Hair removal terms: P

Glossary: P

Eventually, I hope to link up glossary terms with corresponding pages, but for now, please use this glossary in combination with the search feature.

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Pacemaker

Pain

Palomar Medical Technologies makes the ruby EpiLaser and own the maker of LightSheer

Panasonic makes electric razors

Papilla

PCOS Polycystic ovaries

Perineum

Permanent

Permanex makes transdermal electrolysis machines

Perma-Tweez is a home electrolysis unit made by General Medical

Petechiae

PhotoDerm HR is a flash lamp made by ESC

Photogenica is an alexandrite laser made by Cynosure

Photolysis is a marketing term designed to imply lasers are permanent, used by ESC

Pigment

PIH: Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation

Pitting

Pituitary gland

Polytec PI makes the ruby laser LaseAway

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation

Pregnancy

Prestige: manufactures a professional electrolysis machine

Probe

Progressive epilation

Pseudofolliculitis

Psoriasis

Puberty

Pubic hair

Pure and Natural is a brand of sugaring solution

Pustule

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