After my fourth laser hair removal treatment, I asked the technician if there would be a point where we would call it; that my chin would be as good as the laser could ever make it. And she basically told me that that point was now, and it was time to come in twice a year for touch-ups. She has said to me more than once now that the chin is a very "hormonal" area, and if she's seen in her many years of experience that the chin is particularly difficult to laser "pew-pew" into submission, it's time for me to accept that. The good news is, she expects that touch-ups will only be needed on my chin, so I'll be looking at around $50 a touch-up instead of the full amount.
So what now? I don't know.
Being sick, I had ample time to view my face with almost a week's worth of growth. I show the pictures in the video but will post them here as well:
Really, this is still an enormous improvement over my chin in it's natural state, or even as it has been with medication. But look at all that coarse blond hair that the laser won't ever be able to kill.
I ramble on in this video about how my goal of eradicating the dark hair was really just me deceiving myself, and that really in my heart of hearts I want to get rid of it all. As much as I would tell myself that I could live with noticeable hair if it was blond, to be perfectly honest, I don't want to have to deal with that either. I want perfection. Who doesn't? Most of us are struggling to achieve an ideal set before us by our culture. I want my pre-pubescent hairless chin back.
I mention some realistic next steps in the video, but I'm not sure which one I want to take yet.