Body Hair Removal Through the Ages


Although body hair serves a purpose by regulating body temperature, people have been removing it for centuries. In fact, this practice can be traced back to Ancient Egyptians ripping it off with beeswax!


Later on in the 15th Century, hairlessness was a sign of class, with artists painting nude women and goddesses without body hair. Then in the early 1900s the first razor marketed to women appeared at the same time as sleeveless dresses became the rage. Not that razors hadn’t been around before then, as copper razors had been used since around 3000 BC in Egypt and India.

People may choose to remove their body hair for cultural, aesthetic, hygienic, medical or religious reasons. At one time, hair on the head was removed so people could wear wigs instead, since they were seen as fashionable and easier to maintain!


Aren’t you glad that today there is an easier way? Various forms of electrolysis started appearing at the end of the 1800s and early 1900s. Today, electrolysis has proven it can stand the test of time and offer permanent body hair removal for both men and women. Treatments can be used anywhere on the body (other than deeper inside the nose and ears which your electrologist can’t see into or access properly).

Book your appointment today to see the results for yourself!

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