A fine probe is inserted into the hair follicle to reach
the base of the hair. Then a short pulse of energy is emitted to stop
the nourishment to the hair.
Is Electrolysis safe?
Absolutely! Electrolysis is a proven, safe method
of hair removal. This office uses sterile disposable probes and
sterile forceps and follows strict health and safety standards.
Are treatments painful?
The insertion of the probe will be painless. When
the pulse of energy is emitted, slight discomfort will be felt.
Yes. Electrolysis is the only proven method of
permanent hair removal.
Why do I have
Some unwanted hair growth can be attributed to your
heredity or a glandular disturbance. Other factors such as
medications, operations, or illness can also contribute to hair growth.
However, most hair that is treated is not due to an abnormal condition.
Why does some hair reappear after treatment?
Hair grows in cycles. What you may notice is hair
that has begun to grow that has not been treated yet.
How do I cope
with hair growth between treatments?
It is suggested that you trim the unwanted hair with
scissors in between treatments. This will leave enough hair for your
electrologist to treat and remove. Please no waxing, tweezing,
depilatories or laser.
Why can't I use
a depilatory for my unwanted hair?
You can, but it is only temporary as with waxing,
tweezing, laser, or shaving. Depending on the temporary method, the
hair may be back in days, weeks or months, but the hair will be back.
Some methods like tweezing and waxing do more harm than good by actually
stimulating hair growth.
When you compare the cost with other beauty treatments,
electrolysis is reasonably priced. Many people spend thousands of
dollars in a lifetime on temporary hair removal. Why not have the hair
Should I be concerned about after effects?
You will most likely experience some redness or slight
swelling of the treated area. It will quickly disappear with the use
of an after-treatment topical that will be recommended. Special
after-care instructions are given for treated areas.
long will it take before all the unwanted hair is removed permanently?
The number of treatments and length of treatments will
depend on the amount of growth, area to be treated and the coarseness of the