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Electrolysis Treatments


More Examples of Electrolysis Treatments

Female. Area being treated: heavy bikini hair covering more of her thighs than the client on previous page. 36 treatments were provided over a 10 year period (0 to 6 treatments per year) and spent $1585.00. Those appointments also included an occasional treatment of her breasts and abdomen. Female with infertility. Area being treated: Very coarse chin hair. Beginning treatments were for 15 minutes once a month for 4 months; bi-monthly for 1 year and as needed since. She has had 38 treatments in 8 years, costing a total of $622.00.

Fifty-year-old female without a fertility or weight problem. Area being treated: very coarse hair on chin, jawline and cheeks, and throat. She tweezed daily prior to electrolysis treatments. For time and money budgeting, she chose to have 30 minute treatments, which did not clear all areas in the beginning. After 1 year of 1 to 4 treatments per month, (32 treatments in 12 months) the 30 minute treatments are now clearing her whole face and throat and she has begun treating the hairs on her upper lip.

Female. Areas being treated: legs, face (upper lip, sides and brows) and back hairline. She spent about $8,000.00 for all those areas in a period of over 10 years. When a client gets results with one area, they often choose to treat another area, so sorting through the areas becomes difficult!

How Many Treatments are Needed?

It is impossible for the electrologist to determine how many electrolysis treatments will be needed for each person. If you're told a specific number of treatments at the consultation, they should consider this a red flag. The amount of hair presented, the methods used to hide the hair before treatments, the genetics, hormones, nutrition and health of the individual will all be factors that determine how many treatments or sessions will be required.

A very fine growth of hair on the upper lip might be completed within 6 months and 6 to 10 very short treatments. A heavy growth of hair on the upper lip might take 2 years of treatments that begin bi-weekly and progress to monthly.

For best results, follow the electrologist recommendations in scheduling appointments. For areas that have been waxed or tweezed, treatments will be more frequent than for areas that have been shaved.

For most people who follow the recommended treatment plan they can expect to be completed or nearly completed within 18 months. However genetics, hormones, nutrition and health can be a factor.

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