Hi everyone, I’ve been lurking on these boards gaining knowledge from you all (as all us amateurs tend to do before we join!) and wanted to firstly thank you - its been invaluable.
I’m just starting my electrolysis journey and wanted some advice. I live in London and want to start with priority areas like my chin, uppper lip, sides, etc., and if successful, add in other body parts. As you all know from Stoppit’s posts, there aren’t that many great practioners in central London. I have narrowed down to two - Sara Thomas in Harrow and Sharon at Parkside. Sharon has an older machine and wants to see me every week, focusing just on my chin till we get initial clearance before moving on to another area. Sharon is near enough central london that I can see her weekly, but this just feels a bit like a long drawn out process, plus I am a bit concerned with Stoppits comments about the re-growth rate (i.e. her kill rate isn’t too high). Sara Thomas lives quite far, and has very inconvenient hours (weekdays till 5pm and on some saturdays), which is fair enough for her but difficult to accomodate as I work - but with her, I feel like each session would give me more clearance as she uses the latest machines and does 1 - 1.5 hr sessions.
Also has anyone heard of the BeautyWorksWest medspa in Notting HIll? Apparently they have a certified electrolysist with a Sterex machine. I haven’t yet had a consult there but if she’s good that would be VERY convenient (and therefore more likely for me to keep on top of my appointments).
Last option is that since I’m from NY, I go to one of the NY practitioners on these boards who are known to do good work for full clearances (I go to NY at lease once every 3 months), and just do maintainance with Sharon at Parkside in between these sessions?
Any thoughts would be appreciated.
I’m female, 30, with quite a lot of coarse hairs on my chin, and less coarse hairs on upper lip which I have been threading for years (although have stopped and now been shaving for a while in prep for this). I have virgin hair on sides etc. My chin is considered top priority but I’d very much like to start the other areas in decent time as well so within a 1.5yr I am a t a good state. and PS - maintenance of skin condition is VERY important to me. Also, I have been checked twice, no hormonal issues detected.
Any advice would be REALLY appreciated!!!
sorry for the long post! I think I gleaned from lurking the kind of info you all need to know so included it all hopefully.