Electrolysis

How does electrolysis work?

ls electrolysis painful?

How long does electrolysis take to achieve permanency?

Is electrolysis safe, effective, and approved?

How many electrolysis treatments are needed?

What do I do about the hair between electrolysis treatments?

What are tile side effects from electrolysis?
How does electrolysis work?

Do not pluck or wax! If necessary, trim the hair with a pair of scissors or nip the hair with a razor (depending on the area on the body). Some women bleach the upper lip and sides of their face.
Bleaching is acceptable as long as it is done the week before your next appointment. This time allowance is necessary because bleach can sometimes cut some hairs, so it is possible that not all the hairs in the area will be raised up enough above the skin’s surface less than a week after you bleach.

ls electrolysis painful?

Immediately following treatment, there may be a slight redness and/or swelling which usually disappears within a few hours. For some individuals, it may take slightly longer. An ice pack or cold compress can reduce side effects.
For 24 hours after a treatment on the face, it is best to apply the least amount of cosmetics as possible. Be careful with sun exposure. It is always recommended to avoid UVBIUV A rays.
Apply sun block (with an SPF of at least 15) every two to three hours for maximum results.

How long does electrolysis take to achieve permanency?

An electrolysis treatment program must be tailored to meet the needs of each individual. Certain factors determine the number and length of treatments:

  • Number of hairs in the area
  • Sensitivity of the skin
  • Area to be treated
  • Previous methods of hair removal- tweezing, waxing or depilatories

The closer you adhere to your treatment schedule, the more effective your treatment program will be in helping you free yourself of unwanted hair forever.
Is electrolysis safe, effective, and approved?

Probe (needle) type electrolysis is the only safe method of permanent hair removal that is recognized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Are all hairs eliminated from one spot after electrolysis treatment?

Deep, coarse hairs are not always eliminated after one treatment. Due to the cyclic nature of hair growth, new hairs, as well as hairs emerging from a dormant phase, will be treated at the same time; thus, it will take several treatments of an area to ensure that most hairs in the area are eliminated.

What do I do about the hair between electrolysis treatments?

Do not pluck or wax! If necessary, trim the hair with a pair of scissors or nip the hair with a razor (depending on the area on the body). Some women bleach the upper lip and sides of their face.
Bleaching is acceptable as long as it is done the week before your next appointment. This time allowance is necessary because bleach can sometimes cut some hairs, so it is possible that not all the hairs in the area will be raised up enough above the skin’s surface less than a week after you bleach.

What are tile side effects from electrolysis?

Immediately following treatment, there may be a slight redness and/or swelling which usually disappears within a few hours. For some individuals, it may take slightly longer. An ice pack or cold compress can reduce side effects.
For 24 hours after a treatment on the face, it is best to apply the least amount of cosmetics as possible. Be careful with sun exposure. It is always recommended to avoid UVBIUV A rays.
Apply sun block (with an SPF of at least 15) every two to three hours for maximum results.