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de·pil·a·to·ry

 (dĭ-pĭl′ə-tôr′ē)
adj.
Having the capability to remove hair.
n. pl. de·pil·a·to·ries
A preparation in the form of a liquid or cream that is used to remove unwanted hair from the body.

depilatory

(dɪˈpɪlətərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
able or serving to remove hair
n, pl -ries
(Chemistry) a chemical that is used to remove hair from the body

de•pil•a•to•ry

(dɪˈpɪl əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

adj., n., pl. -ries. adj.
1. capable of removing hair.
n.
2. a depilatory agent.
[1595–1605; < Medieval Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.depilatory - a chemical (usually a sulfide) used to remove hair or wool or bristles from hides
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
2.depilatory - a cosmetic for temporary removal of undesired hairdepilatory - a cosmetic for temporary removal of undesired hair
cosmetic - a toiletry designed to beautify the body
epilating wax - a mixture of resins and waxes to remove cosmetically undesirable hair; mixture is applied hot to the surface and after cooling is pulled away taking the hairs with it
Adj.1.depilatory - able to remove hair or render hairless
hairless - having no hair or fur; "a Mexican Hairless is about the size of a fox terrier and hairless except for a tufts on the head and tail"
Translations

depilatory

[dɪˈpɪlətərɪ]
A. ADJdepilatorio
B. N (also depilatory cream) → depilatorio m, crema f depilatoria

depilatory

[dɪˈpɪlətəri] n (also depilatory cream) → dépilatoire m, crème f dépilatoire

depilatory

adjenthaarend, Enthaarungs-; depilatory creamEnthaarungscreme f

depilatory

[dɪˈpɪlətrɪ] n (also depilatory cream) → crema depilatoria

de·pil·a·to·ry

n. depilatorio.

depilatory

n (pl -ries) depilatorio, producto para quitar el vello
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USPRwire, Fri Jul 01 2016] Consumers' growing awareness of personal grooming underpinned the continued strong value growth of depilatories in 2015.
Demand for depilatories is still fairly low in Nigeria, although with increased Westernisation and the growth being seen in the numbers of women in formal and professional employment, Nigerian consumers are spending more on such products.
the maker of Nair depilatories and waxes, has extended Nairs Moroccan Argan Oil line of hair removal products.
Both products are formulated to work in tandem to treat razor irritation, bumping, redness and itching while slowing hair regrowth after one has shaved, waxed or used depilatories, according to High lime, which has more than four decades of experience in making products capable of providing relief from razor bumps.
This report presents data on the Depilatories consumption trends in India.
Depilatories continued to see current value growth at the end of the review period, however, which reflects the need among Swedish women to get rid of embarrassing hair growth.
In 2012, the global market for depilatories was estimated at $4.
Marketers say that these factors have made depilatories a much more critical part of retailers' mixes.
Shaving and depilatories saw an increase in both environmentally friendly packaging and eco-friendly products, which extended their share from 5 percent in the previous six months to 8 percent each.
Depilatories are based on alkaline reducing agents which swell the hair and break the disulfide links.
The Depilatories in USA report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level.
Depilatories registered current retail value growth of 1% to reach CZK174 million in 2015.