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The act or result of removing hair.
Synonym(s): depilation
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


The act or result of removing hair.
Synonym(s): depilation.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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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About 160 years later, female body hair is still subject to the ach y factor while the issue of whether we should be dependent on depilation is a hot topic of feminist debate.
Chemical depilation is usually carried out on wards or in the home as it requires more time.
The last thing you want is to be let down by under arm no no's such as rashes and dry patches - often caused by depilation and not using a suitable deodorant.
Attempts to remove the offending hairs using unsuitable products and routines can result in an increase in hair growth, and incorrect depilation can affect the hair follicles.
Last, poor wound care with lack of depilation around the wound also contributes to recurrent disease for patients with lay open.
Mogul is marketing its cross lapped spunlace nonwovens under the Durell brand, saying it complements existing spunlace fabric offerings and helps expand its role in the automotive, artificial leather, dry wipes, depilation pads, roofing and medical and hygienic markets.
[USPRwire, Mon May 18 2015] Despite the novel approaches of depilation with IPL (intense pulse light) and other alleged long-lasting depilation systems (laser) and the arrival of personal care appliances with brands like Philips, No No Hair to complement professional treatments at home, women's razors and blades are the preferred depilation method.
However, the use of DMARDs is associated with side effects such as digestive organ dysfunction, liver dysfunction, kidney dysfunction, stomatitis, depilation, and myelosuppression [22, 25].
The first stage of this process is the switch from hair removers/bleaches to women's razors and blades, whilst the second stage involves the prolongation of the depilation cycle, meaning lower volume sales.
It means new clothes (diets, work-outs), bare legs (depilation, exfoliation, self-tanning), sandals (painted toe-nails at all times) and the acceptance that your make-up will have vanished by lunchtime.
And as for depilation, only the most well-developed girl in our class could wield a razor with expertise.
The collaboration between medical experts, technologists and entrepreneurs offers excellent perspectives for developing new products such as sport floors, artificial turf systems and depilation devices.