undercoat

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undercoat

the fine hairs of an animal's coat which are usually shorter and more numerous than the coarse guard hairs. In some breeds of dogs and cats, however, these may predominate.
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This liquid professional strength formula is designed to be thick enough to pour through standing water, while attacking and breaking down hair and soap scum.
TWO-MINUTE HOW-TO Gently backcomb hair at the crown (run the comb down hair toward the roots).
Think sooty eyes, slicked down hair, perfect complexion and glossy lips.
It contains an ingredient called Xyliene which slows down hair growth and also makes regrowth finer.
Halling, clad in blazer and tie and with slicked down hair, receives a fairly basic question from the anchor man in the studio whenever a break in play occurs (every two minutes or so in the case of American football) and then proceeds to talks in grave tones using as many American cliches and euphemisms as he can possibly cram in before the next down.
This new blend is an excellent option to consider for leave-on formulations designed to deliver soft feel and manageability without weighing down hair.
For instance, there's evidence that the oil slows down hair loss.
It can also be used after waxing and shaving to stop redness and to slow down hair growth.
In addition, Flawless features a unique technology that reduces the size of the water molecule, dramatically speeding up blow-drying time to slow down hair damage and leave hair prepped and ready for styling, according to the brand.
But in baldness, high testosterone levels have an adverse affect on the hair follicles, acting on a hormone receptor on the hair follicle to slow down hair production.
The Thermicon[TM] technology with the No No Hair uses thermal heat to get rid of unwanted hair and has been proven to be effective in slowing down hair re-growth.