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Subject: Electrolysis

What? Electrolysis is the only method approved by the FDA for permanent hair removal. It requires multiple sessions to achieve best possible results, but permanent hair removal isn’t 100% guaranteed for everyone.

Why? It effectively destroys the hair growth cells, preventing further growth. After a very fine probe is inserted into the hair follicle, the hair is removed with tweezers. Today’s medical electrolysis devices destroy the growth center of the hair with chemical or heat energy.

How does it relate to the skin? Electrolysis has the best and longest track record for permanent hair removal. Electrolysis is a method of removing individual hairs from the face or body.

Where does it typically occur? It works almost anywhere on the body. And it’s effective on light or dark hair, as well as all skin tones. Most areas of the body can be treated with electrolysis. Some areas are the eyebrows, face, abdomen, thighs, breasts, and legs.

When? (Implications) There are generally no permanent side effects, but sometimes a temporary, slight reddening of the skin may occur. Electrolysis may be an option when hair growth is in an area of the body where it may not be desired such as on a woman’s upper lip, chin, or bikini line.

Who benefits from this? Electrolysis has the best results, versus any other method. The client benefits from this because electrolysis has the best and longest track record for permanent hair removal.

How? Solutions (Mechanical /Machines – An electric current is applied with a very fine needle-shaped electrode, or metal probe into each hair follicle to destroy the root

Unwanted hair will be gone forever once the series of treatments is complete. Each treatment lasts between 15 minutes and one hour.

How? Solutions (Non Mechanical) Non mechanical methods include depilatories, waxing, sugaring, and tweezing. Threading has become extremely popular in recent years in the US.

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