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I get this rash on face when my facial hair start to grow, Is itchy and pink, What is and why happens, Is in my profile picture...

I get this rash on face when my facial hair start to grow, Is itchy and pink, What is and why happens, Is in my profile picture...

Shaving rash: Probably folliculitis barbae (shaving rash) more commonly in people who have curly hair.
Apply hair conditioner for a few minutes before shaving.
Use a single blade razor (double blade razors cut the hairs too short, allowing them to grow in.) And shave in the direction the hair grows, do not pull the skin (or use an electric razor. Apply hydrogen peroxide after shaving. ...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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Mustache and upper jaw area gets irritated from the slightest facial hair, it'll get itchy and red and then when I shave dead skin peels days later.

Mustache and upper jaw area gets irritated from the slightest facial hair, it'll get itchy and red and then when I shave dead skin peels days later.

Laser hair removal?: Laser hair removal or electrolysis may offer permanent solutions for hair removal. Alternatives include prescription vaniqa. However, in many instances the folliculitis may improved with topical over-the-counter salicylic acid such as tendskin. ...Read more

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How do you thicken facial hair?

How do you thicken facial hair?

Time and age.: As you get older it will thicken on its own. Genetics is also involved. There is no magic pill. ...Read more

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What causes facial hair on women?

What causes facial hair on women?

Lower estrogen level: There can be several things but the most common in a 40 yo is lower estrogen as one approaches menopause, or the mildly elevated androgen production that one sees around menopause. However one must consider an endocrine tumor. The physician should ask other questions such as change in voice, change in periods, hair growth in other
areas, medications, muscle hypertrophy, etc.
? Endocrine w/u. ...Read more

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How come my facial hair is patchy?

How come my facial hair is patchy?

Alopecia Areata: This may be due to a medical condition called alopecia areata. This can cause patch like hair loss along the bearded area due to autoimmune reaction. This can be treatable by a dermatologist with low dose steroid injections. There can be other less common causes of patchy hair loss which may need to be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Facial hair?

What are the tests for Facial hair?

Facial hair: Hair growth is regulated by a number of things in the body but primarily hormones. The relative amounts of testosterone compared to estrogen and other hormones with determine how much hair; the location of the hair; and the time/age in which it appears. I would recommend being seen by an endocrinologist and maybe would start with her primary care doctor for some routine laboratory studies. ...Read more

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Does hyponidd help in reducing facial hair?

Does hyponidd help in reducing facial hair?

Hyponidd: Hyponidd is used for PCOS. If your facial hair is due to this condition, it could help. Know Herbal treatments do not have the studies behind them that medications have. Also, once a hair is black, it stays black. You will need laser or electrolysis to remove them.

http://allbewell.blogspot.com/2007/12/hyponidd.html ...Read more

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What are the methods to increase my facial hair?

What are the methods to increase my facial hair?

It's genetic: How thick your beard will grow is almost entirely a function of your genes. I am going to assume you're otherwise normally masculinized, with strong erections and ejaculations. About 5% of men never get chest hair and have sparse beards. In the us, many women prefer this, and such men don't develop advanced baldness. Enjoy being who you are, and keep you body fit to look good with what you got. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a woman to have facial hair?

What are the causes of a woman to have facial hair?

Many things...: Often it is hormonal related. For instance, overweight women store estrogen in their fat cells. This is converted to testosterone and can cause excessive hair growth. Thyroid disorders, sugar problems, menopausal hormone changes can lead to hair growth as well. The Best way to be sure as to what causes it in you is to see your doctor for further evaluation. ...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 it bad to wax your facial hair?

Is it bad to wax your facial hair?

No: It's no worse than body hair but go to someone who knows what they are doing. The risk of tearing off skin creating color changes and scars is present and a much greater issue on ones face than on their back ...Read more

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Could tanning slow down facial hair?

Could tanning slow down facial hair?

Know of no studies: That link tanning to decreased growth of facial 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 its place unless the burn was deep enough to cause damage to the underlying hair root. ...Read more

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Why can't I grow facial hair and sideburns?

Why can't I grow facial hair and sideburns?

Facial Hair: If your facial hair comes in slower than you would like or if you are trying to give the appearance of more facial hair, there are a few options that are worth a try. Whether you choose testosterone treatments or over-the-counter applications, results vary from person to person---and some individuals may ultimately find it impossible to grow facial hair or increase the rate at which it grows. ...Read more

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What is a good? Facial hair remover for men?

What is a good? Facial hair remover for men?

Vaniqa: This is a prescription cream which can help to thin out hair along the beard or face area. Chemical depilatories can be somewhat irritating to apply to the face. ...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's the reason that women get facial hair?

What's the reason that women get facial hair?

Hormonal imbalance: Imbalance of sex hormones, especially increase in testosterone can induce facial hair growth in women. ...Read more

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Which bleach does not makes facial hair grow?

Which bleach does not makes facial hair grow?

Bleaching Cream: I have never known of anyone growing more hair. All it does is bleach the existing hair, so it would not do anything to stimulate new hair to grow. Shaving or hair removal methods actually can stimulate new hair to grow. The worst that bleach cream can do is irritate the skin if left on too long, so follow the instructions carefully. ...Read more

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Why do I have gray facial hair at the age of 25?

Why do I have gray facial hair at the age of 25?

Genetic related: Greyness on any part of the body just signifies the loss of pigmintation to your hair that occurs with age. This is a normal process and of no concern. More people your age have this than you realize and even occurs among women. ...Read more

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How much facial hair can a 14-year-old boy grow?

How much facial hair can a 14-year-old boy grow?

Varies: This varies greatly from child to child. First, they have to have been through or be towards the end of puberty. Genetics also would play a role. Why do you ask? ...Read more

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What can cause women to have a beard/facial hair?

What can cause women to have a beard/facial hair?

Hirsutism: Causes of hirsutism in a female could include use of some medications, Polycystic ovary syndrome, Cogenital adrenal hyperplasia, Cushing's syndrome etc. ...Read more

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Does chest hair and facial hair ever stop growing?

Does chest hair and facial hair ever stop growing?

No: Chest hairs tend to have a short life cycle which is why they never grow very long like the ones on your head or face. Feel free to shave, or you can have hair removed where you don't want it if you're sure it's what's right for you and your partner. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop coarse facial hair in my chin?

? Laser hair removal: See plastic surgeons or dermatologists who do lasers
let them evaluate you advise you. ...Read more