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This Is the Best Way to Get Rid of Toe Hair, According to a Dermatologist

Nothing should stop you from busting out your favorite pair of sandals on a sweltering day. But if you’d rather not parade your toe hair all over town, you may feel uncomfortable at the thought of a buying those cork mules you’ve been obsessing over. Of course, you have no obligation to remove your foot fuzz — full disclosure, the author of this post gives zero f*cks about her own. But just in case you do, we enlisted the help of two experts to reveal the best way to get hair the hell off of your toes — and surprisingly, this preferred method does not involve a razor.

“Hair on the dorsal toes is perfectly normal, although commonly unwanted,” said Dr. Nava Greenfield of NYC’s Schweiger Dermatology Group. “Most of the skin on your body has hair follicles.” Your fur can be beneficial — it regulates sweat production and body temperature, while adding an extra layer of skin protection. Your own personal hormones play a large role in how much hair you have, along with the size and thickness of strands. According to Dr. Greenfield, “The most effective way to permanently remove unwanted hair is laser hair removal.”

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Source: POPSUGAR – This Is the Best Way to Get Rid of Toe Hair, According to a Dermatologist By, Alaina Demopoulos

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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