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ep·i·la·tion

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

epilation

/ep·i·la·tion/ (-la´shun) depilation.

epilation

The use of lasers or other instruments to remove unwanted facial and body hair by ‘zapping’ the hair follicle to slow or stop hair growth

epilation

The removal of hair by extraction, electrolysis, or chemical lysis. See Hirsutism.

ep·i·la·tion

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

epilation

Removal of the hair by the roots by any means, such as plucking, waxing, chemical destruction or electrolysis.

epilation

The removal of hair by the roots as in the case of ingrowing eyelashes. The eyelashes are removed with forceps but, unfortunately, they tend to regrow. See distichiasis; trichiasis.

epilation

the removal of hair by the roots.

cryosurgical epilation
electric epilation

Patient discussion about epilation

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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During the course participants learn that Sterex epilators are not a one trick pony and they play a very important role in the advanced electrolysis field.
99 They say: A 'sixth generation' epilator that can be used in the bath to open pores for less painful plucking.
Epilators are best used on legs but can be used anywhere as long as you have a high threshold for pain.
Epilators, first introduced by Epilady in 1986, work by removing hair at the root, similar to waxing.
Summary: Rowenta - an eminent brand associated with personal care equipment - such as hair dryers and epilators, has launched the new improved Brush Activ 1000 with higher wattage & more comfortable handle that delivers professional results.
In the olden days, before the invention of epilators, many women walked around the planet looking like Rafa Benitez, with little tufts of hair around their chops.
Epilators pull hairs out by the root, however short they are.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Personal Care Appliances in Thousand Units by the following Product Segments: Hair Care Appliances (Curling Brushes, Curling Irons, Hair Clippers, Hair Dryers, & Hair Setters), Oral Care Appliances, (Electric Toothbrushes, Oral Irrigators, & Plaque Removers), Hair Removal Appliances (Mens Shavers, Womens Shavers, Epilators, & Trimmers (Beard & Mustache), and Other Personal Care Appliances (Heating Pads, Whirlpool Baths (Portable), & Massagers).
NEW YORK, July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Personal Care Appliances in Thousand Units by the following Segments: Hair Care Appliances (Curling Brushes, Curling Irons, Hair Clippers, Hair Dryers, Hair Setters, & Hair Straighteners), Oral Care Appliances (Electric Toothbrushes, Oral Irrigators, & Plaque Removers), Hair Removal Appliances (Men's Shavers, Women's Shavers, Epilators, & Trimmers), and Other Personal Care Appliances (Heating Pads, Whirlpool Baths, & Massagers).
They're not completely painfree, but the latest epilators and wax products have minimised the pain involved with new techniques and technology.
Hair Care Appliances (Curling Brushes, Curling Irons, Hair Clippers, Hair Dryers, Hair Setters, & Hair Straighteners) - Oral Care Appliances (Electric Toothbrushes, Oral Irrigators, & Plaque Removers) - Hair Removal Appliances (Mens Shavers, Womens Shavers, Epilators, & Trimmers (Beard & Mustache) - Other Personal Care Appliances (Heating Pads, Whirlpool Baths (Portable), & Massagers).