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#12416 - 06/20/02 02:38 PM VANIQA AND PEACH FUZZ
dee9437 Offline
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Registered: 06/19/02
Posts: 8
Hi,

Has anybody used vaniqa for peach fuzz on face, does it reduce the length of the fine hairs? i tried it for about 3 months and it seemed to be working, i dont remove the hairs so it would take longer to get results but i deceided to stop because i had increased acne in the area i was treating(chin). But now i am wondering if i should try again, and see if the acne improves with time, anybody have any vaniqa advise.

thanks,

Dee.

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#12417 - 06/21/02 01:08 AM Re: VANIQA AND PEACH FUZZ
Andrea Offline
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Registered: 03/22/02
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Vaniqa only reduces the rate of growth, meaning hairs grow slower. I've not seen any data showing that it shortens the growth phase or makes hair shorter. For the 60% of women who saw some improvement, Vaniqa allowed them to perform hair removal less often. Many women do not see improvement from Vaniqa (which takes 8 weeks of continuous use to tell for sure).

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#12418 - 08/12/02 03:04 PM Re: VANIQA AND PEACH FUZZ
dragonfly Offline
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Registered: 08/10/02
Posts: 60
Loc: East Coast
I've been using Vaniqa for a couple of months and I LOVE it! It has dramatically slowed the rate of hair growth for me. I am using it on my upper lip and all I have to do now is tweeze a couple of dark hairs once a week or so. Luckily, I haven't had a problem with acne in the area being treated. I leave the short, blond peach fuzz alone though, because I feel that it looks more "natural" to have it there instead of being totally hairless...I also have problems with ingrown hairs, so I try to avoid plucking as much as possible.

When I was first thinking about using it, I thought it was going to be somewhat cost-prohibitive, but I have to use so little of the cream that I think this one tube might last me several months. Yea!!! [Big Grin]

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#12419 - 08/15/02 08:34 PM Re: VANIQA AND PEACH FUZZ
Andrea Offline
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Registered: 03/22/02
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Wow, that is super-cool, dragonfly! [Cool]

It's defintitely one of those things that might be worth a shot for some women. For those considering it, remeber that you have to commit to it for at least a couple of months to see if it even works or not. If you've got the money to see if it works, I'd recommend asking your doctor for more information.

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