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What is the threading method of hair removal?

Threading is not a true hair removal method. It's a way to cut hair. The removal in this case is not permanent. Permanent hair removal is done by electrolysis. A semi-permanent method is by laser. The hair removal may become permanent is the laser treatment if multiple sessions are performed over time.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
A hair-removal technique from the Middle East and India is popular in salons in the Big Apple. It's called threading and uses no chemicals. The technique involves creating a loop with thread and pulling out the hair from the root. It's gentler on your skin than waxing and the results last longer than tweezing. Best of all, it only costs about $10.
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