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      29.02.2004 20:24
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      I have just found the canister of this product whilst clearing out my bathroom cupboard and feel compelled to let you all know what a complete waste of money it was. I actually purchased it some time ago but quite why I actually kept the remainder I have no idea as it is useless. Let me explain. I remember buying this after seeing the advert on TV. It looked so easy to use and appeared to leave legs soft and smooth; they also claimed it would leave legs hair-free for a lot longer than shaving. I was quite fed up of shaving so decided it was time to try something that would leave me smoother for longer. Immac was the way forward. Or so I thought? I chose to buy the Moisturising one with aloe vera and vitamin E which comes in a white can with a turquoise lid. The other option is the Citrus Fresh one with vitamin C which is in a white can with an orange lid. I brought a 200ml can, I can?t quite remember how much it was but I think it was about £5 or £4.50 from Boots, anyway quite expensive compared to shaving. I had let my leg hair grow for a few days before buying the product so I was fully prepared to use it when I got home. I read the instructions carefully as I had only ever used hair removal creams on my armpits before and I?d never used an aerosol. The instructions are very clear and leave no doubt how to use it, which left me feeling very reassured however I can distinctly recall that what happened next was not a pretty sight. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ---------------------------- >>>Attempt 1<<< I decided that as I had not used this before it was best to do one leg at a time. I followed the instructions being careful not to spray the can too close to my leg and then sat d own being fully prepared to wait the required 8 minutes with the prospect of gorgeously silky legs in mind. I then realised that
      the product was fizzing. This is the only way I can describe it really and as I looked at my leg I saw that the mousse appeared to be ?melting? on parts of my leg. It no longer looked at all mousse like below my knee and began to turn to liquid. I was surprised at this as there was no mention of this happening on the can. I grabbed the aerosol and sprayed more on the affected area thinking I must simply not have applied enough in the first place. I started to time the 8 minutes again. This time it didn?t melt as before but where I had re-applied the force of the spray had blasted away some of the mousse. I patched it up a bit with my finger as best I could and waited patiently. After 8 minutes I tested a little patch with the sponge provided but none of the hair was coming away. I left it on for 2 minutes more as the maximum stated on the can was 10 minutes. In fact the original application must have been on for about 12 minutes so I decided to wash it all off with the sponge and warm water. I was a little disappointed when I saw that NONE of the hair actually appeared to have been removed. However I put this down to the rather disastrous application and didn?t feel disheartened yet. I thought now that I had got the hang of it I would move on to leg 2 and apply more this time then go back to the first leg the next day if it worked. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ---------------------------- >>>Attempt 2<<< Onto leg 2 I went spraying as before but this time trying to apply more. Try as I may it simply wasn?t meant to happen. Every time I sprayed more the force just blaste d off the mousse that was already on there, spraying the damn stuff onto my shower curtain. Cursing the fact that I had bothered to try it I thought I may as well at least wait for the full time to see if it would work. By this time I was sceptical and with good reason.
      Unsurprisingly after waiting for the full length of time then removing the mousse it had had little effect on my leg. I think the second time it might have actually removed a bit of the hair but the vast majority remained. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ---------------------------- So there you have it, what I see has hardcore evidence that this product simply does not work. In the end I resorted to my trusty razor to remove the hairs. Since then I have tried Boots Waxing Strips which were equally as disastrous so for the time being I will be sticking to shaving. That is until I pluck up the courage to go to a professional waxing salon. Overall a complete waste of money. It smells foul, doesn?t work, wastes time and money and leaves a nasty smell lingering in the bathroom for some time afterwards. Oh and not forgetting the lovely white dotty pattern it left on the shower curtain- I?m just glad it wasn?t new. I?m not sure if they have finally got around to renaming this stuff Veet yet but it makes no difference either way. They are going to have to do a lot more than just changing the name to make it work. As I throw the can away now I notice that in my two failed attempts I managed to use nearly all of it up too, so even if it had worked it would hardly have been value for money. Good riddance Immac or Veet or whatever you are called, you will certainly never be gracing my bathroom again!

