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Silk'n Flash&Go™ Freedom™ Hair Removal

What it is:An FDA cleared home-use device for obtaining permanent hair removal results. What it does:Designed for men and women, this easy-to-use Flash&Go Freedom uses highly sophisticated Home Pulsed Light™ technology to safely and effectively provide you with proven long-term hair removal results. Top dermatologists and plastic surgeons who tested Flash&Go Freedom concluded it could be used safely, easily, and effectively in a typical home environment. The HPL technology in the device has been designed to capture all the clinical benefits of pulsed light for hair removal at home.A unique skin color sensor is built into the Flash&Go Freedom to measure the treated skin complexion at the beginning of each session and occasionally during the session, ensuring that pulses will only be emitted on suitable skintones. As with professional laser treatments, a series of treatments are required to clear an area of unwanted hair—the result is lasting silky-smooth skin. What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens- Sulfates - Phthalates What else you need to know:This device covers a large treatment size of four centimeters and is designed for all body areas including delicate and sensitive areas. It is safe with minimal discomfort compared to waxing or professional laser treatments, while treatments are simple, quick, and clean. Research results:Clinical studies at 3 months post treatment: - 70% dramatic hair reduction
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Questions & Answers for Silk'n Flash&Go™ Freedom™ Hair Removal

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Does this work as good and give the same results as the Flash&Go Permanent Hair Removal device with the purple top?
I'm planning on buying one and I was wanting to know if they worked the same or if one was the better buy?
asked 2 years ago
Anonymous
on Flash&Go™ Freedom™ Hair Removal
5 answers
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answer 1
Hi, thanks for your question!
The Flash&Go Freedom and the Flash&Go both use the same award winning HPL technology, providing the same great results!
The original Flash&Go (Purple device) cartridges are not compatible with the Flash&Go Freedom. But not to worry, you can still buy both refill cartridges online at Sephora.com .
Flash&Go Freedom refill cartridges are available online and in selected stores.
We hope that answers your question!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
silkn
answer 2
Wow I'm surprised Sephora removes their clients reviews.
After a few days mine was removed.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
slub2003
(glendale heights,IL)
answer 3
You can buy the refill cartridges for the Silk'n Flash & Go (original, purple top) at the Silk'n website - no problem. The original Flash & Go works wonderfully and has changed my life, for real. I haven't tried the new Freedom bc the original works great for me, but wanted to pass along the good word. I can wear shorts or jump in a swimsuit for a swim any time I like without any concern about hairy legs or stubble. Read the guidance - light skin with dark hair works best.
answered 2 years ago
book14me
(Nashville TN)
answer 4
If you buy one, buy this new one. Cartridges for the original are difficult to find and perhaps on track for extinction. Don't buy the original. Also, save your reciept
answered 2 years ago
danainaz
(Ahwatukee, AZ)
answer 5
No it is not compatible with the original flash and go.
Ive not purchased it, but ive done some research on the internet.
This is very unfortunate, because i do not know where i can purchase the original cartridges, it seems like sephora discontinued them :(
answered 2 years ago
Anonymous
(edmonton, AB)
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When will it be back in stock?
What is the estimated date to have this product available again to order? I hope before summer gets too close!
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
uhoo22
on Flash&Go™ Freedom™ Hair Removal
3 answers
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answer 1
Apparently, whoever Sephora had on here saying it won't be back in stock didn't know what he or she was talking about since I just ordered one.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
renodrock
answer 2
It would be pretty great if you removed this from your site then...
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
katiebug88888
(Arlington Va)
answer 3
Hi uhoo22,

