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News
Breaking stories about hair removal.
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Re: MiroSmooth cleared by ...
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Gallery
Image Gallery
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grumpy!
(Andrea) - 07/25/15 12:51 AM
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
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Share your feelings (5 viewing)
How does your hair make you feel?
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Re: Share feelings here (n...
(LisaRay) - 12/13/17 01:45 AM
Hair Removal Methods
Hair Removal Methods
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Professional Electrolysis (41 viewing)
(permanent hair removal for most) Galvanic, thermolysis, and blend: medically proven for over a century.
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Re: Sterilization in Canad...
(CareBearhair) - 19 minutes 23 seconds ago
Do-It-Yourself Electrolysis (7 viewing)
(possibly permanent-- skill required) Cons and pros of attempting electrolysis on yourself.
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Re: My Fischer CB-2
(KLR71) - 02/07/18 07:15 PM
Laser hair removal (28 viewing)
(permanent hair reduction for some, depending on type used) General information about laser hair removal.
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Re: Please help
(Scurvy) - 02/15/18 11:37 PM
Do-It-Yourself Laser/IPL (1 viewing)
Home-use laser and IPL devices.
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Re: Many home use devices ...
(tyndn) - 12/14/17 08:53 AM
Shaving/Trimming (5 viewing)
(temporary) Devices that cut hair at or above the skin's surface.
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Re: men shaving legs??
(girlsjustwanna) - 01/28/18 12:48 PM
Depilatories and Shaving Powders (1 viewing)
(temporary) Products that dissolve hair above the skin's surface.
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Stopgrow hair removal crea...
(girlsjustwanna) - 01/28/18 01:40 PM
Friction
(temporary) Products used to rub or buff away any hair above the skin.
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Re: New friction product: ...
(nicolebr) - 05/25/16 02:54 PM
Tweezing/Plucking (1 viewing)
Using forceps to epilate one or a few hairs at a time.
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Re: Addiction to tweezing ...
(Arlene R. Batz, CPE) - 09/08/15 01:26 PM
Waxing and Sugaring (2 viewing)
(temporary) Done by pros or with home use kits.
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Re: Hard Wax
(girlsjustwanna) - 01/28/18 12:42 PM
Rotary epilators (3 viewing)
(temporary) Small electric devices with motorized heads that cause rapid epilation.
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Re: Does all epilated hair...
(fenix) - 02/07/18 08:24 PM
Threading (2 viewing)
(temporary) An ancient method still widely used from Africa to Asia.
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Re: Threading Face at Home
(smootha) - 01/10/17 06:36 AM
Prescription topical (Vaniqa)
The only topical cream cleared by FDA to make claims of hair growth inhibition.
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Re: PCOS ELECTROLYSIS
(kljutsh) - 06/30/16 10:10 AM
Prescription oral medications (5 viewing)
Drugs that can reduce hair, but often have other side effects.
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Re: Flutamide
(Iluv2zap) - 04/13/16 05:10 PM
Controversial/unproven methods
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Restricted: Genetic Therapy, X-Ray, Photodynamic (1 viewing)
(experimental) An emerging method (still many years away)
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Find an electrologist in E...
(h56ty) - 03/23/17 11:56 AM
Electric tweezers
(doubtful) Sold since 1959, with no published proof of permanence
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Re: vector hair removal sy...
(James W. Walker VII) - 09/22/17 07:10 PM
Transdermal/Transcutaneous Patches
(doubtful) Electrified patches sold since the 1990s with no published proof it can work.
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Re: Alkaline Wash
(stoppit&tidyup) - 08/15/11 01:36 PM
Photoepilators
(doubtful) Sold since 1971 with no published proof of claims.
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Know more about the Best L...
(Cathy Thomas) - 11/18/16 12:55 AM
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.
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Re: MiraSmooth / MiraDry
(SIGMA) - 03/06/16 01:33 AM
Foods and Dietary Supplements
(doubtful) Over-the-counter products taken orally which claim to affect hair growth.
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Astaxanthin (Internal Sunb...
(Alex S.) - 12/16/14 09:32 PM
Nonprescription Topical Preparations (1 viewing)
(doubtful) Over-the-counter products put on the skin which claim to affect hair growth.
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Re: Stopgrow hair removal ...
(girlsjustwanna) - 01/28/18 01:40 PM
Hair Removal Tips And Local Referrals
Hair Removal Tips And Local Referrals
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Laser and Flash Lamp (IPL) Referrals (1 viewing)
Those who use laser and flash lamps for hair removal.
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Re: Laser on upper back - ...
(elnaz) - 11/13/17 08:41 AM
Tips For Pain Reduction (1 viewing)
How to reduce pain while removing hair.
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Re: emla replacement
(dfahey) - 04/14/17 11:45 PM
Legal Referrals
Find someone in your area who can help!