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        03.07.2003 03:53
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        I decided one day to try using Immac Hair Removing Cream, it has proved to be the one for me which does the best job of them all! This is very quick to do. All you have to do is to apply the cream on your body where you desire to be hair free. Next u must wait (not sure of the exact time). Once the time is up you must take it off using a plastic scraper...it is shaped like a razor and does wonders. The next thing that must be done is to wash the excess off. Simple as that! Your legs are left silky and smooth and feel gorgeous. It is definetely my favourite brand to use. However I am not that satissfied with the Hair Removing Mousse. I decided to try it out the other day and the first time I put it on I immediately got worried. I was spraying it evenly onto my legs when i felt a burning sensation! This mightn't happen to everyone but i find it does to me. I was timing myself the 8 minutes required and to be honest, I couldn't wait to take it off. Finally the time was up and I quickly exfoliated my legs with the sponge that comes with it only to find not all the hairs were removed. When finished washing it all off i noticed my legs were whiter than usual, this may sound unusual but it is actually true. By now i was worried because you could see the proper colour on the rest of my skin and when you look down my legs it was sparkling white! The worse thing was that i was going on holidays the next day and thought i'd have to cover up my legs the whole holiday. Luckily enough the morning after, my skin had returned to it's normal colour...thankfully! I do recommend the Immac range or as it is now called in Ireland The Veet Range. I will be using the veet cream in the future as I found it the best of the two. Thank you for taking the time to read my thoughts on this product and I hope I have helped you in choosing your product.

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          17.05.2003 18:40
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          I can never normally be bothered with the usual routine of shaving have could be, so anything that would shorten the time of this time-consuming task I would be very happy with, and waxing will never be an opinion far, far too painful. So after seeing the Immac advert on T.V., I decided to try the hair removal mousse from Immac (now know as Veet), to save time from the usual hassle of shaving. I bought this at a price of £3.99 this was on offer yes I know very dear considering it was on offer but it was better than paying the full price of £4.99 which is what my local chemist where selling it has which is where I obviously bought it. I thought this was a too dear considering the can wasn’t particularly big, but I paid it none the less just to try it. Right, so I thought I would try this next time I was in the bath, so there I was reading the instruction, and it said to do a check on a small bit of your legs to check if you are allergic to it or not so I did and I got a bit of a tingling sensation but other than that nothing happened, so off I went and sprayed most of the leg I was doing. There I was leg resting on the side with white foam all over it and watching the clock as I was sitting there making sure not to go over the supposed limited of 8 minutes. Those eight minutes went so long due to the very painful burning sensation I was getting all over my leg. The time was up time to wash it off with the sponge provided with the product; I only washed a little bit of my leg to see if it had worked and guess what it didn’t. Back to the instructions I went where it said if the hair didn’t come off leave it a bit longer without exceeding 10 minutes, so I did. As I massaged the foam off with the sponge it felt like I was rubbing sand paper all over my leg, it was horrible, by the time I had rinsed all the mousse off it was still burning and really red and the burning became worse by the time I had put it back in the bath. OUCH! I was
          planning on using this under my arms but then I thought differently and stuck with the reliable razor (well without including cuts into that), there was no way I was going to have my underarm burning like my legs especially when the underarm is more sensitive then the legs. Also, with me this only lasted about a day and the hair started growing back, it says on the front of the can “feels smoother for longer”, my backside, actually I am not even sure it lasted that longer considering my leg was particular smooth when I had washed it off, when I use my razor it stays smoother than that did. It also says “Gentle hair removal” by no means was that gentle. By the time I had used this on both legs I found myself in pain and with an empty can. I personally think this was far too expensive for the amount that you get in the can, I use it once and that’s it, all gone! If you have even used any of the Immac products before will have noticed that distinct Immac smell that all of the products have that seem to stay in the bathroom for two days. I find this smells horrible and really knocks me sick, more so with the creams than with this, but had that horrible smell none the less. I have to admit I didn’t expect that, silly me, as I had bought the “Fresh Citrus sensation” sorry there was no smell to that affect just, the Immac smell. Yuck! I would not buy this product again especially as the price has gone up from what I had originally brought it at, not only that thought I couldn’t stand the burning sensation on my legs. Fair enough if you want to try then do so but you have been warned! ;D

