This phrase describes the amount of pubic hair that
you want removed around the outside or bottoms of
your bathing suit or bikini.
Brazilian Hair Removal
A Brazilian laser treatment is comprised of the
entire area of pubic hair. You can choose to leave a
strip of hair if you want.
A form of credit payment, used often for
Primary that most lasers target is melanin. Lasers
for Hair removal selectively target 1 of 3
Melanin, naturally occurs (actually gives our skin
and hair color). The two types of melanin in hair
are pheomelanin (gives blonde or red color to hair)
or eumelanin (gives brown or black hair color).
Carbon, can be introduced following waxing.
Hemoglobin occurs naturally in our blood (gives red
Cooling (as it pertains to the skin or Epidermas)
It creates more fluencies and reduces your
side-effects and pain. There are 4 versions of
epidermal cooling that can be used: Cryogen spray,
Contact Cooling, Air Cooling and Clear Gel.
4 main types of cooling have been developed:
Air cooling method
Chilled gel (clear) on the skin or by applying a
cold compress beforehand
Chilled Tip / Contact cooling - through a window of
chilled circulating water
Cryogen spritzer/spray - delivered immediately after
Can be mined from the earth or rarely imitations can
be created synthetically. As they pertain to the
laser industry. Sapphire - Ruby Red Laser & Nd Yag
laser are two crystalline materials used a the
A facility that provides relaxing, pampering,
exfoliation cosmetic services. Can be connected with
medical spas, hotels, gyms, health clubs, etc.
Services can last anywhere from one hour to an
Depilatory Creams (Nair/Veet)
Chemicals that temporarily remove hair by
The Dermis is the skin's second layer beneath the
epidermis, located above subcutaneous fat. The
Dermis is comprised of hair follicles, collagen,
sweat glands, lymph vessels, elastic fibers, blood
vessels and fibroblasts. The dermis is responsible
for the mechanical tightness of our skin and it is
the place where our hair grows from
Company that focuses exclusively on health
enhancement, self-renewal, aesthetic and lifestyle
Lumenis lightsheer is also known as the "Cadillac"
of hair reduction. It can also be used for age
spots, brown spots or laser other blemish removals.
It's also the primary laser for hair removal for
skin types 3 - 5.
In addition to the permanent removal of unwanted
hair, Electrolysis prevents ingrown hair and makes
the skin feel smoother because it treats each hair
The top layer of skin that protects Dermis. It's
made of mostly squamous cells and also
keratinocytes, basal cells & melanocytes.
Red skin caused by capillary dilation, which is
usually a temporary side effect of laser hair
A procedure that can either be used to remove
ingrown hair, cysts or just the top layer of dead
skin cells off of the face or body. Typically
medical spas exfoliate with Ultrasound skin
scubbers, Microneedling, Peels, Microdermabrasions
or Scrubs with sugar, salt, grape or clay.
Female Facial Hair
One statistic shows that in the US alone, 42 percent
of women remove undesirable facial hair every 6
months. This can be either hereditary or as a side
effect of "hirsutism."
Important consideration in Energy level, that is
measured in Joules.
Tunnels of cells located in the Dermis. Hair is
created by clumping these cells together. These
tunnels of cells are disarmed without any side
effects during the process of laser hair removal.
Herpes Simplex virus I or II
If hair removal is in the area of previous
outbreaks, it is possible that the heat from the
laser will cause a flare up of the herpes virus, so
they will need to take a prescription antiviral
medication for several days both before and after
If an outbreak is active it is important to
(The medical term for excessive body hair) can
be a symptom of an underlying medical
condition. Such conditions are generally hormone
related, e.g. polycystic ovarian syndrome. The first
port of call if you have excessive body hair should
be to your General Practitioner, to discuss the
problem and rule out any underlying health problems,
which could be causing problems, such as female
facial hair (usually around the mustache or beard
area) that grows like mens hair pattern. There are a
lot of factors that contribute (genetics, hormones)
A common skin condition
where patches of skin that appear darker in color
than the surrounding skin. Can be caused by
medications, genetics, scarring but usually it is
excess sun exposure.
of skin color in areas of skin that look like they
are lacking pigment; can be caused by surgery, sun
damage (even a delayed result years later), burns or
skin cancer. It is caused by melanocyte and melanin
Condition in which a person has abnormal hair
patterns, usually hair loss or reduction. It usually
occurs when vellus hair grows opposed to terminal
Energy unit that describes the rate of the delivery
of energy. (watt/second)
A focused intense light/radiation beam. The laser is
an optical cavity composed of crystals, liquids,
glass, dye or gas with mirrors on the edges. They
work in ultraviolet, infrared and visible areas of
the optical spectrum. We use two different types of
lasers: the continuous wave lasers (create
continuous light beams) and pulsed lasers (create
light in short pulses).
Accessories for lasers including Q-switches and
optical components that are used for control
treatment levels and energy.
These are blemishes that can appear on treating tan
skin (or bronzers) with lasers. If your skin is too
tanned, we may have to wait until the tan fades to
avoid the development of laser circles or reduce
risk of burned skin.
