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Can We Wax Body (Legs and Hands) While On Accutane Acne Treatment?

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Avoid waxing while on Accutane

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Do not get waxed anywhere on the body while on Accutane as this may results in erosions on the skin.  Also avoid laser and light treatments, as well as depilatory at this time.  Acceptable options for hair removal are threading, plucking, and shaving. 


New York Dermatologist
3.5 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

Waxing and Accutane

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It is not a good idea to undergo waxing while on Accutane. In fact, it can result in very bad burns or pulled off skin. I absolutely would recommend you not do this!

F. Victor Rueckl, MD
Las Vegas Dermatologist
4.5 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

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