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            31.10.2002 16:21
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            Well the last time I did a review on a such a product I described it as a pointless painful experience! This time well.. the first time I tried this product I though that it just stank and didnt remove anything. However I decided last night to give it another go to back up my opinion, here's how it went: First of all I sprayed the mousse onto my legs, the smell is horrible kind of like the smell you get when you have your hair done, like peroxide. Anyway, the first time I did this the mousse was dropping off or just drying but it didnt do it this time :o it actually stayed on. I paced my room for 10 min trying to take careful steps to insure the stuff didnt drop off or I didnt get it all over the carpet. I suppose realistically I should have stayed put in the bathroom but anyway... After 10 min I rinsed the mousse off whilst rubbing the sponge you get free over my legs... At first I thought nothing was happening but the ***<=== That's supposed to be shiny thing! I got out of the shower and inspected :o no hair wow! shiny and smooth and no rash or anything. I'm not sure what to make of this product, after last night it's fantastic however the first time it did nothing so maybe it's just a luck thing who knows!

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              16.10.2002 18:34
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              • "spraying mousse unevenly"

              I bought Immac hair removal spray on mousse on a whim about a month ago. Being influenced by the adverts on tv and knowing the brand name, I looked past the price, most hair removal creams I buy in sachets are a lot cheaper. Anyway, I like the idea of it being no fuss, no mess and obviously getting rid of unwanted hair. The packaging is good, they even provide a little sponge to wipe off the mousse with (something they should have thought of earlier in my opinion.) The instructions say you just spay on and leave it for 8 mins and wash off, so I sprayed it on but it was hard to get even however far you held the spray away. After 8 minutes the end result was slightly softer reasonably hairless legs. When i say reasonably hairless I mean that it didn't get all the leg evenly there were still hairs around my calf and stuff. The smell was not at all unpleasent, they say citrus fresh, I didn't really notice I was just glad it wasnt normal hair removal, paint stripper smell. This mousse didn't give great results but if you wanted something for everyday it probably would be alright, plus it does make your legs really smooth.

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                05.10.2002 06:47
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                Warning, there is far too much personal information in this opinion! Needing a hair removal product for my legs, or an urgent need for a leg wax, I found myself in Boots in Princes St, Edinburgh perusing their ?Hair Removal? counter. I eventually selected upon ?Immac (soon to be called Veet) Hair Removal Mousse, Fresh Citrus Sensation and Vitamin C. My selection was based primarily on price, given that the alternative Immac (soon to be called Veet ? Just When Exactly!!!) product I had been using was over £1 dearer. I paid £4.99 for my 200ml spray mousse can. It was only on the way home, when I remembered that I had read opinions which were none too positive about the spray on mousse product. Far too late to do anything about it, I thought, so here goes, anyway. You are advised to stand in the bath or shower to use the product. Since my upstairs bathroom is a shower only, and I was butt naked by the time I read the can, nor did I intend to spend the required eight minutes weighting time stood in a dry shower tray, I simply placed a towel underneath my feet and proceeded to spray. The foam built up gradually from quite a thin layer, and I was able to cover my legs comfortably with under ½ can of the spray. I waited the required eight minutes without moving about too much, although as I was busy, the temptation was to duck into other upstairs rooms. I found the mousse was willing to cling to my legs when stood still, but was not designed for excessive movement, and after dropping a few globules on the bathroom floor, decided it was best if I was patient, and waited the required length of time. The product comes with a small foam sponge, and after eight minutes you are advised to shower off the product, using the sponge available. I had done a small test to ensure that it had worked adequately and subsequently stepped into the shower. I have used similar products in this range before, and can confirm that you need
                to rub fairly vigorously with the sponge to remove the hair. However this particular product appeared to work better than the others, and I was left with silky smooth legs after just ten minutes. The smell is not offensive either, certainly when compared with the original versions. I will probably get another full depilation, plus one half out of my 200 ml can, and so why this is not the cheapest product around, it certainly competes well with the waxing alternatives, and has left my legs feeling as smooth as any Immac product would achieve, without quite the same mess of application! So my rating goes against the grain a little, but I have had great results so far, as long as you are vigorous with that sponge!!

