For excessive or unwanted hair growth, electrolysis is a permanent hair removal treatment. It is safe to use on the rest of your body and to get rid of facial hair. During your sessions, a knowledgeable electrologist will utilise an electric current to remove hair. The procedure and any side effects are painless.
The process of electrolysis is one of hair removal. A trained electrologist inserts a short wire into the hair follicles that are located at the skin’s surface. An electric current that exits the follicle and travels down the wire damages the hair root. Damage to the follicles prevents the growth of new hair and causes the existing hair to fall out.
Electrolysis was developed more than a century ago. It was first developed to remove irritating ingrown eyelid hairs. Electrolysis is the only method for permanently removing hair that has been approved by the FDA.
Who Requires Electrolysis?
The normal and frequently desirable process of hair growth. But infrequently, patients will seek electrolysis for the following reasons:
not happy with the direction your hair grows (for example, between the eyebrows, on the upper lip or on the breasts). having hirsutism, a condition in which hair grows out too much.
are transgendering themselves.
What sort of machinery is employed in electrolysis?
Epilators are a type of medical electrolysis equipment. To destroy the hair’s growth centre, they apply an electric charge.
What occurs during electrolysis?
Oftentimes, the thin needles that electrologists use are even finer than human hair. They insert the needle into the opening of the hair follicle. A little electrical current kills the cells responsible for hair formation. You can experience a brief warm or prickly sensation where the needle was put in your skin.
How many electrolysis treatments will I need?
There will be a number of appointments necessary. A person may need a varied number of sessions to remove their hair permanently depending on who they are. You frequently require a weekly or biweekly appointment. Up to 1.5 years may pass between appointments.
The length of a treatment depends on two factors: the body area and the type of hair that grows there. If you’re treating a larger region or an area with tough hair, you’ll need more treatments.
Why do I require so much electrolysis?
The growth cycles of various hairs vary. Your head’s hair follicles produce new hair and shed old hair. Three steps make up this cycle of hair growth, rest, and replacement. Every every hair contains a different step of this cycle. When successive treatments catch the hairs in the cycle at the right time, they are eliminated.
How long does an electrolysis course last?
Electrolysis sessions might last anything from 15 minutes to an hour.
What should I be aware of after the process?
For the first 24 hours after your treatment, try to refrain from doing anything that can aggravate the hair follicles, such as:
- anything that causes sweat
- maintaining the sun.
- applying makeup.