Monday, November 18, 2013

Sally Hansen Spray-On Shower-Off Hair Remover-Review, Photos, Swatch

Sally Hansen Spray-On Shower-Off Hair Remover
Company/Brand Claim: Just spray and rinse is gone. No touching, no spreading, no mess. Lasts days longer than shaving.

Result: The Sally Hansen Spray-On Shower-Off Hair Remover is packaged in a Spray bottle with girly colored printing and visible instructions. An extra part from the label is glued from front and back, to the cap to keep it in place. Essential to carry during travel. It is for all skin types, however, an allergy test is highly recommended before using such products. The consistency is light but it doesn't drip. The foam sprays out like out whipped cream. Doesn't feel like anything on the skin. It's very light. It has a strong vanilla fragrance, which is disturbing, at least for me. I can't stand it.
To use  Spray on generously on the desired area without rubbing or touching the product. It takes a good amount of product build up to work otherwise it can affect results. Leave on for either 3, 5 or max 10 minutes and not more depending on the type of hair and area covered. I tested this product on the 3 time scales mentioned. First, 3 minutes but it didn't remove any hair at all. Next time I kept it for 5 minutes but in vain. Finally I kept the product on for 10 minutes straight and voila! It actually worked. I was careful not to touch the product or rub it at all during the process. I just sat and waited for it to work. You can actually see hair wilt and that's what assures the foam is doing its job. I washed it off with plain water and the hair went along with it. I experienced no burning, patching or allergies at all. That's a major plus.

However, it may take a few applications if used on areas such as under arms or if you have lots of hair or thick hair. Reapplication requires a 24 hour break. I did not see any hair for 4 days straight. After that hair started to grow back but gradually and were soft. So it takes roughly around 4-7 days for the hair to grow back.

Don't forget to do an allergy test before proper use, by spraying a little bit on your skin first and waiting for a few minutes to see if the product causes an allergic reaction. And more importantly, "never" extend the duration more than 10 minutes.

Cons: Only that the spray will last a few applications as it takes a lot of product to work.

Sally Hansen Spray-On Shower-Off Hair Remover comes in 6 oz/ 170 grams can. There's also another version named Sally Hansen Extra Strength Spray-On Shower-Off Hair Remover but it's not available in Pakistan for now.

Rating: 4.5/5

Take it:

You're looking for a quality hair remover
You want to go the pain free way
You have light to medium hair coverage
You don't have time for salon visits/appointments
You find it affordable

Leave it:

You can't stand the fragrance
You want hair removal from the roots

Price: Rs. 590/- 
Available at: Available online at

Conclusion: This is a miracle product for ladies who don't want to go for painful hair removal processes such as wax and epilation. It does what it says and is affordable. Recommended? Yes.

Sally Hansen Spray-On Shower-Off Hair Remover
Sally Hansen Spray-On Shower-Off Hair Remover
Sally Hansen Spray-On Shower-Off Hair Remover-Sprayed on arm.

Kiran Imtiaz Author

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  1. This seems great! I'd love to use it for my underarms. I'm not sure if it'll work for my stubborn hair though even if it was available here.

    1. You'll have to reapply if you want to use it on the underarms :).

  2. how it is different than any normal hair removing cream ? other than that no-touching part ?? i dont prefer using cream or razor caz of the fear it will increase hair growth :(

    1. I've never had a good experience with hair removing cream. I've only used veet as it's the only one with some quality. But this product removed hair with one application and it's definitely more effective than a hair removing cream.

  3. seems to be nice product i have to try this i skip this product so many time in shelfs.

    1. I was kind of skeptical too at first, but when I gave it a try I liked it :).

  4. This look less messier than other creams! Great review