Hair Removal

Hair Removal

Preventing ingrown hairs

You can feel confident that using Veet will help you prevent ingrown hairs. Some Veet creams give you up to 80% less ingrown hairs than shaving does. And even if you choose to wax, with the right care you can help prevent ingrown hairs from occurring after. We suggest that you exfoliate 24 hours before using Veet. It’s a good idea to do this regularly - most skin can be exfoliated once a week, but if your skin is sensitive, exfoliate every fifteen days. And finally, always wear loose clothing

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What’s the best way to remove unwanted hair?

The most effective hair removal method is the one that suits you! Veet has a range of products that meet your needs, from fast acting creams when you’re in a hurry, to waxes that give you that long-lasting salon perfect result. Try our quick and easy Find my Veet tool  to find the best way to achieve touchably smooth skin. Here’s a guide to help you use our personalised search tool to find your ideal solution.

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Currently using razors?

If you like to use razors and are thinking about trying Veet hair removal products as an alternative, there are many benefits that you’ll discover and all Veet products give a longer lasting result than shaving. With shaving, your hair can grow back within two days and dry your skin. Veet waxes can give you up to 4 weeks of smoothness. Veet Wax Strips work even on short hair and, with regular use, you’ll get fewer, finer and softer hairs growing back. And if a quick and pain-free way to say

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Can I remove hair on my own?

Veet enables you to achieve touchably smooth skin in the comfort of your own home. Just observe a few simple precautions and use the Veet product best suited to your skin and to the area that you want to remove hair from. Not sure what Veet product is right for you? Try the Find my Veet tool to help you choose the right products to achieve your desired result. Using Veet is easy - simply follow all the instructions on the packaging and view our handy instructional videos to guide you

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Hair removal during pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting time and if you normally use Veet products, you will probably want to maintain your hair removal routine throughout. There’s always a Veet solution for you, but it’s important to note that during this time, your body goes through many changes and skin sensitivity can be affected. Waxing is suitable for pregnant women but may cause bruising. If you are worried about this, we recommend that you use hair removal creams instead while you are pregnant and return to waxing

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Leg hair removal

Step out in style and show off your silky smooth legs with Veet. Whether you need a fast hair removal solution on busy days or long lasting smoothness when you’ve got time to indulge, there’s a Veet solution for you. Choose from the range of waxes and creams and achieve beautiful legs that will turn heads wherever you go! Enjoy touchably smooth skin for up to four weeks with Veet Wax Strips. They are effective on hair 1.5mm or longer, so you don’t have to wait as long between waxes! For

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Underarm hair removal

Wear you sleeveless outfits in style! Veet gives you the confidence to lift your arms without fear of exposing unsightly underarm hair. Choose from the range of Veet waxes and creams for a simple way to achieve your hair removal needs. For a quick and painless way to achieve smooth, silky underarms, try Veet Hair Removal Cream. It’s specially developed to make it easy to remove hair and keep your skin moisturised and works in as little as three minutes. You can have smooth underarms for up

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Bikini line hair removal

Being caught out with an untrimmed bikini line might be your worst nightmare, but thanks to Veet you can always look your best! Feel confident and prepared by choosing a product from the Veet range – whether you want fast results when you’re pressed for time, or long-lasting hair removal that keeps your bikini area smooth for up to four weeks. For a quick and painless way to achieve a smooth bikini line, try Veet BodyCurv (TM) Hair Removal Cream. It works close to the root even on short

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Facial hair removal

It’s a girl’s best kept secret – facial hair removal in a flash! Face the world with confidence with Veet, giving you touchable smoothness as part of your regular beauty routine. Veet’s range of facial hair removal products is ideal for small and delicate areas like your eyebrows, upper lip, cheeks and chin. If you’re looking for a quick and painless way to remove facial hair, Veet Facial Hair Removal Cream Kit is perfect. Working close to the root it gives you smoothness for up to a week,

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Sensitive skin

If your skin is sensitive, don’t worry because Veet has specific products within our Hair removal Creams and Waxes range formulated for sensitive skin in mind, and they are all dermatologically tested! Veet Sensitive products: Veet Hair removal cream sensitiveVeet In-shower hair removal cream sensitiveVeet Hair removal cream spray on sensitiveVeet Bikini & Underarm Hair removing kit sensitiveVeet Hair removal cream Face kit sensitiveVeet EasyGrip Wax Strips for Legs & Body

