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I'm just starting HRT. I found a Trans owned place in NYC $40/hr 2 hr minimum. Trying to simplify and process the info. not simply accepting what the owners say. JUST TO GET RID OF FACIAL HAIR COMPLETELY( my body has always been pretty hairless): HOW LONG, HOW MUCH $ AND HOW MUCH PAIN?

Avirone

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Hi Avirone ,,

Cant comment on the price Hun except compared to my place

its very cheap . Re discomfort -yes a little but you will get used to that,,,,

under the nose the more painful I find . Electrolysis is the only permanent

system . best of luck , viv :)

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Guest Donna Jean
I'm just starting HRT. I found a Trans owned place in NYC $40/hr 2 hr minimum. Trying to simplify and process the info. not simply accepting what the owners say. JUST TO GET RID OF FACIAL HAIR COMPLETELY( my body has always been pretty hairless): HOW LONG, HOW MUCH $ AND HOW MUCH PAIN?

Avirone

My electrologist charges me $45 an hour or $105 for 3 hours...I think your price is in the good range!

I think the price is incredible for NYC. I've seen people paying $180 an hour there!

And your other questions are subjective ...like saying "How high is up?"

Everyone has different pain tolerance. Also they can adjust the current to make it quicker or less painful.

How long?

Gee, depends on amount of hair, how often you go, what sertting is used...not an easy thing to guess...

Good luck, Honey!

Donna Jean

Ask the electrolgist about these questions..they would have a much better idea after looking at you..

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Guest Elizabeth K

Good advice already.

I pay $55 per hour here in Louisiana. She is very sanitary and that is what I wanted. I had the eyebrows and moustache areas done first (and a few in the ears). But I got laid off and had to quit because of the money.

But I have virtually no body hair ('cept underarm and pubic) so I never considered that work to be necessary - and right - after 15 months on HRT - all I have elsewhere(around the belly button for example) disappeared.

It does hurt a bit - but its not a torture. Depends on your pain tolerence, mainly. Also - the number of sessions is dependant on the amount of beard you may have.

I figured 35 sessions for me. But I have a very sparce beard, and mainly under the chin.

I need to go back! But also remember it's a continuous process. You may or may not need to go back a couple of times each year for new growth.

Lizzy

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Guest NatalieRene
I'm just starting HRT. I found a Trans owned place in NYC $40/hr 2 hr minimum. Trying to simplify and process the info. not simply accepting what the owners say. JUST TO GET RID OF FACIAL HAIR COMPLETELY( my body has always been pretty hairless): HOW LONG, HOW MUCH $ AND HOW MUCH PAIN?

Avirone

Thats a good price. It's $114 for one hour in Old Town Alexandria Virginia near Washington DC.

As far as how long, it will probably take a number of sessions to see results because it's one hair at a time. The total time depends on how much pain you can tolerate and in effect how many hairs per minute your person can remove without you passing out from the pain.

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Guest Elizabeth K

I timed my electrolysis tech - she averages 6 hairs per minute - thats every ten esconds. And she does not stop for two hours (that's what I like to do - 2 Hour sessions) So allowing 5 minutes start and 5 minutes finish up with no action - that is 110 minutes or 6600 seconds = 660 hairs in a double session. At $110 per double session that is just under 17 cents each!

WOW

Lizzy

UPDATE - the internet says a textbook adult mature male beard is 100 hairs per square inch. I think that outside the mustache I am about 10 per square inch and some areas are virtually clear. I am 1/4 Native American on my dad's side, but he had a full male beard. I am not sure how I lucked out.

That is the good news. The bad news is that I get about a 30% return growth after electrolysis. So I have to keep at it. I hope this helps.

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I timed my electrolysis tech - she averages 6 hairs per minute - thats every ten esconds. And she does not stop for two hours (that's what I like to do - 2 Hour sessions) So allowing 5 minutes start and 5 minutes finish up with no action - that is 110 minutes or 6600 seconds = 660 hairs in a double session. At $110 per double session that is just under 17 cents each!

WOW

Lizzy

UPDATE - the internet says a textbook adult mature male beard is 100 hairs per square inch. I think that outside the mustache I am about 10 per square inch and some areas are virtually clear. I am 1/4 Native American on my dad's side, but he had a full male beard. I am not sure how I lucked out.

That is the good news. The bad news is that I get about a 30% return growth after electrolysis. So I have to keep at it. I hope this helps.

Thanks Everyone: Elizabeth you must be an accountant!

Avirone

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