Celebrity Facialist Talks Peach Fuzz



When it comes to taking care of your skin, there are many things that need to be taken care of and multiple products to help with that. But what about peach fuzz? Everyone deals with it, but many still struggle with how to completely eradicate the annoying hairs.

The problem lies in what’s commonly referred to as ‘peach fuzz.’ Normal facial hair can be removed via laser treatment, but peach fuzz, or vellus hair, has no pigments, making it impossible to remove with a laser treatment. So what can be done?

Celebrity Facialist Kate Somerville suggests simply shaving. Her solution is simple. She takes a Gillette Mach3, a men’s razor, and her face wash and shaves the hair off her face. She does this once a week as a part of her skin care routine.

The rumor that shaving your facial hair will make it to regrow thicker and darker than before is actually a myth. Instead, shaving your face has the unexpected benefit of exfoliating your skin.

Other celebrities have been doing this for a while. Michelle Money, who appeared on “Bachelor in Paradise” in 2014, recommends shaving as well, although with a different set of products. She uses a small disposable razor called “Tinkle.” It looks remarkably like a floss pick and runs for $5 for a pack of three. It’s small and easy to use, and is ultimately a cheaper option, which has lead to wild sales for “Tinkle” and happy women everywhere.

Of course, choosing a home treatment will not get you results as high quality as a professional spa treatment. This hasn’t stopped many women from choosing to shave on their own. Jen Ruhman, a San Deigo native and skin care blogger, uses extra-virgin olive oil and a basic safety razor to shave once a week. When people ask how she gets her face to look so clear, she says, “I tell them I shave once a week, and they look at me like I’m crazy. But I tell them try it, it works.”