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peggissue
Registered: 05/10/06
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I have recently, over the last few years, devoped a lot of chin hair. I have heard electrolysis isn't good because I have rosacea.

 

Since using the rosacea serum, it's gotten so much worse. Could there be a connection? Does the EGF cause increased hair growth on the face?

 

If no connection, is there an active which reduces this hair growth? i pluck constantly.

 

Thanks for suggestions,

 

Q

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peggissue
Registered: 04/16/06
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Hi, Q

 

EGF isn't the "signal" to grow hair.  I rather doubt there's anything in the rosacea serum that could trigger what is basically (probably) a hormonal thing.

 

A lot of us are getting excellent results with soy isoflavones, wild yam and saw palmetto in getting rid of those pesky chin hairs.  I've only had 1 in the last three months.

 

Hope this helps.

 

Beth


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peggissue
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thanks Beth, i had heard about saw pawmetto. i have used progest cream topically but didn't seem an improvement, and it broke me out.

 

how do tyou use the wild yam and the other? Is it all oral? is anything topical? Are any skin actives products?

 

If you can give me more info, i would appreciate it. Been identifying many hormonal issues I'd like to figure out how to address.

thanks so much,

 

Q

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peggissue
Registered: 04/16/06
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Hi, Q

 

I purchased the Soy Isoflavones and Saw Palmetto here. All I did was add them to my face "potion" according to the recommended amounts.  Kathy (IrishArmyMom) adds wild yam in addition to the Soy and Saw Palmetto.

 

Beth


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peggissue
Registered: 08/12/06
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would you add those actives to a regular moisturiser or some other base product?

 


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peggissue
Registered: 04/16/06
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If you have a moisturizer that you like, just add the actives to it.  I use both canvas and Marine Nutrient Serum for my potions depending on whether the particular actives are lipophilic (dissolves in oil) or hydrophilic (dissolves in water).  I basically use the Sea Kelp Bioferment for cleansing my face, as my shampoo base and as the base for my body wash. 

 

Beth

 

 


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do you put it all over your face or just where you have hair growth that is unwanted?

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All over.  Our skin can use all the nutrition it can get.


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peggissue
Registered: 04/22/06
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Picking back up on this thread ... I tried the soy isoflavones in a lotion (a trader joe's lotion). I found it reduced my facial hair growth speed by 50% (it grew about half as fast). I then tried it in a thicker cream (again, trader joe's moisturizing cream) and found that the effects were reduced. In my experience, I get better results using a lighter/thinner lotion. I have not tried the saw palmetto or yam (?). For those of you using these other actives ... would these additions to my moisturizer increase my results in terms of how fast the hair grows?

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