Question: Is electrolysis permanent?
Answer: Yes, electrolysis is the only FDA and AMA approved method for permanent hair removal.
Question: How many treatments does it require?
Answer: An exact amount of time or treatments can not be guaranteed, due to the many factors that influence hair growth. During the consultation we will discuss in detail the hair growth cycle and factors which can stimulate new hair growth. To have a successful results it does require a regular scheduled treatment plan with your hair growth cycle.
Question: Is it painful?
Answer: A topical anesthetic is used in assisting to numb more sensitive areas. In combination with use of insulated probes and microflash technique on an Apilus epilator, discomfort during the treatment is minimal. Microflash technique allows for the current to be applied for a hundreth of a second. In most cases the nerve does not have time to respond to the current.
Question: How long is a typical treatment?
Answer: Treatment times vary depending on the area which is being treated and the amount of hair growth in that area.
Question: What is the cost of treatments?
Answer: Treatment cost is $1.50/ minute plus sales tax.
Question: Does electrolysis work on all hair and skin types?
Answer: Yes electrolysis will work on any skin color or hair color, because the process in which electrolysis destroys hair does not use melanin (pigment) to eliminate the hair.
Question: Do I need to stop with tweezing, waxing, and/or chemical removers?
Answer: Yes, once you begin a treatment plan you must stop with anything that is removing the hair from the follicle. If hair is continually removed it does not allow the Electrologist to get to the full extent of the hair growth for that area. Trimming or cutting the hair in the area between treatments is okay.