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Good morning! What's the best method to removing body hair? Depilatory creams burn and shaving doesn't remove completely. Waxing I think is painful.
Grooming: One does not go to the doctor for grooming advice. This is your opportunity to figure out and choose for yourself. Unwanted hair is not a medical condition. ...Read more
Does shaving more often damage/benefit normal facial skin (not dry, not oily, etc)? Is using a depilatory powder a better/worse alternative for men?
Ouch!: If you read your depilatory instructions they generally tell you not to use on "delicate skin" areas, and to avoid using for longer than the stated times. You have chemically "burned" the skin surface, and treatment requires keeping the raw skin clean (basis, ivory, or cetaphil soap) and protected with emollient (preparation h or even vaseline jelly) until healed. If infected see an md promptly. ...Read more
What are the advantages, disadvantages of using depilatory powders to remove facial hair in men with no special conditions?
Sure: Your gyn or regular fmd has seen it all. Don't suffer in silence. ...Read more
Might irritate skin: Acne lesions are often inflammed and what you put on your skin can cause more irritation. Depilatory agents can often be irritating. However, shaving over acne can also cause problems. So it might be a good idea to use the depilatory on a small patch of skin to see how you respond. If there are no problems then you'd could try it on the other areas. Good luck and be careful. ...Read more
I am 23 I have hair growing up on my penis not only at the base but up on my penis, how can I remove it can I use depilatory cream?
Permanent laser hair: Reduction is the most time and cost effective way to "lose" facial hair. The hair needs to be pigmented, ie brown, black, and not blond or gray. ...Read more
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