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A 16-year-old female asked:

which hair removal method would be most likely to cause hyperpigmented pores? razor, electric or manual? epilator? wax, hot or cold? depilatories?

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Dr. Lacresha Hall
Psychiatry 22 years experience
Laser: Laser hair removal would be the best to avoid these issues.

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A 28-year-old member asked:

Tell me necessary steps to proctect my hair from removal?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
If, by "removal"...: ...You mean "falling out" - as in "going bald" - this depends on the cause, duration, whether you are a man or woman - lots of factors. A dermatologist can tell you exactly what is going on and make suggestions for treatment. Just don't waste your money on the various "hair vitamins" and other worthless over-the-counter products.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What is better: shaving or hair removal cream?

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Dr. Shala Fardin
Dermatology 18 years experience
Cream, but...: Depilatory creams dissolve hairs so that they wipe away. The hair left behind is usually softer than if it had been shaved. Razors cut hair at an angle, making the regrowth look thicker & more likely to develop ingrown hairs & razor bumps. The major downside to the creams is potential irritation & you need to use caution near the mucosa (mouth, vagina). Electric razors are a good option, too.
A 20-year-old female asked:

Why i get breakouts after threading or waxing out my hair?

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Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Micro Abrasion: Waxing, threading causes micro trauma to skin and might cause inflammation, infection, or allergic reaction (hives) in the area.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: hair removal?

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Dr. Victoria Hagstrom
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Reduction of hair: Hair removal is either temporary, like tweezing, waxing or shaving, or permanent, in which the follicles are destroyed by electrolysis or a laser/light system. Very popular these days to reduce the density of hair in an area by laser hair removal. It needs to be repeated in a series to affect as many follicles as possible during growth phase.
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A 20-year-old male asked:

Hi, i would like to ask about permanent hair removal system that can be used at home. What brand you recommend for safe and effective hair removal?

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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
There is none: Even laser hair removal performed in the doctor's office cannot claim to be permanent and total. We counsel our patients that it is permanent "reduction" of the hair. The devices used in doctors offices are very powerful and capable of causing serious damage. None are approved for use by the consumer at home and those devices that are have lesser results than those at the doctor's office.

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