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Removing hair in the shower

To make removing hair even simpler, Veet In-Shower Cream has been designed to fit in with your busy routine. Apply it just before jumping into the shower, and in the time it takes you to wash your hair, you’ll be hair free and silky smooth – it couldn’t be easier! With a unique combination of water resisting ingredients, it works while you shower, leaving you with touchably smooth skin. Veet In-Shower Cream works near the root, even on short hair, giving you smoothness for up to twice as long

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What to do with Embarrassing Facial Hair?

The human body is a complex machine that is stuck in an incredibly complicated balancing act. If the myriad of chemicals and hormones that maintain your body’s status quo are off kilter for whatever reason, then one of the unfortunate side effects can be unwanted hair on your body and face. This may affect you from birth, after puberty, or at any age due to a change in your body. If this hair is especially light and fine, then it can sometimes be ignored, but usually this hair is darker and

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How to Correctly Remove Hair from a Bikini Line

In 1946 Louis Réard unveiled his “Bikini”, a two piece swim-suit that shocked not because of the height of the pant on the leg, but because it exposed the wearer’s navel! Named after the South Pacific atoll where the US were performing atomic bomb testing, these four triangles of material (totalling only 30cm²!) took the world by storm despite initial resistance. The need to remove hair from these newly exposed areas necessitated the creation of a new term: ‘the bikini line’, and something

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Roll On Kits for Home Wax

Waxing used to mean one of two things – an expensive trip to the salon, or a wild experiment that could feature one or more of the following: a microwave, hot wax, an electric cauldron, hope, tears, and human sacrifice. Luckily these practices are something out of the past, thanks to devices such as the Easy Wax Electrical Roll-On Kit. An all in one device that heats the wax, and also works as the applicator to make for smooth, even coverage. The Advantages This method of hair removal is a

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Winter – Do You Follow the Same Routine as Summer?

The nights have drawn in, the clocks have gone back, and the summer dresses have been put away. Now we usher in the time of jumpers, long sleeves, thick tights and thermal pants! Because of our packing our bodies away for the winter, it can be tempting to let the beauty regimen slip. There are benefits to doing this, but there are also some drawbacks. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of letting your winter coat grow out! Should I Keep Waxing Over Winter? CON You could save

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Why Choose Wax over Razors?

It’s likely that you’ve been using razors for your whole life, and this may have seemed like the best option for you at the time, but there are some real benefits to taking the time to explore the alternatives. Whilst waxing may take slightly longer, the fact you’ll have to go through the hair removal process much less frequently means you’ll spend less time and money on this in the long run. Here we can take a look at the practical reasons for why waxing is the preferable choice. Waxed hairs

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How to Remove Hair with Minimal Pain

The process of waxing sometimes gets a bit of a harsh reputation, leading some people to opt for the razor instead. However, waxing needn’t be a painful process, and has many benefits not found in shaving, which we’ll explore below. As millennia of beauty and grooming have passed, there is a wealth of tips to remove hair with a minimal amount of pain.  We are glad to share some of them with you here! Time it Right The two things to consider here with making sure you choose the right time for

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Permanent Hair Removal

Even for seasoned waxers, shavers and pluckers, there is little joy found in the process of hair removal. I’m sure we’ve all wished that there was a way to permanently get rid of unwanted hairs, to save yourself the time and the effort. There is of course laser hair-removal,   If only there was a way to permanently reduce hair at home! Well, there is Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is a technology that uses focused light of a wavelength specifically calibrated to target specific structures, such

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Last Minute Hair Removal

Hair removal can be maddening. We’ve all been there: it’s quarter past six, you’ve got a date at seven, and you look down and see those tiny hairs on your legs. You don’t want to step outside your door before this prickly issue is resolved, and fast!  There are a number of ways you can get rid of those annoying hairs yourself, such as: shaving, waxing, and creams. Yet the method you choose depends on your budget, your pain threshold, and your time limit! Let’s have a look at the most popular

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Tips and Advice to remove facial hair

