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Unwanted hairs

Though hairs on human body add to the beauty, unwanted hairs on undesired areas is a lifelong botheration for many. Hair growth on unwanted areas of human body is generally called unwanted hairs. Certain diseases and hormonal problems can cause excessive hair growth. People use a number of remedies or procedures to get rid of the unwanted hair, but effects only for a short period of time. All the home remedies or waxing are not effective in permanently removing the unwanted hair. Laser Hair Removal is the most effective way to remove unwanted hairs. Usually hair growth on upper lip, chin, cheeks, back, legs, fingers, feet, toes etc… are considered to be unwanted. But today, such unwanted hairs are no more a reason for worry as the advance in medical science has discovered effective medications and equipments to remove them once for a lifetime and bring back your confidence and beauty.

What causes unwanted hairs?

There are many factors that trigger the growth of hair on unwanted areas. Genetic elements are the primary cause of such hair growth. Use of steroid medicines also sprouts hairs. Defects in hormone levels are another reason behind the hair growth. People with PCOD are found to have excessive hair growth.


There are many kinds of treatments available to prevent or remove unwanted hairs. Home remedies, ayurvedic treatments, creams, vaxing, laser treatments etc… are few among the most common remedies of treating unwanted hair growth.

Depilatory creams also known as hair removal creams are available in all medical shops. Even without a prescription people can get them. But improper usage may burn your skin. It can also cause certain allergic reactions. Hot waxing is another very common method. But it may be a painful process and may cause infections. The primary defect with all these methods is that they are all temporary procedures to remove the hair. In a very short period of time the unwanted hair grows back and you have to repeat the procedure.

Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is advisable as it is long lasting and removes the hair painlessly and easily. It can be used to remove hair on any part of the body. Laser targets the melanin in the hair follicle, thus distroying the hair follicle and thus preventing hair growth.There are a couple of dermetologists who help you to attain permanent hair removal in Cochin.

Electrolysis is another modern technology to remove such hairs. A tiny needle is inserted and minute electric current is passed through it destroying the hair follicle. There is always a risk for scaring when doing electrolysis treatment. So definitely lasers are a safer option. There are two types of electrolysis treatment namely galvanic and thermolytic. In galvanic treatment the hair follicle is destroyed chemically and in thermolytic procedure heat is used for the result.