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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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Can baby oil & iodine remove hair?

Can baby oil & iodine remove hair?

Hair removal: Baby oil and iodine won't help you. Consider laser treatment. ...Read more

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Is the Ayurvedic treatment of thanaka and Kasuma oil a safe procedure for permanent hair removal?

Is the Ayurvedic treatment of thanaka and Kasuma oil a safe procedure for permanent hair removal?

Used in Burma: It is claimed to remove unwanted hair permanently and is used by women and some men in Burma I can not find any study done for it's safety or effectiveness .But they claim there are no side effect Sorry we do not have too much scientific information about this. But it sounds too good to be true that it removes unwanted hai permanently and no side effects ...Read more

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Is there any easy homemade oils that I can make for hair removal?

Is there any easy homemade oils that I can make for hair removal?

Best to discuss w/Dr: Home remedies are not always the best solution for hair removal, if you have sensitive skin, you may break out, have localized inflammatory response & depends where the hair is that you want removed.That will determine the best treatment.Face?Underarms?Legs? Bikini line? Need more info.There are creams, waxing, threading, electrolysis, laser options. Depends on thickness, budget, outcome desired. ...Read more

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What is the best way to remove hair permanently>?

What is the best way to remove hair permanently>?

Hair removal: Laser hair removal technology became widespread in the us and many other countries from the 1990s onwards. It has been approved in the United States by the fda since 1997. With this technology, light is directed at the hair and is absorbed by dark pigment, resulting in the destruction of the hair follicle. This hair removal method sometimes becomes permanent after many sessions. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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How can one remove hair naturally and permanently?

How can one remove hair naturally and permanently?

No: Hair naturally grows back if a person naturally removes hair. That's because we humans are mammals and are supposed to have hair... It's just the way we're made. However, if one keeps plucking the same place, she may end up with enough chronic damage to all the follicles in that area and create a permanent bald spot. ...Read more

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How to remove hair without hurting yourself?

How to remove hair without hurting yourself?

Pain free laser: Hair removal is one of the most common sought after cosmetic treatments. Home remedies now include low level laser devices. For faster and effective treatments the new Soprano XL laser can be used without anesthesia to provide long lasting hair reduction. Waxing, shaving, threading, plucking , and electrolysis are temporary and more irritating to skin compared to properly performed laser Rx. ...Read more

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Laser remove hair for ever?

Laser remove hair for ever?

Maybe: Laser hair removal is young only about 11 years old so we don't really know the long term reduction in hair. A positive result is an 80% reduction in hair. So far the majority of the time there is minima regrowth at 10 years but in all likelihood if the follicle isn't dead there will be some regrowth in years to come ...Read more

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