No! No! Hair Removal Review

Beauty Cred on 18 Apr 2008 at 8:53am

Here's my review of the No No hair removal device.

Ease of Use 

The no! no! is super-easy to use. There's a little green light on the no! no! that tells you whether you're  doing it correctly or not--but I found it quite easy to get the light to stay on steadily as it should. One of the first things you're told about the no! no! is that it requires time, patience and a strong commitment. If you want the results from no! no!, you have to play the game.

No! No! on Legs

No! no! is indeed painless. Outside of a warm feeling, and a slight tingling afterward, that was it. It did, however, cause a burning smell as it "crystallized" the hair on my legs. And the smell lingered.No No Hair Removal Review

As I glided the no! no! on my leg, I found that I could "power no! no!" too and just glide it back and forth without lifting it to speed things up. The no! no! did remove my hair, but even with the recommended buffing after treatment, I still had stubble. (Remember, no! no! advocates time, patience, and a strong commitment!)

No! No! on Face

I used the no! no! on my face. (Husband's response: "are you crazy?") While I only have very fair peach fuzz type hair on my face, I have friends who wax their upper lip and sideburn areas.

Even with only the slightest hair on my face, no! no! did a great job with minimal irritation. But its size makes the no! no! difficult to maneuver around the nose and upper lip area. Maybe no! no! should come out with an adapter head for those tight spots.

How No No Works

All of the no! no! literature talks about its hair removal process in 3 steps: first contact, crystallization and disruption, with disruption being the longer-term benefit you'd want. According to no! no!, during disruption:

It is assumed that the signal disrupts the cell communication between the bulge and root. This communication is considered to be responsible for stimulating hair growth.

Having been on the side of the business that produces such statements, I always take issue with comments that "assume" something--I want to say, did you do the research or didn't you? Comments like that just sort of leave the consumer hanging wanting more info...And in all places I've researched the no! no!, similar language is used when talking about the disruption stage. Just raises an eyebrow...

Conclusion

no! no! is very easy to use and was completely pain-free. At $250 retail, it's cheaper than laser hair removal treatments but I'd only get it if I considered my hair growth a major beauty concern.

For me, the no! no! is not a quick enough leave-your-legs-smooth solution. I do not have much body hair, so it may work better for someone else. The no! no! worked well on light facial hair with minimal irritation.

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I have just purchased no no and would like info on peoples' first use of no no, did it do much??
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I have been thinking of buying one, would love to use it on unwanted facial hair. 
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1) Didn't think it was worth the money. 2) Kept it and used it 45 days. 3) Called today 7/29/2013 for RMA to return it. 4) Person on phone (Raphael) couldn't give time limit for how long it would take to email it to me worries me ! 5)Now we wait 6)Will update.
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I just purchased a No No 8800 that is supposedly ok for use on the face. It got rid of the peach fuzz I have along my jaw line but I could not successfully make this work on my upper lip. (99% of why I purchased!) I tried it on my legs at the highest setting and it was pain free but even after "buffing" it left serious stubble. This is NOT something I can live with on my upper lip. (My lip has course hair like my legs even after decades of waxing and failed laser treatments!) Tried a different day to do the upper lip and same result. Like some insane laser it turns on, zaps maybe ONE hair and won't stay on! I kept rolling the stupid thing on my lip but it won't work. Try again on my arm... fine. Lip- can't figure it out!
Ultimately, I am returning it because I can't live with stubble on my upper lip! It seems to work REALLY well for very soft hair. The fuzz on my face and arms was successfully removed. My scratchy legs are another story.
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Can you use the no no if you have a skin conditions
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How long does the unit work for before you need new light(parts)?
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No no works but not to all I guess. But many of my friends, attest it works, want to try it myself and see what it can do for me.
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I tried this product for 50 days... did not work and kept turning off, even called company and got instructions. I did give it a fair chance.

FYI: after arguing with the company...thankfully I did getting my money back (was not easy).

