Interesting facts about depilation
If it seemed to you that you knew everything about depilation, you were one hundred percent wrong. We have found something to surprise you and present the TOP amazing facts about depilation.
Slow down hair growth - no caffeine!
It turns out that there is a direct connection between such a favorite drink for many women as coffee and hair growth (and not only on the head, which is a woman's dream, but also on the body, which is undesirable). And now we are not talking about a little-known type of depilation with coffee.
According to the results of scientific studies, which have already been published in international journals, caffeine is defined as a hair growth stimulant. At the same time, he is also credited with the ability to block the processes that cause hair loss (male alopecia).
For the purity of the experiment, the German scientist placed the isolated follicles of men suffering from this pathology in a nutrient medium saturated with caffeine. Its concentration in different test tubes differed. Tracking the numbers, Dr. Fisher determined that hair follicles grew 45% more in the caffeine-rich solution than in the weaker caffeine solution. As they say - the result is obvious.
There was also an increase in the life cycle of hair follicles - 37%. The combination of these two indicators clearly indicates that caffeine is a high-quality hair growth stimulant. I mean, ladies. The more coffee you drink, the more often you will need to depilate.
X-ray hair removal
At the end of the 19th century, again, a German scientist invented a universal, in his opinion, depilation method. His method was based on exposure to X-ray irradiation. In those distant times, it was not yet known that it was X-rays that were extremely harmful to the human body. Fortunately for us, this trend did not take root. Otherwise, it is not known how many women would have suffered from such a brutal method of depilation. Influence of hormonal cycles
Everyone knows that the life of every woman, without exception, is subject to cyclical hormonal trends. It is on the level of hormones that depend on such indicators as:
- Energy potential;
It turns out that in order for depilation to be the least painful, it is best to perform it in the first half of the cycle, when the susceptibility of the female body to pain is minimal. Depilation masters recommend getting rid of unwanted hair on the 2-3rd day after the end of the menstrual cycle.
In the middle of the cycle, the pain is stronger, but the hair removed during this period grows back much more slowly. Here is the right of personal choice. If you want hair growth to slow down, be patient and do depilation on the 13-14th day of menstruation. The second half of the menstrual cycle is the most unfortunate for depilation - it hurts and hair growth does not slow down.
Phobias and depilation
A phobia, or, in simple terms, intense fear is associated with certain actions or objects. Depilation is no exception and two types of phobias are associated with it:
- Chaetophobia is the fear of extra hair. People suffering from this phobia practically do not part with tweezers. The questioning of the removal of excess vegetation becomes excessively painful for them.
- Trichophobia is the fear of getting hair into food. A little different, but still, the problem is related to the hair.
hairy and happy
Despite the rapidly growing fashion for natural hair on the legs, under the armpits and in the bikini area, most of society assumes clean-shaven legs. No wonder the roots of depilation go back into the distant past.
But it turns out that extra hair on a woman’s face cannot interfere with living a long and exciting life happily. This is illustrated by the life story of Priscilla Lauter.
Having been born back in 1911, in addition to hypertrichosis, the girl was endowed with a double row of teeth. It was not possible to cure a child in those days (there was practically nothing known about depilation of facial hair) and her father turned to the then-famous showman Karl Lauter with a request to organize "shows" of his shaggy daughter for money. Lauter arranged a tour of the “monkey girl” without any problems, which was what the people called Priscilla then.
Soon, when the negligent biological father was shot dead in a shootout, it was Lauter who adopted her. By the way, he became a caring and loving father and even organized a decent education for the girl.
The surprisingly shaggy Puerto Rican woman also found family happiness, married to the world's only "crocodile-skinned man" - Emmitt Bejano. Together they performed until the mid-1950s, after which they retired and happily lived out their days in a small Florida town.
Here are some amazing and little-known facts about such a seemingly familiar term "depilation". If you know something more interesting, share the information in the comments.