Electrolysis is the only true form of permanent hair removal.
What is Electrolysis?
Electrolysis is the only form of permanent hair removal approved by the FDA. The practitioner will insert a thin probe alongside the unwanted hair and deliver a small amount of electricity in order to kill the hair follicle preventing future growth. Electrolysis has been safely used for over 135years and can treat any hair color, skin color and around the eyes.
What causes unwanted hair growth?
There are many factors to be considered causing unwanted hair growth, which in combination may pose a problem. Contributing factors include heredity/genetics, hormone imbalance, stress, other temporary hair removal methods (ex-tweezing,waxing,threading), normal life changes (ex-puberty, pregnancy, menopause), some medications including birth control, and underlying medical conditions.
What will it feel like?
Thanks to advancements in modern electrology equipment effective treatment has become increasingly more comfortable. Most do not consider this a painful procedure. The amount of discomfort will be tailored to each individuals tolerance levels and varies on area being treated. A sensation will be felt sometimes described as a “slight warming”, “ a little hot”, others say “it feels good because every time it is one less hair to worry about”
How many treatments will be needed?
Treatment program must be tailored to fit each individuals needs and will vary greatly depending on many factors such as; size of areas be cleared, density of hair in any given area, and how frequently other temporary methods have been being used prior to first treatment. Most clients find weekly treatments most effective in the beginning. Each session treats the visible hairs, as new hairs emerge from below the skins surface with each week. The life of the hair follicle from germinative cell to mature follicle is months long. This cycling continues throughout the year with varying spurts. As client gets closer to completion goals appointments will space out and shorten in length of time. It is impossible to give an exact time because texture, density, stress levels, habits of temporary removal methods and medications. varies greatly from person to person. The success of treatment is based on personal commitment and overall health.
What areas of my body can electrolysis be used on?
Electrolysis can be used on any area of the body that has unwanted hair. Most popular areas to be treated on women include; hairline, eyebrows, chin, upper lip, throat, sides of face, chest, abdomen, bikini line, fingers, toes, legs and arms. Most popular area for men include; ears, brows, neckline, cheeks, back, chest, shoulders and hands.