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Electrolysis

A Perfect Brow Line, Everyday

2019-05-14

Because it is the most visible and recognizable part of ourselves, we take special care of our faces. And as well we should! This is also true of hair removal.

Let us take eyebrows as an example. Most do the work in front of a mirror with tweezers. Others will let a beautician take care of it using depilatory wax. This is all fair and good, but as long as one is satisfied with temporary results. But is there a way to make or a permanent eyebrow line? One may look to laser or IPL (photoepilation), yet neither are safe for use in such close proximity to the eyes, nor are they suitable for detail work. In any case, neither of these techniques will yield a complete elimination of unwanted hairs, but only a permanent reduction of pilosity.

This is where electroepilation comes in. Because it proceeds one hair at a time, one can create a very precise outline. In this, electroepilation performs in a similar way to tweezers, only with permanent results! The eyebrow region is particularly sensitive. Yet under the care of a seasoned practitioner using the latest technology, there is very little to no discomfort involved. Besides, because eyebrow epilation is a highly localized matter, sessions tend to be short (less than 30 minutes a piece), which means the whole thing will not amount to a big time investment on your part.

So suppose you’ve decided you want to go ahead with this procedure. Great! A clean eyebrow line has a huge positive impact on your overall look. Good thing you can leave such business to professionals, especially because of the permanent nature of the procedure! But let us give you one piece of advice. During your first session, resist the urge to go for a “trendy” look, say, a pencil-thin eyebrow. Your electrologist will surely suggest a more classic, natural look. By all means, listen to her! In the long run, you’ll be glad you did.

Electrolysis, News

First Electrolysis Symposium in Russia !

2019-02-25

On January 27th and 28th, the first Modern Electrolysis Symposium was held at the Azimut-Smolenskaya Hotel in Moscow, Russia. And what a resounding success it was! The event was organized by our distributors in Russia and Ukraine, Epil-Pro Academy, and drew nearly a hundred participants from the region and beyond. Internationally renowned electrologists were also among the headline speakers, such as Mrs Janice Brown of House of Famuir in England, Mrs Maria Karabournioti of Beauté Marine in Greece and Mrs Daryna Blintsova of Epil-Pro in Russia. Браво (bravo) to the symposium’s organisers, speakers and participants!

Aesthetics, Electrolysis, Uncategorized

What Greek Mythology (!) Can Teach Us About Hair Removal

2018-12-21

Hair Removal and Sisyphus’s Rock

Do you know the Greek myth of Sisyphus? After a life spent cheating the gods of Olympus, Sisyphus is sentenced to eternally haul a heavy rock up a mountain. Yet once he reaches the top, the rock always tumbles down the other side, forcing the hapless hero to start the journey all over again, and again, and again. Think Groundhog Day, minus the laughs.

And What Does Hair Removal Have to Do With This?

Bear with me. I’m sure you’ll see from the aforementioned story how this brings me naturally to think about our personal grooming habits. While there certainly are some rituals we look forward to (I personally can’t go without my morning shower), most are simply thankless chores. Do you know of anybody who relishes in shaving their legs or armpits? Neither can I.

Nowadays, thanks to the leaps and bounds by which epilation-related technologies have evolved, there simply is no proper reason to stick with highly inefficient temporary solutions. Indeed, modern computer assisted hair removal allows for the precise targeting of the hair’s growth cells to destroy them without affecting the skin.

Permanent Hair Removal: Economical as Well as Ecological

A permanent solution does not only prevent you from wasting your time, but it also makes economic sense. A Chinese proverb says: “buy the best and you only cry once”. To which, Arab wisdom adds that “the poor man pays twofold”. Sure, your shaving cream does cost less than a full-fledged professional hair removal treatment protocol. But once you scale the costs over a lifetime, the tables turn quite dramatically indeed. Also, what do we do with all those products: lotions, pre-shave and aftershave gels, and attendant shaving paraphernalia once we are done with them. We throw them away, obviously… Who said that being conscious of our environmental impact was necessarily bad news for our checkbook?

Living With the Times

Hair removal is by no means a new procedure. But techniques have gone a long, long way from traditional temporary techniques that our ancestors relied upon. Why stick around that mountain, all Sisyphus-like? Leave that rock of yours at the bottom of the slope, along with your shaving supplies. No need to bother with those anymore, since better solutions are now within your reach…

Curious to know more? http://www.dectro.com/en/electrolysis-machine

Electrolysis, Photoepilation

Hair Removal for Men – What Are My Options?

