Hair Removal - The Top 6 Methods
top 6 facial hair removal methods are:
is not in the list as it can cause stubble which many women find
quite unacceptable. Here is a brief overview of each method:
regarded as the only true permanent method for unwanted facial
hair removal. Each hair follicle is treated with an electric current
which destroys the follicle's ability to form new hair. There is
mild discomfort and a qualified practitioner can do much to alleviate
the anxiety and minimize the pain.
10 hours may be required to treat the upper lip and 2 to 12 hours
for the chin depending on how much hair growth there is. Quotes
range from $25 to $100 per hour so the total cost for the upper
lip can be anywhere between $100 to $1,000 and between $50 and
$1,200 for the chin area.
often regarded as a permanent unwanted facial hair removal method
although there can be regrowth. Pulsed light is used to cover many
hair follicles at a time and so the cost is obviously less than
upper lip can be treated in less than 1 minute and the chin in
2 to 3 minutes. 3 to 8 treatments may be necessary and a typical
cost would be around $500 per hour. Thorough consultations with
the practitioner are necessary to establish whether this method
will work for you. It is a good idea to have a test done on an
area of skin not so visible.
method of unwanted facial hair removal is extremely popular as
it is quite inexpensive and easy to do at home. Numerous waxing or sugaring kits
are available on the market, some with ingredients to soothe the
skin and minimize redness, especially appropriate for the facial
adheres to the hair and skin whereas sugar pastes adhere only to
the hair. When the strip is pulled back there is less pain with
sugaring. Also many natural sugaring pastes are available so the
skin is not so affected as with the chemicals in some waxing preparations.
Results may last for 3 to 6 weeks depending on the individual and
rate of hair growth.
another very popular method of unwanted facial hair removal, again
because it is very inexpensive and easy to do at home. Care should
be exercised however as depilatories contain strong chemicals which
dissolve the hair and there may be skin reactions.
wise to test a small area first in a not so visible part of the
body. Be careful to observe the instructions to the letter, especially
the time recommended so as to avoid burning the skin. Results can
last up to 2 weeks or so.
hair growth inhibitors do not remove hair, they are included in
this list as they can have a great effect on the rate of hair growth.
Two popular hair growth inhibitors are Vaniqa and Kalo.
Vaniqa is a prescription cream especially formulated for unwanted
facial hair removal methods. When massaged into the skin twice
a day the user will notice a difference in hair growth within about
the amount of hair regrowth slows it becomes much easier
to remove with other methods such as waxing, sugaring, tweezing,
is only available for women and for girls over the age
of 12. It doesn't work for everyone - about 58% of women
in the clinical trials noticed a reduction in hair growth.
is a natural herbal lotion which can work for men and women
and even children.
massaged into the skin it begins to disable the mechanism
of hair growth in the hair follicle.
hair that regrows is finer and easier to remove. In some
cases, after a few months, hardly any hair regrows at all.
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quality pair of tweezers is
needed to perform unwanted facial hair removal properly without
risk of taking out chunks of skin as well.
a magnifying mirror in good light and be sure to pull the
hair in the direction of the growth.
you perform this procedure after a bath or shower you will
find it easier. Just rub an ice cube over the area afterwards
to reduce redness and irritation.
facial hair removal needn't be a great problem for women
concerned about facial hair.
you are prepared to pay a larger one time fee you can have
a permanent solution using electrolysis or laser hair treatment.
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other hand, perhaps using waxing, sugaring, tweezing, or depilatories
suits you due to the convenience of doing them at home at little
to that, combining a hair growth inhibitor with whichever unwanted
facial hair removal method you use will make reduce the number
of times you have to give it attention.