Hair Removal for Women Directory
Women have many reasons for hair removal. Just as there are many reasons, there are several options. Plucking, shaving, depilatory creams, and waxing are the more common methods. With these methods, hair eventually grows back. Another option is electrolysis, hair removal by chemical or heat. A last method is laser removal, where highly concentrated light destroys hair follicles. The last two methods are medical procedures. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage on hair removal for women, how to manage it, and much more.
Hair Removal Methods
WebMD explains different hair removal techniques, such as waxing, threading, and laser hair removal.
Laser Hair Removal: Benefits, Side Effects, and Cost
WebMD explains laser hair removal, including costs, benefits, and side effects.
WebMD explains electrolysis, a procedure for removing individual hairs from the face or body by destroying the growth center of the hair with chemical or heat energy.
Shaving Tips for Teen Girls
WebMD explains the best methods for shaving or otherwise removing hair from the legs, underarms, and pubic area.
Does Shaving Your Legs Make Hair Turn Darker?
Forget the shaving myth: Nothing you do to your leg hair on the outside changes how it grows from the inside.
You Asked! Expert A's to Beauty Q's: Hair Removal
Prepare for takeoff with expert hair-removal advice and product picks.
Summer Hair Removal Tips
Avoid stubble trouble and get sleek, flawless skin with these expert fuzz-fighting product picks and tips.
For Women Only: Best Choices for Hair Removal
Many women struggle with the issue of hair removal. Here's a guide to help you find the hair removal method that's best for you.
Simple Quiz: What to Do Before Shaving?
Answer this question to find out more about how long you should wash your face.
Simple Quiz: Moisturizing After Shaving
Answer this WebMD question to find out what you need to do after shaving.
Hair Removal Quiz: Solutions for Unwanted Hair
Wondering what to do about unwanted hair? Take this quiz to learn about hair removal options, from shaving and waxing to high-tech procedures like laser hair removal.
Simple Quiz: Shaving reality check
Take this quiz to learn more about the reality of shaving.