We also offer electrolysis for those people with grey, white, and blonde hair ensuring your permanent hair removal requirements are always met. 

Electrolysis in Brooklyn, New York (NY)

Electrolysis involves permanently removing hair utilizing a fine, stainless steel, sterilized, disposable probe and electrical current. The probe, about the same size of the hair, is carefully inserted into the follicle alongside the hair by a skilled. A small amount of current is administered; just enough so the hair can be removed without resistance (the hair should not be pulled out) and the skin is not harmed. This is repeated over and over until the desired area is cleared. 

What is electrolysis? 
Electrology is the science of permanent hair removal. Using state-of-the-art technology, a minute amount of electricity is gently applied to the base of the hair follicle. This process destroys the hair growth tissue. Therefore, the regenerative ability of the hair follicle is permanently eliminated. 

An electrologist inserts a very fine needle into the natural opening of the hair follicle alongside the hair shaft (keep in mind how tiny hairs are). A minute amount of current is then applied to destroy the hair growth cells. 

Medical electrolysis devices destroy the hair growth cells with chemical or heat energy. All modalities equally destroy hair growth cells that causes hair growth. The modality used is the preference of the professional electrologist. 

There are three modalities used today that fall under the heading of electrolysis: 

  • Galvanic or electrolysis is a chemical process. The current produces a chemical reaction in the hair follicle eliminating the hair growth cells. This method is widely used in the multiple needle galvanic electrolysis, utilizing up to 16 needles simultaneously.
  • Thermolysis or short-wave produces heat. When this modality is used it heats and destroys the hair growth cells in the follicle. This modality can be utilized in two ways: (1) flash method of thermolysis uses high intensity current for less time in the follicle (2) the current is used at lower intensity and longer timing.
  • The blend method combines galvanic current with thermolysis current. Thermolysis heats up the chemical reaction in the follicle destroying hair growth cells.

FAQ about Electrolysis 

+ How many treatments are required?

+ Are all hairs eliminated in one treatment or is regrowth to be expected?

+ What is the normal growth cycle of a hair?

+ What does electrolysis feel like?

+ Can unwanted hair be removed from anywhere on the body?

+ Does electrolysis have any side effects on the skin?