This is a sponsored conversation in partnership with Dove and Simply Stylist. All images and opinions are solely mine.
Underarms are one of those taboo areas that no one likes to talk about much — but they’re impossible to avoid, because they require their own special skincare product. I’m not afraid to admit that I’m the kind of gal that needs a little more odor and wetness protection than most products can provide, so I upgraded to the latest from Dove, their Advanced Care Antiperspirant with 48 hours of protection.
And because no one ever really likes to talk about underarms, I partnered with Dove and spoke with Board Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Alicia Barba in an exclusive Q&A to find out more about underarm health and care.
Question: Do you recommend one method of underarm hair removal over another? Is there a best practice to use — shaving, waxing, laser removal — which do you find to be the most effective?
Dr. Barba: Hands down, laser hair removal is the most effective and gives a great return on your investment: hair free armpits for life! I wish this eliminated the need for deodorant too, but it doesn’t and the majority of us will still need a gentle and effective antiperspirant to keep us protected from odor and wetness. [Read more…]