I Got Laser Hair Removal All Over, Here's Why It's Worth It
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Ladies, Even If It Leaves Your Bank Account Bare, Full-Body Laser Hair Removal Is 100 Percent Worth It

Hair that once took a week to grow back now takes months.

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Ladies, Even If It Leaves Your Bank Account Bare, Full-Body Laser Hair Removal Is 100 Percent Worth It

I always get comments about my hairless arms and legs, but, I'll let you in on a little secret: I wasn't born with it.

Everyone seems to have an opinion on body hair. You either hate your body hair, don't care, or just want to show it all off. I'm the girl who can't stand hair. Let me be clear, I'm not a fan of my own hair.

I 100% respect those who love themselves au natural: hair and all.

Even so, I'm a hairy girlie. I was born with a full head of dark brown hair all over. Apparently, my dad's reaction was priceless. He was drooling over my baby cuteness, big cheeks and all, but was terrified that I looked like a monkey at the same time. My entire body was covered with hair. Yeah, yeah, it was just baby hair, so it all fell off, but, still, I'm a hairy one.

Once middle school hit, I became paranoid about my hairy legs, arms, bikini, ass, upper lip, eyebrows, just all of it. I hated every peach fuzz and was jealous of all the blonde beauties with almost invisible body hair.

Can you argue that my body hair insecurity is at the hands of society's judgments? Duh! But, once I got lasered, I never looked back.

I've tried so many different types of hair removal treatments: shaving, Nair, waxing, electrolysis.

My mom and I spent hours prepping wax and ripping stubborn hairs out of my skin. I would cry from the pain and it broke her to see me in such agony. When I would have professionals spread my legs, I swallowed the pain and tears, but I couldn't see an end to it.

I was determined to get rid of my hair. I didn't want it. My parents never forced me to remove my body hair, and I was never actually bullied because of it. It was simply itchy, annoying, and a pain. When I found out I could get rid of my body hair forever, it was a dream come true.

I was young when I had my first laser session. It was far less painful than waxing, and seeing my hair shriveled, burned, and dead afterward was super satisfying, in a slightly psychotic way.

Since I started early, my hormones kept on raging. I had to go back quite a few times, but each time, my hair became thinner and my skin became smoother. Hair that once took a week to grow back now takes months.

Today, I'm a naked mole rat with silky smooth legs.

Imagine feeling post-shaven legs every day? No more bathrooms filled with the disgusting fumes of whatever shit is in Nair. No more last-minute shaves with your leg up on the sink. And no more Brazilian waxes.

Start filling up your piggy bank, because laser hair removal is definitely worth the investment!

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