2018-11-16

Hair Removal au masculin: A Quick Guide

To some, putting “men” and “hair removal” in the same sentence might seem slightly odd. Yet it is hard to argue against the fact that masculine epilation has now gone mainstream. Indeed, more and more men are deciding nowadays to have their body and/or facial hair partially or completely removed, be it for aesthetic reasons, or say, to provide a performance advantage in sports. Whatever the motivations behind such a decision, there are many options available on the market, yet only a select few really are suitable for men’s specific needs. Let’s go through them, then, shall we?

Right out of the gate, one would be hard pressed to recommend any type of temporary solution, other than one’s usual shaving regimen. Waxing, for one, should be taken out of the equation. First, the elephant in the room: the discomfort such a procedure entails. This issue is especially acute for men, as pain increases in proportion to the density of hair growth.  Then factor in the fact that such quasi-torture will have to be repeated indefinitely in the future, and at fairly frequent intervals, at that, and you’ll quickly understand why this is a no-go. But what about hair remover lotions, I hear you ask? Those too, arguably, are best treated with caution. Notwithstanding their patchy record of effectiveness, such products are by nature irritant – hence the high risk of causing undesirable skin reactions, especially if used on a regular basis.

But If You’re Serious About Hair Removal

Gentlemen, let’s be honest. Long term solutions where it’s at if you’re serious about getting rid of those unwanted hairs. And in any case, wouldn’t you want to take care of the issue once and for all?

The real choice, then, will be between photoepilation (IPL or laser), or electroepilation (AKA electrolysis). At first, photoepilation might seem to be the obvious path. For both IPL (which stands for “Intense Pulsed Light”) and laser can be used to treat large zones efficiently and quickly, which pays off when dealing with wider surfaces that exhibit a high density of hair growth (back, torso, legs). However, such techniques are not appropriate in certain other situations, such as when dealing with pale (or white) hairs, or darker skins. Specific areas of the body like eyebrows or… rather more intimate locations, shall we say, demand a more considered approach.

Electrolysis to the rescue

For those situations, electrolysis comes to the rescue. Indeed, this technique allows for a more targeted approach (as each hair is destroyed individually), which obviously comes at the price of speed (though a good operator will mitigate that difference significantly). In fact, Dectro’s Apilus xCell electrolysis device also boasts specific programs for men, whose hairs are bigger and hardier, which makes for an even more efficient (and attractive) treatment. Add the fact that electrolysis is the only treatment that will lead to total elimination of hair; laser or IPL will only lead to a reduction of pilosity (roughly 80%). Obviously, a trained specialist will be able to guide you and orient you towards the treatment that is more suited to your particular condition. For when it comes to hair removal, whether you are male or female, there simply is no room for improvisation; one is always better off getting help from professionals.

 

Electrolysis

New training platform for Apilus xCell

2018-02-27

In order to provide the best possible support and facilitate the training process for Apilus xCell device owners, a new web platform gathering useful information has been put in place. Everything is there to ensure the optimal use of the functions of the device and the application of the most efficient and comfortable electrolysis treatments.

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Electrolysis, Photoepilation

3 essential post-depilatory products in permanent hair removal

2018-01-29

Once the actual hair removal is complete, after-care should be performed to ensure the best possible healing to the skin. It is extremely important to apply good post-depilatory products on the treated area to soothe redness, reduce edema, prevent infection and dark spots, as well as protect against aggressions. Here are the 3 must-have products for electrolysis and photoepilation!

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Electrolysis, Photoepilation

Scientific research at the service of beauty

2017-11-07

Keen to demonstrate the scientific basis of its technological applications, Dectro International went, in 2013, to the LOEX Center of the Université Laval. Combining the expertise of the LOEX doctors with Dectro International’s technologies, two studies were conducted to prove the efficiency of the 27 MHz radiofrequency in electroepilation and the IPL in photoepilation.

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Electrolysis

Electrologist, a profession of the future

2017-10-30

Interested by an ever-evolving profession that allows you to combine your passion for beauty with your entrepreneurial spirit? With the significant growth of the hair removal market and the growing accessibility to quality training, the electrologist profession is being chosen by more and more people wanting to turn their passion into a successful career.

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News

Apilus breakthrough in India

2017-02-10
Apilus disponible en Inde

Dectro International and its brand of electroepilation devices Apilus  continue their rapid international development. Indeed, Dectro signed a new distribution agreement with the company “Lili Scientific Electrolysis” based in India. Continue Reading…