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Electrolysis

What is Electrolysis?

 

Electrolysis is permanent hair removal. Regardless of the cause - heredity, metabolic, or hormonal conditions - electrolysis will permanently remove unwanted hair to reveal a glowing, confident you.

Does Electrolysis work?

Absolutely. Electrolysis is the only method approved by the FDA for permanent removal of unwanted hair. As the hair is treated, regrowth is prevented rather than just removed temporarily. Only electrolysis provides both removal and hair elimination.

Will Electrolysis work for me?

Yes! Electrolysis is effective for all skin types, hair types, skin colors, hair colors, and areas of the body.

What is the science behind Electrolysis?

A small electric current is transmitted by a fine, sterile probe (or needle) directly into the natural opening of the hair follicle, destroying the dermal papilla, the matrix, and an area called "germination cell", all of which cause hair to grow and regenerate.

 

Why do people get Electrolysis hair removal?

Maybe it’s just an unwelcome maintenance routine that takes a lot of time, but often, unwanted hair created self-consciousness serious enough to impair relationships with other people, or to prep for SRS. If unwanted hair gets in the way of your confidence, social life, work, sports, schedules or even self-expression, this is your opportunity to act.

Is all Electrolysis the same?

There are three types, or modalities, of electrolysis used today - galvanic (current produces a chemical reaction), thermolysis (short-wave which produces heat) and a modality that blends the two. They all result in effective permanent hair removal.

What does Electrolysis feel like?

You'll probably feel a momentary sensation or pinch. Discomfort is minimal for most people, but individual tolerances vary greatly. Keep in mind that some areas of the body are much less sensitive than others. Many people read, listen to music or even take a nap while being treated.

Does Electrolysis have any side effects on the skin?

Immediately following treatment, there may be a temporary redness or tenderness, which varies with each individual. The latest technology has made electrolysis more comfortable and effective than ever before. Your electrologist will provide you with post treatment instructions. You will get the best care and results from a licensed electrologist.

My grandmother used to get Electrolysis treatments. Has the technology changed much?

Permanent hair removal using electrolysis has come a long way since its beginnings in 1875. Today’s computer technology enables the electrologist to work with more speed and comfort. Epilators are much quicker, utilizing current timings of thousandths of a second over the longer current applications of the past, plus, intensity settings can now be modulated to varying proportions. The instruments and equipment used in a contemporary electrologist’s office are just part of the changes that have occurred in the electrolysis industry.

Cost

Consultation 15 min - Free

15 min - $40+

30 min - $60+

45 min - $75+

1 hour - $90+

Electrolysis Before and Aftercare

 

Before Your Appointment

 

  • Please be freshly showered and free from strong perfumes.

 

  • Avoid caffeine and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated to make the electrolysis more effective.

 

  • No waxing, threading or plucking the areas to be treated since it will make your treatments take longer to complete. Cutting, trimming or shaving is best, as long as you let it grow out enough to be able to grab it for removal during your next treatment.

 

  • If you need to use a prescription numbing cream (you can also try Numb Skin or Dr Numb from Amazon instead of getting a prescription), be sure to clean the area before applying it, then apply it 30-45 minutes prior to arriving, covering it in plastic wrap so that it doesn’t evaporate.

 

 

After Your Appointment

 

  • Your treated skin may be temporarily red, swollen, and tender. This is perfectly normal.

 

  • Don’t get a sunburn on the area treated.

 

  • If scabs form, do not pick them, let them heal, you can cover them with makeup.

 

  • Cleaning your skin, wearing makeup, or using facials products is fine after treatment.

 

  • If you haven’t scheduled your next appointment, be sure to book your appointment online, as soon as you see new hair emerging, so we can treat it when it is at its weakest stage.​

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