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This method weaves hair into the braid in a way that minimizes tugging on fragile follicles.
In my residency, I was taught that first a follicle becomes plugged, then bacteria invades, and finally inflammation sets in, causing breakouts.
Another permanent option: electrolysis, which uses concentrated heat to destroy each follicle one at a time to prohibit hairs from growing.
The six is a rocket, getting from zero to 60 in a follicle under five seconds.
Oil then blocks follicles, causing deep, painful zits.
The actress and her lashes have a new gig as the face (and follicles) of Urban Decay’s new Troublemaker mascara.
The chemo drugs can't easily penetrate the follicles, and hair is much less likely to fall out.
The chemo drugs can’t easily penetrate the follicles, and hair is much less likely to fall out.
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FOLLICLE Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of follicle
follicularplay \fə-ˈlik-yə-lər, fä-\ adjective
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