especially when tried out at home, can go badly wrong and has the potential to
be incredibly painful, while even professional waxing or laser treatments can
still sting relentlessly! These 5 celebrities have all offered up their painful
hair removal stories, explaining how they were left in complete agony while
simply trying to groom. Some had an accident and did the treatment all wrong,
while others just weren’t prepared for the pain they were about to encounter –
all for the love of beauty!
1. Alyssa Milano
laser hair removal and thought it was just agony: "I'd rather get my whole
body tattooed daily than do the laser... I've had two sessions, and I can
honestly say that it's the most painful experience ever."
2. Charli XCX
some bad hair removal experiences when she was young: ''I've never plucked my
eyebrows. My mother never taught me anything. The first time I shaved my legs I
pressed the razor in so hard that I started bleeding, and the first time I did
a home wax on my bikini line, it was a nightmare. I had no idea what I was
3. Eva Longoria
to stop half way through a Brazilian wax because the pain was so bad:
"Believe me, the first time I did it, the technician did half, and I was
like 'Stop!' She said, 'Sit down, I have to finish' But then it gets easier.
The more you do it, the less hair grows back. But yeah, I love it. I swear by
it "Every woman should try a Brazilian wax once."
4. Kelly Osbourne
reveals that her mother Sharon once used her to try an upper lip hair removal
kit: “I was the crash test dummy. The wax was so hot that it burned me. By the
time she pulled the wax off, my skin went with it and I had to go to school
with a scab mustache.”
5. Sandra Bullock
attempted to shape her hair and it turned out to be very painful: "I
decided for Valentine's Day I would do a special hair thing. I wanted to try to
create a pink heart shape with my lower hair. It was painful. You had to bleach
it first. There's something about bleach that feels like acid. Then I had to
shave it. I was in so much pain, but I kept going and put the pink dye on and
it went the wrong colour."