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Treatment Guide

Before Treatment

How to prepare and maximize your results
  • Apply moisturizing cream on the area to be treated every day, twice a day, for the 7 days leading up to each appointment.  Electrolysis is most effective when the hair follicles are well hydrated!
  • Drink plenty of water every day, not just before you come to the office.
  • Avoid caffeine on the day of your appointment.  Caffeine can stimulate nerve endings, making you more sensitive to treatment. One cup of coffee/tea in the morning is fine. If you usually drink this all day, switch to decaf after your first cup.
  • Arrive at the office early to allow yourself ample time to relax. If you are very sensitive, clients have said that ibuprofen prior to treatment may decrease your sensitivity.
  • At the beginning of your appointment, the skin will be cleansed with an antibacterial lotion.

After Treatment

Soothe and protect
  • Clean area  2X/day for the next 48 hrs. with alcohol, witch hazel or Sea Breeze.
  • Apply Aloe Vera 3X/day for 48-72 hrs.
  • Avoid any other products on the treated area for 48 hrs.
  • There may be a slight redness and/or inflammation. This will vary from person to person and is temporary. White heads or scabs may appear.  This is normal for some people. DO NOT PICK!
  • Avoid sunbathing for 72 hrs. and use sunscreen whenever you are in the sun, especially if you have sensitive skin.