Excess Facial and Body Hair

It is normal to have some hair on the face and body, but excess hair can cause discomfort for others and may leave them feeling self-conscious about their appearance.

What do we mean by excessive facial and body hair?

An excessive amount of hair growth is caused by hormones called androgens. For women, the hair may grow in places where men often have a lot of hair due to hormonal imbalance. This includes the upper lip, chin, chest, and back. Hair growth causes no physical harm, and the type of treatment to remove or reduce hair depends on personal preference.

Excessive Facial and Body Hair Causes

  • Genetics
  • Certain ethnic groups have an increased risk of hirsutism, such as women of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Mediterranean descent
  • Menopause
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Certain medications

How we can help

We have multiple treatment options to treat excess body hair:

For this concern, you can use one of our standalone or combined in a personalised treatment plan procedures:

– Ultraformer 3 HIFU

– Dermamelan Intimate Peel

– Laser Hair Removal

– Laser Hair Bleaching

– Anti Sweat Injections

And others depending on the skin state and are of concern. Please bear in mind that finalised treatment plan can be chosen only after face-to-face assessment for the best result.

How to prevent excess facial and body hair

Since excess hair is sometimes a genetic predisposition, its prevention is very limited. There are a few ways to control it, which are:

  • Checking your hormone levels with your GP to make sure they are balanced 
  • Ensuring you come for regular laser hair removal treatments 
  • Prevent the use of medications that may trigger more growth

Treatments for Excess Facial & Body Hair

Anti Sweat Injections

Treatment that can reduce any abnormal sweating. Through a series of injections we can reduce sweating the affected areas by up to 90%.

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Laser Hair Bleaching

Finding a solution to unwanted hair on your face or body is something many of us have looked for, trying everything from plucking, shaving, and waxing.

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SWT Laser Hair Removal

The Nordlys system has patented dual mode filtration, which ensures that the light contains only the wavelengths required to perform an effective treatment.

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FAQs

Excess facial and body hair growth is also known as hirsutism. This is thick, dark hair on their face, neck, chest, tummy, lower back, buttocks or thighs.

Yes, you can shave, wax or use depilatory creams to remove excess facial and body hair.

Depending on the cause of your excess facial and body hair, sometime hormone regulation medication may help to manage hair growth. However we recommend a consultation with our dermatologist where a blood test may be carried out.

Since we offer multiple treatments for excess facial and body fat, the side effects will depend on the treatment being carried out. We recommend a consultation with one of our qualified therapists to determine the best treatment for your concerns.

Results from treatments for excess facial and body hair are determined by multiple factors, including the type of treatment carried out and the type of hair growth.

Excessive facial hair for women can sometimes be very difficult to fully get rid of as it depends on it’s thickness and colour. If excessive facial hair  is very thin, to avoid risks of hair stimulation it would be recommended to use laser hair bleaching treatment instead.

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