Beauty Fact or Fiction: Does shaving make your hair grow back thicker (or faster?). READ ME PLEASE!
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Previous Beauty Fact or Fiction videos:
Beauty fact or fiction: Is there a difference between "men's" and "women's" skin care? http://youtu.be/qdX5BDOEyfU
Beauty fact or fiction: Do you really need to wash your face twice a day? http://youtu.be/qVrXROy4Ais
Beauty Fact or Fiction: Does a tingling or cooling sensation mean a product is "working"? http://youtu.be/MEMZvEWwVDE
Beauty fact or fiction: Does your skin need to breathe? http://youtu.be/Q2B9qPJ5p7s
Hair growth cycles: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hair_follicle#Hair-follicle_cycling
Another way to change growth is with the chemical bimatoprost, the active ingredient in Latisse. It is very effective, but also controversial. I have tried both bimatoprost and non-bimatoprost eyelash treatments (peptides and others, ie Rapidlash), and have only found the bimatoprost treatments to be effective. More on that here: http://on.fb.me/1rrUlDz
I don't know whether the DIY treatments are worthwhile, but it's unlikely they will yield results on the level of bimatoprost. Guessing that results vary wildly. See linked note above.
Re: whether waxing causes more hair growth, or thicker hair growth over time, there is no evidence to support this (and if anything, waxing delays regrowth). What seems to happen is that as long-term waxing clientele get older and start to experience new hair growth due to hormonal changes, they associate it with long-term waxing. That's my observation as someone who has done a lot of waxing services. I've never seen unusual hair growth in a pre-menopausal long-term waxing client. Unfortunately, changes in hair growth are just part of aging.
All comments are appreciated, but I cannot give personalized recommendations in video comments or answer private messages. It is just not feasible for me to do so. I will try my best to answer questions in future videos, in facebook notes or (whenever I get around to it) in blog posts, but I regret that it is not possible to answer thousands of questions individually.
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