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Laser Hair Removal Units.jpgBikini season is just around the corner so it's time to get serious about some landscaping down under we've been neglecting over the past few months. We all dread this ritual but fortunately I can offer a little advice to make it easier, faster and painless.

It's 2011 so I'm not going to talk about waxing, shaving or creams. These methods are outdated and today's technology offers 3 new tools you can use at home for a fraction of the cost of a set of visits to a laser clinic. Let's take a look.

First is the No No hair remover. It is a neat little unit about the size of a really small electric shaver. It is cordless and rechargeable. The No No works using their patented Thermicon technology. The Thermicon tip is an ultra fine wire that heats and removes the hair upon contact. The heat then transfers down the hair shaft to kill the follicle. You move the unit over your skin and it painlessly removes the hair instantly. It is also great for your upper lip due to it's light weight and easy maneuverability. The only down side users report is the smell of burning hair. if you are sensitive to this odor, don't try no no hair removal. You can find them for about $250 at amazon.

Next is the Silk'n Sensepil. It works just like a laser but uses IPL or Intense Pulsed Light technology. IPL employs a high intensity xenon flash tube to supply the light bursts that will kill the hair follicles. Just like lasers, it is not recommended for dark skin or light hair. The Silkn is a corded handheld unit about the size of a cell phone. What makes the Silk n stand out is the huge treatment area that is about 1 inch by 1 & 1/4. The only complaint users have is the inconveinance of the power cord. You can find a Sensepil for about $500 at Amazon.

Lastly is the Tria hair remover. The Tria is an actual laser just like those used in a beauty salon. It is a hand held, cordless, rechargeable unit about the size of small hair dryer. Like a salon laser, it works best on dark hair and light skin and is not recommended for grey or blond hair or very dark skin. This is because it works by passing a burst of laser light through the skin that kills the hair follicle. The best feature about the Tria is it actually tests your skin before it "unlocks" to allow use. If your hair is too light or your skin too dark, the Tria will not unlock and you will not be able to use it. Tria laser reviews criticize the size of the treatment area which is approximately a 1/4 circle. You can find the Tria on Amazon for about $400.

One final note is the maintenance cost for each unit. The flash tubes for the silkn last approximately 750 flashes which is enough to do both legs for most women. The replacement cost is about $45. The no no's thermicon tips last a really long time and will do both legs upwards of 20 times and you can purchase 3 replacement tips for about $30. The Tria is a true diode type laser with an estimated life of approximately 300 to 400 charge cycles with each cycle being between 30 and 45 minutes.

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silkn laser.jpgThe Silk N Laser Hair Removal system is a small gadget that you can use to remove bothersome hair from your body. It promises to make the process easy and long lasting. If you actually hate to shave, wax, or pluck, this product might just be for you. Here are the latest top reasons why you should give it a try.

Developers of the product say that the Silkn removes hair by using  IPL (Intense Pulse Light) technology to apply heat and inhibit the hair follicle cells. You use the it by slowly moving it along the area that you want to remove hair. The light energy from the IPL penetrates the skin and acts on the melanin of the hair follicle. Melanin is also present in dark skin and those with very dark skin tones will not respond to laser hair removal.

Silkn Sensepil is about the size of a cell phone. People have said it is a piece of cake to hold and simple to use. Your skin could feel like you have been in a tanning booth after use but this wears off in about an hour. Most reports from users say their was very little or no discomfort.

People using Silkn every 2 weeks have noticeably less hair six weeks after treatment. At the six week mark, more than 50 percent less hair was noticeable, and after 12 weeks, more than 70 percent less hair was noticed. Most dermatologists agree the results are similar to those achieved using a traditional laser treatment.

Some people have a lot of trouble with shaving. Shaving can cause thick stubble with itching, rashes, and ingrown hairs. Nicks and cuts in the skin are also a big problem. But the the IPL process avoids all these problems. Some users report that their hair grows in much finer and slower than it does after shaving. You can also forget the huge mess of waxing. Silk n laser is no mess at all and users say they would easily trade a painful waxing for a few minutes of warmed skin.

The silkn has a no frills cost as well, only about $200. This might seem like a small price compared to waxing frequently and traditionally cost prohibitive office laser treatments. Maintenance is required for the units lamps, but is easily worth it when the amount of hairless time is considered. The IPL unit is considered to be a useful and safe product for home use. It is easy to use and easy to maintain. It is a reasonable price for many people. The dermatologists and developers agree and average people are noticing the astonishing results. The silkn hair remover seems to be rising through the ranks as a beauty must have for women.

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Laser Hair Removal.jpgBoth women and men are turning to Laser Hair Removal as a more effective means to permanently remove hair. So let's spend a little time and look at the pricing and cost, popular reviews and side effects of the most popular brands of hair removers.

Personal laser hair removal systems for home use have realized dramatic improvements over the past few years. Advancements in electronics (specifically micro-electronics) haves put the laser hair remover in a smaller package at a lower price than ever before. The new models are also lighter and easier to handle providing results equal to or better than professionally applied laser treatments. The price of a personal hair laser hair remover is between $200 and $1000 depending on the specific accessories you need.

Like most products, laser hair removers come in many styles. We reviewed the three most popular which are Tria, Silk n and No No. All of these remove hair through the same process of heating the hair follicle repeatedly which eventually inhibits the follicle from producing hair. This will result in permanent hair removal. The Tria is a true diode laser. The high intensity light from the laser penetrates the skin to act on the hair follicle. Lasers work on the melanin in the follicle so they work best on those with light skin and dark hair. Like the Tria, the Silk n uses high intensity light to generate heat that acts on the hair follicle. The difference is that it uses a xenon flash tube as opposed to a laser. It also works best on light skined dark haired users. Lastly is the No No. It use a totally new and different method known as Thermicon Heat Technology. The Thermicon technology of the No No uses a micro filament that actually touches the hair and transmits heat down the hair shaft to the follicle.The end result is the same of follicle inhibition. The benefit of the No No is that it can be used on any skin or hair tone.

Side effects most often associated with laser hair removal are a tingling sensation during use and possible discomfort after use. After treatment, some users report a sunburn like feel and redness of the skin. The side effects can usually be eliminated by adjusting the hair remover to a lower level. Both types of hair removers that use high intensity light (Tria & Silk n) are adjustable for this purpose. As the No No does not contact the skin, there is no discomfort during or after use.

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