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    (Original post by Random.guy)
    Waxing hurts and can also lead to ingrown hairs, where as I feel hair removal cream I feel works better as it dissolves the hair so there is no abrasion or irritation like when you shave. I would hazard a guess that waxing takes a longer time to grow back the hair followed by hair removal cream and then shaving.

    I would warn you though to test the product on a small area first to make sure you aren't allergic. Also, please keep it off the genitals; common sense but you'd be surprised how many people use it for that when there are specialist creams designed for the genitals while others are more for arms, armpits, legs, chest and arse where the skin isn't necessarily so sensitive.
    Ah yeah i don't want them ingrown haor things i'm very bad at shaving so have a lot of experience with that
    And yeah that is sensible advice and yeah i stay away from there because i shaved once and it felt like i had a hedgehog in my pants for weeks

    (Original post by Lucarious30)
    I don't think there is any permanent way to stop hair growing, apart from pulling out the roots which just sounds painful.. If it's an insecurity at least you can keep shaving so it's not so noticeable, and you're bound to find someone that will accept you for who you are!
    i'm not too fussed about the pain, just want it gone but thank you x

    (Original post by Milzime)
    treasure trail??
    yeah apparently it is called that, learned a new thing too

    (Original post by amelia_lily)
    You can do waxing.. To remove that unnecessary hairs.
    yeah i think that one or the cream thing sounds best


    (Original post by Anonymous)
    See this.
    Thank you! that is acc very helpful and the top bit describes me perfectly, i do have a moustache thing going on but it is really blonde so that doesnt bother me as much as everything else which is darker


    (Original post by keturah)
    You could try ipl. I had it done in certain areas so I don't have to bother shaving or waxing.
    I'd advise you to get a blood test done to check for a hormonal imbalance. My friend, who had excessive hair growth, found out she had pcos. Since being on the pill her hair has decreased.
    Sorry to be idiotic but what is ipl and pcos? and i would try that but i'm not allowed to take the pill although tbh it would probably help with the acne as well
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Right this is embarrassing, hence the anon, but my chest is really rather hairy tbh. It is worse near my stomach and i actually have a line of hair running up from my belly button. I was wondering why i am so hairy (yes i am female and no i'm not asian, no offence intended there, i have just seen threads on that topic before) and what i can actually do about it because i hate it and makes my body look even worse that it already is. I've tried shaving but effectively shaving that whole area is hard and im worried about making the hairs thicker and more noticeable
    http://www.boots.com/en/Electrical/F...-Hair-Removal/
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    im 17 :lol: don't really have that sort of money :rofl: but thank you, i shall bear that in mind for the future
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    im 17 :lol: don't really have that sort of money :rofl: but thank you, i shall bear that in mind for the future
    Birthday. :wink:
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Right this is embarrassing, hence the anon, but my chest is really rather hairy tbh. It is worse near my stomach and i actually have a line of hair running up from my belly button. I was wondering why i am so hairy (yes i am female and no i'm not asian, no offence intended there, i have just seen threads on that topic before) and what i can actually do about it because i hate it and makes my body look even worse that it already is. I've tried shaving but effectively shaving that whole area is hard and im worried about making the hairs thicker and more noticeable
    How about investing in one of these laser hair removal device from Boots?
    I bought one for use mainly on my legs and the hairs are lighter and have reduced but you do have to use it consistently to see results.
    http://www.boots.com/en/Electrical/F...-Hair-Removal/
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    From shaving other regions on my body, I can say from experience that this is not a myth.
    As a cosmetic scientist in the making having just studied the structure of hair, removal and cleansing, I can confirm that it is a myth. If you look at the structure of hair closely, the tip is very fine/tapered and the centre and root are much thicker. Cutting the hair acts like cutting the end of a rope; the threads or fibres (or layers of cells, as they are on hair) fray at the end, appearing thicker. This effect is increased if moisture is lost from the hair (such as from heat damage), causing more obvious split ends. If the hair was allowed to grow back after plucking (or waxing) cleanly, however, the tip is still tapered rather than split.

    A less sciency description:

    http://www.sciencealert.com/does-hai...-after-shaving

    OP, as someone suggested earlier, it does sound like you may have a hormone inbalance. A doctor may be able to put you on the pill or something similar to balance them out a little. Overgrowth is especially likely if you are going through puberty, the effects of which can continue into adulthood for some people. Have you spoken to any relatives about it? Do they have a similar problem? Is it only your chest that concerns you or is there growth elsewhere?

    Methods-wise, definitely avoid shaving. Cutting the hair will give a coarser appearance, so try and use a cream or wax so as not to leave blunt ends. If it's a small area that concerns you, perhaps consider plucking the excess? It will be a slow process, but means that because you aren't removing all the hair at once, it won't all grow back at once, so it will appear more sparse as opposed to being completely gone, but won't leave you with stubble or an even regrowth. Anything that removes all hair at once means it will all grow back at once, and might not be long enough for the wax to catch it until it's more visible. Only try these if hormonal investigations don't help. Good luck, whatever you do
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    By the way, I just wanted to say: it's your body and you can do with it what you will. Tell men that if they want a landstrip, they had better get ripped.

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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Right this is embarrassing, hence the anon, but my chest is really rather hairy tbh. It is worse near my stomach and i actually have a line of hair running up from my belly button. I was wondering why i am so hairy (yes i am female and no i'm not asian, no offence intended there, i have just seen threads on that topic before) and what i can actually do about it because i hate it and makes my body look even worse that it already is. I've tried shaving but effectively shaving that whole area is hard and im worried about making the hairs thicker and more noticeable
    I'm hairy, some people are extremely hairy like Kunal Nayar but it's probably genetic or inheritance
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    (Original post by RhaegoTarg)
    Nothing worse than a treasure trail on a woman.
    Get rid.
    (Original post by Milzime)
    treasure trail??
    (Original post by BristolFresher15)
    Name for the hair going from the belly button to pubic hair.
    I always thought that was called a snail trail
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    (Original post by Eternalflames)
    I always thought that was called a snail trail
    ngl before I wrote the comment I was like

    snail trail

    wait

    treasure ??

    eugh help idk
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    I put treasure in th end because it's like, to the treasure ygm :sexface:
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    (Original post by Milzime)
    ngl before I wrote the comment I was like

    snail trail

    wait

    treasure ??

    eugh help idk
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    I put treasure in the end because it's like, to the treasure ygm :sexface:
    Hahaha, I get you :lol:
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    (Original post by Josb)
    Birthday. :wink:
    :lol: think my parents would disown me if i asked for £200 for my birthday xD but thanks, when i get my own money in the future it is something i would definitely consider
    (Original post by chikane)
    How about investing in one of these laser hair removal device from Boots?I bought one for use mainly on my legs and the hairs are lighter and have reduced but you do have to use it consistently to see results.http://www.boots.com/en/Electrical/F...-Hair-Removal/
    thank you for the suggestion i just can't afford that atm but it is something i would consider investing in in the future
    (Original post by carrotstar)
    As a cosmetic scientist in the making having just studied the structure of hair, removal and cleansing, I can confirm that it is a myth. If you look at the structure of hair closely, the tip is very fine/tapered and the centre and root are much thicker. Cutting the hair acts like cutting the end of a rope; the threads or fibres (or layers of cells, as they are on hair) fray at the end, appearing thicker. This effect is increased if moisture is lost from the hair (such as from heat damage), causing more obvious split ends. If the hair was allowed to grow back after plucking (or waxing) cleanly, however, the tip is still tapered rather than split.A less sciency description:http://www.sciencealert.com/does-hai...-after-shavingOP, as someone suggested earlier, it does sound like you may have a hormone inbalance. A doctor may be able to put you on the pill or something similar to balance them out a little. Overgrowth is especially likely if you are going through puberty, the effects of which can continue into adulthood for some people. Have you spoken to any relatives about it? Do they have a similar problem? Is it only your chest that concerns you or is there growth elsewhere?Methods-wise, definitely avoid shaving. Cutting the hair will give a coarser appearance, so try and use a cream or wax so as not to leave blunt ends. If it's a small area that concerns you, perhaps consider plucking the excess? It will be a slow process, but means that because you aren't removing all the hair at once, it won't all grow back at once, so it will appear more sparse as opposed to being completely gone, but won't leave you with stubble or an even regrowth. Anything that removes all hair at once means it will all grow back at once, and might not be long enough for the wax to catch it until it's more visible. Only try these if hormonal investigations don't help. Good luck, whatever you do
    Thank you so much for that! was very informative It could be that tbh, would explain the acne and stuff. Only thing is my parents are reluctant to let me on the pill (cos of side effects apparently idk) as that was suggested for acne but when i'm 18 i can do what i want i suppose
    (Original post by ivybridge)
    By the way, I just wanted to say: it's your body and you can do with it what you will. Tell men that if they want a landstrip, they had better get ripped. And well um i don't have that many relatives tbh and my immediate family they are all very dark (dark hair and eyes etc) so their hair is more noticeable whereas i'm fair and blonde so idk if i'm similar to them with regards to that. And mostly my chest because yeah it is an unfortunate place also my stomach paticuarly that trail bit that seems to have different names also my back as well, the lower bit i do have a hairy face but it is really blonde so you cant see it anyway and thank you
    (Original post by zXcodeXz)
    I'm hairy, some people are extremely hairy like Kunal Nayar but it's probably genetic or inheritance
    yeah but it is ok for you to be hairy because you are a man
    (Original post by ivybridge)
    By the way, I just wanted to say: it's your body and you can do with it what you will. Tell men that if they want a landstrip, they had better get ripped.
    :lol: thank you well i want to get it hairless cos i think girls like hairless, well talking from my own experience i guess but thank you for that sentiment :lol: x
    (Original post by Milzime)
    ngl before I wrote the comment I was likesnail trailwaittreasure ??eugh help idk
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    I put treasure in th end because it's like, to the treasure ygm :sexface:
    :toofunny: made me laugh ngl
    (Original post by Eternalflames)
    I always thought that was called a snail trail
    lol idek what it is called just wish it would go
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    :lol: think my parents would disown me if i asked for £200 for my birthday xD but thanks, when i get my own money in the future it is something i would definitely considerthank you for the suggestion i just can't afford that atm but it is something i would consider investing in in the future Thank you so much for that! was very informative It could be that tbh, would explain the acne and stuff. Only thing is my parents are reluctant to let me on the pill (cos of side effects apparently idk) as that was suggested for acne but when i'm 18 i can do what i want i supposeyeah but it is ok for you to be hairy because you are a man :lol: thank you well i want to get it hairless cos i think girls like hairless, well talking from my own experience i guess but thank you for that sentiment :lol: x:toofunny: made me laugh ngl lol idek what it is called just wish it would go
    It doesn't matter a lot of teenagers are hairy
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    i actually had a dream i saw a girl with a hairy chest idk why
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    lol idek what it is called just wish it would go
    Aww, I'd say veet cream is your easy option. Then if it's really bothering you, you can get laser hair removal.
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    Anon, sounds like you have PCOS, which I also have! Its an endocrine disorder caused by excess testosterone in the system and can cause male pattern hair growth. You're welcome to pm me if you'd like to chat about it <3
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    (Original post by carrotstar)
    As a cosmetic scientist in the making having just studied the structure of hair, removal and cleansing, I can confirm that it is a myth. If you look at the structure of hair closely, the tip is very fine/tapered and the centre and root are much thicker. Cutting the hair acts like cutting the end of a rope; the threads or fibres (or layers of cells, as they are on hair) fray at the end, appearing thicker. This effect is increased if moisture is lost from the hair (such as from heat damage), causing more obvious split ends. If the hair was allowed to grow back after plucking (or waxing) cleanly, however, the tip is still tapered rather than split.

