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Sep 14 2016
Beauty Wars: Hair Removal Cream vs Shaving

Beauty Wars: Hair Removal Cream vs Shaving

Beauty Wars - Hair Removal Cream vs Shaving

Hmm, hair removal cream vs shaving. Which would you opt for? Ok, let’s not beat around the bush – whipping out the razor in the shower and whisking off hair here and there is fast.

But it’s not all silk and roses as it also means you’ll probably be doing the same thing two days later! Day two of shaved legs feels more like little rose thorns, so you’re back in the shower whipping around the legs again. And again the next day because the crazy stubble-on-stubble itch of your legs resting together kept you tossing and turning throughout the night. Shaving cuts the hair off at the skin’s surface, making it grow back faster, and spikier than other hair removal solutions.

And don’t get us started on the bikini line!

So, hair removal cream vs shaving... anyway, by now you’re probably thinking, ‘of course Nad’s is going to say hair removal cream is better that shaving… they don’t sell razors! And you’d be right.

But if Nad’s founder, Sue Ismiel thought shaving was the best way to remove daughter Natalie’s excess arm hair, there’s a good chance we’d be in the razor business.

What we do know about the pros of shaving is that it’s fast. But do hair removal creams work as well as – if not better – than shaving?

We asked Nad’s beauty expert Natalie Ismiel to share her thoughts on hair removal cream vs shaving, and here's what she said:

1. Hair removal cream leaves skin feeling smoother for longer

While shaving cuts the hair off at the skin’s surface, depilatory creams like Nad’s Sensitive Hair Removal Cream dissolves the hair so it’s more tapered and natural as it regrows. This also makes depilatory creams more suitable for the face than shaving. Try Nad’s Facial Hair Removal Crème and remember to always read the instructions.

2. Hair removal cream comes with zero risk of cuts and razor burn 

It may not happen every time you shave, but when you nick yourself, it stings and bleeds and just keeps stinging and bleeding. Add razor burn to the mix and you’re going for maximum discomfort. There’s no risk of razor nasties with hair removal cream. However, if you feel that your skin is a little sensitive, try Nad’s Sensitive Hair Removal Cream and, as always, read the instructions before you begin. Our dream cream has a no drip formula is painless and super-fast; ideal for use just before you jump in the shower! The dream cream is formulated with natural extracts of Melon, Aloe Vera, Avocado Oil and Honey which help to soothe and protect the skin. An added bonus is that we’ve introduced an Odour Elimination Technology (this means it’s a lot less stinky). Yay!

3. There’s at least 4 minutes of ‘me-time’ built into every application of hair removal cream

Bet you didn’t expect that in a tube of hair removal cream! Four minutes’ quiet time behind the bathroom door is enough to give your eyebrows a quick tidy, listen to your favourite song at least once or send a text to organise a lunch date. Try doing any of those things with a razor in your hand and… well, see point two above. ;-)

In conclusion: hair removal cream does take a little longer than shaving, but it leaves your skin feeling soft, smooth and hair free for a little longer than a quick whisk around with the razor.

Don’t take our word for it! See what others have to say about hair removal creams vs shaving…

“The Nad’s Sensitive Hair Removal Cream is so easy to use; you just cannot go wrong with this product!”

-Annyex. Beautyheaven

“My legs were hair-free and smooth to touch. I was highly impressed!”

-Beautybabe 140194. Beautyheaven

“For me, I always seem to get red little lumps EVERYWHERE after I shave.”

-PandaMonium7789 Beautyheaven

“The only problem is that I find myself cutting my legs whenever I'm shaving and it's been very painful! Just yesterday I cut myself on my knee and before that I cut the middle of my leg.”

-MissM19 Beautyheaven

For more reviews on our Nad’s Sensitive Hair Removal Cream click here -

Tell us what you think: which method of hair removal wins this beauty war for you – hair removal cream or shaving? more

Apr 17 2015
Nad's with Nat: getting the best results with Body Wax Strips

The professionals at the salon make waxing look easy. Well guess what? It is!! Watch Nad's own hair removal and beauty expert Natalie Ismiel as she demonstrates how to get the smoothest, hair free skin at home with Nad's Body Wax Strips. more

Apr 03 2015
Nat's Tips - get the best results with Nad's Facial Wand Eyebrow Shaper

It's a question Nad's hair removal and beauty expert Natalie Ismiel hears often: why does the Facial Wand Eyebrow Shaper seem harder to apply in cooler weather? In this week's vlog, Nat answers this frequently asked question and shares how the solution is in the palm of your hands. more

Mar 23 2015
Nad's with Nat: sculpting beautiful eyebrows

Watch Nad's own hair removal and beauty expert Natalie Ismiel as she steps you through taming and shaping beautiful eyebrows at home with Nad's Facial Wand Eyebrow Shaper. more

Feb 10 2015
How to wax your brows like a pro more

Aug 21 2013
ChildFund Australia – Sue Ismiel raises awareness!

