should you wax or shave?

ok, we get it, getting hair off your body is never that fun, but if you’re going to do it, you’ll need to find a method that works to you. this brings us to the question we get a lot, “should i wax or shave?”

since there really is no right or wrong answer, we thought we’d break down some of the pros and cons of each method for you, so that you can make an educated decision. shaving education is way more fun than algebra, isn’t it?

should you wax or shave?

ok, we get it, getting hair off your body is never that fun, but if you’re going to do it, you’ll need to find a method that works to you. this brings us to the question we get a lot, “should i wax or shave?”

since there really is no right or wrong answer, we thought we’d break down some of the pros and cons of each method for you, so that you can make an educated decision. shaving education is way more fun than algebra, isn’t it?

    shaving

    there’s a reason shaving is one of the most popular forms of hair removal. it’s easy. people like easy. if you have access to a tub or shower, shaving is a great option to remove your body hair.

  • pros

    it’s quick and effective

    there’s no wait when you shave, just jump in there, shave off those pesky hairs, and go on about your day.

    it’s easy

    we mentioned it above, but shaving is pretty straight forward. slap on some shave gel, send your hair packing, rinse off, move on. easy as pie. or cake, if you’re a cake person.

    you can do it anywhere

    anywhere there’s hair, you can take it on with your razor. the results will be the same wherever you decide to shave

  • cons

    more frequent upkeep

    when you shave with a manual razor, aka the joy razor you’re thinking of when you think razor, your hair will grow back more quickly, meaning you’ll have to shave more often.

    can cause irritation and razor bumps

    if you’re not using a sharp blade, your razor can pull on your leg hair, leading to irritation, and, on occasion, ingrown hairs. a shave gel like glee can minimize those issues if you choose to shave.

  • waxing

    ready to give up your razor for something new? give waxing a try. here’s a little breakdown to help you decide if waxing is right for you.

  • pros

    long lasting results

    when you wax, with glee wax strips, you can expect your results to last up to 28 days. imagine that, 28 days of not worrying about body hair? not too shabby at all.

    fast

    waxing is fast, glee wax strips are ready to go, so no rubbing needed, waxing only takes as long as it takes you to put the wax on, and pull it off again.

    which brings us to...

  • cons

    can hurt

    we’re not telling you anything you don’t already know, but when you pull out your hair, it can sting for a minute. luckily, glee wax strips come with a dry touch finishing wipe that soothes your skin and can have you on your way before you know it.

    shaving

    there’s a reason shaving is one of the most popular forms of hair removal. it’s easy. people like easy. if you have access to a tub or shower, shaving is a great option to remove your body hair.

  • pros

    it’s quick and effective

    there’s no wait when you shave, just jump in there, shave off those pesky hairs, and go on about your day.

    it’s easy

    we mentioned it above, but shaving is pretty straight forward. slap on some shave gel, send your hair packing, rinse off, move on. easy as pie. or cake, if you’re a cake person.

    you can do it anywhere

    anywhere there’s hair, you can take it on with your razor. the results will be the same wherever you decide to shave

  • cons

    more frequent upkeep

    when you shave with a manual razor, aka the joy razor you’re thinking of when you think razor, your hair will grow back more quickly, meaning you’ll have to shave more often.

    can cause irritation and razor bumps

    if you’re not using a sharp blade, your razor can pull on your leg hair, leading to irritation, and, on occasion, ingrown hairs. a shave gel like glee can minimize those issues if you choose to shave.

  • waxing

    ready to give up your razor for something new? give waxing a try. here’s a little breakdown to help you decide if waxing is right for you.

  • pros

    long lasting results

    when you wax, with glee wax strips, you can expect your results to last up to 28 days. imagine that, 28 days of not worrying about body hair? not too shabby at all.

    fast

    waxing is fast, glee wax strips are ready to go, so no rubbing needed, waxing only takes as long as it takes you to put the wax on, and pull it off again.

    which brings us to...

  • cons

    can hurt

    we’re not telling you anything you don’t already know, but when you pull out your hair, it can sting for a minute. luckily, glee wax strips come with a dry touch finishing wipe that soothes your skin and can have you on your way before you know it.

ready to make your decision?

reach out to us on facebook or instagram and let us know what you picked.

catch you later.

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