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Electrolysis


Please Note:
At the current time we are not offering this service for new clients. Sorry for the inconvenience.

If you have dark hair, the best alternative we can offer is laser hair reduction for all skin types.

An electrolysis treatment involves the inserting of a sterile probe, the same size as the hair into the hair follicle opening down to the DERMAL PAPILLA. It is the part of the follicle that contains blood and nerves and feeds the growing hair. When the probe is in place, a low-level electrical current is applied that will destroy the papilla and surrounding cells. Once the dermal papilla has been eliminated, the hair is dead and will not re-grow.

There are three modalities that can be used to eliminate unwanted hair, and all three are effective.

GALVANIC ELECTROLYSIS, which is the oldest, is a chemical method that utilizes a direct current to convert normal body salt and water in the follicle into a compound capable of destroying the dermal papilla. The chemical is produced only in the follicle and does not affect any other area.

THERMOLYSIS, is a method that uses a high frequency current to produce heat in the area influenced by the current. This heat cauterizes and destroys the dermal papilla.

BLEND, is a method combines both currents together in the same probe. Thermolysis enhances the action of the galvanic method to produce a faster process. Your electrologist will select the best method for you based on your hair type, skin characteristics and sensitivity.