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And now Dermaplaning. When will it be okay for women to have hair?


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by Kate Demolder
19th Feb 2021

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Dermaplaning makes use of a small, sharp blade atop a long piece of plastic which is then used to gently shave downy vellus hair from different areas of the face

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