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Darkening of the skin after waxing normal?

Darkening of the skin after waxing normal?

Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih) is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections, allergic reactions, mechanical injuries, and reactions to medications. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my skin is sensitive so I can't wax it I use an epilatoris that bad?

What do you suggest if my skin is sensitive so I can't wax it I use an epilatoris that bad?

Its not bad to use: depiliatory. Laser is great if you can afford it, and you may get prescription for eflornitine that decreases hair growth ...Read more

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Do you think I should try waxing down there?

Do you think I should try waxing down there?

Depends on goal: As a first trial, you should consider a professional studio which does waxing. Then you can observe how it is done, how it feels and what the results are. There are home waxing kits available for the less expensive, personal job although it is difficult to be as thorough when you are doing it yourself. ...Read more

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How can I make waxing less painful?

How can I make waxing less painful?

I am not sure: that there is a way to make it less painful. I am not an expert in the field but the waxing facility may offer a product which may numb or help with pain from such a procedure. I think of topical lidocaine, but I don't know if that is practical to use all over the body. Discuss with your waxing specialist. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How often does a guy need to wax his back?

How often does a guy need to wax his back?

Never: This is a silly question. If you want to wax your back (i am assuming it is for hair removal, not to have a waxy back) then you will want to wax it as often as you think you need to. ...Read more

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Dont like to wax down there so shave. Would men be turn off about this?

Dont like to wax down there so shave. Would men be turn off about this?

No/yes: I am surprised by the number of my male patients who find the "brazilian" way so sexy.Do what is best for you and your partner(hopefully few and using protection). ...Read more

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How can I heal burned/torn skin from waxing?

How can I heal burned/torn skin from waxing?

Simple Care best: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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How can I treat burned/torn skin from waxing?

How can I treat burned/torn skin from waxing?

Vaseline: The best treatment is Vaseline petroleum jelly applied multiple times per day, to keep the area from drying out. If you notice any evidence of secondary bacterial infection, such as yellow crusting, apply bacitracin or polysporin ointment. In the future, consider threading for facial hair removal to avoid burns to the skin. ...Read more