Electrolysis Permanent Hair Removal

Menopause and Unwanted Hair

It is common knowledge that menopause makes women smarter and even more devastatingly beautiful. (If this is not already common knowledge in your house, take steps immediately to make sure everyone is on the same page.) In exchange for all of that wisdom and beauty, Mother Nature often "blesses" us during menopause with unwanted hair growth where we wish it wasn’t. It can be fine and downy, like peach fuzz on our cheeks. Or it can take the form of wiry hairs sticking out of our chins and up [ Read more... ]

Hairline Shaping With Electrolysis

Is Your Hairline Giving the Wrong Impression? In the early 1900s, a doctor named Gerolamo Cardano penned several books in which he made an association between forehead lines and the planets. According to Cardano, the horizontal and vertical shapes on the forehead corresponded to different planets and provided valuable insight into personality and behavior. Interestingly, not only do followers of Metoposcopy read the lines, they also attempt to determine one’s personality and qualities by lo [ Read more... ]

Body Positivity: Ending the Shame Cycle

While the term body positivity might be new, the sentiment isn't. Everyone wants to feel good about themselves. When faced with something you feel like you can't change, you have a choice to make - accept the trait or spiral into depression. At least, that’s the frame of the body positivity argument. Given those options, it’s easy to see why many men and women alike are leading others to accept their weight, stretch marks, gray hair, wrinkles, and body hair. Body positivity is not magic T [ Read more... ]

Unwanted Toe Hair: A Problem with Solutions

Whether due to an activated toe hair gene or a heady concentration of hair growth hormones, or a confluence of both, some people have hairy feet. Whether that’s a smattering of toe hair on a few digits or cascades of curlicued hair needing a brush, Western society is increasingly drawn to smooth, hair-free skin. People with particularly luxuriant feet have compared themselves to Tolkien’s hobbits - creatures whose feet are covered in a coat of hair. Now that summer is upon us, many are lo [ Read more... ]

Tattoos And Permanent Hair Removal

Hair removal and tattoos are both ways of expressing yourself. Both are about you taking control of your body and appearance. Unfortunately, these two means of expression do not always get along. When looking into hair removal options, it is important to know how your body art may affect your process. Hair Removal Near Tattoos For unwanted hair issues, the two main contenders are electrolysis and laser. With professional electrolysis, an effect on tattoos is very unlikely. Electrolysis goes b [ Read more... ]

Children With Unwanted Facial Hair - What to do?

As electrolysis becomes more popular it is no surprise that its popularity is also growing among minors with unwanted facial hair. We all know how important image and appearance are to a young person. Teens are one thing, but what is a parent to do for a younger child embarrassed by their unibrow or harassed over their dark upper lip? Electrologists say, "For your little ones, start with the easiest option - a cheap personal facial trimmer." Most Electrologists are reluctant to treat children [ Read more... ]

Mole Hair and Electrolysis: What You Need To Know

Are you curious or concerned about a mole with hair growing on it? Moles are common skin abnormalities but you may have several questions about them. What exactly is a mole? How and why does hair grow on them? Are these moles a cause for serious medical concern? You may wonder if electrolysis can safely remove hair from moles. Regarding skin conditions and hair removal, information is crucial, so we'll help answer these questions before you make a decision. What are moles? Moles are growths w [ Read more... ]

A Topical Anesthetic May Increase Your Comfort During Permanent Hair Removal

Topical anesthetics If you have unwanted hair, you know that hair removal can be painful, regardless of the method you choose. Fortunately, electrolysis hair removal, unlike those other methods, is permanent - so there is an end in sight! Electrolysis might also feel uncomfortable, but there are ways to reduce the discomfort. There are all sorts of tricks to manage pain, but if you want something more straightforward, you and/or your electrologist can use topical anesthetic creams, gels, or s [ Read more... ]

Getting Started With an Electrologist

What to Expect at Your Initial Consultation With an Electrologist So, you've decided you're ready for permanent freedom from unwanted hair. Congratulations! After shaving, plucking, and waxing yourself into frustration, you're probably ready for something that lasts. But first, you might have some questions about the beginning of your electrolysis process. Here's a few things you can expect at your initial consultation with an electrologist. When you first come in, you'll meet your electrolog [ Read more... ]

Six Simple Tricks For Pain Management

Pain hurts. If you've ever plucked your eyebrows or located the coffee table in the dark with your shin, this goes without saying.  The medical world is filled with prescriptions and therapies to treat it, but what can we do ourselves to relieve pain? Is there anything cost-effective and, well, effective? Yes, there is! Here are six intriguing, amusing, and scientifically-supported ways to deal with pain. 1. Laughing What happens when you cross a comedian, Aesop, and an electrologist? "So, d [ Read more... ]