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Re: Any Experience with Kelly Inc in Oak Park, IL?
« Reply #60 on: June 18, 2020, 11:54:05 pm »
It's a great question, Cav! And I don't know the answer.

I DO know, I am back there on the 2nd of July. I rather suspect that this will be my last time there. They don't like to work on out-of-towners for less than 4 hours with two techs. I am expecting/hoping that they will think we have reached that point by the end of my time on the 2nd.

I will be sure to update this thread after that...

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Re: Any Experience with Kelly Inc in Oak Park, IL?
« Reply #61 on: June 24, 2020, 05:28:08 pm »
Also might not make sense to pay for travel expenses etc. just for few hours. Better to find someone local after your next clearing. Im glad you went ahead and did the marathon sessions. If there is one thing that i have learned in this process it is to stick with technicians who have experience doing marathon sessions. These electrologists have the stamina and understanding of the beard.

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Re: Any Experience with Kelly Inc in Oak Park, IL?
« Reply #62 on: June 28, 2020, 04:31:59 pm »
Precision Hair removal with Irina Cardos and crew are the best.  They cleared my hole face.


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Re: Any Experience with Kelly Inc in Oak Park, IL?
« Reply #63 on: June 30, 2020, 07:19:32 pm »
I fly to Chicago tomorrow for my next session with Irena and Dan. In preparation, I have had to let my facial hair grow. (Thank goodness for COVID precautions! I can go out and about and no one can see my facial hair!!!)

And, what I have decided is that Irena is better than Dan at killing off hair. That, or the hair on the right side of my face was somehow easier to kill. What has not been generally apparently to me is that there is much more hair on the left side of my face than the right. It was only when I let it grow for 8 days did I notice.

For those new to large volume electrolysis, apparently some people are right side, and some are left side. And, if they have a choice, they stick to their side. So, I have had Dan on the left, and Irena on the right for exactly equal amounts of time.

All those comments about how good the tech is making a huge difference? Well, even among the really great techs, there are great and greater...

 ;D

More to come later in the week after this next session...

Katie

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Re: Any Experience with Kelly Inc in Oak Park, IL?
« Reply #64 on: Yesterday at 05:30:30 am »
Hey Katie,

How did it go? I have been following your journey from afar and seems like so far you have made great progress and would recommend PHR. This is a project I hope to start in the near future.

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Re: Any Experience with Kelly Inc in Oak Park, IL?
« Reply #65 on: Yesterday at 12:31:55 pm »
Hey Katie,

How did it go? I have been following your journey from afar and seems like so far you have made great progress and would recommend PHR. This is a project I hope to start in the near future.
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Re: Any Experience with Kelly Inc in Oak Park, IL?
« Reply #66 on: Yesterday at 12:33:16 pm »
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Re: Any Experience with Kelly Inc in Oak Park, IL?
« Reply #67 on: Today at 12:51:09 am »
Fen!

Thank you for reminding me!

So, early on the morning of the 2nd of July -- really early: 5:00 AM -- I showed up at Precision Hair Removal. It started like the previous sessions, changing into the medical gown, putting the numbing cream all over my face, and then waiting  for Dr. Z to show up. Once again, even with the twilight meds, it hurt to get numbed. And, he injected me with lots of lidocaine. Lots of my face was still numb two days later. Oddly, there were 4 or 5 little circles on my face where there was no numbing at all. It was strange. And those areas hurt a lot. However, because the hair was quite thin, the pain did not last long.

In this session, one of the techs could not come in, so they were operating a body short. That meant that Irena spent the first 2 hours with me, and then left Dan alone with me for the last couple hours. This turned out to be no issue at all because the total tech time was 6 hours. Since last time was 11 tech hours, it was exactly the 5 hours reduction expected between sessions. It went by quickly, and I was out of there by 10:30-ish. I took this picture as I was walking out of the building:



I was more swollen than this each morning for a couple days. And, the skin on the left underside of the jaw was a bit more beat up than before. So, it has taken most of this past week to get to "normal." And once again, it is wonderful waking up to completely smooth skin. I know in a couple weeks I will start to notice hairs and it will bug me. But right now... Right now, it is pretty wonderful...

In the normal scenario, when you get to less than 4 hours total needed, Irena doesn't want to sign you up for large-volume because the overhead is high, and it is not worth it. So, I have been quite worried about what I will do at that point. The problem is that I have to let the hair grow for at least a week before an electrologist can zap it effectively. So, there is no real way I can go to the hour a week options. I need to be able to schedule it all: Letting it grow a long time, and then getting it all cleared in one go. This has not really been a possibility for PHR in the past.

However, both Irena and Dan separately, mentioned they are working to get a nurse to work at the Chicago office in order to provide numbing for the 4 hours and under client. I am REALLY hoping they have something like that in 3 or 4 months...  ;D

As always, if you have any questions, please let me know!

Katie

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Re: Any Experience with Kelly Inc in Oak Park, IL?
« Reply #68 on: Today at 01:25:17 pm »
Your face after a session looks very similar to how mine looked after E3000 when the electrolysis was more intensive (I don't swell nearly as much now because the work is a lot less intensive than it was then).

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