Product Type: Veet Hair Removal
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Smelly but gets the job done !!
Veet In-Shower Hair Removal Cream
Member Name: jazzypinkpuppet
Veet In-Shower Hair Removal Cream
Advantages: Quick and easy to use. Effective
Disadvantages: Smelly and sponge a bit useless
I was mooching around the 99p shop when I cam e across this Veet in shower hair remover cream. I had never heard or seen of this before so thought I would give it a go, here is how I got on .......
The packaging - It came as a blister pack with a 150 ml tube of cream and a small oval sponge, one side is soft and the other is slightly rougher, this is supposed to help remove the hairs more easily and exfoliate the skin at the same time. I liked the way there was no excess packaging, such as boxes and plastic wrapping.
What does it do ? - The Veet in shower cream is marketed as a time saving hair remover, it is made with a special water proof ingredient so after applying the cream, you can shower as normal instead of waiting in the bathroom reading bottles of shampoo to make the time go faster.
How to use it - You apply the cream using the soft smooth side of the sponge, it is a thicker than usual cream and I found one stroke gave enough coverage.
Then you can shower if you wish or just wait for the cream to work it's magic.
After three minutes you use the rough side of the sponge to remove the cream along with your unwanted hair.
Actual experience of using - Well I found the cream lovely and thick, which meant it was easy to apply and didn't run and drip everywhere. The smell was quite strong, I would say it was stronger than other Veet products I have used in the past and not particularly pleasant, however masked with the smell of my shower gel and shampoo, it was bearable.
Now the removal, after three minutes I tried a little patch and my poor hairs were gripping on for dear life, they were not leaving without a fight, so I waited another two minutes and tried again, this time the veet was too strong for the little mites and they simply wiped away with the cream. I found it is only possible to wipe a small section before needing to wash the sponge off, this is where the thickness of the cream is a bit of a disadvantage as it is stuck to the sponge and it takes a bit of effort to remove it.
By the time I had finished both legs the sponge was in shreds and needed to be thrown away yet I still had more than half a tube left. I have used it with my own sponge though, so this is not a major problem.
The cream worked very well, there were a couple of strays that needed plucking at the end but overall, my legs were hair free and silky smooth.
The hairs stayed away for about three days, which I thought was fabulous.
Would I recommend - Yes, since my first purchase I have bought this quite regularly, especially if it's 99p. It is quick and easy to use and gives great results. Downside is that it is quite smelly and ruins the sponge after one go.
Where can I buy it - You can buy it from most supermarkets and health & beauty shops like boots. The average price is about £5.00. A 150ml tube usually lasts me six full legs. You can y a sesitive version too if you want to try it but have delicate skin.
Summary: A great hair remover that is perfect for busy girls on the go
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