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Please tell me if there is a way to permanently remove facial hair?

Please tell me if there is a way to 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

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Ginger (Definition)

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


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As a woman, is there any way to safely and permanently remove facial hair?

As a woman, is there any way to safely and permanently remove facial hair?

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

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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?

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?

Lasers : 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

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What is the best way to remove facial hair?

What is the best way to remove facial hair?

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

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What is the most effective and lest costly to remove facial hair?

What is the most effective and lest costly to remove facial hair?

Waxing: Of the options out there I'd say waxing. Laser is more effective but costly. ...Read more

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Is there a way to permanently get rid of your facial hair?

Is there a way to permanently get rid of your facial hair?

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

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Can salt remove facial hair?

Can salt remove facial hair?

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

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Is waxing to remove facial hair good for you?

Is waxing to remove facial hair good for you?

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

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What are some ways to remove facial hair in transgender other than shaving?

What are some ways to remove facial hair in transgender other than shaving?

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

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What are the advantages, disadvantages of using depilatory powders to remove facial hair in men with no special conditions?

What are the advantages, disadvantages of using depilatory powders to remove facial hair in men with no special conditions?

Should be fine: I don't see any reason why you cannot use this. There are chemicals in these, so you could get of course a local skin reaction, but there is no reason you cannot use them. Laser surgery for pigmented, unwanted hair is a permanent solution but can be expensive. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Post-inflammatory: Repeated stimulation of skin by threading results in increased melanin there. A dermatologist will help you. Must you remove this hair? ...Read more

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Can you tell me in which I can get rid of this facial hair permanently?

Can you tell me in which I can get rid of this facial hair permanently?

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

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What can I do to remove facial hair keep in mind I have sensitive spot prone skin?

What can I do to remove facial hair keep in mind I have sensitive spot prone skin?

Vaniqa cream: Ask your dermatologist to prescribe Vaniqa cream! It inhibits hair growth. ...Read more

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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

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Will tumeric get rid of facial hair permanently?

Will tumeric get rid of facial hair permanently?

No: It has an effect on inflammation and possible on arthritis but I am unaware of any effect on hair growth. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What can get rid of this facial hair permanently? I'm a girl, help!

What can get rid of this facial hair permanently? I'm a girl, help!

Laser: Have you considered laser removal? You should consult with a dermatologist before having any procedure done. ...Read more

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Does egg white and honey mask Romove facial hair of men? If daily use??

Does egg white and honey mask Romove facial hair of men?
If daily use??

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

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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

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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? .

Laser hair removal: The best results for hair removal are seen with diode or yag laser (many companies make them) treatments performed by a medical practice who routinely does hair removal. Good luck. ...Read more

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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?

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

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How do i permanently get rid of facial hair caused by minoxidil in women.

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 (Definition)

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