Question: How long has Electrolysis been performed?
Answer: In 1869, Dr. Charles Michel, who wanted a safe way effective way to remove ingrown eyelashes. He published his first scientific paper in 1875. The method was soon accepted by the medical community and then adapted for treatment of excess hair on other parts of the body. From that day until the present, the same basic technique has been used, only greatly improved and modernized.
Question: How does Electrolysis work?
Answer: A trained Electrologist inserts a small metal probe into the hair follicle opening and down alongside the hair. A small amount of electrical current is then delivered to the probe by a sensitive electronic device called an Epilater. Depending on the technique used, the electric current destroys the hair root either by heat or chemical action and in some methods by both at the same time.
Question: Are There different methods of Electrolysis?
Answer: There are three recognized modalities (methods) of electrolysis:
Galvanic ( direct current) electrolysis- the hair is destroyed by chemical action.
Thermolysis ( high frequency) electrolysis- the hair root is destroyed by heat production.
Blend electrolysis- a Combination of the above two modalities where the hair root is destroyed by both heat and chemical action at the same time.
All Three Modalities are safe and effective.
( Electrolysis by Sonya uses the Blend Modality)
Question: Is Electrolysis Permanent?
Answer: Yes, once the hair root is destroyed, it has no way to nourish a new hair. Its permanency has been well recognized by physicians and is also testified to by hundreds of scientific articles published in the medical literature. In addition to scientific recognition, there are over one million happy satisfied persons who have solved a very personal and embarrassing problem with the help of electrolysis.
Question: Is other methods of hair removal as effective as Electrolysis?
Answer: No. There are no reputable scientific evidence that shows any other method of hair removal being as safe, effective and permanent as electrolysis for all hair colors and skin types.
Question: What about Laser Hair Removal?
Answer? Laser is Safe in the hands of Trained technicians. Here are some downfalls of Laser.
*Laser are not effectie on grey, blond or red hair.
*Lasers are awkward and impractical to use when shaping eyebrows, or other critical areas.
Question: Is Electrolysis Expensive?
Answer: Comparing the cost of Electrolysis which is permanent, versus the cost of temporary methods used in the beauty-care business like waxing, sugaring or the cost of razors and creams, you can clearly see the advantage will be with the permanent view in the long run.
Question: How long does it take to achieve Permanency?
Answer: The length of time varies from person to person and dependant on many factors. The density and coarsness of the hair, as well as how much area is being treated. Many hairs will be permanently removed after the first treatment, While some will require additional treatments to achieve the permanency. Treatments will be more frequent in the beginning and less frequent later on. In the end, Hair Free Skin! Well Worth the Time Spent!