Hear how Sue Ismiel is supporting the movement to stop violence against women and children in Papua New Guinea! 

Nad’s CEO Sue Ismiel, shows her support for women and children in Papua New Guinea.

For more information on how you can help, visit ChildFund Australia. Let's help stop the violence together! more

May 16 2013
Sue Ismiel – Winner of the Instyle Women of Style Award; Beauty Category

Last night, InStyle celebrated "girl power" with a Women of Style awards for various categories such as lifestyle, business, design and beauty.

Instyle described the 2013 winners as "talented, engaging and compassionate – and some of the country's most inspiring women."
We are pleased to announce that our very own Nad's CEO was announced the winner for the Beauty Category!

Thank you to all our fans from
Facebook and Twitter that voted for Sue, as it wouldn’t have been possible without your support! more

Apr 11 2013
Nad’s & Cellarbrations Racing Team raise funds for The Children’s Hospital

Nad’s supported the official 2013 season launch for the elite Cellarbrations Racing Team and funds raised on the day went to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead!


Naomi Ismiel doing the honours of pulling off the first wax strip all for a good cause! 
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Apr 09 2013
Nad's raises money for The Children's Hospital at Westmead - Singing with The Stars 2013

The Children's Hospital at Westmead invited Sue Ismiel and the Nad's team to attend Singing with the Stars 2013, a night of excitement, fun and surprises as some of Australia's brightest stars sung for charity including Sue Ismiel!
Watch the highlight moment on stage!

The Children's Hospital at Westmead is the largest paediatric centre in NSW and world-renowned for it's high quality, specialised treatment of sick children.

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Mar 27 2013
Nad's Sue Ismiel on Life as a Mumpreneur

Known as one of Australia’s leading businesswomen, Sue Ismiel, founder of Nad's, turned an at home hair-removal solution to an international brand. Dedicated mum, problem-solver, business visionary – we asked Sue for her top entrepreneurial tips”. -

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Mar 21 2013
Sue Ismiel & Daughters chat with Chika!

Kerry Chikarovski from Eagle Waves Radio, interviews Sue and her daughters, Nadine, Natalie and Naomi! 

Hear the full interview!

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Mar 04 2013
Nad’s says NO to animal testing!

 Due to a change in European legislation, Nad's has been forced to remove any print referring to animal testing off our packaging. Animal testing and animal cruelty is a big NO NO with us here at Nad's in fact the product that started it all, Nad's Natural Hair Removal Gel is 100% all natural ingredients!

Sue Ismiel & Daughters (SI & D) can proudly declare that its products are not tested on animals. SI & D has maintained its policy on no animal testing since its inception and will not conduct or commission any animal tests on any product at any time during or after development or launch of the product.

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Jan 22 2013
Nad’s 20 years in the making – Trip down memory lane with Sue Ismiel!

Whilst digging through the archives for Nad's the hair removal experts, I can say this much, Sue Ismiel has accomplished so much over the past 20 years and met so many people that all have 1 thing in common, to remove unwanted hair!

Today viewing the full range of Nad's products, we can see just how far the brand has come since Sue started the first batch of wax in her own kitchen! more

Jul 06 2012
Nad’s Hair Removal “Hairess” shares tips on fashion

Naomi Ismiel, the future heiress to the Nad’s brand, has been featured in the latest issue of "Shop Till You Drop"; one of Australia's most popular fashion magazines!!!

Naomi is the Art Director at Sue Ismiel and Daughters P/L, the company behind the world famous brands; Nad's Hair Removal products, Nad's Laser Hair Removal Clinic, NitWits and PuraSkin.

Her creative input is visible in the company's product packagings, promotional materials, web and everything that involves graphic design. Here is a snapshot of Naomi's featured pages in "Shop Till you Drop"... more

May 11 2012
Nad's Hair Removal "Top Brands" Mass Market Retailers (April 2012)


Nad's has been honored with a recognition by MMR/Mass Market Retailers in its selection of "Top Brands -Depilatory Category" as published in the April, 2012 issue of MMR/Mass Market Retailers magazine!!! more

Apr 20 2012
Nad's April Featured Bloggers - Thanks for the product reviews!!!

Hi everyone, meet this month's Nad's featured bloggers:  Lori of Random Rumblings of a Stay at Home Mum, Emily of Arizona Spa Girl, Candice of Fashionably Organized, Laalaa of Dolce Vanity and Vanessa of NessaHead.

