Best of Let’s Reach Success in 2014

Happy New Year, lovely people! I spent another great year blogging here. With more readers, new visitors, followers, shares and views, I can move on to 2015 and keep trying to inspire, encourage and inform with my posts. Thank you all for being a part of that. Here is a review of the best content of each month:

January

The Zen Alphabet Success in Disguise 10 Small Acts of Kindness That Will Make a Big Difference Attitude of Gratitude Eliminating What is Holding You Back

February

Slow Down and Enjoy Successes So Far How to Leave a Great Legacy Lessons Learned in 22 Years

March

The Superpowers We Wish We Had Going with The Flow From Disappointment to Healthy Relationships The Only Way to Get What You Want

April

How to Turn Darkness into Light Signs of Spiritual Awakening Refinding Magic: Lessons from Alice in Wonderland

May Published my first book.

The Tao of Happiness A Shooting Star and The Importance of Knowing What You Want Happiness: You’re Doing it Wrong

June

20 Things Life is Too Short For The Root of Our Problems

July

When You Feel Lost The Reason You Wake Up

August

How to Live in a Non-Understanding World Why It’s Not So Hard to Succeed How to Get Paid to Do What You Love

September Started contributing to Lifehack.

How Focus Leads to Great Results Wasted Potential Things I Choose to Do in My 20s Letting Go of Anger

October

How to Travel Light through The Journey of Life Become One, End Inequality and Live in Peace 8 Remarkable Things to Do with Your Life What’s Your Hero Story

November

Success 101: What it Really Takes to Succeed 12 Steps to Building the Ideal Lifestyle Why Have a Morning Routine The Path to a Free, Happy and Simple Life The Happiness Formula: How to Choose to Be Happy

December I reached 4,000 followers.

Simple Ways to Deal with Anxiety During the Holidays Why We Don’t Get Things Done Who We Really Are

And here’s the best of Let’s Reach Success in 2015.

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The 3 Main Types of Permanent Hair Removal: Which One Is Best for You

Which Type of Permanent Hair Removal Is Best for Me?

Rates of people seeking permanent hair removal solutions in the past decade have shot up – and that goes for women and men.

There are three main types of permanent hair removal readily available at most good clinics, which are:

  • Laser
  • IPL
  • Electrolysis

The question is, what are the differences and which type of hair removal will suit you the most?

Some are more painful than others, while some have a higher success rate at keeping hair completely at bay than other kinds.

Whichever method you go for, you can be sure that they are all much more effective with less annoying side effects than shaving, plucking, using hair removal cream, or waxing.

Without further ado, read on for an explanation into the differences, pros and cons of each permanent hair removal method so you can make an informed choice about which solution you want to go for.

Laser

Laser hair removal is the most popular and well-known kind of permanent hair removal – but is it the best?

Generally, laser works great for pale-skinned clients with dark hair who want to reduce the unwanted hair on their upper lip, armpits and bikini line, but can also be used on other areas. It doesn’t work very well on dark-skinned or light-haired people.

Laser removal usually takes 4-6 sessions to achieve complete hair eradication but could require more or less. These sessions are recommended to be spaced at a month to six weeks apart, so full treatment can take up the best part of a year.

As with most types of ‘permanent’ hair removal, that is not really the case. It will significantly reduce unwanted hair but cannot be relied on to completely banish the hair for life. Ongoing sessions will be required to keep all hair at bay.

The good news is that laser shouldn’t hurt the patient too much – it feels like a series of elastic bands snapping at the skin. Most patients report significant hair reduction and are very happy with the results.

IPL (Intense Pulsed Light)

IPL works largely in the same way as laser hair removal but uses many more wavelengths to target and kill hair roots. Making each session effectively better at reducing hair growth.

A low dose of IPL continuously shoots deep into the hair follicle, which gets absorbed by the hair papilla pigment. This decomposes and shrinks each hair before it can erupt, significantly impeding hair growth.

This form of treatment is said by some to be more painful than laser – but independent practitioners have developed ways in which to dramatically reduce pain. Hairfreedom Centres in Australia have created a unique cooling system built into their IPL hair removal handsets which immediately creates a numbing sensation along with the light therapy to ensure patients feel little to no pain during the procedure.

How many sessions you need depends on your hair thickness and size of the target area. Armpits, for instance, take around 6 sessions, while bikini line usually takes up to 8. Expect noticeably reduced hair growth from the first session.

Electrolysis

Electrolysis is billed as a progressive treatment to permanently get rid of unwanted hair. It’s a rapid form of hair removal, with treatments delivering tiny pulses of current as little as one-thousandth of a second in length directly into the skin to target hair follicles before they can develop. It is effective on any area of the body.

Depending on the size of the area of treatment, electrolysis sessions usually take up to 45 minutes, but ‘touch up sessions’ can be as quick as 15-20 minutes in the clinic.

Electrolysis can be a better solution because it produces more permanent results than laser and works on all hair colors, not just dark hair. As with most forms of hair removal, it is not pain-free, but not unbearable. Your technician will work at a pace suited to you and your pain threshold.

Getting Treatment

Whichever type sounds best-suited to you, make sure you go to a licensed clinic with fully trained technicians in your chosen hair removal method.