When was electrolysis invented?
Electrolysis was invented in America in the 1800s. This hair removal procedure has been a staple of North American culture for many years. It was first used in the US to remove irritating eyelash hairs.
How painful is electrolysis versus laser hair removal?
Electrolysis can be slightly painful, but our dermatologists have found ways to lessen the pain. The majority of our happy customers claim they feel no pain during treatment.
Why does electrolysis hurt more for some people?
Electrolysis hurts because the bones are close to the skin. When you get an electrolysis shot, it feels like someone is pushing a needle into your skin.
Is electrolysis better than laser hair removal?
Electrolysis is better than laser removal because the hair grows back slowly and doesn’t feel as prickly as when it’s removed by laser. The number of treatments required for best results depends on the area being treated and the coarseness of the hair.