The Skin Geek Super Hair Removal machine was launched just recently in February after years of
wanting to offer permanent hair removal. My machine offers a convenient alternative to the hassle
of regular shaving and waxing, with a single course of treatment providing clients with a permanent
reduction in unwanted hair growth.
It's 3 times faster and twice as accurate as other hair removal machines and is using the very latest technology available .... it's technically NOT ipl and it's NOT laser.
The machine is constantly firing beams into the skin like a machine gun .... instead of a shotgun like other machines on the market. So I constantly wand the hand piece up and down the area being treated. It's safe, pain free and very cost effective.
Consultations are £20.... but this comes off your first booking. There needs to be 1-2mm of hair presents at the consultation.... then you will fully shave the area a couple of days before your appointment.
An approximate time for complete removal will be given at your consultation.
Statistics show as much as 95% of hair targeted by a course of Hair Removal Treatments is permanently removed. Good news considering we spend up to 72 days of our life’s shaving!
It’s a safe and pain free way of treating unwanted hair. The area is worked over approx. 6 to 10 times with a flashing hand piece using low energy but with high frequency. This technique is referred to as the “in motion” method, because the hand piece is moved over the area in sliding movements.
The skin is heated gently through the melanin and the stem cells at 45 degrees. In this way even lighter and finer hair can be treated (although more sessions will be needed for lighter hair).
With Super Hair Removal, the hair pigment uses only 50% of the energy from the machine. The remaining 50% is absorbed into the stem cells, which are responsible for hair production…..and so systematically destroyed. Its 3 times faster and twice as accurate as other hair removal machines.
No, you will feel it…. But it shouldn’t be painful. Low level impulses of light build up a gentle heat in the area being treated. More sensitive areas will have the cooling function increased and most clients report no pain, just heat.
Its different on each area being treated. Your appointments will range from every 3 weeks to every 6 weeks as hair on different parts of the body have different growth rates. The “average” is 8 sessions.
This is to check whether you are suitable for the treatment and determine the skin type.
A patch test will be carried out to check there are no adverse effects when the full treatment is being carried out.
You need to have at least 1mm of hair present at this time.
Absolutely! You can shave frequently between sessions. In fact, i need you to be freshly shaved for each session.
Yes, unlike other hair removal machines, the Super Hair Removal machine is safe to have with a tan, BUT to get best results its best not to have a tan. An artificial fake tan can NOT be on the skin, as it coats the skin and makes the treatment less effective.
Each treatment time would vary depending on the area you are having treated. However, a standard guide would be that it takes the same time to treat an area with Super Hair Removal as it would take for you to get the area waxed meaning it is very quick and handy to get done on your lunch break or after work.
As for all methods of permanent hair removal, it works by killing the hair growth from an individual follicle. However, certain hormonal changes, medication or disorders can stimulate hair growth, but this would be from a new follicle showing new hair growth.
Yes. As hair growth can be stimulated by hormonal changes, medication etc. it is always possible for new hair follicles to be stimulated resulting in new hair growth. How many sessions will vary from person to person depending on the factors affecting their hair growth, but its not unusual to expect to need anything from a couple of maintenance sessions per year to every 2 years.
Hair reduction will begin immediately after your first treatment, but become noticeable after your third treatment. Hair follicles that have been destroyed by the machine will not regrow, however a few hairs whose growth cycle did not match your treatment sessions may reappear and these are easily treated in short single sessions…. If again, you are lucky enough to catch them at the correct stage.
Hair growth occurs in 4 stages: Early Anagen (early hair growth), Anagen (active hair growth), Catagen (regression) and Telogen (resting, not growing). Hair removal only affects the Anagen stage (actively growing hair). Approximately 20% of hair is removed with each treatment. A few treatments are therefore required for the treatment area to be hair free.
need to have shaved the entire area to be treated 48 hours before (24 if you
have a very fast hair growth. You need to have no visible hair on the skin.
Its recommended that you stop waxing, threading or plucking for at least 6 weeks before your first Super Hair Removal treatment. There needs to hair to be in a certain growth stage for effective treatment and this is why this is very important. If you wax or pluck a hair, the hair is completely removed from the follicle and disrupts the hair growth system we need for effective permanent hair removal. i advise you to wait 6 to 8 weeks after waxing or plucking before having Super Hair Removal. Shaving is perfectly fine between treatments.
Be free from artificial fake tan.
Avoid the sun for 72 hours before a treatment to avoid too much heat in the area as the treatment would not be possible if there was any sunburn present.
If anything changes in your consultation form (e.g medication) between the initial consultation or between each appointment then please let me know.
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