12th July 2020

Wondering How to Get Rid of Chin Hair? Here are Some Solutions

Unwanted facial hair is not only an embarrassment it can also leave scarring if removed incorrectly. A person's self-esteem can suffer if they don't know how to get rid of chin hair and this occurs.

There are treatments ranging from hair-removal creams to laser hair removal. The one that is right for you will depend on your individual needs and budget. 

Before investing time and money it is best to uncover the root cause of hair growth. In some instances, it's quite normal to have fine facial hair. Hair growth can also signify an underlying medical condition so it is important to consult a physician first.

If you are ready to reduce facial hair growth, keep reading for these common solutions.

Seven Ways How to Get Rid of Chin Hair

Your chin hair can grow in various lengths, thicknesses, and patterns. You want to fully understand the hair removal process before beginning a routine. For the best treatment plan, it is recommended that you consult with a licensed dermatologist.

The benefits of chin hair removal outweigh any potential negative side-effects. Let's look at the techniques available.

1. Electrolysis

Electrolysis is a process that uses chemicals or heat by way of electrical currents to remove hair follicles. The process is safe and can achieve semi-permanent removal of facial hair. 

2. Laser Hair Removal

Similar to electrolysis, laser hair removal process uses heat from a laser to damage the hair follicle to significantly slow or stop the regrowth of facial hair. The process requires four to eight treatments.

The patient may be required to have annual or semi-annual touch-up appointments. 

3. Shaving

Shaving is the fastest way to deal with unwanted hair but will not stop facial hair growth. Some even say that shaving causes the hair to grow back faster and coarser. 

4. Sugaring

Lemon, water, and sugar mixed together will create a wax that is applied to the skin for removal. The technique literally pulls the hair from the follicles.

Sugaring requires applying the paste in the direction of your hair growth and removing the hair in the same direction.

5. Threading

Threading is a hair removal process dating back centuries. A fine thread is used to remove the hair. It is a treatment that over time can reduce hair regrowth. It is an acquired skill and should be done by someone with extensive training.

6. Tweezing

We all know about this process. Take a pair of tweezers and pluck the hairs from your chin. Ouch! 

7. Waxing

Waxing is similar to sugaring. The key differences are: waxing is a heated paste applied to the skin and the hair is removed by pulling the opposite of the hair's growth pattern. It also has potential side-effects if not practiced correctly.

Get Rid of Embarrassing Facial Hair Today

Knowing your options on how to get rid of chin hair is the first step. The next is to reach out to a qualified experienced professional to help you along the journey.

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