Many women suffer from excessive vegetation on their hands. And this is understandable, since every woman, girl dreams of having beautiful hands and feet. To conform to the trends of beauty, many girls resort to different methods. Currently, there are many methods of getting rid of unwanted vegetation. But is it necessary to do this?
Epilation hands for and against
Many women ask themselves the question whether to epilate hands. As an argument “for” we can name the aesthetic side of this procedure. After all, a girl with smooth hands looks more attractive. In principle, the arguments end there. But there are many factors against. First, it is a contraindication for health reasons. Secondly, a woman with a grown stubble on her hands looks even worse than just with unshaven hands. If the hair is light, thin and slightly, then they do not need epilation.
Causes of intense hair growth
In fact, there are few reasons for the growth of dark, hard hair in inappropriate places. Here are the main ones.
This is the most common cause of thick hair growth. At the same time, they begin to grow as early as youth. It does not pose a danger to life and health, but aesthetically ugly.
Hormone testosterone is considered to be male, but in women it is also present. Excessive amount leads to male signs, which include unwanted hair growth. This is called hirsutism.
Excessive growth of hair, which began suddenly, can be triggered by disruption of the thyroid gland, secretory glands, diabetes and even oncology. Therefore, in this case, you should immediately consult a doctor.
In any case, if you need to get rid of excessively hard and dark hair, you should consult with experts.
Home Ways to Get Rid of Hair
There are many ways to get rid of excess vegetation at home.
The most affordable and convenient way. It takes little time and is completely painless. Allows you to quickly remove all the hair on your hands. But he has many drawbacks. This procedure can get rid of hairs for a maximum of 2−3 days, new ones will grow darker and harder. In addition, frequent shaving will make the skin irritated and unattractive. But for women with a low pain threshold, shaving may be the only way out.
For this procedure, you only need to buy depilated acrylic cream in the store, apply to the problem area and wait for a certain time. Then remove the spatula cream. It should be borne in mind that the chemical components of the cream can affect the skin in different ways. It is necessary to strictly follow the instructions and, if necessary, change the cream or use another way. It should be noted that the depilation also gives a short-term effect, like shaving.
The efficiency of the epilator is somewhat higher than that of shaving or cream. He pulls out hairs with roots, after which they do not grow for 2-4 weeks. But this procedure has a significant disadvantage - pain. Epilation session is best done after a hot shower or bath. The pores expand, which makes it easier to remove hairs. It should also be noted that the procedure is preferably carried out at low speed, then even the thinnest and smallest hairs will be removed.
For home use wax strips are used. They are easy to use, but the procedure is very painful. Strip tears off hairs with roots. This method is more suitable for girls with thin and colorless hairs. For tougher hair apply liquid wax. This is mainly done in salons. But for home use jars are sold with the composition in cosmetic stores. Another drawback of this procedure is that the hairs should be at least 5 mm long, but the result will remain for 2−3 weeks.
This hair removal sugar paste. It can be purchased at the store or do it yourself. To do this, mix 100 gr. water, 100 ml of lemon juice and 300 gr. Sahara. Place it all on the stove and stir until sugar crystals dissolve. The finished composition for shugaring has a caramel shade. It is necessary to leave it at room temperature for cooling. The finished product can be used several times until it ceases to perform its function. This method is also very painful. But due to the soft composition is considered more benign than waxing.
Laser hair removal
This method is considered the most common. The procedure is absolutely painless. During the session, the laser heats the follicle, thereby destroying it. Due to this, the hairs fall out and do not grow back. This method is used to remove the hair on the hands forever. For this you need to spend from 5 to 8 sessions. In between, you can not use other methods of hair removal. As with any salon procedures, there are contraindications:
- it is impossible to carry out the procedure on tanned skin, it should take at least 2 months from the moment of taking the last sunbath,
- skin diseases, a large number of moles, papillomas,
- cancer and diseases of the cardiovascular system,
- pregnancy and lactation.
