Those annoying chin hairs! Oh, I hate them! They make you look like a man and simply annoy you! Isn’t that true? There must be a way to get rid of them. Obviously, there is. However, what matters is the way you’re going to do that. I think different types of hair removal suit different women and can contribute towards very different results. Therefore, it’s important to find a way to remove hair so that you feel comfortable and happy with the way it turns out. So how to remove chin hairs? Here are some ways you can do it!
How to Prepare Your Chin for Hair Removal?
If you want to know how to remove chin hairs, you first need to find out how to prepare your skin for such an endeavor! Here are some of the things you should know in mind before removing hair.
Exfoliating your skin is extremely important if you want it to be shiny and clean. However, it’s even more important for hair removal since dead skin cells have a tendency of getting into the way of hair removal tools.
Keeping your skin moist is essential to its well-being. Moisture helps the skin to heal faster and that’s very important after irritating your skin like that. Therefore, if you have dry skin, stay aware of the fact that you may need to use moisturizing creams or natural products to keep it healthy.
Wash Your Chin with Warm Water
Washing your chin with warm water can soften pores and let some of the dust out of them. Therefore, removing hairs becomes so much easier. It’s a good idea to take a shower or just wash your face with warm water before removing hairs. This step is especially important for those with sensitive skin.
So How to Remove Chin Hairs?
There are a few hair removal methods that you may try to get rid of those chin hairs! At least one of them should suit your needs.
Waxing is one of the less painful hair removal methods that can do wonders to your face. I think most ladies, indeed, choose to remove their chin hairs in that way. It’s understandable since you don’t really need to use a lot of wax to get rid of that hair. Therefore, it’s relatively cheap.
When you wax, you rip out hair roots too. That means that it takes much longer for them to grow back. What I love about waxing face is the fact that you don’t need to melt wax each time you want to remove that hair. You can just buy waxing strips that will do just as well since face hair tends to be thin and fair. Therefore, it’s truly a fast way to get rid of that hair!
How to Wax Chin Hair at Home?
Here are some of the tips that you should have in mind whenever you’re waxing your chin.
Cut Strips into Smaller Pieces
If you’re using soft wax, you’ll want to cut strips into smaller pieces to have more control over your face. If you have waxing strips that are ready, you might as well just cut them and use them afterwards. The procedure will be less painful and you’ll be able to be more precise.
Apply Wax in the Direction of the Hair Growth
It’s simple but some people forget it. Whenever you’re using wax or a waxing strip, it’s quite important to apply the it in the direction of your hair growth. It can be difficult to tell in what direction hair grows on your chin. Could be many. Therefore, it’s a good idea to analyze your chin and apply wax in small patches. In that way, you’ll be able to catch even the fairest hair.
Rip Against the Grain
It’s good to be aware of your hair growth direction so that you can rip off the wax in against the grain. Since hair on the chin can grow in different ways, you need to be aware of which patch of your chin you’re fixing.
I know many ladies love to tweeze their eyebrows. It’s also not such a painful way to do it too! What I love the most about tweezing is the freedom it gives you to shape your hair. Anyway, very often we only have a few hairs on our chin, and it’s probably best just to tweeze them. It doesn’t quite make sense to get a huge epilator out just to use it for a second. If you have tweezers at home, you might just get them and pluck those hairs out.
Epilating is by far my favorite method to remove hair as you can tell from the name of this blog. However, it’s more painful than other hair removal methods I’ve mentioned before. However, if you don’t have that many hairs on your chin, you won’t probably even feel it. Epilators are super easy to use and very convenient. You just turn it on and rip those hairs out.
How to Epilate Chin Hair at Home?
Here are a few things to have in mind once you get your epilator out in the light!
Epilate Against the Grain
Look at the hair growth direction on your chin and use your epilator accordingly. In this way, it’s easier for the device to lift the hairs and rip them out.
Epilate in Dry Conditions
There are some epilators that allow you to remove hairs in shower. However, it’s probably best to do it outside of it since chin hairs are very fair. An epilator would probably struggle to catch any hairs at all. Just have that in mind if you have one of those multifunctional epilators that can be used in the water.
I personally do not recommend to shave your face if you’re a woman. The hairs that you shave usually tend to grow back darker and that could completely ruin your self-confidence. I’ve seen women who shaved and then suffered from the results of that. I also know that there are very fair women who have blonde hair on most parts of their bodies and do that. However, I don’t really see the need to remove hair from chin in the first place if that’s the case. Don’t overdo it.
If you prefer shaving, you may want to wax or epilate your hairs occasionally just to get rid of some of the roots. That helps your hairs to thin down too. I think that’s especially useful for hairier women.
Depilation creams offer another way to get rid of chin hairs. They’re super easy to use and not painful at all. However, skin irritations are possible. What I personally don’t like about depilatory creams is the smell. I’m not a huge fan of putting strong chemicals on my skin either. Everything is absorbed after all, you need to have that in mind. I did like using depilatory creams when I only started removing hairs though. It wasn’t as painful as other methods, that’s something I truly liked. Test your skin and see what suits you better. That’s the only way to really find out what you like best.
How to Remove Chin Hairs Naturally
I know that there a lot of people who prefer to use natural ways to treat their skin. I love that too. Perhaps you’ll even be surprised to find out that you can remove hairs from your chin with products from your kitchen. They’re edible too! Here are a few recipes that you can try!
1 tablespoon of gelatin
2-3 tablespoons of milk
3-4 drops of lime juice
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl as well as you can and put it into the microwave for around 15-20 seconds. You need to be able to apply it to your chin. However, it shouldn’t be too hot since you can easily burn yourself. Spread the resulting gel all over your chin. Try to do it in the direction of your hair growth. Let it sit there for around 5-10 minutes until it dries out and peel it off.
Honey and Lemon Mask
1 tablespoon of honey
2 tablespoons of sugar
2 teaspoons of water
1 teaspoon of lemon juice
Mix all ingredients in a bowl and put it into a microwave for around 25-30 seconds. Remember, it shouldn’t be too hot. Make sure the sugar has dissolved too. You may want to stir a little bit as well. Afterwards, apply the mixture to your chin. You can either use a spatula or a spoon. Make sure you spread it equally too. Next, put a strip cloth on, let it attach to the mixture and pull it.
I hope now you know how to remove chin hairs and can easily do it at home. I think having a clean, beautiful and healthy looking face is important for all the ladies. Find the method that suits you best and remove your hair as often as you want. Enjoy your day and take care!