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Depilation

02 Aug 2018
αποτρίχωση, κερί, επιδερμίδα, ομορφιά, wax, depilation, skincare

Hair and hair growth

Hair is essentially keratin formations that grow from the sebaceous glands on the skin. Their primary purpose is to protect us from being cold. Each hair comprises of the stem, the part located outside the skin, the root which is inside the skin and the bulb, the thickened end of the root. Each hair goes through a cycle consisting of three stages. First stage – Anagen (growing) stage. This is the stage in which the hair is born inside the follicle from […]

02 Aug 2018
αποτρίχωση, κερί, επιδερμίδα, ομορφιά, wax, depilation, skincare

Cosmetic hair removal

Hot wax or cold wax? Depilatory creams, strips or Roll-On? Shaving, sponges or tweezers? Laser or Electrolysis? There are so many options and different methods of hair removal, and is normal to have questions. Carnaby is here to help you get the answers you are looking for. Do you know the benefits of cosmetic epilation? Do you think that the only easy way to get rid of unwanted hair is shaving? Did you know that shaving only lasts 1-2 days, makes your skin dry? It also stiffens […]

01 Aug 2018

The history of depilation

Archaeologists have found evidence of depilation tools being used since 4000 B.C. Excavations have proved that men used to shave their faces using sharpened stones or shells to remove unwanted hair even 2000 years ago. Sumerians used tweezers to remove hair and ancient Arabs used threads, a process we call “threading”. Some women wrapped cotton threads around their fingers and quickly passed them over their leg hair in order to surround the hair and pluck them. EGYPT The Egyptians, including […]