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Epilator Hair Removal
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
Great: I think it can be great for guys with excessive hair. The nice thing about laser removal is that you can have the number of treatments that leave you with the amount of hair that you want to remain. Many men do not want to remove all the hair just cut it down significantly. Of course, if they want it all gone this can be done too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a hair removal option for gentital area that doesn't cause darkening of the skin . Shaving has given me a 5:00 shadow even wen fully shaved?
Nono hair removal: Nono may be a yes yes - I could not find peer review medical publications that demonstrate any lasting results with this device. There are so many pathways that do have lasting results that I suggest you can try noon or do more research on this topic. ...Read more
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?
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. ...Read more
No usually: Use of strips or waxing will reduce a few follicles, but usually needs repeating. Laser will remove hair follicles permanently. It requires a series of treatments, as laser is effective on active, growing hairs (some are in resting phase and not susceptible). Important to know that dark hairs are more successfully removed than white ones. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Hair removal: Hair removal techniques depend on the location of where you want to have hair removed. If it is dark hair then most methods including laser or intense pulse light can reduce and at times permanently prevent further hair growth. Lighter hair remains tricky as their is no melanin in the hair to uptake the energy for lasers so waxing or vaniqua ( a topical medicine) maybe the safest way. ...Read more
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