Controversial & Unproven Methods


Photoepilators (doubtful) Sold since 1971 with no published proof of claims. Microwave Hair Removal (doubtful) Microwaves fired from skin’s surface at follicles. Sold since the 1990s with no published proof it is safe and effective. Electric tweezers (doubtful) Sold since 1959, with no published proof of permanence Restricted: Genetic Therapy, X-Ray, Photodynamic (experimental) An emerging method (still many years away) Transdermal/Transcutaneous Patches (doubtful) Electrified patches sold since the 1990s with no published proof it can work. Foods and Dietary Supplements (doubtful) Over-the-counter products taken orally which claim to affect hair growth. Nonprescription Topical Preparations (doubtful) Over-the-counter products put on the skin which claim to affect hair growth.
Topic Replies Activity
About the Controversial & Unproven Methods category 1 September 22, 2018
Frenesies body hair removal cream? 3 August 30, 2019
Spearmint tea may help with excess body hair 8 August 1, 2019
Depilatron — big daddy 4 November 21, 2018
AAVEXX (WARNING!) 1 July 11, 2004
Rejuvenu doctor now promoting pain "cure" 1 April 4, 2003
Rejuvenu sued by angry practitioner 1 September 9, 2004
Rejuvenu auction to avoid! 1 August 24, 2004
Kalo comments from Hairfacts 4 November 19, 2018
More Rejuvenu/IHRS violations from FDA 1 June 14, 2002
New Image Hair Clinics (WARNING!) 1 August 24, 2004
americanhairremoval.com (WARNING!) 1 August 27, 2002
James E. Pickens, M.D. (WARNING) 1 June 27, 2004
The Practice Day Spa, Concord, NH (WARNING!) 1 August 24, 2004
Roop Basran, Dream Escape, New Westminster, B.C. (WARNING!) 1 August 24, 2004
Rejuvenu deathwatch? 2 November 23, 2006
Rejuvenu sites (WARNING!) 3 June 29, 2004
Rejuvenu update 3 December 16, 2004
Ultra Hair Away and placebo effect 1 September 4, 2004
I found your website too late 2 November 11, 2018
Kalo Hair inhibitor and other inhibitors 1 September 8, 2018
Stopgrow hair removal cream? 4 January 28, 2018
vector hair removal system 20 September 22, 2017
Find an electrologist in East Anglia 1 March 23, 2017
Know more about the Best Lengthening Mascara 1 November 18, 2016
Saccharin 2 August 28, 2016
HairFREE No1 hair remover and growth retardant ? 5 April 28, 2016
Hypertrichosis 2 March 30, 2016
ancient russia reipe hair removal 2 March 23, 2016
MiraSmooth / MiraDry 2 March 6, 2016