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Any Alternative Ways Other Than Shaving To Remove Facial/chin Hair?

Any Alternative Ways Other Than Shaving To Remove Facial/chin Hair?

I have very course hair on my chin and neck area. It is light in color but I am self conscious about it. It grows back very quickly so I end up shaving everyday. However lately it has caused razor bumps/burn from doing it so frequently and for so long. I now have to shave and use makeup to cover the bumps and redness. I also can not use products like nair. I have sensitive skin and it burns when I apply it.

A myPCOSteam Member said:

I have THICK course BLACK hair on my lips and chin basically a patchy beard. I shave everyday. I did laser hair removal and it did not work. I have found shaving in the shower helps reduce razor burn, using a mans razor and making sure it is not dull helps. I like Mach 3 or Gilette NOT disposable. Washing the area first with soap and water, a gentle exfoliant first and then shaving with shaving cream (I actually use mosturising bar soap) and you can even use an after shave to avoid bumps. Ive even gotten conpliments on my “perfume” because people dont know its after shave. Invest in a good razor. I know it sucks so so much, I hate it. I also have the same hair on my legs, arms, stomach, a patch on my back eight below my neck and other regions. Sucks so much.

posted about 4 years ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

Waxing is best I have dealt with this for almost 15 yrs . shaving does more harm than good . I know its embarrising but let it grow for a week or so and make sure u use hard wax instead of strip wax less pain and longer results I wax maybe every 3-4 weeks

posted about 4 years ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

Threading :)

posted about 4 years ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

I’ve never been comfortable growing it out enough to wax as mine is really dark and thick, so I’ve mainly plucked (which takes ages!!) and had to do this a few times a week, I do shave my neck chin and lip to keep the smaller lighter hairs in check too. I’ve bought a Philips lumea ipl which has made a big difference for me, it does grow back if you don’t keep it up but it’s so much less now, it’s worked wonders on my self confidence. It wasn’t cheap but I saved up some vouchers and I’m glad I did.

posted over 2 years ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

I get a smooth shave on my chin, but not so much on my neck. It's smooth enough that you can't see it at all though, no five oclock shadow or anything. If I run my hand over it, I can feel it, but you can't see it.

On the edge of my chin, by the end of the day if you look REALLY closely, you can see small stubble, but that's like me, looking into a mirror inches from my face, looking at the areas I know to pay attention to. My husband has said he couldn't see anything even after like 2 days, but I hate the way it feels so I shave it daily anyway.

Those veet strips don't work for me even on my leg hair, there's no way they would work on the bristles on my chin. Plucking might, but it would take FOREVER and then it gives me ingrown hairs and stuff like that.

posted about 4 years ago
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