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The most effective tools for removing unsightly body hair at home

The private-areas shaver

Private Body Shaver £29.99 by MAN GROOMER; mankind.co.uk

The at-home laser treatment

i-LIGHT £199.99 by REMINGTON; remington-ilight.com

The smart gadget

no!no! 8800 £193.50 by NO!NO!; my-no-no.com also available from Selfridges and Harrods

The shave primer

The 3D Shave System £14.95 for 100ml by GENTRY GROOMING CO;; gentrygrooming.com

The hair-removal gel

Hair Removal Gel Cream £7.14 for 200ml by VEET FOR MEN; boots.com

The access-all-areas body-hair groomer

Li+ Grooming Kit £42.99 by WAHL; wahl.com

The dual-purpose razor

Quattro Titanium Body Razor £10.29 by WILKINSON SWORD; wilkinsonsword.co.uk

The back hair razor

Do-It-Yourself Electric Back Hair Remover £29.90 by MAN GROOMER; mankind.co.uk


For a more thorough job, splash out at these London spas

The Salon Waxing Treatment

Overground Waxing at Nickel Spa, 27 Short’s Gardens, WC2; nickelspalondon.co.uk

This haven of self-indulgence offers one of Britain’s most extensive and tailored ‘men only’ waxing treatment menus. Hair re-growth is slower and finer than shaving and results last from four to six weeks.

The Salon Laser Treatment

Soprano Laser Hair Removal at The Refinery, 60 Brook St, W1; the-refinery.com

With the most effective long-term results, the state-of-the-art Soprano laser hair removal system at this Mayfair spa is hassle and pain-free, with clients seeing a total turnaround in only four to six visits.


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