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                  27.08.2002 20:01
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                  • "Can't moisturise afterwards"

                  I was really excited when I saw the TV advert for this Immac Mousse, because if it's one thing I can't stand it's shaving my legs. I did think it was a bit pricey at £4.99 but there are quite a few offers around at the moment because they want people to try it. So, the next week I went to buy it. That evening I decided to try it. The instructions were very clear and it said to spray it on and leave it on for 8 minutes but no longer than 10 minutes. I armed myself with a clock and went to the bathroom with a book and waited the long 8 minutes. The smell is definitely better than that of the old Immac cream but it is not pleasant. I felt that it must have been working if it smells bad! My legs were tingling and felt warm by the end of the 8 minutes, but I was not worried because I had done a patch test, which they suggest for you to do to make sure that you are not going to have a nasty reaction to it. I never normally do patch tests, but I did this time because I have very sensitive skin, and so after 24 hours I was fine. It comes with a sponge and when the 8 minutes is up, you rub a bit of the mousse off with the sponge and if the hair comes away then it is ready. I did this, but I could not really tell if the hair was coming away so I left it on for the whole 10 minutes. When it came to washing it off, I was a bit stuck because I do not have a shower, so I had to stand in the bath, which immediately washed the bottom half of the mousse off! I scrubbed at my legs with the sponge and lo and behold the hair was actually coming away! I was amazed because the old Immac cream had never worked for me. I was in a bit of a rush because I thought that if I spent too much time rubbing with the sponge, then the mousse would be on my legs for over 10 minutes but even if I did go just over the 10 minutes nothing adverse happened. Afterwards I inspected my legs and they felt smooth. There were a few hairs still
                  there but I just whipped those off with a razor I thought that for my first attempt I had done well. It says on the instructions that you can not put any moisturiser on afterwards (or anything else for 24 hours) and that was the worst bit because I felt they could have done with it. But I think it is better than cuts and nicks from shaving. I will definitely be trying it again and hopefully will be perfecting my technique! I might also try it on my underarms. It did not grow back too quickly and so I think I will gladly spend £4.99 on it.

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                    13.06.2002 21:20
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                    I usually shave my legs, but decided too use Immac hair removal mousse for a change. It comes in a 200ml, white and orange tin, and the orange part of the tin is bright and catch's your eye. The mousse is white in colour and quite thick. To use Immac hair removal mousse:- * Use in the bath or shower * Shake can before use * Cover the hair evenly by spraying where you want it. * Leave on for 8 minutes * Rinse off using sponge provided. I used it in the shower, and after 8 minutes I took it off, and noticed there was still some hairs there. I thought what a waste of money, and got my razor and used that instead. They put a sponge in the lid, for removing the cream, which is a good idea. Of course when I first picked it up, I could not find the sponge for at least 5 minutes. It is very easy to use but does not remove all unwanted hair. I think the normal Immac works better than the spray. I think I will stick to my razor in future though. You can use Immac removal mousse for your underarms and legs. You should not use it on broken skin. I used it only on my legs. Immac is supposed to leave you hair free and feeling smooth, but it definitely did not leave me hair free. This Immac is supposed to smell of citrus, but I do not think it did. All I could smell was the normal smell of Immac, which is not nice at all. You do get used to it after a while though. When spraying the mouuse on my legs, it was quite cold, but after a while you get used to it. If you toch the mouuse once it is on your legs, you end up with no mousse there and you then have to respray it again. My own fault though, as I should not have been touching it until it was ready to come off. The ingredients of this Immac are Aqua, Urea, Butane, Potassium, Thioglycolate, Sodium Hydroxide, Propane, Isobutane, cetearyl Alcohol, Sodium Silicate, Petrolatum, Carbomel, Butyrospermum Parkil Butt
                    er, Parfum, Hexamethyldisiloxane, paraffin, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil, Sodium Gluconate, Ceteareth-20, Butylene Glycol, Ascorbyl Glucoseamine, Citrus Medica Limonum (lemon) Fruit Water. You should do a test if you are using Immac for the first time. Try it on a small area first to make sure you do not have a reaction to Immac. I felt tingling on my legs, which means I am sensitive to it, but I can use normal Immac with no problems. You should not use this mousse on the following areas:- Spotty/broken/iratated/sunburnt skin Face Breasts Genital Area Eye Brows Do not use near direct sunlight or near open flames either, as the can is highly flammable. You will probably use this Immac 2 or 3 times on your legs before it runs out, which is not that many times at all. I bought this from Boots and it cost me £4.99, which is expensive and definitely not worth the money. You can also buy it from Superdrugs too. For more information on this product write to:- Reckitt Benckiser PO Box 118 Clevedon BS21 7ZH Or phone uk on 0845 769 7079 Or Eire on 01 661 7318 I do not recommend this to anyone as it does not work and it is expensive!!!

