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Laser Hair Removal (Harmony XL-SHR System)

Laser Hair Removal (Harmony XL-SHR System)

Conditions & Treatments, Procedures

8th Sense offers an incredible breakthrough in medical hair removal – a virtually pain free treatment!

The next generation laser hair removal, called Harmony XL-SHR system, is an effective method for permanent hair reduction used on men and women of all skin types, including tanned skin.

After the treatment with our laser you can definitely forget about daily shaving, frequent waxing and painful plucking. All unwanted hair will be gone.*

How does laser hair removal work?

It is a medical procedure that uses laser light, which passes through the skin and gets absorbed by the melanin in the hair. This light is specifically designed not to damage the surrounding skin but to selectively target the hair. It causes photothermolysis which will eliminate the hair and its potential re-growth and achieve desired effect.
With Harmony XL SHR, the diode laser is emitting a broad spectrum light that travels harmlessly through the epidermis and dermis, targeting only the follicle area of the hair. This ensures a treatment that is safe, convenient and pain free. It eliminates dangerous energy spikes that used to cause burning and other undesirable effects. By absorbing the laser energy, hair follicles are disabled and future hair growth is prevented.

Does the hair grow back?

Laser will only work on the hair follicle in the active growth phase called anagen. That particular hair will be permanently destroyed during the session. However, hair that might have been dormant during previous laser hair removal sessions, can re-enter a growth phase. This is why multiple treatments are needed, until all the hair in a growth phase is removed.

Which body areas can be treated?

Laser hair removal can be done on just about any area of the body where there is need for unwanted hair to be removed: face, neck, hands, armpits, tummy area, bikini line, legs, toes etc.

Who is a candidate for hair removal?

Both men and women, teenagers and elders, seek this incredible pain free method. Permanent hair reduction has been very difficult to achieve on darker skin types for many years, African, Asian as well as tanned skin. Now, with Harmony XL SHR, we can offer this treatment for all skin types and all hair colours.
The laser uses advanced continuous wave technology that eliminates undesirable side effects. Unique in-motion technology uses a sweeping motion of the brush to gradually heat the tissue while the rapid pulsing laser targets the hairs. As a consequence, the procedure is shorter in duration and very comfortable – There is no pain. Modern technologies used in this particular treatment guarantee excellent results on all skin types without any side effects.*

How many treatments does one need?

Patients will typically need 4-6 treatments (in some cases up to 10) every 4 to 8 weeks depending on the area treated. Facial and chest/back hair in men is often more dense and can sometimes require more treatments. Very light and fine hairs are more stubborn and might need additional treatments. It is important, during your consultation with a doctor, to mention any medical conditions. Some of them, such as hirsutism (excessive facial hair in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) or hormonal changes might need further treatments.

Who is behind your laser? (It matters!)

There have been many unpleasant stories about unqualified personnel doing hair removal treatments in South Africa. Therefore, it is imperative to choose a medi-clinic that provides a qualified medical doctor’s consultation and supervision. This is very important for all skin types but extremely important in the case of darker skin types.

8th Sense is proud to announce the use of the most advanced technology in laser hair removal – Harmony XLSHR. Let it be your choice as well!

This state of the art procedure has many benefits and advantages:

  • Pain free treatment*
  • No need for analgesic medication or anesthetics*
  • Fast and more comfortable hair removal*
  • Safe for all skin types, including Asian and African skin*
  • Successfully treats all body and face areas*
  • Can treat all hair diameters and depths*
  • Long lasting results*
  • Can be done on a tanned skin*
  • It’s a lunch time procedure without any down time*
  • Affordable to all!


For more information call 8th Sense on 011 884 6418


*Disclaimer: Treatment results will vary on a patient to patient basis. No guarantees can be made