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Doctor insights on: Veet Wax Strips

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Do veet wax strips cause skin darkening?

Do veet wax strips cause skin darkening?

Hyperpigmentation: Waxing of any sort can cause inflammation, which in turn can cause hyper pigmentation, especially in darker skin types. Laser hair removal is a better option, you get less ingrown hairs, less chronic inflammation. Hyper pigmentation can be treated with a combination of steroids and bleaching creams. ...Read more

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I am removing my facial hair with veet wax strips but after 3 turns I am feeling my facial hair are getting thicker, may I stop using it??

I am removing my facial hair with veet wax strips but after 3 turns I am feeling my facial hair are getting thicker, may I stop using it??

Of course!: Have never seen a hair removal product that one could not stop using... otherwise, a person would be stuck using it forever. So, yes, a person can stop using whatever facial hair removal product he or she is using. ...Read more

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I waxed my vagina using veet wax strips and burnt it so bad the whole area is red and so painful I can barely keep my knickers on or even sit. Please?

I waxed my vagina using veet wax strips and burnt it so bad the whole area is red and so painful I can barely keep my knickers on or even sit. Please?

"Hot" wax treatment: I am very sorry that your wax treatment has turned "hot" and feels like the candle flame instead. Medically, the skin of the vulva, hair follicles, and perineum have been "injured" as the hair was removed. Your first step is to see a GYN MD before a possible secondary infection sets in. In the interim, the pain can be addressed by sitting in a hot bath and using ibuprofen temporarily. ...Read more

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Can you tell me for underarm wax removal, is veet or nairs better in terms of the hair removal and regrowth time?

Can you tell me for underarm wax removal, is veet or nairs better in terms of the hair removal and regrowth time?

Laser hair removal: Laser hair removal for permanent hair reduction without the use of chemicals or electrolysis is recommended to most of my patients. We have found the Gentle ProMax the most comfortable and efficacious device. ...Read more