

    With this all-round shaver you can shave your whole body quickly, easily and safely. The secret is the small shaving head that cuts quickly while protecting your skin. A soft and smooth feeling after every use! See all benefits

Safe and easy shaving

With this all-round shaver you can shave your whole body quickly, easily and safely. The secret is the small shaving head that cuts quickly while protecting your skin. A soft and smooth feeling after every use! See all benefits

MRP: Rs.1,745.00

Safe and easy shaving

With this all-round shaver you can shave your whole body quickly, easily and safely. The secret is the small shaving head that cuts quickly while protecting your skin. A soft and smooth feeling after every use! See all benefits

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Is an armpit wax worth the pain?


When you look for advice on removing armpit hair, women are often encouraged to try waxing their underarms. It’s true that when hair is pulled from the root, the results last longer and often look smoother than the results of shaving. However, waxing your underarms is harsh to your skin, especially delicate armpit skin, and the process is very uncomfortable. Waxing can also lead to post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (skin discolouration) if the outer layer of skin comes off in the process.

 

To remove hair from the root with a gentler and less painful method, try epilating. The Philips Satinelle Advanced Wet & Dry epilator is built with an ergonomic S-shaped handle so it’s easy to manoeuvre around uneven areas like the armpits. Use the specialised delicate area cap for an extra-gentle treatment on your underarms.

Epilating: armpit hair removal tips

 

You can use the Satinelle Advanced Wet & Dry epilator in the shower or the bath, to be as gentle as possible on your skin and fit armpit hair removal easily into your bathroom routine.
 

Use the trimmer attachment of the Satinelle Advanced epilator before epilating to trim long hairs to a maximum length of 4mm. Epilating is more comfortable when the hairs are shorter.
 

As with shaving armpit hair, raise your arm while you epilate and move the epilator against the direction of hair growth.

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