Hair Removal Methods


Threading (temporary) An ancient method still widely used from Africa to Asia. Shaving/Trimming (temporary) Devices that cut hair at or above the skin’s surface. Tweezing/Plucking Using forceps to epilate one or a few hairs at a time. Prescription oral medications Drugs that can reduce hair, but often have other side effects. Do-It-Yourself Laser/IPL Home-use laser and IPL devices. Rotary epilators (temporary) Small electric devices with motorized heads that cause rapid epilation. Depilatories and Shaving Powders (temporary) Products that dissolve hair above the skin’s surface. Prescription topical (Vaniqa) The only topical cream cleared by FDA to make claims of hair growth inhibition. Friction (temporary) Products used to rub or buff away any hair above the skin. Waxing and Sugaring (temporary) Done by pros or with home use kits. Professional Electrolysis (permanent hair removal for most) Galvanic, thermolysis, and blend: medically proven for over a century. Laser hair removal (permanent hair reduction for some, depending on type used) General information about laser hair removal. Do-It-Yourself Electrolysis (possibly permanent-- skill required) Cons and pros of attempting electrolysis on yourself.
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About the Hair Removal Methods category 1 September 22, 2018
Dear electrologists, please suggest an estimate on how long it would take to remove all the hair on my face for the modality you practice. Thank you! 16 September 17, 2019
Newbie journey 107 September 16, 2019
A piece of vintage electrolysis scammery 12 September 14, 2019
Hair removal & SRS, GRS or vaginoplasty 4 September 9, 2019
Thermolysis on thick facial hair (+Photos) 39 July 19, 2018
No personal attacks allowed 8 September 8, 2019
Which electrolysis technique requires the minimum number of sessions? 18 September 4, 2019
Multiple needle galvanic interest 23 September 3, 2019
Man leg reduction and thinning 8 September 3, 2019
Hair not growing back after 1 laser session? 2 September 3, 2019
Suitable for laser? (pictures) 7 September 2, 2019
I've finally done it! :D 1 September 2, 2019
Welcome to hairtell and to Electrolysis By Seana electrologist Ashly Barrie 2 September 2, 2019
Nevada electrologists 5 September 1, 2019
Is this ok/normal skin after electrolysis session? 4 September 1, 2019
Need advice! Male electrolysis upper arm hair pattern + pictures 8 August 31, 2019
Help! Am I going to have scars? 21 August 31, 2019
Laser Hair Removal on Scalp (bald head) 14 August 30, 2019
Optivizion Dectro 17 August 29, 2019
Scalp total hair removal permanent/semi-permanent at home / under $500 13 August 29, 2019
Apilus xcell or Silhouet-Tone 7hd evolution 1 August 29, 2019
Home lasers cleared by FDA 5 August 28, 2019
Why isn’t there an easy solution to permanently remove body hair in 2019? 9 August 23, 2019
Thanks, Mike Roy 8 August 18, 2019
My story, What could I have? 6 August 16, 2019
Red marks after electrolysis 15 August 15, 2019
Hair Removal - Electrolysis Laser Male Back Chest 37 July 29, 2018
2-3 Clearances for male face is enough? 4 August 8, 2019
SX-B settings for Vellus Hairs? 7 August 6, 2019