FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Electrolysis?Electrology is the science of permanent hair removal. Using state-of-the-art technology, a minute amount of electricity is gently applied to the base of the hair follicle. This process destroys the hair growth tissue. Therefore, the regenerative ability of the hair follicle is permanently eliminated.
Why should I choose electrolysis over temporary methods like laser and waxing?Unlike other hair removal options, professionally performed electrolysis eliminates unwanted hair, permanently. Moreover, it does so for the largest variety of skin and hair types. Laser-assisted hair removal is considered a temporary method and offers permanent hair reduction. It has not been evaluated for long-term safety of the patient’s skin and health. Waxing, threading and tweezing are alike. However, ingrown hairs and discoloration may result. Additionally, they may cause an increase in hair growth activity. Depilatories and Shaving can cause an irritation to the skin while the hair regrows quickly. These methods can require a lifetime of maintenance. Many can appear inexpensive but cost more due to long term use and are found to be inconvenient.
Can unwanted hair be removed from anywhere on the body?Electrolysis works on all skin and hair types It can be applied to facial and body parts, including: eyebrows, chin, upper & lower lip, jaw line & sides of the face, breast & underarms, abdomen, bikini line, legs, back., mens' ears, to name a few. Based on a personal and confidential consultation, your electrologist will design a treatment plan that addresses your specific hair removal needs. Electrolysis is for all ages, men/woman/young adults, and any ethnic group.
How many treatments are required?The number of treatments necessary varies with each client. Treatment sessions can range from 15 minutes to more than an hour depending on the area being treated. Factors such as hair growth cycles, the quantity and structure of hair presented, previous use of temporary hair removal methods, heredity, hormone function, certain medication and stress influence the treatment program for each individual. It is important to follow the recommended treatment plan to achieve optimum results.
ABOUT SKIN CARESkin care treatments are performed by a certified medical esthetician using stronger products and peels than those that can be purchased over-the-counter or used by spas. You can see significant results when using these types of products and peels during a treatment.
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