Why choose Electrolysis over other methods of hair removal?

Electrolysis has been around since 1875, when it was invented by a doctor. To date, electrolysis is the only permanent method of hair removal, which destroys the root and cauterizes (cuts off) the blood supply, which is the nourishment for the hair follicle. The mitotic cells which are located at the bottom of the hair follicle are also destroyed so that a new hair cannot grow. This is done by inserting a tiny probe into the hair follicle which delivers heat from the machine. Permanency is then achieved.

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Is it painful?

Electrolysis is mostly a comfortable experience due to my state of the art new equipment. Topical Lidacaine can also be applied to the area approximately 45min prior to treatment which lessens any sensitivity.

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How many treatments are needed?

The number of treatments varies depending on the client and area treated. Average completion time is approximately one year and of this, treatments are typically one time per week for the first two to three months. After this beginning time frame, treatments get spread out and can range from every two to three weeks, one month, six weeks, etc. until the hairs are completely gone. Results will be seen within the first two months of treatment. Some clients will see results sooner and treatment time does depend on each individual.

Choosing the right electrologist should be based upon accuracy, education, and most of all experience. The price should not matter when choosing an electrologist because you do not want to have your skin permanently scarred or hyperpigmented due to the improper insertion of the probes. In addition, the treatment time will be longer if it’s not done by a qualified, skilled electrologist.

Average treatment sessions range from 15 to 30 minutes or to an hour depending upon the area treated.

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Why not laser?

There are other methods of hair removal such as the laser which is deemed long-lasting, but not permanent. Laser hair removal can, at best, last up to two years, but after that most of the hair grows back. Side effects range from temporary redness to possible blistering and or pigment changes and scarring. Laser is also quite expensive. The future effects of laser hair removal on the body and skin are not fully known yet, as it can possibly penetrate deep into the tissue. There could be possible premature aging of the skin resulting in wrinkling, and or skin tumors, etc.

Another method of hair removal that is new on the market is intense Pulsing Light of IPL. This is also a temporary only means of hair removal using an intense light. The end results are not permanent and any damage to the underlying skin in years to come is not fully known.

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What areas can be treated on the body?

Electrolysis can be treated on any part of the face and body for men and women of all ages. Common areas include eyebrows, hairline, chin, lip, underarms, bikini line, thighs, abdomen, chest, shoulder, ears, buttocks, arms, hands, fingers, legs, and toes.

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Is it safe and are there any side effects?

Electrolysis is safe even during pregnancy as the hairs are removed by inserting a tiny needle into the follicle and heat is delivered which destroys the root. This method, known as Thermolysis, includes the transfer of heat from the probe to the bottom of the hair follicle and leaves the skin intact free from any harm. After treatment the skin will appear slightly pink or red, which will diminish and the skin’s natural pigment will return after about thirty to forty minutes. Electrolysis is effective for all skin and hair types such as black hairs, brown hairs, blonde hairs, red hairs, grey hairs, white hairs, along with all textures such as curly, straight, wavy, etc.

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ELECTROLYSIS IS COST EFFECTIVE, SAFE TO UNDERLYING TISSUE AND SKIN AND PROVEN FOR OVER 100 YEARS TO BE PERMANENT. ELECTROLYSIS IS THE CORRECT CHOICE FOR PERMANENT HAIR REMOVAL.



What is Microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion has been used throughout Europe for over 15 years. The process used at the Center For Electrolysis and Skin Radiance involves two stages. The first phase involves vacuuming the skin which brings blood to the surface thus nourishing the epidermis which stimulates cellular regeneration. The second phase involves polishing the skin with tiny crystals which exfoliates the "dead skin cells" on the surface. This also stimulates the immune system thereby accelerating the regeneration process to bring about new healthy epidermal tissue.

Microdermabrasion allows the aesthetician to smooth, refinish, polish, rejuvenate and exfoliate the skin in controlled increments while offering comfortable treatment conditions.

Microdermabrasion can be seen as a mild anti-aging therapy. Benefits of include minimizing fine lines and wrinkles, visbly reducing surgical scars and post-acne scars, evening out hyperpigmentation (such as age spots), repairing sun-damaged skin and eliminating dead skin cells and cellular debris. The treatment requires no down time and the skin results in a smooth, clean and clear, healthy complexion.

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What types of skin can be treated?

All types of skin can be treated.

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How many treatments are needed?

Results are seen immediately and treatments can be done once every two weeks, once a month, or every once in a while for a fresh and renewed complexion.

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Are treatments safe?

Treatments are safe and painless and do not require anesthesia. The procedure is performed with sterile products and equipment. The corundum microcrystals that exfoliate the skin are extracted from a supply container via a self-contained circuit. The applicator nozzle cap is also sterile and replaced after each treatment. The corundum microcrystals consist of a chemically inert mineral which is completely safe.

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Can I use my regular skin products after?

Yes, and the skin will be able to absorb moisturizers more readily thus further nurturing the skin.

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