depilation

NOUN
  1. the act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)
  2. the condition of being void of hair
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  • Then, again, the strange successive fashions in this same unnatural, unneedful depilation; look at the vagaries of young France: not to descend also to savage men, and their clumsy shell-scrapings; and to devote but little time to the voluminous topic of wigs, male and female, cavalier and caxon, Marlborough and monstrous maccaroni -- from the plaited An Author's Mind : The Book of Title-pages
  • It is not uncommon for brides and their friends to take over a bathhouse the night before the big day and go through the rituals of washing, depilation and even hennaing the hair.
  • In the discussion of bodily mutilations reference will be made to such permanent adornment as tattooing, perforation and elongation of the ear lobes, superciliary and axillary depilation, grinding of the teeth, and the blackening of the teeth and lips -- all of which, with the exception of the elongation of the ear lobes, are common to both men and women. The Manóbos of Mindanáo Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume XXIII, First Memoir
  • It's called depilation if it removes the surface hair and epilation if it removes hair below the skin. Epinions Recent Content for Home
  • Other researchers studied clipping compared to historical controls (ie, depilation, shaving), and they found no change in infection rates, which were 1% both before and after changes in practice.
  • It starts off with a discussion of the pain involved in vaginal depilation and ends with demonic decapitation. Night of the Demons; F; The Horde
  • One thing which Flashman does not mention is the plucking of eyebrows and eyelashes, and one wonders how he managed for several months among people who practised depilation; presumably they tolerated his shaving. Isabelle
  • Several randomized and observational studies with controls show that either wet or dry shaving the evening before the procedure results in a significantly higher infection rate than depilation or electric clipping.
  • Laser therapy in dermatology is expanding rapidly and can be used to treat vascular and pigmented lesions, to remove tattoos, for depilation, and for skin resurfacing.
  • (Vaniqa) Remove hair pigment: Bleaching Temporary depilation: shaving, chemical depilators Temporary epilation: plucking, waxing Permanent removal: Electrolysis, Laser & intense pulsed light Recently Uploaded Slideshows
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