Electrolysis in Los Angeles

How much does electrolysis cost in Los Angeles?

The cost of electrolysis in Los Angeles varies based on the technician, the target area for treatment, and the number of hours/sessions needed to clear each cycle of hair growth in the target area. Hourly appointments start at $140.00/hour for standard areas.

 

What is a downside to electrolysis?

Electrolysis is the only FDA approved form of permanent hair removal, while laser is simply permanent hair reduction. However, electrolysis requires more of a time investment than laser because the hair is being removed individually, unlike the laser which targets a general area.

 

What is the success rate of electrolysis?

Out of all methods of hair removal, electrolysis has the highest rate of permanent hair removal success. While laser will significantly reduce the density of hair in a target area, electrolysis permanently damages each hair follicle which prohibits hair from regrowing.

 

How many electrolysis sessions are needed for a full face?

For permanent hair removal on the face, the number of electrolysis sessions needed depends on the size of the area and density of hair in the target treatment area. Because hair grows in cycles, multiple “clearances” will be needed to achieve permanent hair removal. A clearance is the complete removal of hair in the target area by electrolysis. For example, your upper lip may take 3 hours to achieve clearance during one electrolysis appointment. The subsequent appointment may take 90 minutes for full clearance, then 45 minutes, and soon. Each clearance will take less time until the target area is permanently hair free. View the following videos for more detail:

How many electrolysis sessions are needed for PCOS?

The number of electrolysis sessions needed depends on the size of the area and density of hair in the target treatment area. Because hair grows in cycles, multiple “clearances” will be needed to achieve permanent hair removal. A clearance is the complete removal of hair in the target area by electrolysis. For example, your upper lip may take 3 hours to achieve clearance during one electrolysis appointment. The subsequent appointment may take 90 minutes for full clearance, then 45 minutes, and soon. Each clearance will take less time until the target area is permanently hair free. Hormonal regulation is key to optimal results from electrolysis. 

Is electrolysis good for PCOS?

Hormonal hair growth is a devastating symptom of PCOS. It is important for PCOS patients to monitor and stabilize their hormonal profile for optimal results from any form of hair removal. Electrolysis is the most effective form of hair removal for poly cystic ovarian syndrome.