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Re: Choosing a lawyer
(Mcrain@8) - 02/20/17 07:18 AM
Waxing, Sugaring, Plucking, Threading Referrals (1 viewing)
Find a pro in your area.
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Re: salons are sexist agai...
(GRO YO FRO) - 06/30/13 01:00 AM
Electrologist Referrals (1 viewing)
Info about electrologists in your area.
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Re: Lidocaine shots
(fenix) - Today at 12:29 PM
Medical Referrals
Find a local physician.
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Zoely (for women)
(KeMu) - 01/03/14 12:46 AM
Tips For Skin Care (1 viewing)
How to reduce hair removal skin damage and side effects.
93 440
Re: Hair Follicles: Founta...
(malikaiman) - 12/28/17 02:19 AM
Tips For Saving Money (1 viewing)
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Re: Best method for my fac...
(HappyHairFriends) - 07/25/13 03:06 AM
Tips for increasing effectiveness
Make sure you're getting the best results!
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Re: Am I being treated at ...
(geri) - 10/27/15 01:56 PM
Special Issues
PCOS, TG, Razor Bumps, Bodybuilding, etc.
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Hormonal issues
Hormone levels and their effects on hair growth.
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Re: Increased beard growth...
(joheu) - 12/19/15 03:46 PM
PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)
Treating unwanted hair, a common side effect of PCOS.
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Re: PCOS-Hirsuitism and it...
(Iluv2zap) - 07/16/17 09:22 AM
Transgendered/Transsexual (2 viewing)
Hair removal for those seeking a part-time or full-time gender change.
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Re: Skin anomalies
(Iluv2zap) - 02/18/16 05:31 PM
Razor Bumps/PFB (Pseudofolliculitis barbae) (1 viewing)
A common problem for those with curly hair, especially those with African heritage.
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My resource for ingrown ha...
(smootha) - 01/30/15 12:01 AM
Bodybuilding
Don't let unwanted hair take away from the look you've created!
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Re: HGH
(beguru) - 01/17/17 10:44 AM
Pregnancy
Expectant mothers often encounter unexpected hair.
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Re: Will hair come back wo...
(EvaPro) - 11/12/12 05:35 AM
Darker skin issues
Topics for those with medium to dark skin, especially those with African heritage.
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Re: Pigmentation?
(ekade) - 09/07/12 07:24 AM
News, Ads, Regulations, & Other Info
News, Ads, Regulations, & Other Info
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Government Regulation (1 viewing)
Breaking news on hair removal regulation.
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Re: Thermocoagulation and ...
(Iluv2zap) - 01/27/18 08:05 PM
Advertising (2 viewing)
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Re: OPMI on Ebay
(James W. Walker VII) - 11/24/17 12:23 PM
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Alabama
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Re: Birmingham: Eastern El...
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Alaska
Alaska hair removal resources.
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South Anchorage: A Perfect...
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Arizona
Arizona hair removal resources.
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Re: Scottsdale: Boston Sch...
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Arkansas
Arkansas hair removal resources.
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Opening soon in Conway, Ar...
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California
California hair removal resources.
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For sale Lumenis LightShee...
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Colorado
Colorado hair removal resources.
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Anyone near Denver to chec...
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Connecticut
Connecticut resources.
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Oxford: Bare Facts Electro...
(Andrea) - 05/06/12 09:07 PM
Delaware
Delaware resources.
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Milford: Milford Electroly...
(Andrea) - 08/20/04 07:00 AM
District of Columbia
District of Columbia hair removal resources.
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Washington: Hela Spa
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Florida
Florida hair removal resources.
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Lumenis LightSheer Duet P...
(sheerduet) - 02/20/17 02:55 PM
Georgia (1 viewing)
Georgia hair removal resources.
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Lumenis LightSheer Duet P...
(sheerduet) - 02/20/17 02:55 PM
Hawaii
Hawaii hair removal resources.
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Honolulu: Little Venus Ele...
(Andrea) - 08/20/04 11:14 PM
Idaho
Idaho hair removal resources.
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Re: Idaho electrolysis
(James W. Walker VII, CPE) - 06/14/06 04:02 PM
Illinois
Illinois hair removal resources.
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Re: Wilmette: About You Pe...
(clara2118) - 05/15/17 11:17 PM
Indiana
Indiana hair removal resources.
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Laser Focus
(RJC2001) - 10/20/04 06:06 PM
Iowa
Iowa hair removal resources.
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Iowa electrolysis
(Andrea) - 08/20/04 06:52 AM
Kansas
Kansas hair removal resources.
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Re: Kansas electrolysis
(flowers2002) - 05/24/14 05:44 AM
Kentucky
Kentucky hair removal resources.
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Re: Kentucky electrolysis
(Backroads) - 01/30/18 01:42 AM
Louisiana
Louisiana hair removal resources.