Also got great deal on laser hair removal from the the "DealFinder",**removed link**
Cheep! Cheep! Cheep! and now I'm Hairless ;)
there are different sites for these types of deal...I happen to like this deal (laser deals are cheep now check out the above site and others in your area). Good luck.
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Thanks for informative and helpful post, obviously in your blog everything is good.If you post informative comments on blogs there is always the chance that actual humans will click through. freelance
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Hi! I loved it!!!!!
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I recently purchased (via TV ad)the NoNo about three weeks ago. Although I smell hair burning, then follow with that smoother thingy, I see ABSOLUTELY NO RESULTS. If it does work, it will take longer than the guarantted 60 days, or your money back. I would suggest purchasing in local store, its less expensive and you probably could return it even after 60 days with your receipt. That's $250 I could have spent getting a professional laser treatment with faster results.
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i have dark skin and coarse hair on my chin, in april 2010, i started using the nono twice a day for three months, now i use it once a day about four times a week. i have experienced a remarkable difference. i am going to continue because the hairs just keep on thinning. before i had in growing hairs coiling under my skin that i would have to pluck and pluck and pluck now i have only a few stubborn hairs left, but my chin is the smoothest it has ever been.
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I think this is one of those products you either love or hate, there are an equal amount of opinions for each side. My only advice is that you try it! It's the only way you will ever know! There is a good personal review here: no no hair review if you are still unsure!
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Re: No No hair removal. I am olive color... they say it works for all skin types. I don't think the problem was skin color, "it just didn't work for me". and then the process of getting my money back is still a nightmare, by the way they are super nice on the phone because they want you to buy the No No now, they say "I use it, it works you will love it"...BULL !! and then when you want the money back.. good luck, can't even get the manager to call me back, left several messages to have a manager call back. I would never deal with this company again, plus what they don't tell you, you have to buy the cartridge every couple of months (cost about $30 each), the No No machine seems so fragile like it's about to break down any second. the No No did not even remove one hair from my face, arm or leg. I would not recommend this product! Unless you have money to throw away!
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I am a black woman. Will the no no hair removal system work for me? I have some facial hair.
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i am black and it is working for me. i havent stopped using it so dont know if the hairs will grow back or not..
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I bought one and it's the best thing for hair removal I've ever used. I did my legs with it about 4 months ago and, so far, the hair hasn't grown back. I'm very impressed.
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worst product... this is the worst product ever... did not remove any hair... and now i am having a difficult time getting my money back. they want to keep my shipping and handling charge and expect me to send it back at my expense. in order to get 100% money back.... i have to keep the product for 60 days and they will continue to charge my card $89.00 a month. they also did not disclose that the blades need to be replaced often and can cost $30 each every few weeks. they did not disclose you have to keep product for 60 day in order to get 100% money back... extreme caution before you order this product.

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did you use it constantly or just here and there. try again because it worked for me
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Has anyone else used No!no! on their upper lip/chin? I have also have PCOS and nothing has worked for me. Am hoping this may be the answer...? Has anyone used on their upper lip/chin and gotten burns/scarring/any sideeffects etc?
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Does not work, dont waist you money....... "burns/scarring" the answer
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i have pcos and would like to know if the ladies with pcos who have tried this product have light hair or dark coarse hair? i have very fair skin and dark coarse hair and am wondering if this product would work well on my face. i have also read that it is not reccommended for use on your face so im wondering if it is a seperate nono product specifically for your face that you ladies are using??? thanks a bunch!
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The NO! NO! only works for some people. I've been using it for two years now and barley have any hair left. Some of my friends have been using it for a longer time and they still didnt have results. Some of the reasons may include: .Time .If you used to shave before NO! NO! .If you use other methods with the NO! NO! One way that made my hair deplete easier was the sally hanson bleach hair treatment. I only used it once and after a few days i NO! NO!'d the hair and it stayed thin ever since ( still getting thinner ) Be sure if you really are hair obsessive and need this treatment because like I said in the begining NO! NO! works for some people.
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Please don't let these negative reviews keep you from trying this wonderful product..I have pcos, as a result, I have abnormal hair growth on my face..Long story short, the no!no! is the only thing that has ever worked!! Zero pain, and Zero irritation..Best purchase I have ever made..Not being able to find replacement blades is hog wash, you can get them at hsn.com or any sephora retail store or online at sephora.com...If you follow the instructions and are consistant, the no!no! is wonderful..If you don't, it's not!!
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