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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)

depilatory

/de·pil·a·to·ry/ (dĕ-pil´ah-tor″e)
1. having the power to remove hair.
2. an agent for removing or destroying hair.

depilatory

[dipil′ətôrē]
1 adj, pertaining to a substance or procedure that removes hair.
2 n, a depilatory agent.

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.

depilatory

1. having the power to remove hair.
2. an agent that removes or destroys the hair.
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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.
The shaving and depilatory market is slightly more immune to trading down than other retail sectors, as, for many, they are an essential spend item, and quality is associated with cost.
It has also added fragrance to its traditional creams to help mask the unpleasant odour of the depilatory chemicals.
The company also carries aloe vera liquid soap, Scent of a Woman cologne, Bump Patrol shave gel, anti-fungal foot spray, a flexi-pen that makes it difficult to attack with a writing implement, a security razor, depilatory cream and a variety of religious oils.
American International introduced a range of new depilatory products and lines for men, women and teens.
In addition to WOOLITE(R) Fabric Wash, these products include Lysol(R) cleaners and disinfectants, Air Wick(R) air fresheners, Electrasol(R) automatic dishwasher detergent, Easy-Off(R) cooking surface cleaners, Spray 'n Wash(R) laundry stain removers, Resolve(R) cleaners, Jet-Dry(R) rinse agent, and Veet(R) depilatory, as well as French's(R) foods, including mustard, Frank's RedHot(R) sauce, Cattlemen's(R) Barbeque Sauce, and GourMayo(TM).
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.
For that reason, Moayeri says, it is important that the depilatory category be promoted as an essential part of personal care, targeted at a wide variety of consumer groups.
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.