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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Ingrown Facial Hair

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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


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Is home ipl( phillips) treatment for facial hair removal( upper lip only) safe during pregnancy? Is it permanent ?

Is home ipl( phillips) treatment for facial hair removal( upper lip only) safe during pregnancy? Is it permanent ?

Hair Removal: I do not feel there is any home unit for hair removal that is either permanent or effective. The lasers that we use in the office is tremendously more powerful and at one talk i was at, the expert said that the amount of laser light you get from the home units is no more than a simple laser pointer! ...Read more

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I suffer from sever facial hair. Ingrown aswell. Can i take medication as well as laser trtreatment.

I suffer from sever facial hair. Ingrown aswell. Can i take medication as well as laser trtreatment.

Yes: Ingrown hairs of the beard area is called pseudo-folliculitis and it can be improved with prescription topical and oral medications(see a dermatologist). Shaving technique is also important. ...Read more

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I have facial hair currently get laser treatment and no shedding. What is wrong?

I have facial hair currently get laser treatment and no shedding. What is wrong?

See Endocrinologist: If not on medication that can be causing the issue , may have hormone imbalance. Suggest seeing an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment if you want permanant facial hair removal?

Laser: Use of laser to destroy growing hair follicles is usually best. Works best on darker hairs due to light seeking color, but requires a series of treatments in order to hit hair in growth phase (some are always in resting phase, some in active phase). Interval treatments are needed. ...Read more

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Treatment for less facial hair and though hair appeared on other private parts but not developed fully?

Treatment for less facial hair and though hair appeared on other private parts but not developed fully?

Smooth man?: If i understand your question correctly, you are not satisfied with your beard and would like a thicker growth and more pubic & body hair. Around 5% of men never get chest hair or beards thick enough to grow well; these men don't go bald. In the usa, many (maybe most) women prefer this. It's genetic and you're unlikely to alter it. Focus on getting muscular and trim. ...Read more

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Greetings, I am 40 with little facial hair, is there any hormone treatment or solutions to help it grow? Thanks

Greetings, 
I am 40 with little facial hair, is there any hormone treatment or solutions to help it grow?
Thanks

No,: it's generally a genetic trait. If you're not low on testosterone and don't need prescription therapy (which is unlikely) don't waste money on OTC junk supplements. ...Read more

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I recently discovered I ave polycystic ovary syndrome. Any treatment? I started growin facial hair bcos of this; my chin looks like that of a man.

I recently discovered I ave polycystic ovary syndrome. Any treatment? I started growin facial hair bcos of this; my chin looks like that of a man.

Weight Loss...: The best treatment for PCOS is weight loss and exercise. There are also treatments for each symptom. There are medications for facial hair and you can take birth control pills to regulate your periods Metformin is one of the medications commonly prescribed for PCOS. To take this medication, you should be under the care of a doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more