A lot of women love the look of facial hair on their man, but facial hair on themselves is not always a welcome sight. All women have it but it only becomes an issue when it starts to become noticeable, and affects their confidence. Luckily there are lots of ways to deal with it and different things work well for different areas of the face. Depilatory Cream: This is well known as a great hair removal technique for larger areas of the body, but did you know it is also a great option for

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Depilatory Creams – A Home Hair-Removal Solution

We would all love to splash out our monthly earnings on day-trips to the spa, being pampered head to toe like pop royalty. But let’s face it, as most modern, budget-conscious women will probably tell you, this is not always a sustainable option. If this is ringing true for you, then opting for a simple home hair-removal product, like depilatory creams, could be the answer. Firstly, the difference in cost can be staggering! Likewise, there is the convenience of being in your own home, not

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Hair Removal while Pregnant

Pregnancy should be an exciting and joyful time for any expecting mother. But it can also be a time of major change, bringing with it hundreds of questions concerning the health, safety, and comfort of you and your baby. With so many new factors to consider, it’s great to know that you don’t need to compromise on your beauty routine. Although there are some methods you may need to avoid, with a little extra care, there’s bound to be hair removal technique that will keep feeling smooth and sleek

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Hair Removal At Home

Hair in some areas of the body is not always desirable! Removing unwanted hair can be a costly and sometimes an embarrassing experience, so why not do your own hair removal in the comfort and privacy of your own home? It can be much cheaper than having it done at a salon and you can avoid spending the rest of the day walking around in public with a bright red forehead where you have had your eyebrows shaped, or sticky with residue from a leg waxing treatment! Waxing Waxing is a great at-home

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What is the Difference between Laser and IPL?

How many hours do you devote to removing unwanted hair? Well, the average woman spends 72 days shaving her legs over the course of a lifetime.[1] If you consider regular hair removal to be a waste of your precious time, and feel that you too are ready to throw out the razor, then why not opt for a more long-lasting solution? Laser hair removal and IPL are two effective long-lasting hair reduction options that are often confused with one another. Let’s take a look at the differences between the

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Everything you need to know about Hair Removal

From brows to bikini line, hair removal has been part of our beauty routines for centuries. Looking at the changes in beauty trends and huge advancements in technology, it’s amazing to see how many methods we’ve developed, from home remedies, to full salon treatments. Here’s a look at some of the world’s most popular hair removal methods, and how they’ve developed over time. You might even find some top tips along the way. Shaving Even the Ancient Egyptians used an early form of razor made of

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Depilatory Creams

With so many people actively involved in hair removal, the beauty industry is always looking for the easiest and most effective way to keep body hair at bay. Depilatory creams are an easy and pain free way to remove hair from most areas of your body including legs, arms and sensitive areas such as the face and bikini line. Here’s an insight into how depilatory creams have revolutionised hair removal, and why they might just be the ideal choice for you. How do they work Depilatory creams

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Laser Hair Removal

As you may be aware, the cost of frequent shaving, waxing and depilatory creams can really add up over the years. Sometimes it can be difficult to fit these methods in if you’ve got an extremely hectic schedule to contend with. If you feel as though there’s not enough hours in the week to get to grips with hair reduction, perhaps it’s time to invest in a longer-lasting solution. Intense Pulsed Light Technology (IPL) is a great alternative to laser hair removal. Similar to laser treatment, IPL

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Getting under the Underarms

Along with legs, the underarms are an area of the body from which hair is most commonly removed. If you decide to remove the hair from your underarms, it’s likely that you’ll want to do so regularly, if not every day, which can unfortunately aggravate the skin in this area, as it’s one of the most sensitive on the body. There are a number of methods for underarm hair removal, so we’ve taken a look at three of the most common, so you can weigh up which option is the best for

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What are the best choices for hair removal?

