Beauty And Cosmetic Procedures/Hair removal


Hi there. I hope you can help me. I have an embarrassing question to ask and I don't know where to turn. I am a 33 year old female. I had a partial hysterectomy 2 years ago. Since then, I have started growing facial hair on my chin and neck and it is very coarse, like a mans beard. I have tried Sally Hanson facial hair remover and it didn't help. I also tried Olay facial hair remover for coarse hair and it didn't help either. I have shaved it and it hasn't helped much because I can still feel the stubble. I cannot afford electrolisis and I don't know what else to do. I was told Veet products are great but will they work on coarse hair without burning my skin? Also, I am in need of a cream that works great on my bikini area, as I am prone to major razor burn. And also, something safe to use in my perineal (butt crack) area. Can you recommend a product for that? And lastly, something easy and effective to use on my legs to avoid shaving. I know that's a lot of questions, but I am on a limited budget and am so lost in this department. Please help!!! Thank you in advance.

Hi thanks for your question, it sounds very much like you are having an adronetic hair growth. This comes about from the drop in oestrogen, following the hysterectomy. While there are a number of treatments, to garner best results you should consult with your doctor, regarding hormonal treatments. Once you are on appropriate treatment laser would be your best bet in getting rid of any final stubborn hairs. Doing it without hormone treatment won't have anywhere near the same results and will simply be a waste of cash.

As for other areas, waxing will give great longer term results.

Good luck


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Caitlin Morrison


All questions related to the beauty and cosmetic industry. I have experience in both areas along with knowledge from a client perspective also. I have knowledge on waxing (both male and female), facials, nails, diet, psychological issues surrounding the industry, electrical machinary used within the industry and licensing and insurance issues within Australia. I can't comment on licensing or insurance issues outside of Australia. I can't comment on licensing or insurance issues outside of Australia. As I am not a doctor, I cannot diagnose medical conditions over the internet for you. Please also note, that I am in no way qualified and have any knowledge of the hair industry. In Australia, this is a completely seperate area of expertise :)


I am a qualified Beauty Therapist and currently studying to attain a Bachelor in Health Science, Dermal Therapies. I have had my own nail salon since 2001 and this has expanded as my skills have to a full beauty salon since 2010.

Australian Society of Dermal Clinicans. The Australian Professional Fingernail Association.

I have been a licensed Nail Technician since 2001. Further to this, I have also been a licensed Beauty Therapist since 2011. Along with (currently) a 3rd year Bachelor degree.

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