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depilatory

 [de-pil´ah-tor″e]
1. removing or destroying hair.
2. an agent that does this. Called also epilatory.

de·pil·a·to·ry

(dĕ-pil'ă-tō-rē),
1. Synonym(s): epilatory (1)
2. An agent that causes the falling out of hair. Synonym(s): epilatory (2)

de·pil·a·to·ry

(dĕ-pil'ă-tōr-ē)
1. Pertaining to removal of hair at the surface of the skin by shaving or applying alkaline chemical hair removal products.
2. An agent having this action.
Compare: epilatory

depilatory

A preparation or procedure for removing hair or destroying the hair-forming skin tubes (follicles). Depilatories include chemical substances to soften and dissolve hair, electrolysis or waxes to grip hairs and facilitate mass removal.
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Technavio's report, Global Depilatory Products Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
The first group had hair removal by depilatory cream on day of the operation by a nursing staff while the second group had razor shaving carried out on day of operation by the nursing staff in the routine manner.
Shaving preparations and razors both accounted for 37 percent of total launches, with depilatory products accounting for 27 percent.
shows that in the 12 weeks ended May 15 drug store sales of depilatory products fell by 4.2% over the corresponding period in 2010.
A distinctive, bladeless tool removes the depilatory by following the body's natural contours, providing better hair and product removal than hands alone.
Never rub skin with a dry towel to remove excess wax or depilatory creams or you may get a fine rash.
Azerbaijani women largely prefer to receive depilatory services at beauty salons, which is a more expensive option.
[ClickPress, Tue Jul 22 2014] Depilatory Products in Italy by Mintel Global Market Navigator provides you with annual year-end market size data, most recently updated in 2014.
Consumers who try the depilatory and share their experiences will instantly receive free prizes from the Grooveshark music-streaming website and will be entered to win an all-expenses-paid weekend trip for two to a major concert of their choice.
NEW YORK -- With consumers removing hair from their eyebrows to their toes, depilatory manufacturers are supplying a variety of product options for women and, increasingly, men and teenage girls.
The sales increase was led by Plus+White Oral Care Xtra Whitening Toothpastes and Speed Whitening Gels, Sudden Change new Green Tea formulated skin care products and Bikini Zone's new shave gels and depilatory kits.