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Top 10 Search Results for "Laser hair removal"

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Any Advise For Subduing Or Getting Rid Of Hirsutism?

Any Advise For Subduing Or Getting Rid Of Hirsutism?

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 said:

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posted 9 days ago

Any One Have Success With Electrolysis?

Any One Have Success With Electrolysis?

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 said:

I had electrolysis on my upper lip and chin for a year in 2016 it was very painful. I got prescription anesthetic to apply 30 minutes before the procedure to better deal with the pain. The hair… read more

posted 6 months ago

For Those Who Have To Shave Your Chin Everyday And Have Sensitive Skin, How Do You Deal With Razor Bumps And Irritation?

For Those Who Have To Shave Your Chin Everyday And Have Sensitive Skin, How Do You Deal With Razor Bumps And Irritation?

I have shave everyday (I just started to apply a mixture of oils to create a barrier on my skin) and I use 5 blade razors for men because they get me a smooth shave, but I don't know what to put on afterwards to prevent irritation and razor bumps.

A myPCOSteam Member said:

I use PCOS Naturals facial hair stuff. I don't have 2 shave but every 3-4 weeks...even then it's only a few hairs I can pluck and shaving foam from them stops the bumps. U should check them out www.pcread more

posted 4 months ago

Facial Hair

Facial Hair

Whats the best shaver and/or method of removing hair? Its so embarassing and I hate when I’m in public and people point it out.

A myPCOSteam Member said:

Yrs ago I tried laser hair removal on my upper lip and went thru over 75% of sessions and realized I was only seeing minimal decrease in the hair regrowth. And it was painful! Waste of time and money… read more

posted about 4 years ago

Any Recommendations For Facial Hair Loss?

Any Recommendations For Facial Hair Loss?

Besides shaving or plucking what has worked for you? I am super allergic to nair hair removal creams but what else is out there?

A myPCOSteam Member said:

I use PCOS Naturals facial hair stuff. I don't have 2 shave but every 3-4 weeks...even then it's only a few hairs I can pluck. U should check them out www.pcosnaturals.com

posted 4 months ago

Hair Growth

Hair Growth

I know this is something many women experience with having PCOS. I've experienced it for years now even though I was just diagnosed late 2016. Do yall shave the hair or just let it be??

A myPCOSteam Member said:

I use PCOS Naturals facial hair stuff. I don't have 2 shave but every 3-4 weeks...even then it's only a few hairs I can pluck. U should check them out www.pcosnaturals.com

posted 4 months ago

Facial Hair Remedies?

Facial Hair Remedies?

I suffer really badly with facial Hair, waxing doesnt work, shaving makes it worse and i dont have the money for laser removal, do you ladies know of anything natural i can buy or try to help?

I feel more manly each day because if this😩

A myPCOSteam Member said:

I use PCOS Naturals facial hair stuff. I don't have 2 shave but every 3-4 weeks...even then it's only a few hairs I can pluck. U should check them out www.pcosnaturals.com

posted 4 months ago

After PCOS Diagnosis, Will My Insurance Company Cover Laser Hair Removal?

After PCOS Diagnosis, Will My Insurance Company Cover Laser Hair Removal?

I was wondering, does having a PCOS diagnosis improve your chances that health insurance companies will partially or completely cover laser hair removal? That would be great considering how expensive multiple treatments can be.

A myPCOSteam Member said:

You just have to have a login. You don't pay any subscription or anything.

posted about 4 years ago

Hirsutism

Hirsutism

How do you deal with hirsutism? I have hair all over my body and face, it really gets me down. Any advice on treatments or supplements to try?

A myPCOSteam Member said:

I use to shave chin and neck everyday. I dont have 2 shave at all now. I use a natural serum and mask from Vie Line Cosmetics. Its not expensive either...I get it from www.vielinecosmetics.com

posted over 4 years ago