Nad's would like to say "Thanks Heaps!!!" for the great Nad's product reviews.

It's makes our job worthwhile knowing that our consumers are happy with our products.  We take great effort in creating our hair removal products that it is always heartwarming to receive great feedback from our consumers :) more

Apr 03 2012
Nad's at the Blogger's BBQ, Melbourne - Australia

Last Saturday, 31st March 2012...the Nad's Team flew to Melbourne to attend the Blogger's BBQ organized by Kids Business

The key highlight of the event for Nad’s was the reaction we received for the sneak peak of our YouTube video, “GloZell, Hairiest Man in Australia Uses Nad’s Hair Removal”.  The response of the bloggers was just amazing!!!

Within 24 hours of the event, we experienced a 100% spike in our Twitter conversations and followers.

We were amazed how within 4 hours; we were able to meet and engage with so many delightful bloggers, introduce our product range and demonstrate how our number one selling product, The Nad’s Eyebrow Shaper Facial Wand works – that’s right, we actually created over 50 Wow BrowsTM.

Overall, the event was a huge success for Nad’s!

Here are the photos from the event... more

Mar 31 2012
Bloggers BBQ (Melbourne) : Nad's Has Officially Gone Social

Mar 16 2012
Waxing for a cure

Nad's joined forces with the Leukaemia Foundation to raise funds for the World's Greatest Shave last night at the Beresford Hotel in Sydney. A big thank you to all the boys offering up their legs, back and chests and ofcourse to their friends who were eargerly cheering them on. more

Mar 13 2012
Wax for the World's Greatest Shave on Thursday, 15th of March 2012

Hi everyone, in the past few weeks Nad's had been actively participating in the World's Greatest Shave. We did the waxing for Karl's Charity Leg wax, donating $5,000 for the cause and another $5,000 for 2GB's Ben Fordham's Manzillian; another fundraiser for the Leukaemia Foundation.

However, that $10,000 is just a drop in the ocean because just this year more than 11,500 people are expected to be diagnosed with a blood cancer or related blood disorder in Australia.  This equates to 31 people every day. Money is needed to fund research to find better treatments, cures and fund the Leukaemia Foundation's free services to support patients and their families from diagnosis through treatment and beyond.

It is one of Australia's biggest fundraising events.   Every March thousands of people shave, colour and wax their hair to raise funds for the Leukaemia Foundation.

On Thursday, the 15th of March 2012  Nad's will be participating again in another World's Greatest Shave event.  Nad's will be waxing in  the "SURRY HILLS ROCKS : SHAVE AID" -  a music fundraiser event to raise awareness and much needed funds for leukaemia. Proceeds raised will go to The Leukaemia Foundation of Australia. We are inviting you to join us in supporting this great cause at: more

Mar 08 2012
Happy International Women's Day!

A few years ago, the Founder and CEO of Nad's Sue Ismiel shared this great speech in honour of International Women's Day.

The Nad's Team found it very inspiring, so we would like to take this opportunity to share it to a wider audience through this blog. May it touch your heart and instill in you the pride of being a woman or having a woman in your life...your mother, sister, wife, partner, girlfriend, relatives and friends.

Happy International Women's Day from the Nad's Team!!! more

Mar 02 2012
Nad's CEO Sue Ismiel in a Charity Leg Wax - World's Greatest Shave @ The Today Show

Channel Nine's Today host Karl Stefanovic did a Charity Leg Wax for the Leaukemia Foundation's World's Greatest Shave Day!   It's not too late to donate! more

Mar 02 2012
Nad's Sue Ismiel @ 2GB fundraiser for World's Greatest Shave

Nad's Founder and CEO donates another $5,000  at  2GB's Ben Fordham's Manzillian fundraiser for the World's Greatest Shave.   Click the play button to listen to this radio recording.

We hope you can donate in this great cause too. Every year more than 11,500 people are expected to be diagnosed with a blood cancer or related blood disorder in Australia. This equates to 31 people every day. Money is needed to fund research to find better treatments, cures and fund the Leukaemia Foundation's free services to support patients and their families from diagnosis through treatment and beyond.

The World's Greatest Shave is one of Australia's biggest fundraising events. Every March thousands of people shave, colour and wax their hair to raise funds for the Leukaemia Foundation.   For more information visit more

Feb 10 2012
Nad's Says No to Animal Testing

The beauty market is flooded with different skin care and cosmetic brands.  Many are using animals to test and experiment with their products.

At present, millions of animals are locked inside cages in different laboratories around the world waiting in fear for the next experiment or procedure to be performed on them.

At Nad's, we say "No" to animal testing.  We are against any form of animal cruelty.  We prefer our animals to roam free. more

Jan 12 2012
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