Huge importance is placed in every client's welfare, which begins with the carefully chosen Mundo Professional range
of Medical grade infection control products, effective against fungi, viruses, spores and bacteria including MRSA, E-Coli,
TB, Salmonella, HIV/HBV and C-Dif. During treatment surgical gloves are worn, and high quality gold or insulated Ballet probes.
The treatment is followed by Cataphoresis. This is an electrical treatment which is soothing and disinfecting and particularly
suitable for reactive and hypersensitive skins after an electroepilation treatment. The effects of Cataphoresis are:
- reduction of inflammation, irritation, redness and oedema
- acid produced at the electrode is germicidal
- tightens dilated pores
- restores the pH level following Blend Electrolysis by neutralizing the alkali
Cataphoresis is followed by the application of an antiseptic such as Witch Hazel gel or Tea Tree lotion.
All this is designed to provide you with the most comfortable treatment possible, protect you from infection and promote
the swift healing of your skin following electrolysis.
A good programme of hygienic home-care will avoid spots or minor infections occurring following electrolysis. It is
important for you to remember to take extra care of the treated area to give the skin every opportunity to heal and return
to normal, especially within the first 48 hours. Within the first 24 hours of electrolysis, the treated area should be distubed
as little as possible, although further applications of the recommended antiseptic may be re-applied. In any case, within
the first 48 hours of electrolysis, it is very important that further applications of the recommended antiseptic are made
at least twice daily, morning and night, preferably using a cotton wool pad, and you should always wash your hands thoroughly
before and after touching the treated area.
Use of Make-Up
The use of make-up post epilation is not recommended as it is likely that bacteria is carried in the make-up and will cause
infection. However it is important to be practical, and it is understood that clients may see it as a necessity to wear make-up.
Therefore a tinted aftercare lotion is available for the purpose. It is important to remember that any make-up used must be
removed thoroughly but gently and carefully, taking care to not remove any crusts that may have formed as part of the natural
healing process, using an un-perfumed cleanser suitable for sensitive skins. This should be followed by a further application
of antiseptic lotion or gel.
If you normally use, or wish to use a bleach to lighten hair in the area in between treatments, then you must not use it
for at least 48 hours following electrolysis.
Regrowth and Untreated Hair
Once a course of electrolysis has commenced, should you wish or need to remove hair from the treatment area in between
appointments, the hair may be cut with scissors or razor, but must not be tweezed or waxed, and neither should a cream depilatory
be used in the area. However, please remember that you will need to leave enough hair visible to be able to grip comfortably
with a pair of tweezers, usually 1-2 mm of growth is sufficient, for your appointments. It is possible to work with
less, however it may impair progress.
Rich creams and moisturisers should be avoided for the first 48 hours after electrolysis. After this time, gently massaging
the area will assist healing. Any rashes or minor infections in the area should be treated in the same way as previously described.
Cortisone/steroid creams should not be used. It is also advised to avoid exposure to the harmful rays of direct sunlight,
and where possible, a good sunscreen should be used.
REMEMBER, ALWAYS WASH YOUR HANDS THOROUGHLY BEFORE AND AFTER TOUCHING THE TREATED AREA FOLLOWING ELECTROLYSIS.
GOOD HYGIENE IS PARAMOUNT.
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