For some, the best treatment involves fighting unwanted hair with
several methods in combination.
Popular options include a temporary clearance followed by
permanent method for maintenance, an antiandrogen in combination
with a permanent method, or the prescription topical Vaniqa in
combination with a permanent method.
Quick clearance at onset gives immedaite cosmetic
Topical or oral medications can reduce hair growth, making
permanent methods more effective and less costly.
combinations have not been carefully studied in controlled
consitions at this time.
Some consumers have had good results from fighting unwanted hair
on several fronts. If you seek permanent hair removal, it is a good
idea to discuss your options with a dermatologist. You may benefit
from supplementing electrolysis or laser with an antiandrogen or
topical drug like Vaniqa.
For some consumers, especially males treating large areas,
starting with a temporary method like shaving and waxing can offer
immediate cosmetic improvement, and then hairs can be treated as
they come back in.
Some consumers with light colored skin and dark hair have
benefitted from a few laser treatments, followed by electrolysis on
hairs the laser couldn't treat.
Because of the number of possible combinations and the number of
possible skin and hair types, space does not permit discussing every
option. Please ask on the hair removal forum if you have a specific