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Good news Heather...I'm mo expert, but I think light skin and dark hair is ideal for laser...much faster.

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4 hours ago, Ann W said:

Good news Heather...I'm mo expert, but I think light skin and dark hair is ideal for laser...much faster.

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I think you're right but the problem of being an older girl is that a lot of those thick black hairs are now coming through as thick grey or white hairs. I suspect HRT will make them thinner but probably only Electrolysis will get rid of them permanently. But having said that - I quite like the hair removal routines (something women have to endure) provided they are successful. Believe it or not I actually get a kick out of epilating. My wife and daughter think I'm crazy - but if you can endure the initial pain, the endorphins really kick in (and I can feel that happening) and it's all steam ahead while they do their work! My epilated legs and arms will stay visibly hair free and smooth for up to a week. I don't epilate everywhere, mainly because I find it only works well on the thicker hair, it tends to just break thinner hair and so those areas are getting a combination of IPL and shaving. The IPL is a long term thing - been doing it since June and it IS making a slow difference, but you can't epilate an area that you are applying IPL to. 

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I guess I'm lucky. I've never really had a lot of body hair. My father on the other hand had burt reynolds like chest hair and it just freaked me out to think that could be my future.

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2 hours ago, ElizabethStar said:

I guess I'm lucky. I've never really had a lot of body hair. My father on the other hand had burt reynolds like chest hair and it just freaked me out to think that could be my future.

 

Yes, me too.  I figure that is one thing I can thank DES for.  I had maybe a couple of dozen chest hairs, and HRT completely took care of them after a year or so.  I am very happy I didn't have to have electrolysis all over my body.

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The biggest part of my hair is grey for some reason...  And I can't afford electrolysis anyway.

I didn't have much into my 20's, but it came out over time.   

Since I've been on HRT my leg hairs have really thinned and slowed down.  I hardly ever shave them, but they're still not real noticeable.  I'm kinda hoping the chest does the same.  At least those are usually under a top (although I still know they're there)

Most of my kids are really hairy.  Don't guess they got that from me.

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