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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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Female depilation need not be a horror story with the Remington product line that aims to give the smoothest result without the pain.
The findings in this study show that cream depilation achieved better complete hair removal in more cases than shaving with a razor blade.
Given the above trends and observations, this qualitative study attempts to understand the meaning and significance of body hair, and depilation, among openly gay male athletes in order to develop a better sense of body image issues beyond the oft studied area of men and muscularity.
The lack of a comparison group limits broad applicability and may over-represent the prevalence of pubic hair depilation.
He said the province had been and was still facing challenges such as low human development indicators, financial deficit, high poverty prevalence, droughts, underground water depilation, low public service delivery, low electric coverage, poor communication network, lack of accessibility, lack of representation in federal government agencies, autonomous bodies and corporations despite being rich with immense natural and mineral resources.
He said the province has been and is facing challenges low human development indicators, financial deficit, high poverty prevalence, droughts, underground water depilation, low public service delivery, low electric coverage, poor communication network, lack of accessibility, lack of representation in federal government agencies, autonomous bodies and corporations despite being rich with immense natural and mineral resources.
Thus, she thinks that bulimia, anorexia and depilation (hair removal), as well as cosmetic surgery, are forms of body-modification that have parallels with the discourse on FGM and should be considered as having an analogous function in the reproduction of social and gendered subjects.
Feminine depilation has become the norm--certainly not in everyday life, but in the visual culture.
Thong showing, the padded bra, stiletto heels, tight clothes and small sizes, plastic surgery to increase breasts and lips --even in minors-, full depilation, weight and shape control, etc.
Larakiya of Darwin did not circumcise; instead they worked ordeals upon the body by depilation and other means.
After manual depilation and antisepsis with povidone on the cervical back, a 15 mm long transversal incision was made with a scalpel (Schirato, Monteiro et al.