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The Dangers of Laser Hair Removal Technicians with Minimal Training

Woman with severe burns on her chin from laser hair removalBurning Issues: The Consequences of Inadequate Laser Hair Removal Training

A short while ago I learned about a hairdresser in HRM (Halifax Regional Municipality, for those readers not from Nova Scotia) who recently acquired laser machine for offering laser hair removal services. What caught my att…

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Being a Teen is Hard Enough - You Don't Have to Struggle With Excess Hair

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Smooth & hairless skin is what society demands for adults & teens....

Teens and hair removal: an unavoidable topic. Smooth and hairless skin is what society expects – for adults & teens alike.  This means that teenagers (especially girls) are often eager to eliminate all body hair (no matter how …

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Transforming with Transgender Hair Removal: Why Electrolysis Reigns Supreme

Transgender woman applying makeup.

When you don't feel comfortable in your own body:

Transgenderism is when a person feels that they are the opposite gender from the one they were given at birth. In order to accept themselves as their gender a transgender woman may want to wear feminine clothing, have surgery, and have specific ha…

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The Ultimate Guide to Hair Removal: Electrolysis vs. Laser, Plucking, Threading, Waxing, and More

Electrolysis vs. Laser, Plucking, Threading, Shaving, Depilatory Creams, Waxing & SugaringPink shaving razors with googly eyes and waxing sticks with googly eys

  1. Electrolysis is a permanent solution for removing excess body hair. In this process, a very fine, sterile, probe (about the size of the hair itself) is inserted along the hair shaft and then an electric …

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9 Skin Imperfections That Can Be Removed or Reduced Using Advanced Electrolysis

Electrolysis is for more than permanent hair removal - it's also been used since the early 1900s for treating skin imperfections!

Advanced Electrolysis is a process that will improve your skin’s appearance by reducing or eliminating unwanted skin imperfections. Here are 9 skin imperfections that …

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Understanding the Cost of Electrolysis Hair Removal

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How many sessions will I need & how much will Electrolysis cost me? 

Electrolysis hair removal is the only choice if you are looking for a permanent* solution to unwanted hair. The amount of sessions needed and the cost of electrolysis can vary depending on several factors, including age, gender…

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Tweeze Only the Hairs You Want to Keep!

Woman tweezing chinYou have about 1,200 follicles per inch on your skin...follicles are where your hair grows.

A few months ago, a client came to me who had horrible acne – but only on her chin – the only place on her face she was tweezing hairs for 2 hours.....every day. She also had extensive scarring and hyperpigm…

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PCOS? Hirsutism? Beware of Laser Hair Removal Which Can Cause Paradoxical Hypertrichosis (Excess Hair Growth)

Paradoxical Hypertrichosis - a possible side effect from laser hair removal

What is Paradoxical Hypertrichosis?

Paradoxical Hypertrichosis is when laser hair removal can paradoxically cause excess hair growth (hypertrichosis).

This happens because laser can stimulate hair follicles, which can cause an increase in hair density, colour or coarseness - or a combination of t…

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Drink your water! (yawn!)

Electrolysis loves water! wine glass tipping over with water being poured into it and overflowing & splashingNo really - in the case of Electrolysis - the more hydrated you are:

  • The more hydrated you are, the more effective the treatment - because Electricity LOVES water
  • Insertions are easier and smoother
  • The more comfortable the process is

So - there you go! 3 reasons why you should drink more wate…

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