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Any One Have Success With Electrolysis?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Ive been told electrolysis is the only way to remove permnetley unwanted body hair, esp on the face, as laser is not long term and for people with pcos ive seem to see alot of failed laser stories, but ive seen alot of positive on electrolysis , anyone have advice?

A myPCOSteam Member

I can relate, I got electrolysis and the hair kept growing back. I get my facial hair waxed about every 10 days

Any Advise For Subduing Or Getting Rid Of Hirsutism?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

My hormones are balanced but I still deal with hirsutism on a daily basis. So much so that I shave (my face) every day, if not twice a day.

A myPCOSteam Member

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Weight Loss And Chin Hair
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Best type of laser for chin hair and best weight loss treatment? I have tried a normal laser and it didnt work and i have tried contrave and it worked but once you get off you can have weight gain. I am taking metformin and that helps.

A myPCOSteam Member

Don’t do laser! Or electrolysis! They both will stimulate terminal hairs (which are the thick dark ones we struggle with). I didn’t know this was possible until after I tried them both. The laser… read more

Has Anyone Used Electrolysis Or Laser Hair Removal? Which One Worked Best?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭
A myPCOSteam Member

Thank you both! This was very helpful. I am looking into it. I am going to try it. ☺️

Facial Hair And Electrolysis
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Anyone based in the UK and have used electrolysis? What was the outcome like for you? And is it actually permanant?? I’m looking into it for myself. Also how long was the process and how much would I be looking at per session? Thanks! X

A myPCOSteam Member

I had it done about 5 years ago and it was the worst thing ive ever done. It increased my hair growth and was extremely painful. They warned a small percentage chance it would happen and it did. I… read more

Ladies, The Facial Hair Is Getting Worse. What Else Can I Do?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I usually shave it. Tried waxing but it didn't work. Can't afford laser removal. Plz help

A myPCOSteam Member

I’m an electrologist with PCOS. If you can’t get electrolysis (truly permanent hair removal), I always recommend shaving. Shaving does not affect hair growth as you are merely cutting the ends… read more

Electrolysis
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I have heard from other conversations that the hair will or can grow back stronger and thicker than before. Is this true? I do take medicine to help with this but would I have to take the medicine all of my life to make sure the hair doesn't grow back?

Excessive Hair And Dark Patches Management (without Breaking The Bank )
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

i start to shave before i was even diagnosed,i was about 14 or 15 when i started to shave id like other alternatives cause its havoc on my skin, need something affordable too

A myPCOSteam Member

Hi @A myPCOSteam Member, What was the name of the device at ULTA? The website blocked the link.

Aldactone
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

How much do you have to take to see improvement?
I am taking this medication, but still have major thick facial hairs along my jawline and neck (I have to shave daily - it's embarrassing!) and my acne is always acting up.

A myPCOSteam Member

This is after just once!!

Will My Facial Hair Growth Reduce From Weight Loss?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I have noticed that my facial hair grows back within the next day. Is this because of my weight gain and will it reduce when I lose weight? I can't even leave my house without having to shave as it's embarrassing.

A myPCOSteam Member

Weight definitely effects the amount of facial hair and all hirsutism-induced hair. But, seeing as how weight is one of our biggest struggles, this is hard to achieve. I’ve tried laser and electrolyread more