What are the advantages of using depilatories?

Using a depilatory to remove unwanted hair can be affordable and easy. You simply spread the depilatory, which will typically be a cream, gel or lotion - over the area of unwanted hair, wait a few minutes (waiting time will vary by product, so follow the directions on the label) and then wash away. The overall process is supposed to be painless and there are many application styles. And, since the hair is dissolved at the root, your legs should be hair- and stubble-free longer than if you'd shaved them.

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