This is a traditional method for permanent hair removal. It is great for smaller areas such as single, stubborn-to-remove hair on the chin, eyebrows and generally around the nipple. It can treat all hair colours, including blonde and white. Only sterile disposable probes used.
Of all the methods of permanent hair removal, electrolysis has been around the longest. It is very safe, reliable and effective, and is used by Facial Attraction Ivanhoe Clinic to address permanent hair removal for clients who cannot be addressed solely by new the new SIPL or BBL technology. Each hair must be treated individually, and approx 40 follicles can be treated in a 15-minute session. It is suitable for all skin and hair types.
Electrolysis works by delivering an electric current via a fine sterile needle into the hair follicle. This electric current destroys the cells responsible for hair growth. The loosened hair is then removed with tweezers. Under the US Food and Drug Administration regulations, electrolysis is the only method that can claim to remove hair permanently. However, certain factors can cause new hair growth.
Facial Attraction uses a highly qualified electrologist with over 15 years experience in this field. We have clients traveling some distance to have treatments with us because they find it doesn’t hurt as much and they don’t experience the negative effects such as scarring that is sometimes prevalent with other providers.
Some people find electrolysis painful, but not enough to need topical anesthetic.
Diathermy is an advanced technique used by our Clinicians and Electrologist to reduce and eliminate, individual, visible surface capillaries (thread Veins) and spider veins, on the face. We would normally recommend our laser treatments for larger areas. Diathermy is the cauterisation by heat current, of the visible capillaries, which are in the epidermal layers.
There can be many causes of these damaged capillaries … sun exposure, harsh treatment of the skin and injury such as squeezing. In some cases, fine skin texture and Rosacea may be an inherited factor.
For a full consultation to go over any further questions you may have please don't hesitate to contact us to make a free consultation appointment with one of our therapists.
A skin tag is a small fleshy-colored benign growth consisting that protrudes from the skin occurring more frequently during and after middle age. They can be skin color, or darker and can range from 1mm to 5mm in size. They are most commonly found in wrinkled skin or fold areas of the body such as the armpits, sides of the neck and in the groin area. Skin tags are also found on the eyelids and around the eye. Skin tags are not harmful but can be annoying as they can get caught in jewelry and clothes.
Currently, there is no known cause as to why they occur, however a few factors are suspected: Irritation from skin rubbing together and chaffing, a resistance to insulin and the Human Papilloma Virus. A simple diathermy treatment often addresses skin tags, however to does not prevent new ones from forming.
The Electrolysis Group has been in business for over a decade. All Electrologist on staff are professionals and are members of the American Electrology Association.
We follow all infectious control standards..
We use the the Apilus Platinum 27 mhz Epilator which is the latest technology on the market today.
The ultra-rapid 27MHz frequency of the Apilus Platinum Epilator enables hair of all types and colors to be permanently and rapidly destroyed. The 27 MHz frequency is twice as fast as any other epilator on the market. The innovative modes such as the PicoFlash and Synchro allow coagulation in a very concentrated fashion the cells responsible for hair growth, thereby providing incomparable effectiveness and comfort.
Thanks to the ultra-rapid 27MHz frequency, the PicoFlash mode of this epilator effectively targets hairs for destruction while offering comfort the likes of which have yet to be seen in permanent hair removal. The PicoFlash current is so quick and concentrated that treatments are barely perceptible. Just a few thousandths of a second suffice to completely eliminate the hair! It is the ideal solution for comfortable, permanent hair removal, whether on the face or any other area of the body.