I’m a mid-20’s Caucasian male from the United Kingdom, I have brown hair and average tanned skin.
I have unwanted hair on my shoulders and upper back, as well as other areas, but these two places are what I want to start permanently getting rid of!
I have been plucking these areas with tweezers once a week for the last 10+ years, the hairs that grow back are quite thick and black (my normal arm and leg hair is light/blonde).
When I pluck the hairs, they are not visible for 2 to 3 days, then you can start seeing (and feeling) them appearing (re-growing). A week after plucking the hairs are about 2 to 3 mm in length.
Obviously unwanted body hair is a pain, and I’ve had enough, so after reading this site have decided to try electrolysis, as this seems to be the only actual permanent method of hair removal.
However, before I start I have some questions and require some advice.
What’s the ideal length of a hair, for an electrologist to perform electrolysis on it? I seem to have very fast regrowth (lucky me!). As above, after a few days my hairs can grow 2 to 3 mm, they are obviously in the growth phase so is this a good time to treat them?
Should I try and get as many sessions as possible at the start? Is it true that the more sessions I get at the start (the more aggressive), the quicker the treatment will take to complete.
What would be the best type of treatment, Galvanic, Thermolysis or blend, for my skin type and area I want treated?
Is there anything I can do pre & post treatment to help process?
Can anyone recommend a good electrologist in the UK (particularly London)
From what I can see electrolysis seems to be the only permanent (gone for good) way of getting rid of hair. If I completed treatment and is was performed correctly, would that mean that all hair treated will be killed, and should never grow back/require regular treatment? i.e. full final clearance
Any help & advice will be appreciated