Actress and comedian, Mo’nique scored a big win as supporting actress for her role in the movie Precious at this year’s Golden Globes. Everyone raved about how elegant and gorgeous she looked, yet the talk of town has been her hairy legs. It’s no secret Mo’nique is against shaving, but showing up unshaven, to a prestigious and glamorous event like the Golden Globes, has had the beauty and fashion world going crazy.
Websites and blogs have been debating and discussing the topic of women with hairy legs, even a local spa has got in on the fiasco, D’Brows in D.C. is offering a “Mo’Nique Special” $9 off every body waxing service
Hair removal can be a pain and even costly, so before you go on your anti-shaving binge here is a list of inexpensive hair removal products that you can try at home:
No!no! – no!no! $175
It removes hair without pain and irritation, and if used consistently over time, reduces hair re-growth
Aveeno Ultra Calming Shave $4.15
Aveeno’s Ultra Calming Shave Gel reduces and eliminates redness and irritation, leaving your skin smooth.
Gillette Venus Embrace $12.99
Gillette’s Venus razor has five blades, a ribbon of moisture to prevent nicks, and a spring-loaded head for ease of use.
Nair Pretty Soft Cream $5.69
If you don’t like the smell of Nair, try their Pretty Soft cream , a pleasantly scented alternative that works on legs and bikini area.
Veet In-Shower Cream $8.79
Veet’s In-Shower cream works well on thick hair and only takes six minutes or less. Use it for the legs, arms, underarms, and bikini line.
Nair Shower Power $7.99
Put on Nair before you get in the shower, wash as you normally do (it’ll stay on), then use the exfoliating sponge to remove the cream and hair after about 10 minutes.
Pull and Pluck
Salon Divine Body Wax Kit $13.99
If you have a lot of area to cover, a better choice is the Salon Divine Body Wax kit . This microwavable wax doesn’t need a cloth strip—just smooth it on, let it cool off, and pull.
Braun Silk-epil Soft Perfection $44
The Braun Silk-epil Xpressive for body also has interchangeable heads that epilate, massage, shave, and trim.
Bliss Poetic Waxing Kit $45
The Bliss Poetic Waxing Kit is an easy-to-use kit with thick wax that doesn’t require strips and works very well on sensitive skin.