What is Electrolysis?
Electrolysis is the science of permanent hair removal utilizing a disposale probe devices. A fine sterile probe is inserted into the hair follicle and a small amount of electrical energy is discharged which destroys the hair growth tissue. When this is performed by Anna our very experienced Electrologist, the regenerative ability of the hair follicle is permanently eliminated.
Why you may need electrolysis not IPL or Laser..
Electrolysis is perfect for many individual circumstances , whereby IPL will treat dark hair on fair skin extremely well in most occasions sometimes for many different reasons hair is sometimes simply not compatible to be destroyed by IPL. Some of those reasons are the result of heredity and hormonal levels, some drugs, colour or texture of the hair remaining maybe too fine and some illnesses can stimulate hair growth. If any of these reasons are relevant for you then you may be best to consider electrolysis as your permanent hair removal treatment for best results..
How Many Electrolysis Treatments Will I Need?
Since many factors influence hair growth, you will need to return for several electrolysis visits. The total number of sessions needed to remove hair permanently from a particular area will vary from person to person. Most clients return once a week or every other week, as necessary. But the unwanted hair will be gone forever once the series of treatments have been completed. Each treatment lasts between 15 minutes and one hour.
Myths About Electrolysis
- Electrolysis is painful. The truth is, electrolysis usually does not cause much discomfort. Modern electrolysis methods have reduced the discomfort to a mere tingling.
- Electrolysis is old fashioned and not used any more…. The truth is when Laser and IPL were introduced some 20 years ago to Australia majority of people jumped on to use this new easy, quick hair removal method and majority had amazing results. But like all things not everything suits everyone and a lot of specialists have now accepted that electrolysis is essential and recognised as the go to treatment for a lot of people to receive the results they want for permanent hair removal which cannot be delivered by IPL or Laser.
Facts About Electrolysis
- Electrolysis is a time-tested method that was invented more than 100 years ago to remove irritating, in-grown eyelash hairs. Most areas of the body can be treated with electrolysis, including the eyebrows, face, thighs, abdomen, breasts, and legs.
- There are no permanent side effects. Sometimes, a slight reddening of the skin occurs during or immediately after treatment, but this will only last for a short time. Electrolysis is very safe and, unlike depilatories or bleaches, no harsh chemicals are used.