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Re: Louisiana electrolysis
(jeannie17) - 12/13/12 04:33 AM
Maine
Maine hair removal resources.
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Belfast: Electrolysis by B...
(Andrea) - 05/24/05 04:19 PM
Maryland
Maryland hair removal resources.
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Reisterstown: Clarity Medi...
(aleksisa) - 11/23/06 03:05 AM
Massachusetts
Massachusetts hair removal resources.
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Lumenis LightSheer Duet P...
(sheerduet) - 02/20/17 02:55 PM
Michigan
Michigan hair removal resources.
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Re: Dear fellow electrolog...
(dfahey) - 01/27/18 07:34 PM
Minnesota
Minnesota hair removal resources.
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Re: Woodbury: Aesthetic Th...
(dfahey) - 07/12/10 01:47 AM
Mississippi
Mississippi hair removal resources.
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Ridgeland: Electrolysis of...
(Andrea) - 10/31/05 10:22 PM
Missouri
Missouri hair removal resources.
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St. Joseph: St. Joseph Spe...
(Andrea) - 09/17/04 05:17 AM
Montana
Montana hair removal resources.
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Montana electrolysis
(Andrea) - 08/20/04 06:42 AM
Nebraska
Nebraska hair removal resources.
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Nebraska electrolysis
(Andrea) - 08/20/04 06:41 AM
Nevada
Nevada hair removal resources.
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Sparks: Just Smooth You
(Andrea) - 05/30/16 09:30 PM
New Hampshire
New Hampshire hair removal resources.
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Hudson: Merrimack Valley E...
(Andrea) - 12/05/05 04:05 PM
New Jersey
New Jersey hair removal resources.
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Softblend t-80 circuit boa...
(Mec) - 03/06/15 10:25 PM
New Mexico
New Mexico hair removal resources.
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Re: New Mexico electrolysi...
(James W. Walker VII) - 07/26/11 12:34 AM
New York
New York hair removal resources.
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Bellmore: South Shore Cent...
(Andrea) - 08/14/17 09:59 AM
North Carolina
North Carolina hair removal resources.
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Re: Charlotte: Charlotte E...
(James W. Walker VII) - 01/06/12 09:47 PM
North Dakota
North Dakota hair removal resources.
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North Dakota electrolysis
(Andrea) - 08/20/04 06:35 AM
Ohio
Ohio hair removal resources.
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Lumenis LightSheer Duet P...
(sheerduet) - 02/20/17 02:54 PM
Oklahoma
Oklahoma hair rmeoval resources.
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Bartlesville: Nancy Castee...
(Andrea) - 08/21/04 06:21 PM
Oregon
Oregon hair removal reources.
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For sale Lumenis LightShee...
(sheerduet) - 02/20/17 02:54 PM
Pennsylvania (1 viewing)
Pennsylvania hair removal resources.
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Huntingdon Valley: Electro...
(Andrea) - 05/30/16 01:40 AM
Rhode Island
Rhode Island hair removal resources.
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Lincoln: Advanced Laser Cl...
(Andrea) - 09/23/04 05:22 AM
South Carolina
South Carolina hair removal resources.
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Re: Columbia: A Bare Affai...
(HairyMonkey) - 06/12/11 09:46 PM
South Dakota
South Dakota hair removal resources.
4 4
Watertown: Electrolysis Cl...
(Andrea) - 08/21/04 05:03 PM
Tennessee
Tennessee hair removal resources.
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Hendersonville Electrolysi...
(Laura1234) - 06/27/17 11:33 PM
Texas
Texas hair removal resources
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For sale Lumenis LightShee...
(sheerduet) - 02/20/17 02:54 PM
Utah
Utah hair removal resources.
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Logan: Lisa Klomp, LE
(Andrea) - 08/21/04 07:43 AM
Vermont
Vermont hair removal resources.
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Essex Junction: Burlington...
(Andrea) - 08/20/04 05:08 AM
Virginia
Virginia hair removal resources.
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For sale Lumenis LightShee...
(sheerduet) - 02/20/17 02:53 PM
Washington
Washington hair removal resources.
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For sale Lumenis LightShee...
(sheerduet) - 02/20/17 02:51 PM
West Virginia
West Virginia hair removal resources.
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Beckley: A Alice Carte Ele...
(Andrea) - 08/20/04 05:53 AM
Wisconsin
Wisconsin hair removal resources.
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For sale Lumenis LightShee...
(sheerduet) - 02/20/17 02:53 PM
Wyoming
Wyoming hair removal resources.
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Riverton: Smooth As Silk E...
(Andrea) - 08/20/04 05:06 AM
Practitioners outside the U.S.
Hair removal practitioners outside the United States.
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Berchem, Belgium: 2pass Cl...
(Andrea) - 10/15/17 12:40 AM
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