Laser Cosmetic Enhancement
Non surgical and non invasive use of lasers to
remove pigmentation, birthmarks, freckles, wrinkles,
fine lines, crows feet, sun and age spots, spider
and varicose veins, to restore and smooth
Laser Hair Removal
Using lasers to remove unwanted hair by stopping the
hair producing activity beneath the skin (on the
hair follicle). Today, laser hair removal is the
most popular and painless way to remove unwanted
hair almost anywhere on the body.
Eruption of laser energy that achieves power to
perform desired result.
Is a simple,
safe, effective procedure of hollow or small solid
needles that cause controlled therapeutic holes for
skin rejuvenation and a growing list of
A substance or pigment that gives color to the skin,
which is created by organic epidermal cells or "melanocytes."
Moles and darker skin tones have more melanin in
Specific epidermal cells which create melanin liable
for the amount of color in your freckles, moles,
birthmarks and overall skin. The lighter your skin,
the less melanin; the darker your skin, the more
Countless researches have proven that multiple
treatments are more effect and better for long term
hair removal. Researchers suggest that patients
spread their treatments out four to six weeks apart.
Nd Yag Laser
Solid lasers that act as a medium to create 1064 nm
wavelength. Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (named from
Neodymium) is a synthetic crystal.
Swelling caused by fluid assembling in the area
where the hair begins to grow. Although rare, it can
be a mild, short-term side effect of Laser Hair
Removal. It usually disperses within a few hours.
Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
Treatment using photosensitizing drugs and light
therapy to kill cells. Also known as phototherapy,
photoradiation or photochemotherapy. Used to treat
Medications that can cause a reaction that is
similar to a sunburn. Photosensitivity (sun
sensitivity) is the inflammation of the skin
activated by sunlight or medications. It causes
redness which may look like a sunburn.
Pseudo Folliculitis Barbae
Getting laser hair reduction can help this
uncomfortable inflammation that you may experience
from shaving. More commonly known as razor bumps,
they usually appear on the face for men and legs for
women. The pain is more severe on the face because
of the sensitivity of the area. Many people who
experience this condition resort to laser hair
removal for a more permanent fix.
Pulse Duration or Pulse Length
The total time energy is delivered from a laser
(fraction of second). Measured in milli-seconds,
nano-seconds or micro-seconds, it's the time in
which the pulsed/diode laser is turned on.
Pulse Frequency (Hertz "Hz.")
Speed/Rate that laser pulses are achieved.
Communicated through pulses per fraction of a second
and treats many hairs at once,
It is an important consideration and has been
researched that longer pulse width can be more
effective with fewer side effects for dark skin
Resulted from shaving, razor bumps occur from
inflammation of hair follicles. See
The specific delay between laser pulses after 2-3
pulses have been shot at the same target.
Number of pulses per second by a Diode/Q-switch
laser, has a cumulative effect, based on thermal
relaxation time. Timing 1-3 pulses at the same
target, with specific delay can cause improved
results in treating the area.
Dermal filler based with hyaluronic acid that
removes facial wrinkles and adds volume to lips or
Restylane Lyft are similar products with
One of the first lasers, it used sapphire crystals
with small amounts of chromium oxide.
natural treatment to restore collagen, or lost
volume with age to create younger look.
Sculptra is a substance that occurs naturally
in the body, it is fully absorbed and no occurrence
of allergic reaction has been reported.
Short term condition
condition that can last a short time period, usually
goes away on its own.
The spot size or laser beam width affects the
success of the procedure. It's said that the best
beam is approximately 4 times as wide as the target
We have MANY options to choose from, so our Lasers
can have a square, rectangle or round spot size (to
BEST CONTOUR to the sensitive areas we treat).
Fractionated (or fractional) bi-polar radio
frequency technology that places heat energy
effectively into upper dermis with minimal epidermal
disruption, where it produces significant increased
elastin and collagen.
Treatment consists of elōs combination of effective
levels of bi-polar radio frequency, laser, infrared,
and visible light energies to reach deep dermal
layers of skin and stimulate collagen growth.
(or fake tanning products)
as self-tanners, bronzers or other makeup
(foundation) on the area to be treated can cause
Pigmented, long, unwanted hairs that are found on
the arms, legs, torso, scalp, pubic region, beard,
face and underarms. For example, women may have
coarse hair on their face or men may have dark hair
on their chest. Timing of treatment is important
because of the 3 stages of hair growth, it works
best when they are in this stage.
Tria or No No laser hair removal
An FDA approved, low-powered laser for hair removal
made for home use. This device can only be used on
large areas and takes an ample amount of time.
Cream that's prescribed to women to slow down the
growth of facial hair. We do not suggest this method
as laser hair removal is quicker and a permanent
Hair that is soft, short, fine and non-colored
"peach fuzz" which cannot be treated well by lasers.
Yag 1064nm Laser
Laser used for dark brown and black thick hair and
is most preferred laser wavelength for darker skin
Hair removal process that involves the application
of warm wax with a strip of cloth, then quickly
removed from the skin to remove unwanted hair.