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Laser Hair Removal At Home: The Definitive Guide

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Did you know that on average, a woman spends around 72 days of their life shaving? That’s almost two months of our lives!

To top it off, we spend an estimated $10,000 on hair removal products. (How are we paid less when we spend so much? Boggles the mind.)

Good thing technology has come a long way. And while there are medical procedures like laser hair removal available to us now, it still costs a pretty penny to have it done at the doctor’s clinic.

In comes revolutionary products like at-home laser hair removal. There are hundreds of them out there currently, and one of the problems we face is knowing how and what to choose.

So in my journey to choose one for myself, I’ve compiled all the conditions, do’s and dont’s, and everything in between that you need to know when choosing an at-home laser hair removal device.

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Sunscreen FAQs for Normal to Oily Skin

Beauty - Antoinette Fontaine

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How Sunscreens Protect your Skin: Understanding UVA and UVB Rays

We all need protection from the sun’s ultraviolet radiation (UV). This includes UVA and UVB wavelengths.

Prolonged exposure can damage DNA, cause premature skin aging (the leading cause of wrinkles, fine lines, rubbery skin, loss of skin elasticity, degeneration of collagen, etc.), and promote the development of potentially deadly skin cancer. The scariest thing about this is you usually don’t see any of this until it’s too late.

When it comes to skin protection, prevention is the key.

It is recommended to use sunscreen daily because unless you live in a cave, you’re always at risk. Pay special attention as well when you’re exposed for prolonged periods like at the beach or among snow when the reflectivity of water and ice amplifies the sun’s rays.

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