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    Hi,
    what kind of experiences have people had with laser hair removal? I had it done on legs, underarms, bikini and chin.. I thought it was working really well - and now its all back .... Has anyone had any similar experiences and is it worth doing it again - it wasn't cheap either!

  • I had a very positive experience. In fact everyone I know who have had it done have been very happy with laser hair removal. Did you have regular treatments? I have only one or two very fine hairs grow back which don't worry me at all. It's the best thing I've done and wish I had done it years ago. I feel so confident now. I can confidently go swimming in a bikini and no there's no hair showing anywhere. Not that I was very hairy but I prefer no hair - personal preference. Maybe you should go back to the place you had your laser done and speak to them. It is a lot of money so you want it to work.

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    • I've done it and a lot of the hair has grown back. But it wasn't a total failure. Lots of it is gone for good, or so it seems. Based on the difference it has made, I'm happy I've done it. The hair that is back is of much better "quality" than it used to be, like less coarse, much thinner and less of it.

      It has a lot to do with your hormones, for instance. I have a lot of hormonal problems. When that gets a bit better, I'll try it again on the regions where it has grown back.

      You have to do several treatments to see a difference.

      Hair sucks!

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      • Laser hair removal, like other laser treatments, may take more than one, two or even 10 applications or treatment in order to be effective. Where did you have this done? If it was in a doctor's office, make an appointment to discuss realistically how many treatments and the price you will have to pay. If you are having this done at a commercial establishment - ask how many treatments and how much it will cost. Then you can compare the two of them. All laser machines are not equal. I would hazard a guess that the one in the doctor's office is much more effective.
        That which we forget may as well never really happened.

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        • I have PCOD so when I commenced treatment I was told that the hair growth would eventually resurface. Its been 6 years since I got laser hair removal for my chin,upper lips and underams. All these areas were hair free for over 2 years but after that I had to do maintenance hair removal every 3 months . I guess the result varies from person to person but if you have some underlying hormonal condition like me I'm afraid there isn't much you can do ..
          "This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood - finding a piece of yourself separate and apart that all the same you could not live without.”

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          • if its back it means its time to go back for more treatments

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            • Laser hair removal is effective in majority cases. Hair regrowth is nil or slow for 70% of them out there, but there are certain hormones that could change this result, which may not be effecting every person alike. I’ve underwent laser hair removal from Dr Kris Conrad of Toronto. The post hair removal experience was all good and hair regrowth cycle was immensely reduced. So I guess it completely depends on your body type.

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              • like my sister
                Last edited by life balance; 02-19-2017, 12:58 PM.

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                • Life balance, I deleted your other post, as outbound links are not permitted.

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                  • This can be a complex thing therefore you should see a specialist - maybe could help you.
                    Last edited by jns; 03-30-2017, 09:58 PM. Reason: Outbound links are not allowed.

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                    • A woman I'm dating had it done on her underarms. It didn't work out well. Hair still grows in her underarms, but it is very fine. She can go weeks without shaving her underarms. She said that she wished that she hadn't wasted time and money on it because it takes only seconds to shave.

                      She started on her bikini line, but stopped. I think she said it hurt too badly. Regardless, it was expensive. She has reverted to using a razor. She normally keeps her pubic region trimmed and groomed, but she'll cheat during cold weather months. A couple weeks ago, she asked me if I wanted her to trim it. I told her that I hadn't noticed, so she was good. She's brunette with black pubic hair, so it's very noticeable. When it grows beyond her bikini line, she's usually good about shaving it, which I appreciate. However, I've never told her to shave anything. The way I figure it, how a woman grooms is her business.

                      A few years ago she went out with a dude whom she had met online. On their first and only date, he told her that he likes a woman's pubic hair completely shaved. He was indirectly telling her how he wanted her to look for the next date that he never got. She asked what I thought. I asked her if she liked the guy. She didn't. She thought that he was far too presumptuous. And she didn't want to shave her bush. She's very comfortable with her pubic hair. She told me that her daughter, who's in her mid-20's used to completely shave her pubic hair, but now let's it grow. Apparently the bush is back.
                      Last edited by WaveRider; 03-30-2017, 07:43 PM.

