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Facial hair is a big issue for a lot of women. Hormonal changes, PCOD, lifestyle changes, medications, hereditary factors, these things can lead to excessive facial hair growth. If you have a lot of hair growing all over face, you are not alone. According to reports, every one women out of five suffers from PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) in India, and that means a whole lot of us have facial hair issue it’s one of the most common manifestations of PCOD. Unwanted facial hair is also called hirsutism. It can be a cause of concern and women want facial hair out of their mind because of cosmetic reasons. Women try a whole bunch of ways to get rid of facial hair – waxing, threading, epilating, hair removal creams, laser are belong to that bunch. A lot of them are confused whether to wax or pluck their facial hair. So, that’s why we are here to help. We will tell you whether it’s Better to Pluck or Shave Facial Hair?
Pluck or Shave Facial Hair?
Shaving: Shaving is one of the fastest and one of the easiest ways to remove unwanted hair from your face and body. This can be done by simple shaving razor as well as electric shavers. Shaving the face is recommended only because it is extremely quick. Shaving is an extremely fussy process where you need to change the blades time and again. It also becomes expensive to replace the blades. With shaving, hair grows back quite fast and that too much more coarser and heavier than before. When you are shaving, you get smooth skin only for a short time, because stubble grows back quickly. With shaving, ingrown hair is left behind. Also, if you are not careful while shaving, you can develop cuts and razor burns, which can even leave marks on your skin.
Plucking: Plucking is another widely used hair removal method to remove facial hair, particularly from chin area. It is one of the most cost-effective methods of removing facial hair. Also, you just need a simple tweezer to pluck out hair. With plucking and tweezing, hair grows back quickly, but since the hair is plucked out from the root, it grows out comparatively slower than shaving. Plucking can be painful too, especially those who have sensitive skin. Additionally, with plucking facial hair, it is extremely difficult to achieve symmetry. The biggest con with plucking is that it is time consuming since you are picking hair one by one.
Thus, out of shaving and plucking facial hair, shaving is better. But even shaving is not recommended because skin on your face is extremely delicate and soft. Comparatively waxing and laser hair removal are the best ways to get rid of facial hair.