SPONSORED CONTENTIs the idea of getting hair laser treatment a daunting or embarrassing prospect for you? If it is, then you're not alone.Hundreds of women and men across Kent may very well have walked towards an aesthetic clinic on the high street only to do an about-face and make a dash at the last second.One leading aesthetician in Kent says she understands those who may feel ashamed about getting help but adds that wanting to remove unwanted hair is not an uncommon thing.And getting hair laser treatment (to permanently remove hairs) still remains the ideal solution for those people who are tired of shaving, tweezing, and waxing.“It is perfectly normal to have a client come in for a laser hair removal consultation feeling nervous and a little embarrassed,” commented Kayla Elaine Hughes - who owns Clear Skin Aesthetics in Maidstone.“Some of my clients feel different areas of laser hair removal can be more embarrassing than others and that is completely … [Read more...] about Embarrassing body hair? There is a solution
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FOR more than a decade, Jessica Moore desperately tried to hide what she saw as a shameful secret. The 36-year-old is left with a beard, if she doesn't take special care to shave regularly. Jessica's facial hair is the result of a common condition that plagues around one in five women, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). But in December 2017, Jessica decided enough was enough after nicking her skin while shaving in the car before an important meeting at work. Determined to embrace her facial hair and raise awareness of the condition, she ditched her razor for good. "I'd gone to the store to buy an emergency razor, as I'd forgotten an important appointment," said the massage therapist from Newburg, Pennsylvania, USA. "I was shaving in my car in the parking lot and cut my skin. It really hurt, and in that moment, I thought to myself, ‘Why do I keep doing this?'" After that, Jessica decided to just let her beard grow - supported by husband Francis, 37, who decided to ditch his razor … [Read more...] about Bearded woman ditches the razor to embrace her facial hair after a decade of shaving in secret
PUBIC hair removal is apparently declining in popularity. Here's why the full bush may be making a comeback. By Sophie Roberts / Published 1st August 2018 GETTY WAX AXE: Apparently, many women aren't fussed about hair removal in 2018 Many women put themselves through gruelling beauty regimes every month.Intimate waxing is one of the most painful rituals out-there, but many withstand the treatments to achieve super-smooth skin.So is a hairless crotch actually preferable to an 80s bush? Wacky fashion trend: Kaimin unleashes the Vagina Wig on to the runway Did you ever imagine fashion would get that extreme? 1 / 9 Apparently, ladies should start ditching the razor in favour of a more natural look.A recent Vogue article claims that letting it grow is “the new Brazilian”.Holistic ob-gyn Dr. Eden Fromberg told the magazine: "Women are becoming increasingly aware that our bodies are a lot more than the visual or sexual playthings that past cultural norms … [Read more...] about This is the biggest pubic hair trend of 2018 – it may surprise you
Earlier this month, the Coroner for the case said he was satisfied that that the cause of the death of 17-year-old Luke O'Brien-May from Kilmallock, Co Limerick, was linked to the ingestion of the steroid, Stanozolol. We can never be sure why Luke O'Brien-May decided to take the steroid. But there are growing concerns that, encouraged by the toned, muscular male physiques displayed in hit reality TV shows like Love Island, more and more young men are turning to steroids - not to improve their sporting prowess, but to develop the "ideal" masculine physique as touted by images across social media and TV. "The use of steroids is growing significantly in this country," warns anti-doping chief Dr Una May, Director of Participation and Ethics at Sport Ireland. She points to figures released by the Health Products Regulatory Authority, which show it "was recording very significant increases in the number of seizures of steroids" over the past five to 10- years - a sign, she warned, of … [Read more...] about The rise of steroid use: Irish men are feeling pressure to get a ripped Love Island body
Supermodel Gigi Hadid revealed that she suffers from Hashimoto's disease, also known as chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, when speaking about her weight loss. Here's everything you need to know about the condition that affects 14 million people in the US alone... What is Hashimoto's disease? Hashimoto's disease is the most common form of thyroiditis (inflammation of the thyroid gland). The thyroid gland makes hormones which control metabolism, and with Hashimoto's, cvaus Women are 7 times more likely to have Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and while it's more likely to affect middle-aged women, if can affect people of any age. The main cause of Hashimoto's is genetics, but other causes can include excessive iodine and radiation exposure. What are the symptoms? Symptoms of Hashimoto's might take years to develop, but the first sign is usually an enlarged goiter, making the front of the neck look swollen or making swallowing difficult. Other symptoms of the disease … [Read more...] about What is Hashimoto’s disease, what the symptoms of Gigi Hadid’s condition and what does it do to your body?