Ladies, Your Opinion Please (Ok Guys Too)

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  • 1 month ago

Hello all,I'm a man in my mid-30's. I'm American, of Scotch-Irish descent. I am naturally extremely pale and I have very thick dark hair... everywhere. So I am researching laser hair removal for my ever-increasing back hair. While it's nice to have a sweater in winter, it's simply time for this to go. :)The question however remains - where to stop? I have hair on my back, my bum, my legs... Whenever I have had my back waxed, they always stop at the waist line. It leaves a definite line between smooth back and hairy bum, leaving a bit of the impression of "hair pants" if you catch my meaning :D and it looks rather weird. If I’m going to do this rather expensive procedure, I want to do it right. So ladies… if I’m lasering my back, where should I stop? At the waist? After the bum? Somewhere on the back of the thighs? Is it possible to create a gradation, doing perhaps only half the treatments on my bum, for example? All opinions welcome… and guys who have done this, please chime in too! Thanks!

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I second Canadagirl! :)
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Hi! I would also say stop at the thigh and just gradual as you move past your butt. But really, it's what you're comfortable with. Good luck and keep us updated! :)
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I'll be the oddball and just say it--I LOVE a furry burly man, let it live! :) That said, I've had laser hair removal before and it thins it at first and continues to thin it the more treatments you get. So you should be able to create a gradual look by having fewer treatments the lower you go. Good luck!
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We'd LOVE pictures...I tried to do a search to find some examples for you for your consult and looks like you are one of the pioneers if you document. Only if your comfortable....but we'd love to keep you company on your journey.
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Thank you all for the feedback! :) Very appreciated. My bum is not super hairy, but when they create a line it looks like a huge difference. :-/ I go for my first consultation tomorrow, so I will let you know what I learn!
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Sounds great! Good luck and be sure to start a review. You can begin one anytime and then you can update it as you progress through your treatments. Here is a link to get you started. :)
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Thanks Eva and thanks for the welcome. I will start one once I start treatments. Tomorrow begins with a consultation. More info after that!
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You are most welcome!! Look forward to hearing how your consult goes. 
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I've tried laser hair removal before (didn't work for me since I'm dark) and at least back then, you had to do lots of sessions in order to get it all.  It shouldn't be difficult to get a gradation.  I may be weird, but I think it'd be a shame to have no hair on your bum at all.  Less than hair pants would be good, but none might be weird.  Still, not that weird, if the majority say no hair is best :D.  

Good luck!
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I agree with Eva. Go to your thighs and ask about the gradation. And then please report back and let us know how it goes!
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Super interesting question.  I have no idea what you should do honestly.  Can you do your back and then see how it looks before deciding if you want to keep "going south"?  If I were you I'd ask the laser tech about it- they have probably seen it all and dealt with this issue before.  Good luck!
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Hey there :) I would say after the bum...then maybe the line wouldn't be so obvious....but I guess it depends how hairy your bum is.
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