Laser hair removal vs. electrolysis

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Which do you think is better for hair removal - laser or electrolysis?

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I've don't electrolysis before and wanted play in traffic because of the pain. I graduated to laser hair removal 2 years ago, I began with the cynosure machine and in comparison to the electrolysis it was a dream. The center where I was doing my treatments at, packed up overnight and left all its clients with unfulfilled packages. I ended up giving one last chance and trying American Laser Skincare, they have the gentlemax laser, it is A CUT ABOVE THE REST!!! I've seen results after only 2 treatments (underarm) and I've heard this before but the sweating underneath my arms has decreased greatly. Now that I've had this great experience, I think I'm gonna go for other areas. Good luck to all who will indulge in lasering.
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Hi, I have laser done on my face and I got the problem of hair stimulation. Now I have lots of course dark hair that I did not have originally. I stopped doing the laser 3-4 months ago and have done one session of electrolysis but still some of the hairs on my face are getting darker and not so much of improvement on my face. Can you please give me advice? I am worried that I get all this dark hair all over my face.
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One session of electrolysis is not enough. I had the same problem with laser hair removal, after multiple treatments of laser and the hair getting even worse I switched over to electrolysis. It was a long process but the results were definitely worth it.
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Thanks T9 for the reply. How often did you get the electrolysis treatment?
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Initially I went once every 3-4 weeks but eventually the time in between treatments got longer and I've been hair free for a long time now.
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Awesome! Thank you so much for sharing.
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Laser hair removal is a secure, efficient and useful method for hair removal, broadly superior, and comparatively painless when compared to electrolysis.The laser treatment heats up unique parts of the follicle which causes hair development, therefore successfully reduce the hair growth on the treated surface.
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I'm sorry but that is b.s. I did 3 years worth of laser treatments on my face and grew a full beard because of it. It can stimulate growth!!! Laser ruined my life. I'm undergoing electrolysis now and so far the hairs are thinning. I'm hoping that it will work in the long run but I cannot say for certain until it's done. Bottom line- laser is a scam, electrolysis may work.
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Over the long run, both methods cost about the same but the laser hair treatment is much less painful.
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I agree with the costs being similar. Regarding pain, that depends on the settings and personal experiences. I found they are both similar to each other. If your hair is a medium thickness that is light brown to dark blonde, the laser won't hurt as much, but it also won't be as effective. If the hair are black AND coarse(bikini type hairs) expect a lot of pain with laser but, really nice results on the body. With electrolysis pain it depends on the area being treated, operators technique and the settings.
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I'm sorry but that is b.s. I did 3 years worth of laser treatments on my face and grew a full beard because of it. It can stimulate growth!!! Laser ruined my life. I'm undergoing electrolysis now and so far the hairs are thinning. I'm hoping that it will work in the long run but I cannot say for certain until it's done. Bottom line- laser is a scam, electrolysis may work.
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As a Laser Technician since the mid 2000's, I have witnessed laser stimulated hair on women's faces either from the clinics I had worked at or through consultations coming from other laser clinics. It can almost be as high as 50% of woman who experience this IF they do a series of treatments. I myself saw it happening to my own neck, after 2-3 txs I saw a couple black hairs sprouting out and I stopped the treatments immediately.

After I had a lady come to me from another laser clinic who started out with one hair and had 6+ tx: she now had 15+ hairs in the size of the laser pulse diameter. I told her to forget the laser and start electrolysis. One lady had 35 laser treatments on her face because she was not willing to switch to electrolysis and her results were fine thin hairs but long and brownish and she still had to shave her face in between. The hair would be stimulated to be darker coarser then next session it would get finer and lighter and around and around it went never to fully disappear. The face is not the only area this can happen to.

I would not treat woman (on their faces) unless I explained the possibility of simulated hair and they accepted the possible outcome. I always recommended electrolysis and later got my education as an electrologist since I believe laser and electrolysis should be "partners" since neither are perfect candidates for all hair removal cases. Bikini's and underarms are almost always great for Laser (unless the hair is quite blonde/grey). Laser will leave finer hairs behind and electrolysis is the best option to get full clearance.

Yes a lot Laser clinics have BASHED the field of Electrolysis and have done past damage to the industry. Things are changing though, since Laser is showing it is not capable of living up to all of it's earlier promises.
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What you recommend doing both electrolysis and laser combination on the face?? This is my issue completely, I have had 20 treatments to my face and neck only to have more visable hairs growing. I don't know if I should stop laser and now stick to electrolysis?
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I would suggest to give up on Laser on your face. I understand that the smooth feeling of the face after laser gives a false sense that it must be working or at least relief with dealing with the facial hair for a month or two. Typically once the woman stops laser and lets it grow in will they see the hairs are longer. This will put her in a position to get laser basically for the rest of her life. This is fine if you have the $. I have seen it before and really the only people that can continue to get treatments are the laser operators or the wealthy. Focus your time and $ on electrolysis. If you do both at the same time the laser will most likely stimulate the hairs that are being treated with electrolysis as well as the peach fuzz. Your treatments will be never-ending. The hairs that were temporary stunned from growing and/or properly thinned with laser will eventually return to their former self. Keep this in mind when getting electrolysis. You may be frustrated with the returning of laser-treated hair and you many feel there is a lack of progress for a couple of years. Check out the men's beard thread. They will talk about waiting for a number of years before their hair starts to return to normal instead of obvious bald patches/spots they had after laser.
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Thanks but till the regulaton I cant go for the treeatment? Please advise me
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D~ I did laser and I love the results. Because the hair is hormone induced , you must have your periods regulated! Good luck!
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I have PCOs problem , shall I go for electrolysis or laser for hair removal on face, does it suits my health condition?
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For best results, first get your hormones regulated if possible. Of course I am biased and will say go for electrolysis but, you will be looking at many years to decades of treatments with a hormonal imbalance. Electrolysis will permanently treat the hair but, the untreated peach fuzz will continually turn into terminal hairs (dark/coarse) due to a hormones. If there is nothing that can be done for the hormones, expect longer than normal treatment scheduling.
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Laser is very poor on people with pcos, go for electrolysis, agree with carebearhair, even with electrolysis, it will continue to grow until you treat the pcos.
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I would recommend electrolysis. It permanently gets rid of the hair on your face.
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Thanks T9 for the reply. How often did you get the electrolysis treatment?
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I have gotten the LHR on my face and it had improved I would say 85 percent after only 3 treatments. I notice that I don't need make up to cover my "problem" and I am starting to feel comfortable letting people kiss my cheek or touch my face. Im not a doctor or spokes person... I'm just a girl that was fed up with always hiding behind make up and turtle neck sweaters. This was the best decision I have ever made and would do it again in a heartbeat!!!
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what do think about cutera machian for laser hair removel..please i would need some help
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