Welcome to Goddess Electrolysis. We are working to redefine how trans people experience gender affirming care in the state of Minnesota.
If you'd like to work with us, now or in the future, please take a moment and read through the information below, as well as the pages about Laser and Insurance Reimbursement as applicable . . .
Goddess Electrolysis was founded with the explicit purpose of supporting trans folks to meet their transition-related hair removal goals.
We are proud to be an exclusively T4T practice. As trans woman electrologists, we are naturally and enthusiastically invested in our clients’ care.
We’ve built our business -from our tables and machines to our physical space to our practices of consent- specifically to meet the needs of the trans community.
If you become a client with us, we are sure you will feel the Transness of it all!
Electrolysis is a very unique process that most folks find to be quite strange at first.
It is performed by inserting a very small metal filament into the hair follicle, and emiting a current that disconnects the hair from its blood supply.
Electrolysis treats one hair at a time.
In clearing a forearm or future pussy, we are usually treating thousands, if not 10’s of thousands, of hairs. This is because hair grows cyclically. In addition to the hair that is present on the body at any given time, there is a large amount of hair that is not present, that is dormant, and we cannot treat this hair until it cycles into its growing phase.
Reaching the point that all hair has been treated, and no future hair will grow in this area, requires dozens of appointments.
This may not be the best way to sell our services; we know no one wants to hear this. But we believe in creating clear and realistic expectations for our clients and community.
A client seeking pre-surgical electrolysis will expect to come in weekly for 12-18 months.
Goddess Electrolysis is designed to meet the needs of folks who are ready and able to commit to the Electrolysis Journey.
In order to serve the community in an equitable and efficient way, we have created a unique way of approaching scheduling...
Whereas most electrologists will have varying schedules from week to week, our approach to scheduling is founded on recurring weekly appointments.
A new client is given a time, say Tuesday at 2:00, and comes in for an hour each week at that time. This allows us to work toward an initial clearing of the hair that is present -which, in most cases, takes many weeks- and then continuing to work with the hair as it cycles through the stages of growth. For many folks, this is a bit hard to conceptualize, but once they start coming in they quickly see how things work and why we schedule in this way.
Our full rate of service is $200/hour.
Folks who plan to submit an invoice to their insurance for reimbursement, as well as folks who are in a position to afford this, will pay the full amount at the time of service.
For folks who are paying out of pocket and not seeking insurance reimbursement, we offer Community Pricing. Currently, our Community Pricing scale is $150-$200/hour.
Hair removal is categorically one of the worst parts of medical transition.
That's why we work to make it significantly more comfortable, relational, and affirming.
Having a space that is exclusively for trans folks is exceptionally rare.
We are committed to hiring only trans providers, trans staff, and serving only the trans community.
Our clients generally find the experience of working with us to be transformative and often end up finding the electrolysis journey to be an enjoyable part of their medical transition!