Definition - What does Electrolysis mean?

Electrolysis is a hair removal method in which electricity is used to damage the hair follicle so that hair regrowth is prevented. The method is proven effective for a variety of hair types and colors. However, individuals with coarse hair my need more than one treatment in order to permanently remove the hair. Electrolysis is the oldest form of hair removal methods used today.

TheConsultation explains Electrolysis

During electrolysis, each hair follicle is treated by inserting a small probe into each hair that needs to be removed. Next, heat and/or energy is administered through the probe and then the hair is removed by tweezers. Depending on an individuals desired outcome, there will likely need to be several treatments to remove all of the hair from the problem area. Each treatment is expected to last about 15 minutes each. Additional treatments should be completed within two weeks of each other.

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