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Why Electrolysis?

- No more shaving!
- Beautiful, smooth skin
- Get the results you've always wanted
- Absolutely NO CONTRACTS

Electrolysis at Wilmington Laser Hair Removal & Skin Clinic

Electrolysis is the only FDA recognized way to safely and permanently remove unwanted hair. Our fully licensed electrologists can remove any color and thickness of hair from just about any body part, no matter they skin color or type.

When you want to remove body hair permanently, electrolysis is guaranteed to work.

How Does Electrolysis Work?

Electrolysis is the process of inserting a very small, pre-sterilized, disposable probe next to the root of the hair follicle and applying a slight current to the root disabling it so that it comes out instantly, and permanently. At no time do we puncture the skin or otherwise harm the skin. It's the only process recognized by the FDA as guaranteed to remove hair permanently.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is it important to receive treatment from a licensed Electrologist?

All of the electrologists at the Wilmington Laser Hair Removal and Skin Clinic are licensed by the State of North Carolina which is renewed yearly. An electrologist specializes in the permanent removal of unwanted hair. The State of North Carolina sets strict standards for the practice of Electrology so it is important to work with a licensed Electrologist.
There are many salons and other businesses that advertise as "electrologist" or "permanent hair removal" but instead offer temporary hair removal or hair reduction. The only method that offers permanent hair removal is "needle electrolysis."     

What parts of the body can benefit from electrolysis?

Any hair, anywhere! is our motto. Women often have treatments on eyebrow, upper-lip, chin, cheeks, hairline, breasts, chest, tummy, fingers, arms, underarms, legs and bikini/genitals; Men on outer ear hair, brow, nose (avoiding nostrils), back, shoulders, chest and tummy.

Can electrolysis be used on all colors of hair and skin?

Yes! Unlike lasers, electrolysis will work on all colors of hair: red, blonde, gray, or dark hair. Electrolysis is safe for all skin colors.

Is electrolysis permanent?

YES! Electrolysis is the only medically proven method of permanent hair removal. Once the hair follicle is destroyed the hair will not grow back. Having a good understanding about how electrolysis works will help you understand why it requires a series of treatments for permanency.

Does electrolysis hurt?

The sensation is a quick warmth. Some areas may be more sensitive than others and at certain times of the month you may feel more sensitive. We do provide products that can help you feel more comfortable during your treatments. You can also take your favorite pain reliever a half an hour before your appointment to lessen the sensation. It is impossible to properly treat the follicle without any sensation. The more warmth you can tolerate the faster you will be hair-free.

How many treatments are needed?

An electrolysis program must be tailored to meet each individual client's needs. Certain factors determine the number and length of time for each treatment, such as the number of hair follicles contained in the area of treatment, the sensitivity of the skin in the particular area to be treated, and previous methods of hair removal. Most clients find that a weekly session—beginning at 15-30 minutes, and gradually moving to 15-20 minutes—is the most effective. The closer you adhere to your treatment schedule, the more effective your treatment program will be in helping free yourself of superfluous hair—forever.
Electrolysis may take weeks to months to see marked improvement, and sometimes over a year to permanently destroy every hair cell. An encouraging fact is that the area being treated is continuously improving during treatments, and visits becoming shorter in duration, as well as spaced further apart. When all unwanted hairs are gone, some people will need periodic treatments. Sometimes new hairs can be produced due to reasons such as stress, medications, hormonal changes, etc. Remember we cannot change the reasons new hairs may be produced, but at this stage it becomes easy to maintain. There are some people who, when finished with electrolysis treatments, do not have a need to come in for maintenance treatments. Individual factors that effect hair growth make it difficult to predict how many treatments will be needed and how long the process will take.

Can I have all my hairs removed at one time?

That depends on individual growth. If the hairs are thick and plentiful, you may require a longer treatment session. Your electrologist will discuss the best course of action during the consultation. Treatments usually range from 15 to 30 minutes per session. Many clients have them on their lunch hour.

How much does electrolysis cost?

Estimating the time and cost of electrolysis is something most electrologists stay away from, due to the fact that every single client is different. How often you need to come in, and how long your treatments will be, depends on the density, coarseness, and previous methods of hair removal. During your FREE CONSULTATION with one of our licensed Electrologists, your situation will be evaluated and appointments will be set up accordingly.When compared to the expense of a lifetime of shaving, depilatories, or laser treatments, the permanence of electrolysis makes it a wise investment in yourself.

Does electrolysis have any side effects on the skin?

Immediately following treatment, there may be a temporary redness or tenderness, which varies with each individual. The latest technology has made electrolysis more comfortable and effective than ever before. Your electrologist will provide you with post treatment instructions and any personal attention you may need. You are assured of the best care from a skilled hair removal professional. Learn more about how electrolysis works.

What can I do about growth of hair between treatments?

You can safely cut or shave hairs in or near the area being treated but you must leave enough hair for your electrologist to treat and remove. Do not tweeze, wax or use depilatories between appointments. Doing so will slow down your results.

Call (910) 791-7500 today to book your FREE consultation and get started today!