Hair Removal

There are a number of ways to remove hair some are temporary, and some methods are permanent. Temporary methods include shaving, plucking, depilatory creams, threading and waxing.

1. Plucking.

2. Depilatory Creams.

3. Hot Waxing.

4. Threading.

5. Laser Hair Removal.

6. Electrolysis.

7. Medications


Threading is a traditional Indian method of hair removal that some salons offer. The

professionals who do threading use strings they twist in a pattern and use to pull unwanted hair out.

Laser Hair Removal

This is one of the longest-lasting methods, but it generally requires six or more treatments 4-6 weeks apart. It can only be effective on hair that has some pigment in it.

Laser hair removal is permanent when the hair follicle is destroyed. When the hair follicle is only damaged, the hair will eventually regrow, this is why you need multiple treatments, to make sure that the hair is treated while in its growth phase. Most people can expect some persistent hair growth but with additional treatments the growth will diminish or subside completely. Once this happens, they can opt for more removal treatments.

The laser beam or a light pulse works to destroy the hair bulb. The treatment can be expensive and sometimes painful, but it can be used on many parts of the body where unwanted hair appears. Be sure you select a doctor or technician who is highly trained and knowledgeable.


Electrolysis is done by a professional who places a tiny needle with an electric current in the hair follicle. There are two primary hair removal methods with electrolysis: galvanic and thermolytic.

  • Galvanic hair removal chemically destroys the hair follicle.
  • Thermolytic removal uses heat to destroy the follicle.

Electrolysis is best for white hairs or stubborn hairs that laser does not treat. Be sure to find a professional who is highly trained and knowledgeable.

You can get electrolysis on any part of the body.


Spironolactone is a pill inn the class of diuretics that may slow or reduce hair growth in

areas such as the face, or arms. It is particularly useful for polycystic ovary syndrome It will

not get rid of the hair on your scalp and may actually stimulate growth there.

There is a prescription cream called Vaniqua that is approved by the FDA for slowing facial hair growth in women. This cream slows growth, but it will not remove the hair. You apply it to the area twice a day. Once you stop using the cream, the hair will regrow.

If you are looking for hair removal or another Medical Spa service in New Jersey, please call us: (908) 227-7544


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