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Can I use a hair removal cream instead of shaving everyday? Mediterranean.

Can I use a hair removal cream instead of shaving everyday? Mediterranean.

If you mean...: ...Instead of shaving your face, depilatories are too harsh, in general, to be used on the face. I also don't recommend using them under the arms or in the groin area, for the same reason. Legs are no problem for most people. ...Read more

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Hair Removal (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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Is it safe to use a hair removal cream on my stomach due to black hairs after getting a navel piercing ?

Is it safe to use a hair removal cream on my stomach due to black hairs after getting a navel piercing ?

Use caution: Protect piercing area with petroleum jelly or similar substance that depilatory can't penetrate. Use caution when applying depilatory around this area. If piercing does get depilatory in it, flush with plenty of water & watch for signs of inflammation/infxn: redness, swelling, heat, pus. Can use aloe vera gel &/or antibiotic ointment. See doc if infxn occurs. ...Read more

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Black underarms.I do waxing.Do not use hair removal cream.Problem since 4-5 years.Looks very odd.I feel very low.Pls help.I am 20 yrs.Tell me medicine?

Black underarms.I do waxing.Do not use hair removal cream.Problem since 4-5 years.Looks very odd.I feel very low.Pls help.I am 20 yrs.Tell me medicine?

Acanthosis Nigricans: This may represent a condition called acanthosis nigricans. It is hyper pigmentation of the back of the neck nda under the arms. It is associated with Insulin resistance. Maintain a healthy weight and see your physician. ...Read more

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Am ttc, can I use veet hair removal cream in varginal area?

Am ttc, can I use veet hair removal cream in varginal area?

Yes: There is no reason that this should interfere with attempts at conception as this is not being applied to the inside of the vagina, but rather to the outside skin. Make sure that it does not touch the vaginal skin as it will be very irritating to the 'mucosal' skin of the vagina. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to use Sally Hansen's Facial Hair Removal Cream if you have diabetes? What about other types of facial hair removal creams?

Is it safe to use Sally Hansen's Facial Hair Removal Cream if you have diabetes? What about other types of facial hair removal creams?

It shouldn't be a : problem unless you have any open wounds or cuts on your face. Most issues with hair removal cream occur due to irritation, so just do test spot with cream first and make sure your skin can tolerate the hair removal cream. (most work the same) ...Read more