Electrolysis Q & A Session on Cataphoresis

Why do Electrologists use Cataphoresis after Electrolysis? Cataphoresis offers many benefits. It can reduce the warm sensation, and redness which can be caused by electrolysis. Also, the electrical current stimulates the sebaceous gland which will secrete basic sebum. The hair follicle then becomes a potential area for the effect of the production of bacteria proliferation. […]

Definitions of words connected with Electrolysis: Cataphoresis

Cataphoresis (KAT ah fo REE sis): ~the forcing of substances into the deeper tissues, using the galvanic current from the positive toward the negative pole; ~the use of the positive pole to introduce an acid pH product such as an astringent solution into the the skin; ~on the skin it will temporarily firm the skin […]

Electrology Q & A Session

Is Electrolysis Expensive? When you consider the lifetime costs of shaving creams, razors, tweezers, waxes, depilatories, not to mention all the time and pain involved — or all the remedies that are expensive yet completely ineffective or even dangerous — the cost for electrolysis is extremely affordable.  Electrolysis is indeed the most cost effective treatment […]

An Electrolysis treatment is like. . .

The insertion of the electrolysis probe is much easier and far less intimidating than most people believe. The probe (a very fine needle) is actually a blunt-ended or a slightly tapered, highly flexible probe which never pierces the skin. There is no blood or pain involved. It slides effortlessly down a pre-existing hair shaft, like […]

Electology History Lesson

The concept of electrolysis began more than a hundred years ago in Saint Louis Missouri, by Ophthalmologist Charles E. Michel.  For many years, he had tried in vain to solve the problem of ingrown eyelashes, which had caused chronic vision problems in several of his patients. Experimenting with a new technique, he attached a surgical […]

What Casues Unwanted Hair Growth?

There are several major factors that contribute to the growth of excess hair: Heredity, Racial Characteristics,  Glandular Disturbances, Medication, Topical Influences,Stress Puberty, pregnancy, and menopause can also cause excess hair growth. During the normal systemic changes in a woman’s life, hormone production varies. It is not uncommon for hormones during these times to be unbalanced. Increased male hormones […]