Faced with the growth of facial hair, the woman first of all should go to the endocrinologist-gynecologist, because this phenomenon may be associated with serious diseases. But sometimes increased hairiness can be simply hereditary, excess hairs can grow above the lip or chin in women in menopause — because the decline in estrogen.
The solution to the problem in the Bud
To lose unwanted vegetation using depilation. But in this case removes only the visible part of hair, and the hair pouch remains intact. Therefore, shaving or plucking the hair with tweezers and waxing (with sugar syrup (sugaring), the resin or wax) is likely to deliver, but, alas, short-term effect.
The second method is hair removal allows us to treat all hair entirely. After these procedures, unwanted vegetation or completely stops growing or becomes much softer and thinner. Types of hair removal are many. We’ll talk more about them.
Epilation and depilation: a way to choose?
Laser hair removal
Essence. The laser destroys the pigmented cells, so the method is ideal only for the removal of dark fine hair, combined with very light skin.
Contraindications. Absolute contraindications no. However, there are some restrictions: pregnancy, increased photosensitivity of the skin, diabetes, psoriasis and eczema, varicose veins, severe hypertension and ischemia, herpes. It is not necessary to do waxing during reception of antibiotics and hormonal preparations. Two weeks after the procedure can not sunbathe.
Security. To protect the skin from the burn today use a variety of substances with high thermal conductivity (ice, cooling gels, artificial sapphire). However, to completely eliminate the risk of thermal burn, especially in people with dark skin and hair great thickness and depth.
After the procedure for several days one should not visit the bath and sauna, for two weeks — not to travel to Sunny resorts.
Efficiency. It depends primarily on the power of the laser used. The stronger its radiation and the shorter the duration of the light pulse, the greater result of hair removal and less risk of burns. To completely get rid of unwanted hair in one session, usually insufficient, often require three or more treatments. Dark-skinned and tanned people laser hair removal is not suitable.
Hormones acting up. What is the danger of endocrine diseases and how to detect them?
Essence. Hair follicles destroy the weak discharge of electrical current passing through a thin needle that is inserted into the place where grows the unwanted hair.
Contraindications. A lot of them. It is skin diseases, problems with the veins, pregnancy, tendency to form keloid scars, the presence of metallic elements in the body (dental and denture trauma, for example), individual intolerance of metal alloys included in the needles. Do not apply this method in the areas a bikini, breast and underarms.
What is sugaring and how to make sugar waxing at home
Security. Largely depends on the professionalism of the health worker who conducts it. Incorrect maintenance procedures may be at least ineffective, as a maximum — may cause the appearance of scars, pigmentation disorders. The needles used should be disposable (or personal).
Efficiency. High. Besides, the only possible way for very light or gray hair. And although after the first session the number of unnecessary hair is significantly reduced, will take at least two years to bring the case to the bitter end.
Essence. This non-contact and painless method of removing hair of all colors and any structure on any type of skin with high-energy flash lamp.
Contraindications and safety. The same as that of laser hair removal.
Efficiency. Suitable for any color of skin and hair, except very light and gray hair. For most people it is painless and can be done on any area of the body. Unlike electricity and even laser hair removal this method is much faster: only one flash is able to destroy hundreds of hair follicles. Therefore, a single session can handle virtually all of the body. To achieve stable results need 3 to 10 treatments with an interval of one month.