The Flash & Go Freedom Hair Removal device will not be back in stock. Our records indicate that it has been discontinued from our website. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and we thank you for your understanding.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
does it work for all hair color?
red hair & blonde
asked 2 years ago
Anonymous
(abington PA)
on Flash&Go™ Freedom™ Hair Removal
2 answers
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answer 1
Hi, thanks for your question!
Treatments work best on dark hair types, or hair that contains more melanin. Melanin is the pigment that gives hair and skin its color, and will absorb light energy. Black and dark brown respond the best, although light brown hairs will also respond but typically require a few extra treatments. Red may show some response. White, grey or blonde hairs usually don't respond as well to treatments, though some users have noted results after multiple treatments.
We hope that answers your question!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
silkn
answer 2
no. The light pulses seek out pigment, so,it will not 'see' your fair hair. Even professional treatment will not do it. If you must permanently rid of hair, professional electrolysis is the way to go. Also, over time, an epilator or waxing damages the follicle enough to prevent regrowth. (Like brow plucking)
answered 2 years ago
danainaz
(Ahwatukee, AZ)
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Can it be used to remove facial hair?
my skin tone is medium and I have sparse brown hair here and there (mostly on neck and chin)
asked 2 years ago
mzmee
(Rocklin, CA)
on Flash&Go™ Freedom™ Hair Removal
2 answers
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answer 1
Hi, thanks for your question!
Our Flash&Go Freedom users have experienced excellent results treating facial areas from the cheekbones down. Please note when treating with the Freedom Flash&Go, it is important to wear high SPF sunscreen. The Flash&Go freedom targets pigment in the hair follicle, so it will be successful in targeting light brown to dark hair.
You mentioned medium skin tone, if you are unsure whether your skin tone falls within the suitable range, please refer to your manual or call a Sephora customer service rep for more information.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
silkn
answer 2
It works better the lighter the skin and darker the hair. I do believe it will work for you at a medium setting
answered 2 years ago
danainaz
(Ahwatukee, AZ)
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Is there a difference between Flash n' Go Freedom now available versus the Flash n' Go model that you just stoped carrying?
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
Anonymous
(Atlanta, GA)
on Flash&Go™ Freedom™ Hair Removal
2 answers
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answer 1
Hi, Thanks for your question.
The Flash&Go Freedom and the Flash&Go both use the same award winning HPL technology, so they both will provide the same great results. The Flash&Go Freedom comes with an extra-long life lamp cartridge.
The original Flash&Go (Purple device) cartridges are not compatible with the Flash&Go Freedom. But not to worry, you can still buy both refill cartridges online at Sephora.com. Flash&Go Freedom refill cartridges are available online and in selected stores.
You treat the same way: Once every two weeks for roughly 4 to 6 treatments (although some users have found great results as quick as two). After that it becomes maintenance as needed.
Hope that answers your question!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
silkn
answer 2
Hi, Thanks for your question.
The Flash&Go Freedom and the Flash&Go both use the same award winning HPL technology, so they both will provide the same great results. The Flash&Go Freedom comes with an extra-long life lamp cartridge.
The original Flash&Go (Purple device) cartridges are not compatible with the Flash&Go Freedom. But not to worry, you can still buy both refill cartridges online at Sephora.com .
Flash&Go Freedom refill cartridges are available online and in selected stores.
You treat the same way: Once every two weeks for roughly 4 to 6 treatments (although some users have found great results as quick as two). After that it becomes maintenance as needed.
Hope that answers your question!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
silkn
Question
Does the cartridge come w/the device? Do I need to buy extra or wait? How many uses out of one cartridge?
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
busyasabee2
(Sylvania, GA)
on Flash&Go™ Freedom™ Hair Removal
2 answers
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answer 1
The device did come with a cartridge, but I bought an extra to be on the safe side. The booklet gives you an expected number of uses, but I don't have that in front of me right now.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
kristina1124
(Leetonia, Ohio)
answer 2
Hi, thanks for your question.
The Flash&Go Freedom comes with an extra-long life lamp cartridge. Depending on which area you are treating, you should be able to fully complete your treatments. Many users enjoy sharing their devices and will purchase additional cartridges that are available on-line and in selected stores.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
silkn
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How come this does not work on blonde hair?
I've seen this and a few others that don't work on blonde hair, just wondering why? Its so hard to find something for me!
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
manool
(toronto)
on Flash&Go™ Freedom™ Hair Removal
2 answers
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answer 1
This product only targeted pigment. so it won't work on light hair.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
britbea
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 2
Hi, thanks for your question!
Treatments work best on darker hair types, or hair that contains more melanin. Melanin is the pigment that gives hair and skin its color, and will absorb light energy. Black and dark brown respond the best, although light brown hairs will also respond but typically require more treatments. Red may show some response. White, grey or blonde hairs usually don’t respond as well to treatments though some users have noted results after multiple treatments.
Hope that answers your question!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
silkn
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Does the Flash&Go come with 1 cartridge?
I just wanted to know if the device comes with a cartridge already or do I have to purchase the first cartridge as well?????

Thanks!!!!!
asked 1 year, 9 months ago
latinaml
(Virginia Beach, VA)
on Flash&Go™ Freedom™ Hair Removal
2 answers
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answer 1
It comes with 1 cartridge that seems to last quite awhile. Compared to professional removal cost this is as cheap as its going to get for replacements, it is worth it!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
lamentis
(winnipeg, MB)
answer 2
It comes with a cartridge included with 5,000 pulses
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
SinfulMakeup
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Does it work on bikini area?
asked 1 year, 8 months ago
CeciliaW
on Flash&Go™ Freedom™ Hair Removal
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes, I am doing mine!
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
jellena
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 2
yes. I've used in around my bikini line and have 80-100% hair removal. I think it works especially well for this area because it is small so you're able to be really consistent which is necessary.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
samm5148
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Dyed Hair
If I dye blond hair a darker color will the Flash&Go work?
asked 1 year, 8 months ago
Jaelyn42
on Flash&Go™ Freedom™ Hair Removal
2 answers
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answer 1
I doubt it. you have to shave first before using it and the hair below the surface won't be dyed.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
sophiekin
(Vancouver)
answer 2
I don't think so because it works with your hair focal which you cant Dye
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
jellena
(Los Angeles, CA)
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