Claudine wrote:Unfortunately I do not have any suggestions, but that seems so unfair (not that anything is ever "fair" with this damn disease): on one side the treatment makes you lose the hair you'd like to keep, on the other it makes some unwanted hair grow! Reminds me of grass in the backyard - always ready to invade the flower beds but couldn't care less about large patches of bare ground
ginabeewell wrote:I had a list going for a little while called "cancer's little indignities" and this is right there at the top of that list.
How about threading? It would be faster than tweezing, but gentler on your skin than any chemical hair remover or bleach.
AmyG wrote:Threading is a great suggestion. I love getting my eyebrows threaded, much nicer than wax! I would assume they could do an upper lip with no problem?
AmyG wrote:Oh gawd, that sounds like one shitastic evening!
Sorry about your lip. I know with my eyebrows there was never any pain involved! Are you happy with how it turned out though? As for numbing it....orajel? That has lidocaine in it, maybe that would help...or maybe they'd just wipe it off!
boxhill wrote:Ginabeewell, that just sucks, I must say. Sometimes the indignities just pile up, don't they?
Sooooo.... I got my upper lip threaded today. The good news: it worked. The bad news: holy f%^# was that a painful experience!
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