From at-home waxing to permanent solutions like electrolysis, there is a way to be fuzz-free on any budget, hair type, and schedule. Here's four ways to be beach (or beer garden) ready in next to no time.
Editor of COSMETIC
My name is Laura Casewell and Iâm a writer/journalist based in Birmingham, UK. I currently work as a health writer, and am the editor of COSMETIC - your one-stop guide to beauty, aesthetic treatments, skin health & well-being. As well as editing and writing for the guide, I also act as an industry expert, and have been featured on various lifestyle websites discussing all things cosmetic.
Do you suffer with stubborn unwanted pockets of fat? You're not alone, and it was recently reported over 60% of UK women would like to see the back of specific lumps and bumps.
17/10/2014 11:57 BST
For years I've been bogged down with the fact that I can't tan despite having dark hair and green eyes. It's not for lack of trying - quite the opposite actually - but I just don't. In fact, I'm one of those unfortunate people that finds their skin turning various shades of red, purple or white, but never, ever brown.
02/09/2014 15:36 BST
Having descended on Paris with the rest of the Kardashian/Jenner clan (I've lost count of them all now..) in the last few days, it seems the celebrity wedding of the year is set to get everyone talking, but how has Kimmy K been preparing for her big day?
23/05/2014 10:46 BST
The biggest debate which continues to rumble on is whether cosmetic surgery offers better results to non-surgical treatments. But is it actually more likely that a mixture of the two is often the key to patients getting the best results?
01/04/2014 14:04 BST
Heading back to work is depressing enough for most, without the worry of your clothes pinching at your waist or your tired skin making you look washed-out- so what can you do? As editor of The Cosmetic Surgery Guide, I'm lucky enough to get an insight into all of the revolutionary treatments on the market. Let me share my top 3 youth-boosting tips.
07/01/2014 13:13 GMT
Vaginal surgery is one of the fastest increasing areas of cosmetic surgery in Britain. According to a recent survey by The Cosmetic Surgery Guide, intimate procedures such as labiaplasty and vaginal rejuvenation are becoming more and more popular.
19/11/2013 14:13 GMT
The new trend, dubbed 'Moobember' has taken the UK by storm in recent years, with men of all ages seeking cosmetic treatment to rid themselves of their 'moobs or 'moobies'' in time for the Christmas.
01/11/2013 12:34 GMT
Dermal fillers are becoming a hugely popular treatment here in the UK for those looking to fill lines and wrinkles. However, what worries me is the misleading and often incorrect information many people are given about dermal fillers.
30/09/2013 12:52 BST
As the Department of Health labelled dermal fillers a 'crisis waiting to happen' and the Bruce Keogh review suggested a lack of expertise by some administering injectable treatments means patients having non-surgical procedures may be exposed to 'unreasonable risks', how can you protect yourself?
26/09/2013 10:55 BST
The original silicone myth was that 'deadly substances' could enter your bloodstream if your breast implants ruptured. It's important to note this is not the case with the majority of well-made, modern implants.
25/09/2013 10:56 BST
There are several different types of hair loss, from the commonor-garden 'male pattern baldness' - real name 'androgenic alopecia' - to the rarer 'alopecia areata', where clumps of hair fall out. For the latter problem, hair does usually grow back eventually, but male pattern baldness tends to be degenerative - i.e. it will keep on going.
24/09/2013 11:44 BST
There's no denying that the rich and famous have got all sorts of things us regular folk would like. The money, flashy cars and big houses, to name a few, are obviously very appealing, but it seems we're also keen to get our hands on their perfectly formed features too.
12/09/2013 13:09 BST
For those of you that haven't seen the snap, the Girls Aloud star has showcased a new tattoo- and it's big. No, not big. Massive. The inking, a mass of red and black roses, covers her entire backside as well as her lower back and is startling to say the least.
28/08/2013 17:12 BST
In my mind it's simple; cosmetic surgery isn't to be taken lightly, and giving it away as a prize or reward is frankly just irresponsible. I can't even begin to express my horror after reading about an American ophthalmologist who was in the news this week for offering cosmetic procedures to anyone who can set him up with his 'dream woman'.
15/08/2013 12:17 BST
Websites such as Wowcher and Groupon offer heavily discounted treatments in return for signing up to their newsletters. Every day members receive enticing offers ranging from half price holidays to laser hair removal. From the outside these beauty deals may seem like a great way to look better on a budget; but at what cost?
07/08/2013 13:40 BST
Yesterday 45-year-old pop star Kylie Minogue shared a photo on her Instagram page of herself wearing a (tiny) leopard print swimming costume. Standing with her back to the camera, her body looks fantastic, and despite not being as flawless as it may have been in her 20s, she looks toned and slim.
26/07/2013 10:41 BST
The main difference between men and women is arguably just fear. Most women admit they are scared of looking older, and some will do almost anything in their power to keep the classic signs of ageing at bay. That's not to say there aren't examples of older females who look and feel fabulous as they age.
17/07/2013 12:33 BST
They say true love lasts forever; but can this be said for Britain's love affair with Botox? Botox and fillers have undoubtedly cemented themselves as a cosmetic phenomenon in the last decade, as the injectable treatments offered patients a younger-looking face without the pain, and hefty price tag, associated with invasive surgery like facelifts.
15/07/2013 14:16 BST
Is it not arguably the responsibility of public figures to make sure they're honest about their appearance? Do followers of pop stars and actors not deserve to know the looks they're 'so jeal of' (I was 16 once too you know) have come from the help of a gifted doctor, surgeon, nurse, or dentist?
11/07/2013 17:34 BST
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