It’s not all glamour…

Posted by Lipglossiping On July - 6 - 2010

Soooooooooo The Boots Smooth Skin by iPulse IPL System…

Armpit or Leg…

Arm. Pit. or. Leg.

I tossed a coin.  You get to see my hairy legs.  Or, leg even.  Just below the knee… to the right of the 2nd thread vein from the left.

I dunno why I watermarked it, it’s not like I wanna claim it as mine.

Random Internet User:  “Hey, lady… is this your photo of your pasty white leg with dry skin and multiple hairs protruding from one follicle (you freak)”.

Me: “Um, nope… no, doesn’t look like one of mine”.

Random Internet User:  “But it says here… Lipglossiping.com”

Me: “…”

On the positive side… we’re kinda meant to have hairy legs.  I feel normal posting this in comparison to the hairy chin pics.

Until I can put the The Boots Smooth Skin to work on maintaining my facial in-clinic laser hair removal, I thought I’d best put it to good use on some other hirsute part of my anatomy.  Stop making gagging noises and be bloody grateful you were spared the bikini line bitches.

So this is the benchmark, here we are. Day One.  Well, not day one… this photo shows about 4 days worth of growth actually.  I’ve done my test patch and I’m good to go…. raring even.

I’m a little bit sad that I can’t fake tan my legs whilst I’m zapping but in the grand scheme of things, I’d rather be white than hairy.

Wish me luck, I’m going in!


10 Responses to “It’s not all glamour…”

  1. Julia Arenas says:

    It looks like a cool gadget :) And yes, there is a reason why no one is completely hairless…unless for some specific reason…

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  2. Julia Arenas says:

    uh its 11pm over here…my comment didn’t make sense hahaha sorry…my eyes are drooping…

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  3. mine is (very slowly) working on the old bikini line, I only did it there since the whole ‘no fake tanning’ thing on my legs or underarms wasn’t happening, I’d rather be tan and hairy :P x

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  4. Is it weird that I *LOVE* the hairy leg picture. Well not love like actually love (now I sound like some weird perv!) but I love that you’re truly showing us the gory details. A picture like this is worth a thousand words and will be more likely to truly show whether the product will be effective in the longrun. Good luck with the trial and I hope it works for you!

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  5. Rebecca says:

    I have the multiple hair thing…I feel less weird now! Can’t wait to see the results.

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  6. Jasmine says:

    good luck girl!!!! I have LOADS of hair myself and I can’t wait to see you beat them follicles. :D

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  7. liloo says:

    “Random Internet User: “But it says here… Lipglossiping.com”” >>>>. hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
    hahahahahahahahahahaahahahahahahahah
    I cant stop laughing at that. so funny ^_^

    we’re kinda meant to have hairy legs = yes, yes and yes.
    do you know what? i dont even shave, do my nails and all that for men you know. nah uh. i do it for women. cos women will be looking at it. and i get more stress about looking presentable / good around women than around men (other than gay men, hairdressers and any kind of men in the beauty industry). why is that?

    slowly digressing here. where was i?
    yes, i cant wait to hear about the result. :) xx

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  8. Ann says:

    Yay, I’m excited to see how it works. Also, do you know what nail polish you’re wearing in those photos? I like the color :)

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  9. Lillian says:

    Ha ha you’re so funny! And not a freak, my legs have many hairs coming out of the same follicle :P

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  10. Evamar says:

    Hi, I’m very happy to find a real blog with real pics!!! I’m very curious about iPulse and others for large areas.

    I use TRIA (5 settings model) for my face -yes, I know I shouldn’t, but I do!- underarms and bikini, but it’s very slow and I have a life to live, so won’t use if for my legs.

    I also have a blog with photos and am counting the hairs one by one in order to be able to compare after each session. Only thing, it’s in Spanish, but the photos don’t lie, so you can see the results…. or lack of results, it’s only my 3rd session, so I cannot give a final opinion yet.

    http://delipacionencasita-tria.blogspot.com

    So, if you would like to check on the new Tria, you are more than welcome to my blog… I’ll be definitely checking how the iPulse works here!

    Thanks a lot for sharing the info with photos… and don’t worry, we ALL have hairs where we would prefer not to… mostly everywhere!!!!

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