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Removal of the hair by the roots by the use of forceps, chemical means, or roentgenotherapy.



the removal of hair for cosmetic or therapeutic purposes. Epilation is used, frequently in conjunction with other methods, to treat certain skin and hair diseases, including tricho-phytosis, microsporosis, and favus. The hair may be removed by special forceps, chemical agents (such as epilating wax), or roentgenotherapy. Electrolysis produces the most long-lasting effect, however, because the needle electrode destroys the hair bulbs, thus causing the hair to stop growing; with all the other methods of epilation, the hair grows back.

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Some epilators can also be used in the bath or shower, which softens the hairs and desensitises the skin for a gentler epilation.
Forty voluntary women that had laser epilation to the whole leg (lower + upper) and face were included in the study.
Conclusion Radiation therapy produces significant cutaneous manifestations on skin pigmentary changes erythema and epilation being the most common.
Its new dual wide disc technology offers 40 per cent increase in epilation speed with 48 precise tweezers which capture long and fine hair easily.
What the box says: A ground-breaking product combining the long-lasting benefits epilation with an exfoliation blade.
A decade ago, the cost of laser epilation was quite high because the equipment cost $80100,000.
For now, they are offering facials, various forms of massage, manicure and pedicure, epilation, make-overs (which include wardrobe advice), and even traditional shaving at the Masculin Center.
Tenders are invited for Purchase Of Electrolysis For Permanent Epilation Of Cilia (Eyelashes) For Ophthalmic Purpose
On the other hand, beauty salons and private clinics offering various depilation procedures attempted to advertise their services and get Azerbaijani women accustomed to the epilation procedures carried out through their establishments.
Although Abileah also said the jury is out as to whether Epilady will become associated with beauty care as well as epilation, the initial reaction is that the brand could work well in this category.