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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