What is electrolysis?

Electrolysis is the science of permanent hair removal. The electrolysis modality was the first method used to remove hair permanently back in 1875. Using state-of-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 other temporary methods like waxing, threading & Laser?

Waxing, threading, tweezing and laser are alike. However, ingrown hairs and discolouration 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 grows quickly. Although Laser assisted hair removal is considered a temporary method. It has not been evaluated for long-term safety of the skin and health. These methods require a life time of maintenance.

How many treatments are required?

The number of treatment required varies with each client. Treatment sessions can range from 30mnts to more than an hour depending on the area being treated. Factors such as hair growth cycles, the quality and the structure of the 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.

Does Electrolysis have any side effects on the skin?

Immediately following treatment, there may be slight redness, which varries 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 and the personal attention you need.

Can women begin or have electrolysis during pregnancy?

Unwanted hair can be caused by hormonal changes brought on by pregnancy. Electrolysis can be performed on any normal skin. This includes pregnant women.