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Alkaline Wash – facial hair reduction

A progressive solution to treating the fine ‘Peach fuzz’ hairs commonly seen across the face.

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Procedure Time
45-60 minutes
Back to Work
Next day
Pain Level
Healing Time
1+ Day
Best For
Over 20's
No. Of Treatments
Dependant on client
Product Aftercare
Seba E Oil

The DMK Alkaline Wash system is a remarkable treatment for all areas of the face, designed to reduce fine, downy hair. This type of hair is not suitable to be treated with IPL or Laser because it has no colour for the laser to target. Alkaline Wash can remove large areas of hair in one treatment without discomfort. After your first treatment, the hair will grow back at its normal rate, but as treatments progress the hair regrowth rate will become slower and the hair will weaken; usually resulting in a permanent loss over a period of time.

The treatment is completely pain-free, however in some cases the area can appear red and warm which is normal and will subside after a short period of time.

Unlike Dermaplaning, which uses a blade to remove hair, Alkaline Wash dissolves the hair making it 100% certain that hair growth will not be stimulated after treatment.





VIP Members Aesthetic Practitioner Senior Aesthetic Practitioner
Lip or Chin £42 £47
Lip and Chin £63 £68
Half face £84 £89
Full face £105 £110
Patch Test £25 £25

You must book a patch test of the Alkaline Wash before any treatment to check for reactions. We conduct a mini treatment around your chosen area using all of the products, completed by our trained therapists. The £25 charge for the patch test will then come off of any course of Alkaline Wash treatment bought afterward.



Staff Review

This treatment is a fabulous solution to that fine, light hair that sits across the face. I could always notice this hair whenever I applied my makeup until I started having Alkaline Wash.

— Charlene

Great service, really friendly and professional team. Always a pleasure to come in.

— Carol


Can I have this treatment if I have acne or am sensitive?
Alkaline wash is perfect for removing fine, fluffy hair but also acts as a resurfacing tool. The solution sits on the skin and dissolves the hair gently, without causing any pain or irritation to the skin. It can also gently exfoliate any dead skin sitting on the surface which helps with breakouts.

Is it permanent?
Over a period of time Alkaline wash will reduce the hair growth enough to what will become a permanent solution. These results are progressive as we need to target the hairs during every phase of the growth cycle. There are always a few exceptions, especially if medications are being taken that may stimulate hair growth.

Will it stimulate hair growth?
Unlike waxing and shaving, Alkaline wash will not stimulate the growth of new hairs. After your first treatment, the hair will grow back at a normal rate but after further treatments the growth rate is dramatically slowed.

How do I plan around events/ holidays? 
Allow a minimum of two weeks before a holiday or special occasion. The skin can be more reactive due to stress and if any action occurs on the skin then it has time to settle. In a hot climate, the high level of UV rays may cause a reaction on the skin if done too close together.

Can I have this treatment if I am pregnant or breast feeding?
During pregnancy the change in hormonal balance means that the skin is 75% more sensitive than normal and therefore we would not treat during pregnancy. Alkaline Wash would not be recommended for a minimum of 3 months post birth or whilst breast feeding. If you have been receiving Alkaline Wash treatment before becoming pregnant then you must wait until the recommended time after pregnancy before restarting treatment.

Can I still have treatment if I suffer from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)?
PCOS is a medical condition that affects the hormonal balance which causes excess hair growth. This type of hair will sadly always grow back. We can still treat, however this will be ongoing treatment.