Does excess body or facial hair stop you from showing your full potential? We can help! Electrolysis is the only FDA approved method of permanently removing hair. Stop waxing, shaving or using harsh chemicals and destroy hair at the root. Electrolysis is a safe, permanent way of removing hair that has been around since 1875! At Electrolysis San Diego we provide hair removal services for men, women, straight, gay or transgender.

Why You Should Use Electrolysis for Permanent Hair Removal

Electrolysis is a method of hair removal for the face and body. Medical electrolysis devices can destroy the hair’s growth center using heat or chemical energy. A fine probe is inserted, at the skin’s surface, into the hair follicle. Then the hair is removed using a pair of tweezers.

What Causes Unwanted Hair Growth?

Hormonal levels and heredity play a role in hair growth. There are also some illnesses, temporary hair removal methods, and some drugs that can stimulate hair growth. Typically, most hair growth is desirable. However, if the hair is growing on the wrong part of your body, such as a woman’s bikini line, chin, or upper lip, then you might want to consider electrolysis.

How Many Treatments Will I Need?

There are many factors that influence hair growth, so you may need several electrolysis treatments. The total number of visits required for permanent hair removal from an area of your body varies from person to person. Many clients get weekly or bi-weekly appointments, as needed. Once the series of treatments is complete, the hair will be gone forever. Each treatment lasts from 15 minutes to one hour.

How much does Electrolysis Cost?

Electrolysis prices vary from location to location in San Diego County and all over the US. The prices as Electrolysis San Diego are competitive to the area. Find out more about the prices of Electrolysis.

Myths About Electrolysis

Electrolysis Treatments are Painful
Truthfully, most people do not feel much discomfort during an electrolysis treatment. Modern electrolysis methods have reduced the level of discomfort so that most people only experience a tingling sensation. In some cases, a topical anesthetic can be used.

Hair Removal with Electric Tweezers is Permanent

The American Medical Association and the Food and Drug Administration recognize electrolysis as the only method of permanent hair removal. In fact, in some states, electric tweezers, which can be purchased by consumers, cannot claim to provide permanent hair removal.

Temporary Hair Removal Methods Are Often Better

Chemical depilatories come in liquid and cream form and are a popular method of hair removal. These products are messy and time-consuming and contain irritating chemicals. Bleaches are used to disguise dark hair but contain harsh chemicals that can cause skin discoloration.

Waxing is another popular temporary hair removal method. These treatments are often done in salons or beauty parlors. Hot wax is applied to your skin, allowed to dry over the hair and is then removed. As the wax is removed, the hair is stripped off the skin. These treatments can be costly and painful. There are some home waxing kits on the market, however, they are messy and difficult to use.

There are some electrical electrolysis devices that are made for home use by the consumer. While these devices try to imitate professional devices, they are not the same. Many of these devices are unsafe for use by anyone who is not trained in the proper electrolysis treatment methods.

Facts About Electrolysis

Electrolysis was invented over 100 years ago. This time-tested method was often used to remove ingrown eyelash hairs. You can treat most areas of the body with electrolysis including the legs, breasts, abdomen, thighs, face, and eyebrows.

Electrolysis does not have any permanent side effects. Some people experience a slight reddening of their skin during and immediately following their treatment, however, this does not last long. Unlike bleaches or depilatories, no harsh chemicals are used, which makes electrolysis very safe.

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