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                      31.05.2002 02:21
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                      As a long time shaving sufferer, with nicks that bleed and bleed, I thought this was the perfect answer. I'm too much of a coward to wax my legs. So I bought myself the Orange can, with vitamin C in it. I did a patch test under my arm to make sure. All was ok after 24 hours so went ahead and used it. Well, I put it on my fingers and then spread it under my arms, as told to on the instructions. 2 minutes later, my eyes were streaming from the burning pain. It was awful. I washed it off immediately and even washed the area with dilute lemon as suggested on the can if you have a reaction. But, I had to smother my under arms in Savlon cream over night. It was awful. The next day my underarms felt extremely tender and bruised. I still can't wear deodrant without stinging, and it is now 2 days later. All that said, I did not find the smell as offensive as the cream. I found the can extremely easy to use as you can even spray with the can upside down. Very expensive though

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                        18.05.2002 06:24
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                        Being blond I am pretty lucky, I don't have to shave much. Also because I'm a bit of a scuffbag I don't bother that often (boyfriend doesn't care, I'm not particularly stubbly) Also, being kinda lazy I feel that there's far to much effort used up by shaving, waxing & bleaching. So when I saw the advert for Immac mouse I was well up for it, off I trot down to boots to by myself a can. I don't remember how much I paid for it but on the boots website it retails at £4.99 which I think is a little steep. It comes in Aloe Vera or citrus oil variety, given that fruity creams tend to irritate my skin I choose the Aloe Vera one. So then, the moment of truth, I settle down in my T-shirt and pant ready to spray away. You can spray with the can upright or upside down, but not in-between. A bit daft, but you can't have everything. You spray from around ten centimetres away and you get a nice even coverage of your legs. You also get a nice even coverage of the floor which did not impress me one little bit. The smell is a bit soapy, not pleasant; not unpleasant it's a non-smell. The foam is quite light, like a cheep shaving mouse and tends to disappear if you so much as touch it with anything, if you bend you legs, all the foam under the knees disappears. You then leave it to stand for 8 minutes, then you wipe a bit away with the mini sponge provided in the lid of the can, if the hairs come away then you shower it away thoroughly and wipe down with a towel, if not, you can leave it a maximum of ten minutes before you wash it off. Bear in mind, you may need to give it a good rubbing with the sponge to get the hairs of, especially if you have thick stubble. So, here I was all foamed up and fizzing slightly, I try to lie back on the bed without bending my legs, to stop the foam coming of a try to read a bit of my book. After about a minute or so my legs start to feel rather hot, not a burning sensa
                        tion but more like when you've been sitting on a sunlounger too long with you legs poking out of the shady bit. After the eight minutes I give it a little wipe and because I'm blond I cant tell if its worked, but I'm bored by now so I just assume it has and potter of into the bathroom. On the way, my legs touch and bit swathes of foam come of, I also notice in the mirror that i've managed to get some on my bum (god knows how) and I worry slightly, but much. Get into the bathroom and put the shower on. I then realise that i've got to try and take my pants of without wiping all the foam off. I try, fail miserably, nearly fall over and get in the shower. I give my legs a good scouring with the sponge before getting under the water stream and then I rinse all the foam off. It seems to take ages to get the slippery, soapy feeling to go away and I found that quite annoying. After showering I wipe down the towel, like it says on the tin and I'm left with very smooth silky legs. The mouse can also be used on the armpits, so it says on the tin. I couldn't be bothered to do that (didn't fancy lying with my arms up for eight minutes) so I don't know if it works, I'm sticking to the razor on that one. I seem to have used about half the can in one application, at £4.99 a can that works out a £2.50 per defuzz. At that rate I future, unless its on special offer I doubt that ill buy it again. But for special occasions and holidays it's a handy product. The ingredients are numerous and very sciencey, I'm not going to bother listing them. If you prone to allergic reactions it's probably best to do a patch test first. I should be noted that I'm often allergic to skin products, but couldn't be bothered to do the test and my skin was fine. So, in conclusion. Pros: Effective, Effort free., Pain free Cons: Expensive, Waste of eight minutes, I n
                        early fell over, got all over my carpet

