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ep·i·la·tion

(ep'i-lā'shŭn),
The act or result of removing hair.
Synonym(s): depilation

depilation

/dep·i·la·tion/ (dep″ĭ-la´shun) epilation; removal of hair by the roots.

depilation

[dep′ilā′shən]
Etymology: L, de + pilum, hair
the removal or extraction of hair from the body, either temporarily by mechanical or chemical means or permanently by electrolysis, which destroys the hair follicle. Also called epilation. depilate, v.

ep·i·la·tion

(ep'i-lā'shŭn)
The act or result of removing hair.
Synonym(s): depilation.

depilation

removal of hair by the roots. See also epilation.

chemical depilation
the use of chemicals applied externally or internally to remove hair. See also chemical shearing.

Patient discussion about depilation

Q. Is there any treatment in Chinese medicine to remove body hair? I’m a 22 years-old girl, and I’m considering laser hair removal of the hair on my legs. Usually I prefer the natural way, so I wanted to ask if there’s any Chinese way to remove body hair. Is it better than laser?

A. i agree with Melissa- body hair is natural but sometimes it's growth is increased by an unbalanced hormonal state. and Chinese medicine can help on that case. so there is nothing wrong by checking this direction out .

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First, the participants describe depilation as an unnecessary and almost ridiculous practice for men to undertake.
Applying this lotion reduces the frequency of shaving, waxing, plucking, or depilation.
Exploring the depilation norm: a qualitative questionnaire study of women's body hair removal.
Nair Silky Sensations Sensitive Formula - A new depilatory features a dual moisturizing blend of depilation, specially formulated for the needs of sensitive skin.
YOU may or may not be delighted to learn that I've been offered a free "Back, Sack and Crack" depilation session by a fancy salon.
So I took myself off to Maison Kojak - motto: 'We've got no hair but we don't care' - for a full rundown on the latest on male depilation.
It is designed to be used where the skin is challenged by environmental stress, shaving, depilation, or daily hygiene.
For the uninitiated, this broadly means fairly comprehensive depilation - favoured by more than 50pc of the men asked.
This therapeutic approach is intended to permit enhanced therapeutic modalities for the treatment of cancer, optimum healing of wounds, treatment of periodontal disease and permanent depilation.
Depilation is removing part of the hair shaft - creams or shaving.
Shaving and depilation are time-consuming procedures that must be repeated on a regular basis--so it's not surprising that consumers want solutions that are gentle, quicker to perform and leave skin smoother for longer.