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How do I choose an electrologist for electrolysis?

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  • Check their qualifications.
  • Ask friends, family, and your doctor.
  • Get a consultation.
  • Make sure the electrologist uses the right technique. The practitioner should use needle electrolysis, which is the only permanent form of hair removal. Some places may advertise electrolysis but use electronic tweezers or photoepilators instead. These are not permanent hair removal procedures.
  • Use common sense. Is the place clean? Did you meet the person who will do your treatment and feel comfortable with them?

SOURCES:

FDA: "Removing Hair Safely."

TeensHealth: "Hair Removal."

MedicineNet.com: "Electrolysis for Unwanted Hair Removal."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on June 08, 2017

SOURCES:

FDA: "Removing Hair Safely."

TeensHealth: "Hair Removal."

MedicineNet.com: "Electrolysis for Unwanted Hair Removal."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on June 08, 2017

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