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#125222 - 11/20/17 10:11 PM Re: Electrolysis trouble- help! [Re: ldgv123]
Stephgold Offline
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Registered: 09/12/17
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Loc: New Mexico
Switch Electrolysis specialists and see if that helps

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#125809 - 02/17/18 02:41 PM Re: Electrolysis trouble- help! [Re: ldgv123]
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I wouldn’t even touch the area after treatment with your unwashed fingers for that day (if possible). So putting anything on your treated skin could definitely cause issues especially if this is the 2nd electrologist you have used and the reaction is the same.

If I even touch some of my treated area after electrolysis with my fingers, I will break out the next day and takes like a week for the pimples to go away.

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#125812 - 02/17/18 05:06 PM Re: Electrolysis trouble- help! [Re: ldgv123]
Iluv2zap Offline
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Registered: 11/19/14
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If a client thinks they are going to absentmindedly touch the area post treatment, then i usually send them home with a pair of gloves.
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Seana Richmond
Certified Electrologist.
Electrolysis By Seana
http://electrolysisbyseana.com

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#126059 - 03/20/18 08:04 PM Re: Electrolysis trouble- help! [Re: ldgv123]
MrsV Offline
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Registered: 03/08/18
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Any updates idgv123? Your reactions look just like mine and I’m wondering if you have found anything to help? Also wondering how your progress has gone in treatment after all these months!

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#126062 - 03/20/18 09:56 PM Re: Electrolysis trouble- help! [Re: ldgv123]
zapmyface Offline
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Registered: 02/18/18
Posts: 218
Hate to be that guy but isn't that the normal skin reaction expected? I wish I had that little of a reaction after a treatment so it's all about perspective I guess (please read without a patronizing tone lol).

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#126127 - 03/27/18 01:35 PM Re: Electrolysis trouble- help! [Re: Michael Bono]
deenglow Offline
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Registered: 07/13/12
Posts: 10
Originally Posted By Michael Bono
There are no soaps or facial cleansers based on lye today.

This is not true! If it does not contain lye it can't even legally be called soap in the US. On the label it might say "saponified oils of..." or "sodium palmate" etc as opposed to listing lye or sodium hydroxide but you cannot have soap without lye.


Edited by deenglow (03/27/18 01:36 PM)

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#126130 - 03/27/18 11:26 PM Re: Electrolysis trouble- help! [Re: ldgv123]
dfahey Offline

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Registered: 10/27/03
Posts: 9677
Loc: Columbus, Ohio
I still buy Grandma's Lye Soap for making a paste to apply to poison ivy or bug bites. Works well.

https://theonlinedrugstore.com/grandmas-...c_intid=1950211
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Dee Fahey, R.N., C.T.
Licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio for Nursing license and Cosmetic Therapy/Electrolysis license
_____________________
ELECTROLYSIS FAQ'S:

British Institute & Association of Electrolysis

http://www.electrolysis.co.uk/?page_id=16

Do not give up, the beginning is always the hardest.

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#126133 - 03/28/18 09:59 AM Re: Electrolysis trouble- help! [Re: ldgv123]
Iluv2zap Offline
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Registered: 11/19/14
Posts: 1438
We make lye soap often in my home.I have allergic sensitivities to most commercial laundry detergent and I use lye based soap for that as well
_________________________
Seana Richmond
Certified Electrologist.
Electrolysis By Seana
http://electrolysisbyseana.com

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#126135 - 03/28/18 12:46 PM Re: Electrolysis trouble- help! [Re: ldgv123]
Michael Bono Offline

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Registered: 01/11/11
Posts: 3425
Loc: Santa Barbara, CA USA
Just noticed the lye soap "thing." GOOD GOING GROUP! As they say, "keepin' em honest!"

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