Hair removal creams or depilatories are usually available in a cream form but they can also come as gels, lotions, sprays or roll-ons. For those with sensitive skin it may be best to choose a depilatory cream that contains moisturizers which will help soothe the skin and help prevent irritation.
For removing facial hair, make sure you use a depilatory cream specially formulated for the face as hair removal creams for the body contain a higher concentration of chemicals and is likely to cause irritation.
Best Depilatory Creams For The Face
Surgi Cream Facial Hair Removal Cream Extra Gentle
Specifically formulated for those with sensitive skin it contains aloe vera, cucumber and maple honey to soothe and moisturize and has a mild fresh scent. It works quickly in as little as 4 minutes to remove facial hair and it’s effective and extremely gentle on the delicate skin of your face.
Sally Hansen Crème Hair Remover Duo Kit For Face
The Sally Hansen Crème Hair Remover quickly and effectively removes hair from the upper lip, chin and cheeks and is formulated with vitamin E to soften and smooth the skin as well as willow herb and pumpkin seed extracts to help reduce the appearance of hair regrowth. The kit comes with a moisturizing lotion to calm and soothe the skin afterwards.
GiGi Hair Removal Cream For The Face With Calming Balm
One of the most affordable facial hair removal creams on the market, it is formulated with cooling cucumber and aloe vera, has minimal smell and is specifically designed to remove hair gently and effortlessly from the face. It comes with a post-treatment calming balm which also contains cucumber and aloe vera to moisturize and help restore the normal ph balance of the skin.
Best Depilatory Creams For The Body
Veet Fast Acting Gel Cream Hair Remover
One of the most popular depilatory creams amongst women around the world, Veet Fast-Acting Gel Cream contains essential oils and gently removes hair from the legs, knees, ankles, arms, underarms and bikini line leaving the skin smooth and moisturized. It has a delicate rose fragrance and works quickly in around 3 minutes dissolving hair close to the root and hair takes up to twice as long to grow back when compared to shaving. It is ideal for normal to dry skin and there is also a sensitive formula available which contains aloe vera and vitamin E perfect for soothing irritated skin.
Nair Cocoa Butter Hair Remover Lotion
A fast and effective depilatory lotion for the body that works in as little as 3 minutes and contains cocoa butter and vitamin E which leaves skin smooth, radiant and nourished. It works brilliantly for thick and coarse hairs as well as fine hairs whilst still being gentle on the skin and it has a pleasant fresh scent.
Sally Hansen Simply Smooth Hair Remover
This hair removal cream is great for all hair and skin types and can even be used in the shower due to it’s advanced formula. It leaves skin silky smooth and hydrated for up to 6 days and is practically odour free. It’s great value and is one of the cheapest hair removal creams for the body currently available.