Excessive Hair Growth in Women

Excessive Hair Growth in Women - How to Treat

Are you Dealing with Unwanted & Excessive Hair?

No woman likes to admit having facial hair, but it's one of the most common aesthetic complaints in beauty. 

The Problem - Hirsutism, PCOS, or Pseudofolliculitis Barbae

Unwanted facial hair, known as hirsutism or Pseudofolliculitis Barbae (PFB), and it affects millions of women of all ages. Hirsutism is sometimes caused by PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). Approximately 10% of women in the U.S. with some degree of hirsutism on a daily. The most common areas are the: upper lip, neck, chin and bikini line.

The Options

Some medication can slow the growth of the hair; it does not always stop it.

Removing the Hair Manually

Shaving will give you relief for a couple of days. Waxing, sugar scrubs, and tweezing may keep the hair away for a week or a month.

Herbal Supplements

Some studies have shown that herbal supplements such as myo-inositol, flaxseed and spearmint have anti-androgenic affects. Sipping two cups of spearmint tea daily may also significantly slow your growth. Lavender oil and tea tree oil, when applied topically, may also reduce milder hirsutism cases. Fennel gel was found to decrease hair thickness in cases of excessive body hair.


Exercising, regardless of your weight, will also help balance your hormonal levels. Exercising can be therapeutic, way to relieve stress and relax.

Laser Hair Removal

Some women as they age, development of a lot of dark hair on the chin or beard area may signal a hormone imbalance. But these methods are temporary and they may cause ingrown hairs, especially with removing thick, curly hairs. While hirsutism may be a personal embarrassment to you, there are means to managing it and getting rid of it completely. More professional methods include laser hair removal.

The Solution - Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal has shown to be extremely helpful in our clients with excessive hair growth in women. Some notice a difference in just one treatment. Which can help with the scarring and ingrown hairs, making your face soft and smooth again.

Hirsutism Before and After Results


Hirsutism Face - Before


Hirsutism Face - After

Words from Some of our Clients

"I can feel my skin again."

"It doesn't hurt to touch my chin."

"I can't believe the difference."

"My skin is soft again, even the scars have improved."

How to Stop Excessive Hair Growth

Find A Better You would be more than happy to help you love your skin again. Learn all about how affordable, effective, and safe Laser Hair Removal is.

Schedule a consultation on our contact page or give us a call at (636) 205-4070.

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