The procedure is painless. Its essence lies in the fact that a special apparatus produces light flashes, affecting the blood vessels, which cease to feed the hair follicles, thereby carrying out their destruction. The process takes no more than 30 minutes. For complete hair disposal, you need from 7 to 10 sessions. This method also has contraindications:
- viral or fungal diseases,
- skin diseases
- skin damage on the treated area.
This procedure combines photo and electrolysis. The hair bulb collapses under the influence of light and current simultaneously. The disadvantage of this procedure is that you need to grow hair with a length of 7 mm. But after a session of elos hair never grows back. Although the cost of this procedure will be somewhat more expensive. Standard contraindications: strongly tanned skin, the period of pregnancy and lactation, the presence of skin diseases, moles.
All these procedures should take place in well-established salons.
If a woman has contraindications or unwillingness to remove hair on her hands, there is a method such as lightening, which makes the hair more invisible. There is a large selection of tools, but you need to understand that this method does not eliminate the problem, but disguises it. Before using any home remedies, you need to test for sensitivity.
The most common means to lighten hair is hydrogen peroxide.
- Mix melted piece of baby soap and 3 tbsp. l peroxide. The resulting mass is applied to the skin for 10−20 min.
- Mix 3 tbsp. l peroxide, 2 tbsp. l soda and 20 g of ammonia. Apply to hands for 30−60 minutes.
- Mix 1 tbsp. l peroxide and toothpaste. Apply to hands for 15 minutes.
Other means to lighten hair
- Gidroperit. You need to mix 10 tablets of hydroperit with 10 ml of ammonia and 25 ml of shower gel, add 30 ml of water. The resulting composition is applied for 45 minutes.
- Lemon juice. It is necessary to wipe the juice hands several times a day. Even better, lemon juice acts together with apple cider vinegar in a 2: 1 ratio.
- Herbs. Any of the herbs (chamomile, calendula, linden) very effectively has a lightening effect on the hair. This method is the safest, albeit the longest. The procedure should be performed 2−3 times a day for 3-4 weeks.
- Cosmetic colors. This method is the easiest and fastest. Hair can be discolored by any means of blonding.
Traditional methods of getting rid of hair
The most common remedy is ash. It is produced by burning any tree. You can add an infusion of herbs (nettle, chamomile, mint) and rub hands.
Another remedy is walnut shells. For the procedure, you need to take the shell of an unripe nut, grind it in a blender and wipe the skin of the hands 3-4 times a day until you get the desired result. It should be borne in mind that this tool makes the skin dark.
Nettle oil destroys the hair follicle. To prepare you need to take 40 grams. Nettle seed, chop them and pour 100 grams of olive oil, you can replace the vegetable. Insist 2 months.
Infusion dope also destroys the hair. It can be prepared in two ways. Grind 30 grams of dope and add 60 ml of vodka or alcohol. Insist 20 days in a dark place. You can grind 60 grams. dope and pour 300 gr. boiling water. Insist 6 hours. Regardless of the method of preparation, wipe your hands several times a day.
How to slow down hair growth
Not everyone can immediately get rid of unnecessary hair or lighten them. In this case, you can try to slow down hair growth. There are several ways to do this:
- 5 g of ammonia mixed with 5 g of alcohol, add 1.5 g of iodine and 5 g of castor oil. Lubricate hands with the product several times a day.
- Jojoba, almond or grape seed oil mixed with a few drops of mint or tea tree essential oil. This mixture is applied to the depilated areas, it is able to slow down hair growth,
- walnut shell extract.
How to get rid of hair on fingers
Some women suffer not only from the hair on the hands, but also on the fingers. A female hand with hair on the fingers looks completely unattractive.
By the way, almost all home remedies are suitable for removing hair on the fingers. They can be removed with wax strips, creams, epilator. The salon also experts can easily cope with this. You can also use tweezers to remove hair on the fingers.
There are many ways to combat unwanted hair. Each woman, choosing for herself a certain one, should think about safety and, if possible, consult with experts.