cosmo chapter 22

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The growth of an unusual amount of hair on parts of the body normally bearing only downy hair is called; CONDITION PERTAINING TO AN EXCESSIVE GROWTH OR COVER OF HAIR, ESPECIALLY IN WOMEN

HIRSUTISM

Electrolysis may be performed only by:

licensed electrologist

Removal of hair by means of an electric current that destroys the root of the hair.

ELECTROLYSIS

A waxing technique that requires the removal of all the hair from the front and the back of the bikini area.

BRAZILIAN BIKINI

Substance, usually a caustic alkali preparation, used for the temporary removal of superfluous hair by dissolving it at the skin surface level.

DEPILATORY

Substance used to remove hair by pulling it out of the follicle

EPILATOR

A questionnaire that discloses all medications, both topical (applied to the skin) and oral (taken by mouth), along with any known skin disorders or allergies that might affect treatment.

HEALTH SCREENING FORM

Also known as hypertrichosis; growth of an unusual amount of hair on parts of the body normally bearing only downy hair, such as the faces of women or the backs of men.

HIRSUTIES

Permanent hair removal treatment in which a laser beam is pulsed on the skin, impairing the hair growth

LASER HAIR REMOVAL

Also known as Intense Pulsed Light; permanent hair removal treatment that uses intense light to destroy the growth cells of the hair follicles.

PHOTOEPILATION

Temporary hair removal method that involves the use of a thick, sugar-based paste

SUGARING

Temporary hair removal method that involves twisting and rolling cotton thread along the surface of the skin, entwining the hair in the thread, and lifting it from the follicle

THREADING

Using tweezers to remove hairs

TWEEZING

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