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                      • Laser didnt work I performed 22 procedures on the face (above the lip and chin), with both elos, and diode epilation and alexandrite laser. At me voloski dark, therefore dropped out within a week, somewhere weeks 3 nothing at all grows, a skin smooth, but then start to appear again. So I scored on these salon procedures, it's not cheap, and my two-year experience of epilating has shown that it's all a waste of money, and they promised that after 8 procedures, hair will grow much less. Genetics is a complicated thing, you can not fight against it. So draw conclusions. At the moment I remove all the excess vegetation with a depilator, I do not feel the pain, but the hairs grow, of course, faster than after epilation ... In all these dope, nut juices and other nonsense I do not believe, it's complete nonsense, unnecessary waste of time.

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                        • My dermatologist's nurse told me that her physician's hair removal practice is big money. From what I understand, insurance doesn't cover cost because it's considered cosmetic.

                          I completely understand and have deep and sincere empathy for women who have dark hair on their faces who want it lasered. If I could, I'd pay for their laser hair removal. Since men don't notice most of the stuff women do to make themselves look beautiful, I'd take a fantastic vacation vacation with money allocated for laser hair removal. Take a few disposable razors with you.

                          I don't know of a single dude who'd look for indicators that a woman hasn't shaved in a few days, nor do I know a dude who'd kick a woman out of bed if she hasn't shaved in a week.

                          Bikini lines are the only places where women's lack of razor attention looks tacky if they're wearing bikinis. If she ain't in a bikini, it ain't gonna matter.

                          My g/f tried laser hair removal. It wasn't for her.

                          I know my opinion doesn't amount to much, but I'd opine that women oughta go with razors when hair removal is necessary. There is huge money in women's beauty. My dermatologist has told me that nearly all over-the-counter beauty-enhancing products don't work. But there is huge money to be made separating women from their money by convincing them that Cindy Crawford and Christie Brinkley's products will make women look younger and more beautiful. Some will work like Revision Brightening Facial Wash and vitamin "C" serum, but it's expensive. She has told me that the best product that men and women can use is good-quality sun screen.

                          Apparently, the women tattoo fad is fading. My dermatologist does a sizable business removing tattoos from women. She said it's very expensive and there is always a remnant of where a tattoo was removed. I was told, again, that insurance won't pay for tattoo removal because it's considered cosmetic.

                          BTW, Google, "Women shaving their faces." They do it to exfoliate, not hair removal.

                          Best of luck

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                          • Originally posted by Lykashova View Post
                            Laser didnt work I performed 22 procedures on the face (above the lip and chin), with both elos, and diode epilation and alexandrite laser. At me voloski dark, therefore dropped out within a week, somewhere weeks 3 nothing at all grows, a skin smooth, but then start to appear again. So I scored on these salon procedures, it's not cheap, and my two-year experience of epilating has shown that it's all a waste of money, and they promised that after 8 procedures, hair will grow much less. Genetics is a complicated thing, you can not fight against it. So draw conclusions. At the moment I remove all the excess vegetation with a depilator, I do not feel the pain, but the hairs grow, of course, faster than after epilation ... In all these dope, nut juices and other nonsense I do not believe, it's complete nonsense, unnecessary waste of time.

                            You're 100% right about genetics. It's the primary indicator of your lifespan. When you see a primary care physician, one of the first things she'll ask you is lifespans of your parents.

                            I hope you find a procedure that works for you.

                            My advice is to contact a dermatologist from highly regarded training hospital such as Johns-Hopkins or Mayo Clinic. See if a dermatologist from such a medical facility can help you.

                            Your condition might be covered by medical insurance because it seems it would impede your quality of life and ability to work.

                            I sincerely wish you the best.

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