We all have questions about our less-than-perfect bodies that make us feel self-conscious. Why do I suddenly have facial hair? What's with those bumps on my behind? Well, now you can stop blushing. We consulted the experts and found answers behind 10 cringe-worthy beauty conundrums.
"What can I do about the whiskers that have suddenly sprouted on my chin? They're uncool, unfeminine, and so annoying!"
"A gentle yet firm tweeze is the way to go," says Molly R. Stern, Los Angeles-based celebrity makeup artist. Use a sharp-angled tweezer, grasp the hair as close to the base as you can, and tug. Be careful not to pinch the skin and don't dig under it to remove any hair left behind.
If you've got more than a few hairs, see your doctor. Polycystic ovarian syndrome, a disorder characterized by high levels of male hormones, or an adrenal gland problem could be to blame, says Doris J. Day, MD, clinical assistant professor of dermatology at New York University. If you're moderately hairy (meaning you tidy your brows or upper lip monthly), there's not much you can do to escape genetics.
I had horrible dandruff from about the time I turned 13. No shampoo worked until I discovered Nizoral. But what really got rid of the dandruff once and for all was when I discovered, at the age of 33, that I have a gluten intolerance. I cut out the wheat,etc and haven't seen a flake in more than ten years.
Also I find baby powder (instead of expensive dry shampoo) useful between shampooing. I hate washing my hair, and wear helmet a lot when biking in summertime. So baby powder is a life saver for me - it completely takes away the shine and smell!
Wishing all good hair days!
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