Beyond the cutting edge Will the FDA's approval of Gillette's over-the-counter laser hair removal system mean the end of razors, waxes, and creams?
From: The Boston Globe
For Gillette, the cutting edge of hair removal no longer involves just razors and blades.
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first over-the- counter laser hair removal system, developed by the Boston grooming giant and Burlington company Palomar Medical Technologies Inc. Gillette, a unit of Procter & Gamble Co., is hoping to capitalize on the fast-growing $2.7 billion professional light hair removal market by introducing a device that will let women do their own laser treatments at home.
The allure? No more daily shaving, painful waxing, and irritating hair-removal creams. The laser ...
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