Mary Haley, CPE
Ximena Pedrosa, CPE
Grace Johnson, CPE
Pregnant women can have electrolysis, but it is generally advised that a woman should not have breast treatments during the last trimester of her pregnancy.
Electrolysis is safe for breasts and other sensitive areas
Professionally performed electrolysis safely and permanently eliminates unwanted hair from the breasts and nearby sensitive areas with unsurpassed results.
Do women ever have electrolysis treatments on their breasts?
Yes, this is a very common area of unwanted hair for women of all ages. However, the subject is seldom discussed, as most women find it extremely difficult to talk about. Electrolysis treatments can safely and permanently remove breast hairs.
Can hairs around the nipple be removed?
Yes, all hairs can be removed from the breasts; it is not unusual to have hair growing from the areola.
Does it hurt there?
While the breasts are sensitive to touch, they are not so sensitive to the sensation of electrolysis treatments. Most women are highly motivated to have the hair on their breasts removed and accept the treatments quite well.
I've been tweezing those hairs for a long time. How many treatments will it take?
Tweezing does cause hairs to become coarser over time and it hides the true amount of hair you have. All the hairs must grow before they can be permanently removed, so it is impossible for the electrologist to tell you exactly how many treatments you will need. Be sure to follow the electrologist's recommended schedule of treatments. This is essential in achieving permanency as quickly as possible.
I've got a lot of ingrown hairs on my breasts. Will that be a problem?
Repeated tweezing and shaving, plus the fact that clothes are worn tight over this area, can contribute to hairs being trapped beneath the skin. Ingrown hairs can successfully be eliminated; in time, this will alleviate any irritation you may have experienced.
If I'm pregnant, can I have electrolysis treatments on my breasts?
It is generally advised that a woman should not have breast treatments during the last trimester of her pregnancy.
The information above is provided courtesy of American Electrology Association.