For anyone who has recently transitioned or is in the process of transitioning from male to female, hair removal can be an important concern. Dr. Scott Mosser explains that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) will decrease new hair growth for the most part, but doesn’t always completely eliminate the presence of body and chest hair.
One of the best options to remove any unwanted hair is Laser Hair Removal, as the results are permanent.* This is because this FDA approved procedure damages the hair follicle to prevent it from producing further hairs.
This was the hair removal method taken by Juliet Jacques, explained in her article for The Guardian: 'I'd always hated my facial hair.' In the article, she describes the process by which she said goodbye to what she describes as a ‘powerful sign of masculinity.’ Laser surgery was decided upon after it was recommended to her by a surgeon, and Juliet reveals that after each appointment she would walk around more confidently. Juliet’s experience was poignantly summed up by the following: ‘short-term physical pain for long-term psychological gain.’ After all, you can’t put a price on your happiness.
There are many inspirational transgender women in the public eye today including ‘Orange is the New Black’ actress Laverne Cox, actress and producer Carmen Carrera and model Isis King. These amazing and exhilarating women all have flawless skin, which is the aim of many in the transgender community. Consequently, more and more people are heading to their local beauty clinic to have Laser Hair Removal.