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Meet your electrologist

Sandra Schallenberg, LE, CPE, CME
Kansas State Licensed
Board Certified Professional Electrologist
Board Certified Medical Electrologist

I am a dedicated and passionate electrologist committed to providing an high standard of permanent hair removal services. With a focus on continual learning and a drive for excellence, I strive to help clients achieve the confidence that comes with smooth, hair-free skin.

My Passion for Continuing Education

One of the cornerstones of my practice is my unwavering commitment to staying at the forefront of the electrology field. I am dedicated to ongoing education, attending workshops, conferences, and staying updated on the latest advancements in technology and techniques. This commitment ensures that I can offer you the most effective and up-to-date treatments available.
 

Why Electrology?

My journey in becoming an electrologist began with a profound belief in the life-changing impact of permanent hair removal that I personally experienced prior to becoming an electrologist. I understand the impact unwanted hair can have on one's self-esteem and daily life. I have helped thousands of clients achieve newfound confidence and self-assurance throughout the years. 
 

Commitment to Excellence

Excellence is not just a goal but a standard that I uphold in every aspect of my practice. From the initial consultation to the completion of your treatment, expect a personalized and professional experience. I use state-of-the-art equipment and follow stringent hygiene protocols to ensure your safety and satisfaction.
 

Let's Achieve Your Hair Removal Goals Together

I am here to help you achieve your hair removal goals. Book a consultation today, and let's embark on this journey towards a more confident and hair-free you.
 

Thank you for considering me for your permanent hair removal needs. I look forward to the opportunity to serve you.

Electrolysis is the permanent solution for your unwanted hair.

Since electrolysis is skill intensive, the electrologist should use a combination of tried-and-true-techniques with the best tools and equipment for the task.

Results oriented and follows the American Electrology Association's
Standards of Practice & Infection Prevention Standards

Clinical grade nitrile (non-latex) disposable exam gloves & wears a mask for your safety

Abides by Kansas State Board of Cosmetology which regulates the practice of Electrology and Skincare

Clinical LED close-up lighting to illuminate critical details mounted on customized telescoptic loupes

Relaxed setting inside a private suite (spacious waiting room & private clincial treatment room) in a professional office building

Advanced computerized epilation equipment-the Apilus xCell Pur

Single use, manufacturer pre-sterilized disposable probes

Commitment to the profession is because of her own personal excess facial hair growth problems solved by electrolysis

Sandra's story:

The path that led to becoming an electrologist

In 1984, I embarked on a transformative path to become an electrologist, marking a significant shift in my career trajectory. Prior to this, I had earned a bachelor's degree in Food Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia, emphasizing science courses that fueled my initial career goal as a medical laboratory technologist. Later, I ventured into quality control management, contributing my skills to two food processing companies.

Life took an unexpected turn when I noticed the emergence of chin hair, a development I either downplayed or managed with tweezers. The significance of this change became evident during my tenure in a food processing plant when a union steward, perhaps inadvertently, suggested the necessity of a beard cover. While initially hurtful, this comment served as a catalyst, pushing me to confront and address my facial hair concerns.

Promptly, I embarked on a journey of electrolysis treatments. This decision not only brought my facial hair under control but also presented a life-altering opportunity for a career change. Transitioning into the role of an electrologist, I found fulfillment in helping thousands of clients over the years who, like me, understood the distress caused by excess facial hair.

My story underscores the profound impact that challenges can have on one's life journey, leading to unexpected but rewarding transformations.

Education

Bachelor of Science
Univeristy of Missouri-Columbia

Over 60 college credits of science classes in Bachelors Degree
Food Science & Nutrition

Certificate of Completion
St. Louis Institute of Electrolysis
Kirkwood, Missouri

The completion of electrolysis school was just the beginning.

 "The majority of education occurs beyond the confines of formal schooling"; and so, it was with me.

Professional Development
 

Continuing Electrology Education transcript  20+ yearst.pdf

Service to my profession 

2000-2006

Editor, Journal of Electrology

Recruited to serve as the editor for the American Electrology Association's Journal of Electrology, curating writers for articles relevant to the field of electrology. This voluntary role not only involved ensuring the quality of educational content but also compiling & writing articles to enhance the professional development for member electrologists. 


Infection Prevention Committee
 

Recruited to at least twice as a member of the committee updating the American Electrolysis Association's Infection Prevention Standards.

Board Member, Officer, Member
 

Served the Kansas Association of Professional Electrologists in various positions over a span of 30+ years.

Awards

1993

Certificate of Recognition

In acknowledgement of contributions as Educational Chairman in service to the Kansas Association of Professional Electrologists.

2001

Certificate of Appreciation

Honored for outstanding contribution, dedication and effort for service to the International Board of Electrologist Certification

2002

President's Award Plaque

In recognition of outstand support, contributions and dedicated service to the American Electrology Association (AEA) granted by the President of the AEA.

Modern Work Space

Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field.’ - Brian Tracy

Professional Certifications & Memberships

Certified Professional Electrologist

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Certified Medicall Electrologist

American Electrology Association

Society for Clinical & Medical Hair 

 KS Association Professional Electrologists

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