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Electrolysis Versus Laser Hair Removal

Electrolysis Versus Laser Hair Removal

Electrolysis

  • Electrolysis can be used on anyone despite their skin or hair color.
  • Electrolysis attacks the hair follicle itself, not the pigment in the hair.

 

Laser

  • The main steam laser unit can only be used on those with light skin and dark hair.
  • Laser can burn those with dark skin and cause skin pigment discoloration.
  • Laser targets dark hair.  Optimal results will not be obtained if you have light hair.

 

Discomfort

Electrolysis – The Electrolysis process has been described to feel  like a stinging or prickling sensation.  Should you find the treatment uncomfortable, there are many options for numbing creams/lotions to be applied before treatments.    Everyone has different pain tolerance.

Laser – Laser has been described to feel like  a rubber band snapping against your skin and a heat sensation. The darker coarser hair feels more of the burn.

 

RESULTS

Electrolysis is the only method for permanent hair removal  and has the best track record.  Electrolysis can take a little longer for results for people that have been tweezing, waxing or using any other types of temporary hair removal methods.    This is because the follicle has become distorted and it may take longer to destroy the hair follicle.

Laser is permanent hair reduction.  It can  reduce hair counts by 40%-80% Facial hair on women is often lighter and finer than  body hair and may not respond as well to the laser because it targets pigment (color) in the hair follicle.

Business Hours

Business hours on Monday
11:00 - 7:00
Day Open Close
Monday 11:00 7:00
Tuesday 11:00 7:00
Wednesday 11:00 7:00
Thursday 11:00 7:00
Friday 11:00 4:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed