Laser Consultation & Patch Test


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Pre & Post Care


It is important that the you avoid the following within a 30 day* period prior to treatment:

  • Do NOT sunbathe
  • Do NOT use sun beds
  • Avoid self-tanning products
  • Do NOT have electrolysis
  • Do NOT wax
  • Do NOT pull out hair with tweezers
  • Do NOT thread the hairs
  • Do NOT bleach the hair
  • Do NOT use depilatory creams

Shave as close to treatment time as possible, leaving a small patch with approximately 2mm or 2 days of hair growth for visual assessment.

Aftercare and Maintaining Growth

We would advise that you should do the following for the next 30 days after the Ellipse SWT treatment.

  • Avoid sun exposure or sun beds
  • Wear at least a SPF 30 or higher when outside

You should avoid the following for the next 24-48 hours after the treatment.

  • No perfumed products or make–up
  • No excessive heat e.g.: saunas, steam rooms or hot baths
  • No swimming or gym
  • No touching, picking or scratching the area

Please note: The only method of hair removal which is suitable for in between treatments is shaving

Do not:

  • Wax, tweeze, thread or pull hairs
  • Do not use a bleaching cream
  • Do not use a depilatory cream

Pure Aloe Vera gel must be used for the next 48 hours after the treatment if any inflammation persists.

You can shave or exfoliate the area 4 days after the treatment to encourage the hairs to shed.