For ladies who are serious about never having another bad hair day, there's electrolysis. Currently, it's the only procedure that offers a permanent solution. As you might have guessed, electrolysis is expensive. Plan on paying $40 to $550 for each part of your body. Each area will require 10 to 25 treatments lasting approximately 10 minutes.
The procedure involves the insertion of a needle into the hair follicle. The needle gives the root a little electric zap that kills it. It can be a fairly painful experience, and there's a small chance the hair will grow back.