Check Your Facts.
Myth: Electrolysis is obsolete. Today’s technology has made electrolysis more advanced and safe. It is the only method backed up by US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a permanent solution to unwanted hair removal. Professional practitioners of electrolysis use very efficient, effective, and state-of-the art machines that harness the best results that are being enjoyed by men, women, and adolescents from all over the world.
Myth: Electrolysis is very expensive compared to other hair removal methods. Electrolysis entails a series of treatments due to the hair growth cycle, but is very affordable. Money is saved because a person does not require lifetime of maintenance as with temporary methods. Cost varies from person to person depending on the thickness of the hair and the size of the area being treated. An appointment with an electrologist will help determine how many sessions are needed and the cost involved.
Myth: Electrolysis is very painful. For most people, today’s methods only causes mild discomfort to no pain at all. You’ll probably feel a momentary heat sensation or pinch. Your doctor may be able to give you a topical anesthetic if you can’t bare the pain.
Myth: The electric tweezer method is permanent. The FDA and the American Medical Association recognize only electrolysis as a permanent method of removing hair. In fact, some states in America prohibit those using or selling the electric tweezer from claiming that it provides permanent hair removal since it would be considered false advertising.