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Is it safe to get a Brazilian wax while i'm pregnant?

Is it safe to get a Brazilian wax while i'm pregnant?

Yes: As long as proper hygiene is maintained after the procedure, you should not encounter any major issues after the waxing. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What are the risks to having a Brazilian keratin treatment (bkt) procedure when pregnant?

What are the risks to having a Brazilian keratin treatment (bkt) procedure when pregnant?

Too many!: Looking good & staying healthy need not be mutually exclusive goals, & the evidence shows that bkt may not be safe for anyone, least of all pregnant women. I always counsel my patients to very carefully consider what they "feed" not only their mouths, but also their skin and scalp- which are highly vascular and large "consumers" of products. Most products are never going to be tested on preggos.. ...Read more

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Is keratin treatment (not Brazilian keratin) unsafe during pregnancy? I'm 21 weeks pregnant

Is keratin treatment (not Brazilian keratin) unsafe during pregnancy? I'm 21 weeks pregnant

Keratin Treatment: Some keratin treatments contain formaldehyde, which could compromise your health and the health of your baby. While non-formaldehyde keratin treatments are a "probably no, " any formulas with formaldehyde are a definite no-no. Treatments containing formaldehyde can lead to cancer, so whether you're expecting or not, avoid them. Ask your stylist for the specific ingredients. ...Read more

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Im pregrnant is it a good idea to get Brazilian wax? And is it better than shaving?

Im pregrnant is it a good idea to get Brazilian wax? And is it better than shaving?

Whatever you choose: I can see no reason a wax would interfere with your pregnancy. Whether you wax or shave is more an individual choice. Some like it one way while others choose different. ...Read more

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How can you safely get brazillian lazer hair removal during pregnancy?

How can you safely get brazillian lazer hair removal during pregnancy?

No hair removal : It is not known if laser hair removal is safe during pregnancy. However, common logic tells you that the risk is not worth taking. If nothing else, the pain from the procedure could theoretically harm the fetus. So, wait till you deliver. ...Read more

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Could a Brazilian blowout cause cancer and what are some signs you have the cancer?

Could a Brazilian blowout cause cancer and what are some signs you have the cancer?

Possibly: This is a hair product for straightening your hair. In some cases it contains a high level of formaldehyde which has some carcinogenic effect. When used repeatedly it may cause the hairdresser to have over exposed themselves to a carcompgem. ...Read more

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I got Brazilian blowout done to my hair. I was given a mask so i could be protected against the fumes. Can i get any long term illness from doing this?

I got Brazilian blowout done to my hair. I was given a mask so i could be protected against the fumes. Can i get any long term illness from doing this?

Yes you can: The brazilian blowout exposes you to formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. The fda chastised the company for misbranding products containing deleterious substances. Some lawsuits have been settled in ca over this: http://www.Womensvoices.Org/2012/02/01/toxic-hair-treatments-lawsuits-settled-on-brazilian-blowout-california-attorney-general-suit-forces-hazard-warning/ i suggest steering clear. ...Read more