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                          13.05.2002 04:35
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                          • "Would be expensive if £4.99"

                          This product is a hair removing mousse in a can that looks, to the unsuspecting eye, like it should contain shaving cream. It has a near see through green cap with a small sponge in the top. I had never heard of this product before about 2 weeks ago. I was reading a magazine after I had had a bath. I usually use shaving to remove hair on my legs and I had done that night. I hadn't been that careful and my legs were actually quite sore. I was attracted to the advert in my magazine by the voucher for 50p off. And also that it said you didn't need to shave, which was a good point - especially as my legs were hurting at the time from shaving! Anyway, I went to Tesco and found that it was already on offer from £4.99 to £3.74, so with my voucher I got it for £3.24. Bit of a bargain I thought to myself. I got home and tried it. It'd been a few days since I'd actually cut the voucher out, and so I had leg hair again. Previously I had tried the Immac cream before, but hadn't found that it actually did anything. Anyway, this mousse is meant to be great because you just spray it on (just dont think of the CFC's) and leave it and then scrub it off with the little flimsy sponge you get free. I sprayed it on, finding it hard to start with but easier after a while and left it for 8 minutes, like it told me to. It did say wait 24 hours to test, but I wanted to try it now! It wasn't very long before it felt like my legs were burning and the mousse looked like it was slowly bubbling away. I got quite worried, so ambled into the lounge to ask advice from family, who just told me to wait til 8 minutes and then get rid. So I did. When 8 minutes had gone, I tried to gently massage the mousse off like the can said, but no hair came off. I read the packet again and it said if it doesn't come off immediately, leave for total time of ten minutes, but DO NOT LEAVE FOR A TOTAL TIME OF
                          ANY LONGER THAN 10 MINUTES. My mind was full of the possible horrible things that could happen to me if I did - My poor legs! - They could disolve - develop big bumps - fall off! I was panicing A little more now, until I found that if you pressed really hard and scrubbed that most of the hairs did actually start to come off. So I used this method MAKING SURE IT WASN'T ANY LONGER THAN 10 MINUTES and then it was over. I had very red legs from all the scrubbing with the sponge, but finally it was over. The smell of this product is not nice. It smells industrial, and it didn't go away for ages and ages. It was a horrible smell, but you have to ask your self do the ends justify the means? I used the rest of the can a couple more times over the last 2 weeks, got more used to it, and found that the grow back actually did reduce. I went and bought some more today and I think I am getting used to it, after a slightly scary first encounter. I have now found a orange capped version of this product which is meant to smell nice too. I think I'll buy this one next time. Good luck everyone, and beware!

