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Is no-no hair removal device ok to remove facial hairs. i am having acne scars and sometimes breakouts.

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Experience: Chalk it up to experience. Burning hairs on your face will aggravate your acne. For best result see a dermatologist. For adult women not about to be pregnant, the antiandrogen spironolactone 100--200mg a day will reduce acne and may slow growth of hair on the face. You will need to take it for 3 months to appreciate what it can do for you. You may wish to consider laser, electrolysis, plucking, sh.

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Last updated Mar 25, 2014

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