NBC Bay Area has a piece on the trend toward at-home hair removal:
This silk’n device uses pulsed light to basically knock out the growth center of each hair follicle. Something most patients used to need a doctor to do. At the california face and laser institute in Palo Alto, plastic surgeon Dr. Matthew Mingrone said he has sold a dozen of these new home hair removal systems.
Full article (nbcbayarea.com)