Picture the scene. You’re all dressed up and ready for that highly-anticipated night out. You thought you looked the part from head-to-toe; seeing as you went to the trouble of splashing out on a gorgeous black dress. But the excitement quickly fades once you notice that some annoying little hairs have appeared on your legs. You could try booking a trip to the beauty salon but it would be difficult to land an appointment this late in the evening. Your only option is to find a quick solution at

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Summer Lovin’

If you’re someone who prefers to bare all (or nearly all!) on the beach then it may be important to you to make sure that you really are bare. However, as summer approaches, it can be difficult to know what to do to prepare for this season of sun, sand and swimsuits.  Legs As very few of you will be donning full length Victorian bathing suits, it can be tricky to know how to keep your legs hair-free – at the time when they’ll be out most of the day, every day! In the lead up to summer, it

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Alternative Reasons for Hair Removal

Lots of women choose to remove their body hair because of the way it looks, but there are many other reasons to go hair-less beyond looking good in a bikini! Fashions in hair removal may come and go, but some things will always remain constant, so let’s take a look at some of the other arguments for staying smooth. Hygiene Whilst removing body hair may not make you sweat any less, it can stop body odour from being such an issue. The smell associated with sweat is caused by bacteria breaking

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Changing Attitudes towards Body Hair

Society’s attitudes towards female body hair may seem to be set in stone. When we see models in magazines or billboards, it is extremely unusual to see them as anything other than completely waxed, plucked and preened. This prevalence of the completely hairless woman makes it easy to believe that it must have always been this way, but if we look back a little through history, we can see that fashions and attitudes are in no way static. In the beginning… The idea of removing body hair was not

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Staying Out for the Summer

Long days, warm nights, and sunny spells: many people say that summer is their favourite time of year, when nature is in full bloom and we get a chance to spend more quality time outdoors. But while lots of us enjoy the hot temperatures of the summer months, it can come with its share of beauty challenges, from hair removal to sun exposure. And while it’s always important to stay safe when it comes to showing off your skin, there’s no need to hide away in the shade completely. Here are some top

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Prep Yourself!

If you lust after silky smooth legs, there are a number of techniques you can use. In this guide, we outline some preparation tips to make the hair removal process as easy as possible so you can get even better results. Shaving Shaving is one of the most common methods of hair removal, it’s quick, easy and you have results in minutes. Firstly, you should always thoroughly wash your legs before shaving so if you cut yourself, you will be less likely to get an infection. Also, having a hot

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Over the knee: Skirt lengths through the years

There’s no doubt women’s fashion has evolved over the years. What was deemed normal in the past is different to what we view as normal today. A prime example of how fashion trends have changed can be seen when looking at skirt lengths… Tightly bound corsets and bell-shaped skirts used to be the norm amongst women in the early 1900’s. It was not acceptable for women to show their legs so they would wear floor length skirts and dresses to ensure they were fully covered.  The roaring 20s saw

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Shower Power

Between hectic schedules and balancing work and play, it can be hard to find the time to pamper yourself. We all want silky smooth legs but, for the girl on-the-go, what is the most suitable and easiest hair removal routine? In this guide we suggest some time-saving products and methods for the best hair removal routine for you. Shave in the Shower – Integrate your hair removal routine into your daily shower. As you’re washing your hair, your body is already soaking up the moisture and

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What’s in Your Cosmetics Case?

A good cosmetics case can be an invaluable asset for your bathroom, vanity table, or even just your handbag. From head to toe, there are countless beauty accessories to include. If you’re assessing your beauty essentials, here are a few tips on what you could include, and how to choose a cosmetics case that could be your beauty buddy for life! Form and Function Whether you’re looking for a treasure-trove for your beauty products, or a travel sized companion, there are a few handy ways to

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Soft Winter Skin

When winter hits, the last thing you want to be doing is getting your legs out for an evening of hair removal against the cold shower glass when they are all dry and cracked. Instead, get out of hibernation mode for a while and moisturise your pins so even if you do have to (unwillingly) get your legs out at some point, you’ll be ready! The cold weather can be hard on your skin so here are the top five reasons to wax and ensure you keep that healthy glow all year round: Before waxing you

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Blogger Stories: Waxing Your Boyfriend!

The world of hair removal is certainly not a girls-only zone. Although male hair removal is sometimes seen as slightly taboo, fashions and attitudes are ever-changing. These days many men prefer to sport a smooth torso, or a pair of hairless underarms, and why not? Sometimes a little helping hand can go a long way. We asked some of our favourite lifestyle bloggers about their experiences of waxing their trusting male counterparts! “The waxing world is changing – it is becoming a huge fashion

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Types of Hair!

