electrology

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electrology

(ɪlɛkˈtrɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Medicine) US the destruction of living tissue, such as hair roots, by an electric current, usually for cosmetic reasons
2. (General Physics) history the branch of science concerned with electricity

electrology

the use of electrolysis for removing moles, warts, or excess hair. — electrologist, n.
See also: Hair
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Little Women has become a beauty shop; Jo, not a writer, but an anal bleacher or an electrolysist.
When the practitioner she used retired, Jeanette's sister suggested she became an electrolysist.
Ann Ahmed, owner of IYAN, said: "It is very effective and rather more effective than traditional electric hair removal which is a hit and miss affair and depends on the skill of the electrolysist.
I've seen an electrolysist advertised but does it permanently remove the hair and is it worth investing in?
My electrolysist tells me that many women my age are going through this embarrassment.
You could consider that but do use an accredited electrolysist.
When I enquired, the local electrolysist said I'd have to go every week for possibly a year.
Given your problems I'd only go to a certified electrolysist for treatment.
On the most recent course expert trainers at Sterex had the opportunity to work with a diverse group of professionals from aesthetic doctors, laser specialists to nurses and experienced Electrolysists.
The beauty culture is coming to be dominated by a variety of experts, and consumers of youth and beauty are likely to find themselves dependent not only on cosmetic surgeons, but on anesthetists, nurses, aestheticians, nail technicians, manicurist, dietitians, hairstylists, cosmetologists, masseuses, aroma therapists, trainers, pedicurists, electrolysists, pharmacologists, and dermatologists.
Or try the British Association of Electrolysists Ltd, 2 Sunnyside Cottages, Duffield Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks SL2 4AE (0870 1280477).