What is electrolysis?

Electrology is the science of permanent hair removal. An electrologist inserts a very fine needle into the natural opening of the hair follicle right along the shaft. A small amount of current is then applied to destroy the hair growth cells. State of the art technology is used at The Electrolysis Center making the entire experience very comfortable for all clients.

The term electrolysis is used to describe all methods of permanent hair removal. The electrolysis modality was the first method used to remove hair permanently back in 1875. The term electrolysis branded the process of permanent hair removal.

Electrolysis hair removal is the only method approved by the FDA for permanent hair removal.

What is the normal growth cycle of a hair?

Hairs have differing cycles of growth, many of which are not visible on the surface of the skin at the same time. The follicle produces the hair from the blood supply, and discards it eventually through shedding. The process of growth, rest and replacement are known as the hair growth cycle. The sequence of events is repeated constantly until a hair ceases to be formed.

How permanent is electrolysis?

Electrolysis is the only true permanent hair removal method recognized by the FDA. Professionally performed electrolysis permanently removes unwanted hair, with unsurpassed reluts. Electrolysis works for the largest variety of hair and skin types and will give you sleek, smooth healthy looking skin. Following the recommended treatment plan from you electrologist is essential to achieve optimum results.

What kind of experience does The Electrolysis Center have?

The Electrolysis Center has over 30 years of experience in helping clients increasing their self confidence through permanent hair removal. We offer a clean, relaxing, private environment for our clients and provide a personal touch while treatments are being given.

How long does each electrolysis treatment take?

Treatment time can vary from 15 minutes to an hour or more, depending on previous hair removal methods, the area of the treatment and the amount of hair you wish to remove. Most electrolysis treatments can be completed during your lunch hour.

Is electrolysis painful?

There is a sensation associated with the treatment that may be interpreted as a slight warming effect, but with today’s technology, your comfort has been maximized. We use single–use, pre–sterilized, disposable probes that are designed for optimal client comfort and safety.

Is electrolysis safe?

It is the ONLY method of hair removal approved by the FDA for PERMANENT HAIR REMOVAL. Electrolysis is proven safe and effective for over 125 years. It should be conducted by a qualified electrologist, using state-of-the art computerized equipment and the best electrolysis treatment practices.

Where can I get some more information?

For more information regarding electrolysis you we suggest visiting The American Electrology Association website. For more information regarding the reasons for hair growth, we suggest the following sites:

How much does electrolysis cost?

Electrolysis is considered a very cost-effective method of hair removal. The overall cost is tied to each individual’s recommended treatment schedule. Your Electrologist will discuss with you the optimum program to achieve the results you desire.