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How to remove body hair with thread

Mary Smith
By Mary Smith. Updated: January 16, 2017
How to remove body hair with thread
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Tired of hot depilatory waxes? Do you have to shave your legs every day? Hair removal using a thread is growing as a popular choice for women, as well as being a very economical technique it has many advantages, including the fact that it removes hair from the root and therefore lasts much longer. This method of hair removal, also as known as threading, is a technique in which very little material is needed and it is very easy to perform. Threading can be performed anywhere in the body, however it is more advisable in small areas such the face and, for men, the chest. At we teach step by step how to remove body hair with thread.

You'll need:

  • Thread
  • Talc
  • Moisturiser
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Steps to follow:


Choose the thread that you want to use for the hair removal, you can choose sewing thread or cotton thread.

How to remove body hair with thread - Step 1

Apply some baby powder in the area in which you want to remove hair.


Measure and cut a piece of string about 60 inches long, then you should join the two ends making a knot. Make sure the knot is strong and will not come apart.


Place the thread between the thumbs of both hands and twist the thread 7-10 times to form a some twists in the thread between both hands.


Holding the thread in the same manner, separate the thumb and forefinger of the left hand to run the knot towards the right and then do the same and slide toward the other side. Practice this movement until you can do it quickly and accurately.

How to remove body hair with thread - Step 5

This One movement should be performed quickly to nodes that are in the middle of the thread to engage the hairs and be slid the root booting.

How to remove body hair with thread - Step 6

After finishing depilatory thread, apply some moisturiser in the area.

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