Chin Hair Removal Best Methods for Women

Female Chin Hair Removal Guide

{SCA} Though recent decades have seen many changes in our concepts of masculinity and femininity, one thing has not changed: women still are not supposed to have hair on their face or body. That this is not biologically accurate – most women do have at least some extra hair somewhere has not changed fashion.

Most women don’t talk about this, but we all tend to get hair on our chins. Some of us get a few wispy ones that we feel once in a while, or we spot one in the mirror now and then. Some of us get pretty coarse and dark hairs that require a lot more maintenance, sometimes every day.

This article provides an overview of the main options available for women chin hair removal covering permanent, prescription, non-prescription, and home methods.

Electrolysis: is the only hair removal method that has a full consensus verifying that it is a truly permanent method – if of course it is performed properly by a professional practitioner.

Electrolysis can be expensive although the costs will of course be greatly reduced for female chin hair removal in view of the small area and smaller number of hair follicles that need to be treated. Each hair follicle needs individual attention and depending on the amount of growth, the procedure can take between 2 and 12 hours.

Laser Hair Removal: is very popular and much cheaper than electrolysis. It is important to have a thorough consultation with a qualified practitioner and even have a test area done on a part of the body not so visible. Every individual is different when it comes to skin type, hair texture, color, etc. and all these variables can have an effect on how successful the procedure will be.

Nevertheless, laser female chin hair removal can be economical and long lasting. As many hair follicles are treated at once the chin area can be finished in just 2 to 3 minutes. Repeated sessions are necessary to catch all the hairs as hair is in different stages of growth at any given time. Prices can vary widely so you need to consult with your local clinic.

Chin hair can be rather coarse, especially as women get older. There are some female chin hair removal methods that can be done at home although caution is needed so as not to irritate the hair follicles on this very visible part of the face.

Depilatories: are strong chemicals that dissolve the hair. If you decide on this option test a small area on another part of the body that is not so visible and see how your skin reacts. Observe the timing very carefully so as not to leave the preparation on the skin longer than absolutely necessary to avoid skin damage.

Tweezing: For the few stray hairs on the chin, tweezing is a good option. Invest in a quality pair of tweezers, perform the procedure in good light, preferably with a magnifying mirror, and pull the hair out straight in the direction of growth.

Waxing: is perhaps the most popular method of female chin hair removal. It is inexpensive and these days, many waxing preparations have additional ingredients to soothe the skin. After all, the hair follicle is bound to protest even a little, when a hair is wrenched out given the nerve endings that are affected.

Pressing the area with the fingers right after pulling the waxing strip will minimize the discomfort, and if you follow up by rubbing an ice cube over the area, recovery is much faster.

Kalo: is a non-prescription hair growth retardant which was on the market about 3 years before Vaniqa came out in the year 2000. It comes in a lotion which is ideal for the facial areas. Just rub it into the skin after a hair removal session, about 3 times, at 15 minute intervals, and that’s it until the next time you have to perform female chin hair removal.

About a 10-15% reduction in hair growth will be seen after each session until much of the hair fails to grow back.

With both Vaniqa and Kalo results vary. In the case of Vaniqa, just over half the women who used it in clinical trials noticed a reduction in hair growth. With Kalo, the company which makes it, Nisim International, offers a no questions asked money refund for any women who are not satisfied with the results.


Kalo can safely be used by men and women and even children.