Frequently Asked Questions

Can anyone get laser hair removal?
This method of hair removal works best on darker hair, especially for those with lighter skin. The laser is attracted to colour so those with darker skin types require a lower setting and therefore may require more treatments. This method can thin out red hair, but is not recommended for blonde or grey hair. Those who have recently gotten a tan, whether naturally or in a tanning bed, should wait at least 2 weeks before getting laser hair removal. For those who have previously used waxing or plucking methods, a minimum of 6 weeks should be taken before trying laser hair removal.

How many treatments will I need?
Our hair grows in different phases at different times. Since the hairs to not all grow in the same phase at the same time, multiple treatments are required. Most areas require 6 to 8 treatments, but every individual is unique and may require more. It can also take up to 3 treatments before you see a significant difference in hair reduction. Due to hormonal changes that occur in the body over time, maintenance treatments are often required later on.

How often can I get laser hair removal?
If the area is below the neck, treatments are spaced out every 6 to 8 weeks. Treatments for the neck and above can be done every 4 to 6 weeks.

Does it hurt?
Often described as feeling like a warm elastic band snap, laser hair removal can be an uncomfortable experience for some. Numbing cream is an option, but tends to be expensive and most clients find that they can tolerate the treatments enough to not require any. Another option is to take an ibuprofen before coming in for your appointment. We can always perform a test spot and adjust the settings from there.

Can this type of treatment be used in places other than the face? 
Yes! Although this is most commonly a facial, many people also have this procedure done to their necks, chest and hands. Some people even use this type of treatment to help eliminate acne from areas such as their back. Any skin on your body that you are unhappy with may be treated using a SilkPeel. 

How many treatments will I need in order to see results? 
Some people can see results after the very first treatment. For the best results, however, it is suggested that you receive at least four to six treatments. These treatments should be scheduled at least ten days apart. 

What is a SilkPeel Dermalinfusion facial? 
SilkPeel Dermalinfusion facials are like microdermabrasion, only they do not use any harsh chemicals or exfoliants before, during or after the process. Compared to similar procedures, the SilkPeel facial is virtually painless and has no major side effects. The SilkPeel machine has a diamond head with varying degrees of coarseness and can be used on all skin types. A topical dermaceutical is applied to the skin while it is being exfoliated by the diamond head for maximum absorption. A closed loop vacuum system removes the old dead skin during treatment. This treatment also stimulates new skin cell growth at the same time. A SilkPeel Dermalinfusion facial can cater to almost any client’s skin concerns, all in as little as 20 minutes! 

What is recovery like? 
Essentially, there is no recovery! There may be some slight redness, but otherwise clients can go about the rest of their day so long as they are wearing adequate sun protection and follow the aftercare instructions. 

Will this treatment hurt? 
This treatment is virtually painless. Any discomfort (usually a scratchy feeling) can normally be resolved by changing either the diamond head coarseness or the level of suction in the vacuum.

What are the risks? 
One of the main benefits of LED light therapy is that this procedure is non-invasive, completely pain-free and there is no recovery time. Patients are free to go about their daily activities once the treatment session is over. Any complications with this procedure are rare. 

What is LED Light Therapy? 
LED light therapy is a simple, non-invasive way to treat a variety of skin conditions using LED lights that penetrate the skin cells and promote their healing. Treatable conditions include: aging, cellulite, scars, flaccid skin, pigmentation, stretch marks and acne. All you have to do is sit under the thousands of LED lights in the adjustable panel and relax until the treatment time is up! This treatment can be used alone or along with DermaKinetics topicals for added results. 

When will I see results? 
One of the great things about this type of treatment is that results can be seen after the first treatment, although significant results may take several months of treatment. The time varies depending the individual and the type of skin condition being treated.

How long does the procedure take? This Cosmetic Teeth Whitening procedure takes 15 minutes per treatment, and they are done back to back. Most people will require 2-3 treatments to get the best results. 

How long will the results last? 

The initial treatments will last 6 months up to 2 years. Optionally, a touch-up treatment can be done every 3 to 6 months. 

Is teeth whitening painful? 
This teeth whitening procedure should be painless. The gel is brushed directly onto the teeth to reduce gum irritation and the LED light that is used to accelerate the whitening process does not generate a significant amount of heat. If any irritation does occur, it usually disappears within 24 hours. 

What are the risks? 
When applied properly, this procedure is safe and will not cause damage to the teeth or gums. Our gel uses a hybrid mix of hydrogen peroxide and Carbamide. Both of these are safe for cosmetic use. The side effects associated with teeth whitening are teeth sensitivity and gum irritation. Most people will notice these symptoms for only a short time and they will resolve on their own. More serious problems can occur if an individual is allergic to products with peroxide in them. 

When will I see results? 
Teeth will appear whiter immediately after the first treatment. Due to tooth dehydration, however, they will actually be whiter than the final results. After 72 hours, the pores of the teeth will close and the teeth will become slightly duller. For best results, three consecutive treatments are suggested. 

Who can and cannot receive the treatment? 
Almost everyone can benefit from Cosmetic Teeth Whitening. There are some people that should not consider this treatment that include: 
• Women that are pregnant or breastfeeding 
• Children under the age of 14 
• People with poor dental health or problems with their teeth 
• People with braces 
• People with allergies to peroxide 
*Cosmetic Teeth Whitening will only work on natural teeth. It will not work on crowns, veneers or composite fillings.iswill

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