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Can Ginger Permanently Remove Facial Hair
Reduction possible: There are a number of light based therapies to permanently reduce facial hair but they do not work in all patients or all situations. The best results are obtained in people with dark hair and light skin. Blond, grey or white hair will not respond. There is also a topical medication vaniqa which can be used. Check with a dermatologist if you would like to try this medication. ...Read more
Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more
Yes: Lasers or electrolysis. It shouldn't cost much and won't be bad at all. ...Read more
Maybe: Depends on duration and the status of the hair follicles. Once transformed to a terminal hair (like eyebrow hair), it is very difficult to resolve without destructive techniques like electrolysis or laser. These techniques will permanently remove the hair. If hormone problem not fixed will return. ...Read more
I want remove my facial hair permanently.so what should I do?.if I burn my facial hair does it work?
Electrolysis: The only way to permanently remove hair is by electrolysis ...Read more
I am male of 28 years of age. I have facial hair below my eyes which look bad. How can I remove them permanently without chance of re-growth?
If you have dark hair and fair skin, have laser hair removal done by a professional who uses an alexandrite laser.
Good luck from nyc. ...Read more
I'm considering buying a tria laser for home use for facial hair removal. Will it remove all my facial hair permanently as it states?
Not sure: It is truly difficult to evaluate the claims of the manufacturer. ...Read more
How can I remove facial hair permanently? Without epilating waxing or use some expensive method like laser hair or electrolysis. Is there any remedy
Shaving: It depends on if you are male or female. Shaving works, there are certain hair removal preparations that can be used on the face, or if your hair is darkly pigmented, laser hair removal is effective. ...Read more
No: There is no such thing as permanent hair removal. However, with laser hair removal, you will probably have a significant reduction in the amount of hairs and thickness. Hair has growth cycles and it has to be removed in a certain cycle for the laser to work effectively. That is why doctors recommend multiple treatments with the laser. ...Read more
Salt and Facial Hair: According to vasant lad, author of "the complete book of ayurvedic home remedies, " the turmeric and salt slows hair growth and encourages the hair to fall out. The process is slower than chemical depilatories -- taking several days -- but is also more gentle on the skin. Turmeric is a common cooking spice and is available from the spice section of most grocery stores. ...Read more
Self image: Your self-image is important for health. Waxing in itself is not harmful. Excess facial hair can make you feel less self-worth. If waxing becomes problematic then tell your doctor as laser hair removal or other options exist. Hirsuitism can be from a medical condition do your doctor needs to be made aware. ...Read more
Several options: Laser hair removal works well, particularly in people with dark hair (not as helpful for blond, gray, white, or red hair!). Electrolysis can be used in anyone, but it takes longer. Both procedures can be tedious and expensive. But, facial hair can be a particularly bothersome source of gender dysphoria. Most people seem to feel it is worth the investment. Good luck. ...Read more
What are the advantages, disadvantages of using depilatory powders to remove facial hair in men with no special conditions?
The skin where my sideburns are has turned black. I've been threading for years to remove facial hair but only recently the skin has turned black.
Laser hair removal: Laser hair removal is highly effective and can permanently remove unwanted hairs. Gray or blonde hairs do not respond as well as brown or black hairs. Make sure you are seeing a well-trained and experienced technician associated with a knowledgeable physician. www.asc-psd.com ...Read more
Vaniqa cream: Ask your dermatologist to prescribe Vaniqa cream! It inhibits hair growth. ...Read more
Facial hair: Try a little of the cream first to see if you are allergic if no reaction go ahead. ...Read more
I went thru a transgender phase for some years, had facial hair removed with laser. Smooth face. BUT now I'm man again, want facial hair! Any options?
Limited Options: Laser hair removal is generally permanent. However, some hair regrowth may occur after being off hormones for months or years. Likely it will be more sparse than pre-transition. Beard transplants are an option, but they are expensive, and I'm not sure how well this would work after laser removal. Contacting beard transplant specialists is recommended. ...Read more
I have a lot of facial hair. It is very coarse and extremely hard to remove! Are there any creams or anything that I can use to get rid of it?
No quick fix...: It is frustrating, but are not any great creams for facial hair. If you haven't already you should see your physician as there are some blood tests that may help determine why you have the facial hair. There are medications that may help some. Electrolysis and laser hair removal are expensive options so it would be best to see your physician first to determine if these are right for you. ...Read more
No: No mask can remove facial hair unless it's wax :) Options for permanent hair reduction include laser treatments (gold standard), IPL (much less effective). Short term hair removal would be shaving, waxing, plucking. With any hair removal/reduction procedure you should be sure to exfoliate well to avoid folliculitis or ingrown hairs. ...Read more
Used Numbing cream to remove facial hair and my face has been burnt. Have a wedding tommorrow any home remedies you can suggest?
Emu oil: Calendula cream and/or Emu oil have anti inflammatory properties that can heal irritated skin. ...Read more
Hello doctors I found a method to remove facial hair it's using wholemeal flour and water for 4 weeks I don't know if it works or not any ideas?
Entertainment: This kind of stuff is made up and posted by people who are either fantasy-prone or crooks know that nobody will sue them when it doesn't work. The crooks want to bring you to their website, where you might follow a link and buy something. If facial hair is troubling you, removing it is an easy office procedure even in a resource-poor environment. ...Read more
Can facial hair be removed using epilight? I have dark chin hairs on my face. Will the epilight procedure be a good way to get rid of these?
Facial hair: It may help, but for permanent hair removal consider laser hair removal. It is costly and does require several treatments. ...Read more
Will fish oil pills make my facial hair (being removed) grow faster? I don't want it to grow. But want healthier head hair. Is fish oil good to take for the hair and NOT make my facial hair grow faster?
FishOil is marketing: It is not fish oil, per-se, which is healthy, but a single fat molecule (of many thousands), which is produced by phytoplankton in the oceans, called eicosapentaenoic acid, & extracted from oils of fish flesh, which has been compared with placebo in >35 double-blind clinical trials, in several 1st world countries, & resulted in 12-15%? All cause mortality & a trend toward?ed cardiac arrhythmias. ...Read more
First it is impor-: Tant to make sure topical minoxidil is only applied to scalp. Laser permanently gets rid of hair growth, but continued use of minoxidil may lead to more facial hair. I would see dermatologist for other possible treatments for hair growth. Electrolysis typically leads to some element of scarring while laser done in doctor office (where doc is fellow of american society of laser medicine and surger ...Read more
Facial hair is a physical characteristic usually found on males where hair grows around the chin and lower portion of the face. The development of facial hair usually begins during puberty. Additionally women can occasionally develop facial hair but it usually happens when hormone levels change, ...Read more