Does the Silkn work on Armpits? Short-answer, yes it does. As mentioned in my first posting on the SIlkn Home Hair Removal device, “Silkn for Male Home Laser Hair Removal â€“ A Technical Analysis â€“ Part 1” here is part 2 of the series on the male armpits.
Since my first session with the Silkn May 22, 2009, I have seen considerable results in hair reduction since that time. At first the results were less than stellar, not really noticing a difference, but by the end of the Summer (my 9th session) I started to notice some reduction. Fast-forward to 2010 and the hair reduction is pretty significant. Normally if I did not shave for 7-days, you would see noticeable growth in the armpits, now, you barely see anything. I would estimate that the hair growth is reduced by 80% at this point.
Here is a more technical analysis including accrued cost so far;
As mentioned I started on May 22, 2009. In most cases I would use the Silkn once per week and sometimes would go 2-weeks before using. The manual recommends bi-weekly to monthly between sessions, but considering the growth I had under my pits, I figured I would give it some extra.
Between May 22, 2009 and January 17, 2010, I have had 27 sessions. Since the start, I have zapped my left armpit 164 times and my right arm pit 166 times for an average of 12 zaps per armpit per session.
The cost of a bulb, from Silkn Canada’s website, which they are selling for $65 per Canadian.
Each bulb lasts 750 shots (I have gone through 2 bulbs) – which means each zap is valued at $0.087 per zap.
Cost on my left armpit to date is $14.27
Cost on my right armpit to date is $14.44
Total cost for both armpits to date is $28.71
Of course this cost does not factor in the price of the machine, nor the discount on the initial bulbs, but does give you a good sense of the cost for this body area. A deeper analysis is forthcoming that will factor in the price of the machine, stay tuned.
For $30 and the amount of hair reduction I have seen, I am extremely pleased. Also, consider the time saved and gas money from going to a laser hair removal clinic in Calgary this is extremely cost-effective and more time saving.
Does the Silkn Home Laser Device work on male armpits – this blogger says yes.