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Can you tell me for underarm wax removal, is veet or nairs better in terms of the hair removal and regrowth time?
Scarred my underarm due to waxing it several times.. I need derma help for a bew scar.. I got my wedding in 20 days.. Pls help.. Will lemon help?
Lemons will not: Remove scars. You can see your dermatologist for assessment ; possible options. ...Read more
After waxing my underarm became red. When the redness fades, I'm left with a darker underarm . What should I do?
Waxing of underarm at salon, skin pulled hard & left skin red & stinging. Has healed but what was red is brown. Will discolouration disappear?
Skin discoloration: It should lighten with time and may completely return to normal. ...Read more
I'm an 18 year old girl who waxes her underarms often. At first, my hair kept getting thinner and thinner and I was very satisfied. I wouldn't do it more than once a month. Since last month, my right underarm has been growing a lot of hair. Is this normal
Hair growth: Hair growth ( thickness and speed ) and hair density are completely independent of waxing. There is nothing you can do to speed it up or slow it down - other than to mess with your hormones in a major way. ( Spironolactone and minoxidil included...) Your extra hair growth is not really "extra" it is just returning to what it was before. Take a picture and compare. ...Read more
I had a hard pimple like thing n my underarm.. It is painful when touch.. I had wounds due to waxing prior to it. Pls help?
Time for a talk: As a kid transitions into puberty it is a good time to help them start making decisions about personal care.Its also a good time to review what will be happening to her body to show you are receptive to discussions on these issues. A depilatory like Nair or other forms of hair removal should be discussed and she should be given a chance to decide when/how to proceed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer