Since my teenage years, I had a lot of dark, coarse facial hair on my upper lip, chin line and upper neck. Tried waxing, tweezing, electrolysis, cream remover, oral steroids (bad!!) and it would always (understandably) come back. I was getting scars from so much tweezing/digging and the area was always red from irritation or darkened by scarring.
Finally in my 40s I tried the laser removal... more
I was expecting pain, so it wasn't as bad as I thought. The descriptions here are pretty accurate. What I wasn't expecting after 6 treatments was a scare on my chin and hair still growing, almost at the same rate as before.
I can't figure why it works so well for others and not me. I have medium light skin and brown hair. I guess I'm back to plucking and make-up to cover up my scar. more