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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
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hair removal

Epilation Cosmetic dermatology 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. See Cosmetic laser surgery.
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Patient discussion about hair removal

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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Increasing acceptance of hair removal products among men is also one of the significant factors driving the market.
Sue Ismiel, Sydney-based owner and founder of Nad's, named after her daughter Nadine, created the wax hair removal concept in her kitchen as a way to gently remove her daughter's hair.
class="MsoNormalTrends regarding pubic hair removal wax and wane (sorry about the pun), much like eyebrow shape.
Prior to performing laser hair removal on the perioral area, she provides a prophylactic antiviral medication for patients with a history of herpetic infection to suppress recurrence.
Therefore, this randomised controlled trial was planned to evaluate two methods of hair removal to see if there is a significant difference in the ASEPSIS scores of the patients who had the surgical site hair removal by clipping or shaving.
Many times, laser hair removal is done using hair removal machines, which heats the hair follicles underneath the surface of the skin and temporarily prevents regrowth of hair.
Laser hair removal is also more effective, requires far fewer sessions and is better value when compared to the ongoing cost of shaving or waxing.
In terms of hair removal, a flash of light is absorbed by the pigment in a hair, which then 'zaps' the growing cells beneath it.
[1] This is a devastating complaint about women who undergo this laser treatment for hair removal only.
Pubic hair removal may be a risk factor for VIN or correlated with the increasing incidence of VIN.
"The bigger the difference between hair colour and skin colour, the better IPL works," says Braun hair removal expert Dr Miriam Rietzler.
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