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Breaking the Silence: Hirsutism and Mental Health

A woman who is depressed

Many of us silently grapple with the issue of unwanted facial hair, facing what's medically termed hirsutism. It's not just about how we look; it's about how it makes us feel. This condition can truly take a toll on our mental well-being, affecting our self-esteem and overall quality of life.

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Laser May Make You Hairier!

Woman wearing a dark copper tank top, with her long hair pulled over the top of her head, covering her face, with a pair of dark sunglasses on, and a black hat on her head.

If the thought of permanently getting rid of unwanted hair excites you and you're considering laser hair removal, be sure to carefully review the fine print on the consent form. A laser company that is transparent will include a warning about the potential for paradoxical hypertrichosis, alongsi…

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Peach Fuzz, Facial Hair & Body Hair on Women: Newsflash - It’s Normal!

A woman who is East Indian, wearing a green shirt and dark pants, with a questioning look on her face as wondering I have always had a lot of facial hair. I thought I was the only one but now I am beginning to wonder - are the others like me?What is Peach Fuzz and Body Hair?

Peach fuzz, scientifically known as vellus hair, is fine, light-coloured, barely noticeable hair that appears on the face, neck, and other parts of the body.  Body hair, or terminal hair, is the coarser, darker hair that grows in areas like the underarms, pubic …

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Is Facial Hair Normal for Women? Yes....and No....

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The Reality of Female Facial Hair

Every woman has facial hair, it's a universal fact. However, the texture, color, and amount of facial hair can vary significantly from person to person. Some women may have fine, light hair that's barely noticeable (which is "normal"), while others may have d…

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Electrolysis, the CRA & Your Extended Health Benefits Plan

Post it note with a pencil lying on top of it and the text says: Fact: There are three things in life that are permanent: Death, Taxes and Electrolysis. The Razor Free Electrolysis logo is in the right cornerGet reimbursed for your electrolysis treatments!

Did you know that you may be able to get reimbursed by your extended health benefits plan (through your employer). Did you know that you may also be able to claim your electrolysis costs on your income taxes?

Let’s explore the importance of elec…

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You’re Wasting Time Shaving…Get 1,723 extra hours back in your life

Woman in bra, shaving her armpit, with look of pain on her face from shaving, man with towel draped over shoulders, shaving cream on face, grimacing at razorYears ago I went on a vacation with my friend. Every morning I spent 20 minutes waiting for her to finish shaving before we could head out to enjoy the day. EVERY....SINGLE....MORNING! She couldn’t lay on the beach with stubble. It made me really appreciate, at that time, that I waxed so I only had …

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The Importance of Choosing a Certified Professional Electrologist for Permanent Hair Removal

Tammy Morse, CPE

Why Choosing a CPE is Essential for Successful Electrolysis & Permanent Hair Removal

As you begin your research into electrolysis for permanent hair removal, the process can seem overwhelming. The terms, the procedures, and the options available are many. One of the most important decisions you'l…

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Tackling Back Hair: The Benefits of Electrolysis

At RazorFree.ca, we're often asked about tackling male grooming challenges. One of the most common questions is how to effectively manage back hair, especially in those hard-to-reach areas. Luckily, there are a variety of solutions available, and electrolysis stands out as the most effective and p…

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Farewell, Fluff! 10 Reasons Why Electrolysis Is Your Smooth Solution

Woman frustrated with shaving holding razor

Using a Certified Professional Electrologist (CPE) for hair removal has several benefits. Here are 10 reasons why Electrolysis stands out as the ultimate solution for achieving permanent hair removal. Say goodbye to unwanted hair, with confidence!

  1. Permanent hair removal: Electrolysis is …

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The Connection Between Tweezing and Ingrown Hairs

Why Tweezing Causes Ingrown Hairs and How Electrolysis Offers a Solution

The Hidden Dangers of Tweezing

Tweezing is often viewed as a convenient, quick method for hair removal. However, it comes with several drawbacks. One painful issue: tweezing causes ingrown hairs, which occur when the hair gro…

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Permanent Hair Removal with Electrolysis vs. Laser Hair Reduction: Your Options Explained

Take Back Your Inner Confidence: Permanent Hair Removal vs. Hair Reduction

Electrolysis is the only method of hair removal classified as permanent by FDA and only electrologists can advertise permanent hair removal

When it comes to achieving long-lasting hair removal, two prominent contenders in the beauty industry are electrolysis and laser treatments. If you're aiming for a hair-free lifestyle with permanent results, let's loo…

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Winner of the 2024 Canadian Choice Awards! - Transforming Lives!

We are thrilled to share some exciting news!

At Razor Free Electrolysis, we are thrilled beyond words to announce a significant milestone in our journey. We have been honored as the recipients of the prestigious 2024 Canadian Choice Awards—an affirmation of our unwavering dedication to provid…

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Electrolysis - It's for Men, Too!

Electrolysis is for men, too! 3 men standing, smiling at cameral, wearing dressing white shirts. The one in the centre is wearing suspenders that hes pulled forward with his thumbs,Did you know that electrolysis isn't just for women?

It might surprise you, but many guys out there also grapple with unwanted hair in all sorts of places – from their ears to their backs to just about everywhere else you can think of. I've been given permission from some clients to share their e…

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Managing Hirsutism Caused by PCOS: Exploring the Effectiveness of Electrolysis

Side profile of woman with male pattern hair growth on sideburns, neck and chinPolycystic Ovary Syndrome and Unwanted Hair: How Electrolysis Offers Hope

Women with PCOS / PCOD (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or Disorder are both the same condition, but depending on what part of the world you are from are referred to with slightly different names) have to deal with a range of upset…

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Electrolysis Tips: How to Prepare for Electrolysis - and What to Expect After Your Treatment

Electrolysis being done on a chin

Electrolysis is a popular & effective method for achieving permanent hair removal results.

However, proper skincare before, during, & after electrolysis is crucial to ensure the best outcomes & minimal discomfort. In this blog post, we'll provide you with a comprehensive set of skincare tip…

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Taming the Beast: A Man's Guide to Ear Hair Control

long hair growing from man's earManscaping 101: Defeating the Ear Hair Invasion

Hey there, guys! If you've ever spotted those wild, unruly hairs sprouting out of older men's ears and thought, "Man, that looks bad… why doesn't he do something about it?" - you're not alone. For the longest time, you probably felt invincible, conv…

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How To Avoid Carpeting In Your New Engine Compartment! The Importance of Electrolysis Prior to SRS

Electrolysis for SRS surgery

A few words from a fellow electrologist. Although written from an American perspective, the sentiment remains the same in Canada

Permanent hair removal prior to gender reassignment surgery is imperative! It is a requirement by most surgeons and must be done only by electrolysis. Yes, there…

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Shaving the Truth: The Reality of Permanent Hair Removal for Men

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Understanding Hair Removal

In the past, hair removal was often associated with women, but times have changed. Men are now seeking out solutions for permanent hair removal. Whether it's for aesthetic reasons, athletic performance, or simply personal preference, men are looking for effective a…

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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 …

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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 …

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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 specifi…

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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

glove hand, touching back, examining itElectrolysis 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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