What should you be cautious when considering IPL?

When considering IPL, it is important to be cautious and to consider whether it is the right option for hair removal for you.  Factors to consider include price and your personal budget, time investment or the number of sessions required, your individual pain threshold, existing skin conditions, and availability of qualified technicians in your area. […]

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How much does a mechanical Epilator cost?

As far as hair removal methods go, epilators are considered one of the cheapest options available; second only after shaving, whilst also being considered much more effective and long-lasting in their results. Machines typically range from USD$50 to USD$100, however, there are a number of factors that can influence the price, such as the brand, […]

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What are the characteristics of the ideal candidate for laser hair removal?

With the advancements in Laser Hair Removal technology, almost anyone can successfully receive treatment. Since the 1990s, the number of FDA-approved lasers has greatly increased making laser hair removal accessible to almost everyone. This being said, there are particular characteristics that are ideal for laser hair removal treatment. Laser hair removal treatments target the dark […]

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What is a hair inhibitor and how does it work?

Hair growth inhibitors are products designed to help inhibit the growth of new hair, reducing the need for regular hair removal. Hair growth inhibitors are typically topical creams or sprays that make use of plant enzymes to interfere with hair’s natural growth cycles. The goal of hair growth inhibitors is an overall reduction in the […]

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Where on the body can lasers be used to remove hairs?

Everywhere, except the area surrounding the eyes such as eyelashes and eyelids. Laser hair removal is a non-surgical, cosmetic, permanent hair reduction treatment that is rapidly growing in popularity. As the name suggests, the treatment involves using a laser to remove hair from any part of the body – with the exception of the areas […]

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Does skin color affect laser hair removal?

Yes, it does. Laser hair removal treatments target the dark melanin pigment found in the hair follicle. The melanin pigment absorbs light energy and converts it into heat energy. The heat destroys the hair and inhibits its regrowth by inducing swelling, which triggers the hair follicle to move from the anagen (growing) phase of the […]

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Is laser hair removal permanent?

It depends what you consider to be permanent. The clinical results of hair removal laser treatments were submitted and reviewed by the FDA in the 1990s when laser hair removal technology started growing in popularity. There was, and continues to be, the debate surrounding the certification that was issued. The crux of the debate centers around the definition […]

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