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Doctor insights on: How Long Does It Take For Facial Hair To Grow Back After Depilitary

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How long does it take for facial hair to grow back after depilitary?

How long does it take for facial hair to grow back after depilitary?

A bit longer...: ...Than it normally takes after you shave, since depilatories take out the entire hair shaft, not just the portion that has grown above the skin surface. Be careful using depilatories on the face, though; most are pretty harsh, and can cause a significant irritant dermatitis if you have sensitive skin. ...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


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How long does it takes for facial hair to grow back after radiation?

How long does it takes for facial hair to grow back after radiation?

Weeks to months.: If you have radiation for 'head & neck' cancer, facial hair might take weeks to months to grow back. It is possible too that facial hair might not ever regrow. ...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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How should I lose facial hair--wax, depilatory, laser, other?

How should I lose facial hair--wax, depilatory, laser, other?

Permanent laser hair: Reduction is the most time and cost effective way to "lose" facial hair. The hair needs to be pigmented, ie brown, black, and not blond or gray. ...Read more

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If i shaved the coarse facial hair off would it grow back thicker and leave stubs in between shavings?

If i shaved the coarse facial hair off would it grow back thicker and leave stubs in between shavings?

It won't change: If you shave it, it will grow back. Initially it will be short and feel more stubble like but then will be as it was before. It may be worth considering shaving and then having a laser hair removal treatment series to permanently reduce the hair. ...Read more

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If I shave does my facial hair grow back thicker and faster?

If I shave does my facial hair grow back thicker and faster?

No: Hair is dead. It does not know if you are cutting it or not. Neither does your body. It is an old wives tale that started because when young boys became men and started shaving, their hair got thicker due to testosterone increases, not shaving. Short hair can feel stiffer but that is a mechanical issue, it just feels stiffer, it is not thicker. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i trim my facial hair, will it grow back thicker?

Myth: No — shaving hair doesn't change its thickness, color or rate of growth. Shaving facial or body hair gives the hair a blunt tip. The tip might feel coarse or "stubbly" at first but will thin out as it grows. During this phase, the hair might be more noticeable and perhaps appear darker or thicker — but it's not. Another option to shaving is laser hair removal if you want to remove the hair. ...Read more

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Does burnt facial hair grow back normally?

Does burnt facial hair grow back normally?

Yes: If the hair itself is burnt , new hair will grow in it's place unless the burn was deep enough to cause damage to the underlying hair root. ...Read more