Reviewed by Stephanie
Gardner, MD on
October 14, 2018
IMAGE PROVIDED BY:
American Academy of Dermatology: "Laser Hair Removal."
Braun: "Root Hair Removal Methods."
Cedars-Sinai.edu: "PCOS and Hirsutism."
Consumer Reports: "Hair Removal Buying Guide."
Cornell University: "Ingrown Hairs."
FamilyDoctor.org: "Hirsutism (Excess Hair)."
FDA: "Removing Hair Safely."
Go Ask Alice, Columbia University: "Shaving head -- Hair grows back thicker and healthier?"
Gupta, S. Indian Journal of Dermatology , November/December 2011.
Hairremoval.org: "Who Can Perform Hair Removal?"
KidsHealth.org: "Hair Removal," "Skin, Hair and Nails."
Palo Alto Medical Foundation: "Body Hair Removal: Threading," "Pubic Hair Removal: Shaving."
Wake Forest Baptist Health: "Razor Bumps."
Yale Medical Group: "How to Prevent and Treat Ingrown Hairs."
This tool does not provide medical advice.
See additional information.
THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.
© 2018 WebMD, LLC. All rights reserved.