Posts Tagged ‘ hyperpigmentation ’

Natural Treatments to Ingrown Hairs

June 15, 2014
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coreyharmon

Even as I continue to show success with my progress on Spironolactone, I still have to battle the fabled folliculitis barbae, aka ingrown hairs. Being a woman of African American blood, my hair type is very thick and curly. I am often the reason of jealousy to some of my female family members whose hair…

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Foods to Help Heal Hyperpigmentation

February 12, 2013
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Foods to Help Heal Hyperpigmentation

One of the biggest issues I’ve in dealing with hirsutism is the hyperpigmentation. Hyperpigmentation is, in brief, the discoloration of the skin from damage. This can be sun damage or mechanical damage. My main damage was tweezing in grown hairs incorrectly for so many years and not popping pimples and blackheads correctly either. I recently…

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Hirsutism Photos before my Electrolysis!

January 13, 2013
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Hirsutism Photos before my Electrolysis!

I will be having my first electrolysis session in years this week approaching! I have been growing out the hairs on my neck, sideburns and chin for the past week to prepare for the session. I took these photos this evening. Considering how bad my hair has been over the past decade, I’m not as…

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Sunscreen helps with fading hyperpigmentation and blemishes

November 14, 2012
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Sunscreen helps with fading hyperpigmentation and blemishes

One of the biggest concerns about my skin, outside the hair, is the hyperpigmentation my skin has suffered from years of shaving and tweezing and ingrowns. I am honestly more self-conscious about the dark marks than the hair! I can epilate the hair no problem but the scars stay for quite some time. Sometimes, it…

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Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation and DIY treatments

October 28, 2012
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Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation and DIY treatments

Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH) and hirsutism are often related. Because of the constant tweezing, shaving, razor bumps, and waxing, it is likely that your skin will scar up from the extra melanin that works to heal broken skin…thus creating dark spots. Honestly, many days my PIH bothers me more than the hair. The main reason…

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