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#125078 - 11/07/17 07:43 PM is thermolysis safe on asian skin?
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hi, everyone, i hope you can help me feel a little less hopeless and i'm sorry in advance about all the qustions. if you have read my previous posts you would know i was having laser done. i oonly did three sessions on my face but now i have stopped. i am doing my first electrolysis tommorow for fifteen minutes as a sort of patch test. my hair is dense long and dark but fine even though its waaaaay worse than it ever was before. i am pakistani wiht fitzpatrick IV skin type and she said she will be using thermolysis on me. from what ive researched that is not safe to use on dark skin? Has ANYONE of the same ehtnicity had it done here? should i ask her to do the blend instead? i have also read thermolysis takes longer or isn't permanent and has more risks. its only advantage is that its quicker. Since its delivering so much heat, can it stimulate hair growth? the lady im going to is a professional registered with the British Institue and Association of Electrolysis. she has been doing this for thirty years. i dont know what to belive anymore. is the blend better for my skin type or can thermolysis wokr just as well? and what should i buy for aftercare? i was beggining to feel hopeful but now i feel hopeless again. thank you and sorry for all the questions.


Edited by purple potato (11/07/17 07:45 PM)

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#125080 - 11/07/17 08:53 PM Re: is thermolysis safe on asian skin? [Re: purple potato]
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I spent 5 hours working in thermolysis on a pakistani client this past weekend. I've worked up to 12 hours on her over 2 or 3 days in previous visits.

Thermolysis is completely safe on fitzpatrick IV skin. It is possible you may have some hyperpigmentation develop, however this wil fade away completely at the completion of electrolysis treatments.

Does the dense hair look something like this?
http://www.electrolysisbyseana.com/uploads/1/0/0/4/100493050/laserstimulation_orig.jpg

It would very likely be laser stimulated hair.

Seana


Edited by Iluv2zap (11/07/17 08:54 PM)
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#125082 - 11/08/17 07:14 AM Re: is thermolysis safe on asian skin? [Re: Iluv2zap]
purple potato Offline
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Originally Posted By Iluv2zap
I spent 5 hours working in thermolysis on a pakistani client this past weekend. I've worked up to 12 hours on her over 2 or 3 days in previous visits.

Thermolysis is completely safe on fitzpatrick IV skin. It is possible you may have some hyperpigmentation develop, however this wil fade away completely at the completion of electrolysis treatments.

Does the dense hair look something like this?
http://www.electrolysisbyseana.com/uploads/1/0/0/4/100493050/laserstimulation_orig.jpg

It would very likely be laser stimulated hair.

Seana


yes, it does look like that kind of. i will try to add a picture. i hope electrolysis can help me because im sick of feeling ugly all the time. frown

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#125083 - 11/08/17 07:43 AM Re: is thermolysis safe on asian skin? [Re: purple potato]
purple potato Offline
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How do I add an image?

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#125084 - 11/08/17 08:58 AM Re: is thermolysis safe on asian skin? [Re: purple potato]
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you host the image elsewhere and paste a link to it here.imgur/photobucket are popular choices.


Edited by Iluv2zap (11/08/17 08:59 AM)
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#125085 - 11/08/17 09:23 AM Re: is thermolysis safe on asian skin? [Re: Iluv2zap]
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Originally Posted By Iluv2zap
you host the image elsewhere and paste a link to it here.imgur/photobucket are popular choices.


Are they safe? How do I make sure only I can see them

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#125086 - 11/08/17 10:56 AM Re: is thermolysis safe on asian skin? [Re: purple potato]
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I really dont use any of them so I cant answer that.Generally anything posted to hairtell, is publicly viewable.
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#125087 - 11/08/17 05:49 PM Re: is thermolysis safe on asian skin? [Re: purple potato]
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You can make it private. Join. Upload your pictures.Put your picture in an album. Copy the tag and then paste it here. Be sure to log out of photobucket or whatever you use after you paste here.

Gosh, we really need an easier way to do this and I know it bothers Andrea that all this info is on old software.

Great idea doing what you are doing , Seana. I will offer some more pictures after I take my power nap. hehe!
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#125088 - 11/08/17 05:50 PM Re: is thermolysis safe on asian skin? [Re: purple potato]
purple potato Offline
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hi, so i just had my 15 minute session of electrolysis on my left cheek. she said she wants to use thermolysis because the hair won't come out as she wants it too with blend. does that make sense? the are was really red afterwards and i felt heat and stinging. i felt the heat for about ten to twenty minutes after the treatment. is that normal? i will add pictures. the area is red and bumpy now. i have like little red spots. i have washed the are with water only. used ice. Applied witch hazel from boots and used aloe vera gel. i have not used my hands and applied it through a cotton ball, new one every time.

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#125089 - 11/08/17 06:14 PM Re: is thermolysis safe on asian skin? [Re: purple potato]
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this is a few hours later, after the icing and witch hazel

http://i1376.photobucket.com/albums/ah23...psfjkc9cpy.jpeg

it looks worse in real life frown

this is before the icing, they look the same tbh
http://i1376.photobucket.com/albums/ah23...psyhcx10zh.jpeg

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