    A less sciency description:

    http://www.sciencealert.com/does-hai...-after-shaving

    OP, as someone suggested earlier, it does sound like you may have a hormone inbalance. A doctor may be able to put you on the pill or something similar to balance them out a little. Overgrowth is especially likely if you are going through puberty, the effects of which can continue into adulthood for some people. Have you spoken to any relatives about it? Do they have a similar problem? Is it only your chest that concerns you or is there growth elsewhere?

    Methods-wise, definitely avoid shaving. Cutting the hair will give a coarser appearance, so try and use a cream or wax so as not to leave blunt ends. If it's a small area that concerns you, perhaps consider plucking the excess? It will be a slow process, but means that because you aren't removing all the hair at once, it won't all grow back at once, so it will appear more sparse as opposed to being completely gone, but won't leave you with stubble or an even regrowth. Anything that removes all hair at once means it will all grow back at once, and might not be long enough for the wax to catch it until it's more visible. Only try these if hormonal investigations don't help. Good luck, whatever you do
    messed up the quoting with this what i meant to say was:
    Thank you so much for that! was very informative It could be that tbh, would explain the acne and stuff. Only thing is my parents are reluctant to let me on the pill (cos of side effects apparently idk) as that was suggested for acne but when i'm 18 i can do what i want i suppose. And well um i don't have that many relatives tbh and my immediate family they are all very dark (dark hair and eyes etc) so their hair is more noticeable whereas i'm fair and blonde so idk if i'm similar to them with regards to that. And mostly my chest because yeah it is an unfortunate place also my stomach paticuarly that trail bit that seems to have different names also my back as well, the lower bit i do have a hairy face but it is really blonde so you cant see it anyway and thank you


    (Original post by zXcodeXz)
    It doesn't matter a lot of teenagers are hairy
    yeah i guess so, just want to be attractive tho
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    i actually had a dream i saw a girl with a hairy chest idk why
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    messed up the quoting with this what i meant to say was:
    Thank you so much for that! was very informative It could be that tbh, would explain the acne and stuff. Only thing is my parents are reluctant to let me on the pill (cos of side effects apparently idk) as that was suggested for acne but when i'm 18 i can do what i want i suppose. And well um i don't have that many relatives tbh and my immediate family they are all very dark (dark hair and eyes etc) so their hair is more noticeable whereas i'm fair and blonde so idk if i'm similar to them with regards to that. And mostly my chest because yeah it is an unfortunate place also my stomach paticuarly that trail bit that seems to have different names also my back as well, the lower bit i do have a hairy face but it is really blonde so you cant see it anyway and thank you




    yeah i guess so, just want to be attractive tho
    Try going to the doctors or try waxing
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    messed up the quoting with this what i meant to say was:
    [i]Thank you so much for that! was very informative It could be that tbh, would explain the acne and stuff. Only thing is my parents are reluctant to let me on the pill (cos of side effects apparently idk) as that was suggested for acne but when i'm 18 i can do what i want i suppose. And well um i don't have that many relatives tbh and my immediate family they are all very dark (dark hair and eyes etc) so their hair is more noticeable whereas i'm fair and blonde so idk if i'm similar to them with regards to that. And mostly my chest because yeah it is an unfortunate place also my stomach paticuarly that trail bit that seems to have different names also my back as well, the lower bit i do have a hairy face but it is really blonde so you cant see it anyway and thank you [/i
    I'm similar.. My Dad is basically a blonde gorilla so I'm quite hairy for a female but thankfully it is all blonde so not too noticeable! However, if it's blonde then you will be noticing it more than others. I used to want to get rid of all of it except head, eyebrows and lashes obviously, but have more recently accepted it as just part of who I am. I keep some parts tidy (ahem, tmi.. sorry!) and my boyfriend doesn't care about the rest! Tbh you shouldn't be concerned about being perfect for someone else! They should love you for being you. Yes, you might be more successful for waxing everything, sitting under a sunbed and plastering your face with makeup, but wouldn't you rather that person accept the real you? After all, unless you have the hair permanently removed there'll be a point in the future when you'll forget, or simply not be able to remove it.
 
 
 
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