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19 November 2010

Goodbye to hairy legs

Most women spend a lifetime keeping the hair on their legs as short as possible. As a result, hair removal can become a bit of a hassle. Here are some tips, courtesy of the FDA.

Most women spend a lifetime keeping the hair on their legs as short as possible. If you're a male cyclist, hair removal is as important for you, since clean legs can cut the risk of infection after falls.

Medical electrolysis devices destroy hair growth with a shortwave radio frequency after a thin probe is placed in the hair follicle. Risks from these methods include infection from an unsterile needle and scarring from improper technique. Electrolysis is considered a permanent hair-removal method, since it destroys the hair follicle. It requires a series of appointments over a period of time.

 
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