How long does electrolysis take to achieve permanency?

Electrolysis requires a series of treatments given over a period of time. The length of time is different for each individual. It is dependent on coarseness of area, the area being treated, and hormones. Treatments will be more frequent in the beginning and less frequent later on.

Is Electrolysis permanent?

Yes! Electrolysis has been shown to be permanent in over a century of use.

Can electrolysis treat blond/grey hair? Dark skin?

With electrolysis, your skin and hair color don’t matter. If treated properly, the follicles are always destroyed since electrolysis delivers the required energy directly to the root of the hair.

What is electrolysis?

Electrolysis is a method of permanent hair removal approved by the FDA. A trained electrologist inserts a small metal probe into the hair follicle alongside the hair. A small amount of electrical current is then delivered to the probe by an epilator machine.


How long will my treatment be?

Larger areas such as arms, back, chest, legs will take 45 minutes or less to treat. Smaller areas such as the face, lip, chin, bikini line will take 15-30 minutes to treat.

How many treatments will I need?

Most people usually require between six to eight treatments.

How often should I receive laser hair removal treatments?

4-6 weeks apart, Individual results will vary. You may see results after the first treatment.

Can I wax or thread the area?

No, Only shaving is allowed before and between sessions. All the roots must be intact to properly treat the area.

What laser machine is used at your office?

At SoMich Skin Spa we use the state of the art GentleMax Pro. It is the most comprehensive laser hair removal system available today. Our most advanced laser technology is intended for all skin types, faster, and requires fewer treatments.

How does laser treatment work?

Laser hair removal works by focusing the laser at the base of the hair follicles. The laser targets the darkness of the melanin pigment in the hair follicle where it delivers a safe/controlled amount of targeted heat.