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                            10.04.2002 02:55
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                            • "you look a wally all covered in foam"

                            I bought this product in my local supermarket - yeah, I know I'm a sucker for anything on special!!! I decided that as summer is fast approaching the de-fuzzing needs to take on a new level. I read the can and it says you spray it on, leave, scrape off with green spatula and shower off. All seems quite simple. Then comes the challenge...The spatula is shrink wrapped to the can. No easy peel strip here so I end up hacking it open with the kitchen scissors. Still I'm all ready to go as I've sent hubby and little girl out for a couple of hours. Shake can and spray on. Ooooh that's cold!!! Hang on what is that stench. Oh, yeah I remember that horrible smell from my childhood when mom defuzzed prior to holidays. The smell is way overpowering. It is sooo bad. I keep spraying hoping it will go away. OK now I have 2 white foamy legs and the smell is not going away at all. Decide not to do underarms as they are way closer to my nose than my legs and I can't stand the smell. Switch on bathroom extractor. Get cold but smell still goes on. Damn isn't time up yet??? Ahh time up. Get green spatula remove foam rinsing occassionally in sink. Hang on what is that? It looks like scum coming off. Hmm Immac seems to have removed some skin. Legs look OK must just be dry skin still not pleasant though. OK enough scraping already lets hop in the shower and look at these babies. Damn I can see hair left from here. What about the smooth legs they show on the ad? Resort to removing odd stray hairs with Bic razor. Fast forward a couple of hours: "Mom what's that nasty smell". "What smells so bad?". Yup you guessed it numerous sprays round the house of air freshner and it still stinks of chemical hair remover. Overall this product was overpriced and underperforming. Where it removed hair it did so well but the result was too patchy
                            . The smell - well don't get me started on that. Would I use this product again??? Well only to empty the canister - can't be throwing anything away now can we!!!

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                              16.06.2001 17:28

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                              Ok, so I decided after cutting myself too many times with razors and only being able to bear the complete torture of waxing once i decided to try this immac mousse that i saw on a shopping trip. I raced home and armed with the can, spatula and stopwatch set to work. From the very second i opened the can i realised that this was not a good choice.The mousse smelt disgusting and permeated the whole house!Then it was hard to apply in a relitavly even layer despite the fact i folwed instructions exactly.After a couple of minutes is began to bubble and drip.I crossed my fingers and hoped madly that this meant it was working and i would have perfect hairless legs for several days!But then....it began to tingle i looked at my watch and notice the minimum time(10mins) was up so i whisked all the revolting goo, including sevral layers of dead skin off my legs and rinsed under the shower. i was fairly disapointed with the results,it was patchy, my legs felt slimy and not moisturised as promised and the effect lasted for a short time.In addition to that my legs felt and looked sore. Oh well, back to the old razors :(

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                              15.06.2001 14:41
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                              Yep, me again, ranting about immac again, but definitely for the last time. I will never buy from immac again (Until next time). I bought this because it seemed an easy way to get rid of hairy legs. Just spray on and wait for 10-15 minutes and then wash off, even I could do this. It comes out the can like an oven cleaner, you know sort of white and almost mousse like, unfortunately it smells about the same, so sit in a well ventilated area or else you’ll feel faint. After about 30 seconds or so it almost starts to bubble on your skin, this is when I got scared. Come on then name one person who actually does the 24-hour skin test to see if they are allergic to the product. I never bother. After 10 minutes you have to use this spatula to scrape it off. I admit pretty much all the hairs on my legs came off as did the top layer of skin, leaving this browny/grey mush on the spatula. It was really disgusting. Next I jumped in the shower and washed the last bits off. My legs were a bit red, maybe I used the spatula to hard. I was fairly impressed, I guess it did do the job, but the packet didn’t say anywhere how long it would last. Considering the cost I thought that it would last at least a week, unfortunately it was effective as a close shave. After a day or so I started to get stubble. So I would recommend it for a cut free way of getting smooth legs quickly, but with only about two ‘servings’ in each can I would prefer the cheaper option of a disposable razor.

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