Is there another name for hair removal creams?

Dr. Doris Day, MD
They are also called depilatories. Olay just launched a new one that is effective and easy to use and is available at your local drug store.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Yes, hair removal creams, lotions, gels and sprays are also called depilatories.

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