Dark Skin and Electrolysis

Electrolysis is a permanent hair removal method effective on all skin and hair types. As such it is quite efficient on dark skin and dark hair, it removes permanently curly, wavy or coarse hair on any area so you can enjoy smooth hair free skin. Raised bumps (hypertrophy) and hyper pigmentation, or darker spots, are some other common traits of dark skin. By treating the hair, electrolysis addresses these issues as well.Ingrown hairs are a common concern for women and men alike. Dark skin people with curly hair are more susceptible to this problem.Tweezing, waxing can only make matters worse, Electrolysis is the only way to get rid of the problem and eliminate their reoccurrence and their side effects like dark spots, irritations and scars.


Everyone’s hair grows differently, depending on age, weight, metabolism, hormones, ethnicity, medications, pregnancy, and other factors. Women are generally speaking, self-conscious and disturbed, say emotionally as well as physically, by unwanted hair.For women puberty, pregnancy and menopause play important parts in determining hair growth.Chemical depilatories contain irritating chemicals and can be time-consuming and messy. Likewise, bleaches contain harsh chemicals and do little to disguise dark hair, they may also discolor skin. Shaving, Waxing and tweezing are temporary methods of hair removal and can be painful and can make matters worse by making the hair darker and coarser, by creating ingrowns and causing skin irritations which leads to scarring.The FDA and the American Medical Association recognize only Electrolysis as a Permanent method of removing hair in any area of the body and on every skin type.If you feel that excess facial or body hair is concealing your beauty, there is a way to get the hair-free look you deserve.


We understand the commitment necessary to make a gender transition and we take it as seriously as you do. It is important to ensure that your electrolysis treatments occur at the right point in your process and in a way that works in concert with your health and long-term goals. During this period your Electrologist would not only be treating your unwanted no but also will be working collaboratively with your other caregivers such as doctor(s), surgeon and possibly therapist to assure the proper flow of information thus insuring your smooth transition. Minimally, your electrologist should receive a packet from your surgeon regarding the electrolysis treatments needed prior to surgery and will recommend a schedule as individual as you are. You may find as many others have, that permanent hair removal can help you express your finest-self and reveal the attractive individual in you.


The adolescent years are among the most exciting and challenging times in a person’s life and can transform both body and mind. As teens are coming into their own, physical changes such as unsightly hair can negatively impact body image and self-esteem. For teen girls it could be the growth of superfluous hair on the side of the face and the upper lip. For the teen boys it may be the emergence of thick, bulky eyebrows. Some young people feel too embarrassed to speak about their hair concerns, while others go to a parent for advice. If you’re a teen or the parent of a teen, you can rest assured that there is a permanent hair removal method-Electrolysis. It’s a treatment that can give a young person a whole new lease on life. As a teen, you’ll not only feel better about yourself; you’ll also love your new look smooth, silky and radiantly hair-free!


For many men, temporary hair removal regimens are essential to attaining a well trimmed look. However, shaving, tweezing, threading etc are only temporary and they do not work long term. Electrolysis has become the only permanent hair solution. It gives you that smooth, sleek sculptured look in every area of the body and every type of skin. Some common areas of treatment are eyebrows, especially a unibrow, beard sculpting, ear hair, back and shoulders etc. Men are troubled by ingrown hair too, and only electrolysis can permanently and safely deal with this problem. The length of a treatment, and the number of treatments to complete the process, will depend on the amount of hair to be removed and other factors discussed during your consultation/evaluation. It is important to know that consistent clearing of any area, will achieve permanence sooner than having sporadic treatments.

Hormonal Changes

Unwanted hair caused by hormonal changes is not only brought on by age and pregnancy, but can also be attributed to heredity, reactions to medication, hormonal imbalances, stress and excessive use of temporary hair removal methods. Excessive hair growth, known as Hirsutism, can range from fine, vellus hair to dark coarse hair on the face and body. Permanent Hair Removal – Electrolysis, is the long term rescue, to free one-self from this hovering perpetual situation. Each destroyed hair follicle (more then 1500 per sq inch) by electrolysis, does have the benefit to give back the skin its glow by clearing- therefore smoothing the under skin layer (bumps) caused by ongoing hair growth. There is no better solution than Electrolysis, it is a treatment as individual as you are. The latest technology and practice protocols have made Electrolysis more comfortable and effective than ever before.