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What is it?

If unwanted hairs are making you self-conscious, the SHR Permanent Hair Reduction technology by Cosmedico is a safe and potent treatment for helping you eliminate them for good. During treatment, low energy light via rapid pulses are delivered to the problem areas, traumatising hair stem cells and preventing them from regrowing. This method is a faster, more effective and gentler alternative to older, traditional Laser and IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) treatments.

Procedures with SHR are suitable for both men and women and can be performed on all skin types. Furthermore, it’s safe for use on nearly all areas of the face and body including:

  • arms and underarms
  • legs
  • back and chest
  • face (above lips, nose, cheeks, chin, ears, eyebrows)
  • intimates/bikini line

How does it work?

An SHR Permanent Hair Reduction treatment uses selected wavelengths of low energy light, which rapidly pulses into the skin at 180 times per minute. This gently heats the target hair follicles, causing terminal damage. In short, that prevents any re-growth of the hair.

The procedures are relatively quick. The applicator is swept back and forth repeatedly across the designated area whilst the low energy light is pulsed into the skin, ensuring full coverage. Each treatment takes between 15 minutes to one hour (underarms: 30 mins or less; legs: 45 to 90 mins; bikini: 20 to 40 mins; back: 45 mins to two hours).

Prior to any treatment, we provide you with a patch test during your free consultation, making sure SHR is suitable for you and that no adverse reactions will take place in the tested area. Based on the patch results, our aesthetician will recommend a personal plan for your laser hair removal course.

How long does the treatment take to work?

Results are instant. However, as each SHR Permanent Hair Reduction treatment affects only approximately 20% of the target hair, repeat sessions will be required.

What is the downtime?

There is usually no downtime with SHR Permanent Hair Reduction. You can return to work straight after treatment.

Does it hurt?

Unlike traditional Laser and IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) treatments, which use high energy levels that may cause discomfort and pain, SHR Skin Pulse treatments are mild and comfortable, resulting in a pleasant warming of the skin. The applicator also has built-in cooling functionality, too, ensuring that you’ll experience comfort even in the most sensitive of areas.

How many treatments are needed?

Each hair removal treatment affects around 20% of the hair within the targeted area. We recommend an average of six to 10 sessions depending on the hair regrowth time, which varies in different areas of the body. The average number of treatments for a successful result is eight with an annual top up, if needed. The final results are long-lasting, we simply recommend a yearly top-up to help you stay hair free.

We also offer interest free finance on treatments above £280 and on selected packages.

Please call us on 0207 1646140 or 07899 673578 to find out more, or submit an enquiry below.

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  • Tanned skin can be treated provided the tan is not active. Therefore, avoid direct sun exposure to the area being treated for at least five days prior to your treatment. When using SkinPulse SHR, tanned skin can be treated immediately, as long as there is no sunburn/ sensitivity in the area.
  • The use of tanning creams must be discontinued two weeks before your treatment.
  • You must avoid bleaching, plucking or waxing hair for six weeks prior to treatment and do not wax, epilate or pluck or remove hair by any means other than shaving, the same as during the course of treatment.
  • If you have a history of cold sores, Zovirax may be used prior to treatment and continued for one week after the treatment.
  • If you have been on antibiotics, we ask that you leave two weeks between finishing the course and having a Skin Pulse SHR treatment.
  • The area to be treated must be shaved on the day of the treatment. Shaving immediately prior to treatment may make the skin more sensitive so please allow sufficient time in between.
  • A broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) physical sunscreen of SPF30+ should be applied whenever exposed to the sun.
  • We advise not to use any skincare that contains AHA, Glycolic Acid, Salicylic Acid or Rertinoic Acid (ex. Retin A) for five days prior to your treatment.

Please note that results vary from person to person due to lifestyle, external and internal factors, and genetic predispositions.

Vie Aesthetics Clinics
London

2 Harley Street,
Marylebone,
London,
W1G 9PA, UK

Rayleigh

78 London Hill Road,
Rayleigh,
Essex,
SS6 7HP

Germany

Marktgasse 5,
71332 Waiblingen,
Germany

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