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| slug | at least 25% of middle-aged women have unwanted facial hair but most are reluctant to discuss it, or even admit they have this problem, despite it being very common. it is usually down to hormonal changes, which can lead to increased hair on the upper lip, chin and sides of the face. These unwanted hairs can be quite dark and coarse too, which makes them more noticeable. There are several ways of removing hair, though – from the short-term solution to more drastic long-term measures – so don’t despair. Just take action! Treat it Depilatory creams work by dissolving hair at the follicle, but most are better suited to hair on the body and the results last only two to three weeks. laser hair removal causes selective destruction of hair follicles and can achieve long-term hair reduction after several treatment sessions. The treatment must be performed by an experienced doctor, nurse or licensed beautician. after three treatments, six weeks apart, there will be about a 50% reduction in hair but you will need to have follow-up treatments. it works best for people with fair skin and dark hair, and is not recommended at all for people with white hair. Costs are generally from £45 per session. 230 | march 2012 words: Charlotte Maugham and Patricia Pett | PhotograPhs: getty Images 5 1 Besides crow’s feet and frown lines, there’s a host of pointers that can give away your age – but thankfully you can make them all disappear… signs of ageing Waxing is good for removing hair on the upper lip and sides of the face but not for chin hair. Hot wax is applied to the skin, and a strip of cloth or paper is pressed on the area. The strip is then quickly pulled away, taking hairs with it. it can irritate the skin and leave red, raised bumps. You will need to repeat treatment every two to six weeks. FACIAL HAIR

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of AT Home with Christian Jessen - March 2011

EDITOR'S LETTER
A WARM WELCOME FROM DR CHRISTIAN
NEWS
SAVE THE DATE
DEFENSIVE EATING
SLEEPING BEAUTY
SPOIL YOURSELF
FAMOUS FIGURES
WIN TOP PRIZES
DR JESSEN, I PRESUME
FEEL-GOOD FACTOR
A BEAUTIFUL MIND
PROTECT YOURSELF
GETTING OVER IT
KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON
WHAT LIES BENEATH
SUGAR HIGHS AND LOWS
WHAT'S UP, DOC?
ON THE RUN
SMOKING GUN
FRESHLY GROUND
I CAN'T EAT THAT
OFF THE SCALES
WALKING TALL
IN GOOD HANDS?
GIRLS ONLY
IN THE BLOOD
PERIOD PROPERTIES
FERTILITY HELP
A WEE ISSUE
UNDER YOUR HAT
CONFESSIONS OF AN ALCOHOLIC
DANGER ZONE
BODY BASICS
HEART-STOPPING MOMENTS
BACK TO BASICS
WALKING ON SUNSHINE
THE SKIN YOU LIVE IN
LISTEN UP
EYESORE
IN PLAIN SIGHT
DOWN UNDER
BUMP 'N GRIND
LET'S TALK ABOUT SEX
MAN TALK
DO YOU KNOW YOUR BMI?
I'LL HAVE A 'P' PLEASE
BOYS DON'T CRY
TO THE EXTREME
THREE-DAY SLIM DOWN
TOTALLY ADDICTED TO CAKE
JUST A PINCH
GYM JAMS
THEY'RE DOING WHAT?
GOTTA HAVE IT
EYES WIDE SHUT
PETER PAN PLAN
HOW OLD?
HOW OLD?
FUZZ FREE
FUZZ FREE
CUT HERE
CUT HERE
ON THE MEND
ON THE MEND
KNOW YOUR NIP/TUCKS
KNOW YOUR NIP/TUCKS
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
STAY SAFE ABROAD
STAY SAFE ABROAD
SAY CHEESE!
SAY CHEESE!
IVORY TOWER
IVORY TOWER
MOUTH MAYHEM
MOUTH MAYHEM
COMING SOON
COMING SOON
LIGHTEN UP
LIGHTEN UP
COULD YOU BE A GUINEA PIG?
COULD YOU BE A GUINEA PIG?
HEADS UP
HEADS UP
LAST WORD
LAST WORD
STOCKISTS
STOCKISTS

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