There are many differences between humans and other mammals. However, one characteristic we do share with our ‘furry cousins’ is hair[1]. Although its vibrancy, density, and distribution varies from person to person (and animal to animal), the fact remains that at some point in our lives, most will start developing body hair. Some embrace their coats, some don’t. Most people sooner or later will ponder over what to do with their hair. Here we will be looking at how hair density, distribution,

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A Gift For You: Treat Your Skin This Christmas

With the stress of Christmas closing in on you, it is important to take some time for yourself – and let’s be honest, who can afford a fully blown spa weekend at this time of the year? Here are our tips to take some time out for yourself and treat yourself from the comfort of your own home. Trust us – your body (and mind) will thank you. Make your own hair mask There are so many different types of hair masks you can choose from but seeing as it is coming up to Christmas, try out this

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Night and Day: A Plan for Both

Everyone is different when it comes to our daily beauty routines. Some of us are up and singing in the shower within five minutes of the alarm clock’s ring, while others would rather dream away the morning - extra beauty sleep, of course! Likewise, some night-owls like to stay up for a late-night pamper session, while others would rather take a quick make-up wipe to the face and fall straight in bed. Whether you’re a morning person, or a lover of late nights, we’ve got some hair removal tips

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Why is everyone’s hair different?

We know everyone’s hair is different, it’s part of what makes us who we are! Whether it’s thick and wavy or thin and straight; there’s a reason your hair is how it is and we’re going to find out why. What gives hair its colour? Hair colour is completely dependent on the types of pigment you have in your body. There are two types of pigment: melanin and carotene. Melanin is dark brown and carotene is a reddish-yellow and all hair colour is determined by the amount you have of each[1]. So,

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Winter Sun Seekers

In the cold months of winter, it’s sometimes easy to forget the feeling of sun on your skin. Between wind, rain, and dropping temperatures, it can be tempting to stay in hibernation mode, which we all know can sometimes interrupt your hair-removal routine. However, if you’re up for adventure, winter can be a great time of year to get that little fix of sun that your body craves! Whether you like exploring a bustling city, sunning it up on the beach, or giving yourself some well-deserved rest

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New Year, New Routine? A Fresh Start Guide

For hundreds of years, we have celebrated the New Year*. Nowadays, all around the world we celebrate by coming together to count down the last few seconds of the current year of the Gregorian calendar, and welcome the new one in with firework displays, music, and a glass of bubbly! Many of us go on to further solidify this ‘new beginning’ by creating resolutions. Common goals include aiming to eat more healthily, take up a new sport, or even read more books.[1] But what about giving your skin

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New Year, New Routine? A Fresh Start Guide

No matter what time zone you’re in, New Year’s Eve is seen as a time for celebration the world over; a time to set the tone for the year ahead. Whether you’ve been hibernating by the fire all Christmas, or hopping from party to party, it’s worth putting in the time to look and feel your best from head to toe for the big countdown. This includes showing off that glowing skin that you may have been covering up during the winter months! Here are a couple of handy hair removal tips, so you can

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Let’s Talk about Chest Hair!

As much as some would hate to admit it, the fact remains that for a number of men, the way they dress and their general attitudes towards their bodies, whether it be at work, playing sports or even in preparation for a first date, is dictated by the desire to look their best… and their grooming routines are no exception. The modern man is confronted on a daily basis with the question of ‘hair or no hair’. From commercials featuring models that are as smooth as ice, to ever changing beard

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Love your Pits! Let's Talk Armpit Hair

Let’s face it, when it comes to talking about unwanted hair, legs are an area that is talked about quite freely, but sometimes it can be seen as taboo to talk about more private parts of our body, like armpits. With recent strides for gender-equality at the forefront of many fashion and social media campaigns, it’s no wonder that movements such as #freethenipple and #dyedpits have been trending across the globe. However, armpit hair is still a feature that many women would rather not embrace.

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My First Hair Removal!

Most of us will probably have memories of our first experiences with hair removal; whether it was noticing those first fine leg hairs, tackling some rogue eye-brows, or even the nerves of your first bikini wax. We asked some of our favourite lifestyle bloggers to tell us about their early hair removal memories, some of the ups and downs that came with it, and some advice they may have picked up along the way. Enjoy this trip down memory lane! "The first formal dance of my school career was

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My First Time

Using Veet for the first time? We have some handy hair removal tips to make it simple for you.

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