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Hi, I try shaving, cold wax and cream.

Nothing work!

My dermatologist doesn't want help me,because i have a blond hair.

She counsel me to follow hormonal treatment .

What to do?

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Guest Promethea

Hi!

I suppose you're talking about the hair on your body, right?

When you say those things you've tried don't work, what exactly do you mean? They have been acceptable solutions for a lot of us. Could you explain what wasn't good enough for you?

I guess what your dermatologist didn't want to do was laser, it doesn't work with lighter hair, since it needs the pigment to transmit heat to the follicle.

What would get rid of that hair for good is electrolysis, but it's not going to be cheap nor quick. Are you planning on going on hormone therapy? One of its effects is thinning of body hair. On a lot of people it ends up looking like the body hair of a cis woman.

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Guest Alicia Rose

Hi, I try shaving, cold wax and cream.

Nothing work!

My dermatologist doesn't want help me,because i have a blond hair.

She counsel me to follow hormonal treatment .

What to do?

Try Electrolysis for permanent hair removal. It takes time and will cost a lot though. I'm currently getting Laser Hair Removal (works on darker hair with lighter skin tones) but only Electrolysis is recommended for lighter hair and is FDA approved 'permanent hair removal'. Laser Hair Removal is not, but helps as permanent hair reduction. You'll need to continue shaving but Electrolysis requires you to let your hairs grow out over a few days before each session. See if there's a place that offers Electrolysis near you and contact them for details.

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Having blond hair is a curse and a blessing. It is hard to remove per mentally without electrolysis but it also doesn't show that much.

I find that after 3+ years of HRT that it is much thinner and it grows much slower. I shave once a day at most and don't need a concealer. My body hair has seemingly vanished from the areas that used to bug me. Overall i'm glad to be a blond.

If your just starting HRT i would give it some time before doing anything else.

Hugs,

Charlize

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Guest Promethea

I'm sorry to say this, but if you have light hair, electrolysis IS for you.

Why do you say it's not for you?

Intense pulse light, just like laser, works by targeting the pigment. Both would be useless for you.

Waxing on your face can be really dangerous. The parts of the body where it's usually used normally have less hair density. You could hurt your skin trying to do it to your face.

Creams are just like shaving. Just without a blade.

If you want something permanent you will have to get electro.

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What better? Go to at doctor or do it yourself?

Electrolysis is usually done by a technician or a nurse, at least in the U.S. Doctors are usually not involved. DIY electrolysis can be done, I think, but its likely very difficult and I can't say how good the results would be. The idea of inflicting that much pain on myself is totally scary. If there has to be pain involved, having someone else inflict it seems very much preferable.

Carolyn Marie

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So far the pain to me is worth it but I have only done laser, but doing it under your nose is somethin' else.

to lose the shadow is soooo worth it. I have to do electrolysis for the greys but I will cross that bridge when its time.

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