This hair removal device could help you net up to £250 an hour

By Helena Biggs | 05 April 2022 | News, Products & Treatments

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Are you seeking to expand your treatment offerings and diversify your business? While nail services ignite your creative prowess, you may want to consider enhancing your service menu – and profits – with the addition of laser hair removal, and attract the 75% of your female client base who seek a long-term, fuzz-free solution.

The perfect complement to your existing services, particularly in the run-up to summer when clients seek smooth pins alongside their pedi, you could be earning over £250 per hour with the SMARTDiode Pro.

Created by The Smart Group, which has been supplying the health, beauty and aesthetic sectors since 2009, the SMARTDiode Pro offers effective, fast and comfortable laser hair removal for all skin types. It’s the compact sister of the SMARTDiode machine; swan-like in appearance and super sleek; saving valuable space in the beauty room.

“The SMARTDiode Pro provides the nail and beauty operator with their first step into pain-free, super-fast laser hair removal at an affordable investment,” comments Josh Yardley, director at The Smart Group. “Laser hair removal can’t be offered online or supplied directly – so it’s a great option for professionals to introduce into their salon space.”


Laser hair removal involves pulsing specific wavelengths of laser light onto the targeted area, which are then absorbed by the darker pigment (melanin) in the hair shaft. This light energy is then converted into heat, which is transferred into the hair follicle to damage it and inhibit its future growth.

Before and after SmartDiode Pro laser hair removal treatments

The SMARTDiode Pro features pre-set and bespoke treatment settings, so you can tailor the treatment depending on hair type, skin type and area for consistent, comfortable results.


To allow you to deliver SMARTDiode Pro treatments with confidence, The Smart Group offers CIBTAC and IQ Verify accredited training on-site for businesses, or at its regional training centres. “All Smart products are accompanied by a comprehensive and accredited training package to ensure that you can demonstrate expert delivery and exceptional client care,” continues Josh. “All Smart trainers are independent, qualified educators who provide practical expertise and knowledge.


Recapture lost profits and rebuild a positive cashflow without a big initial outlay with a variety of investment options from The Smart Group. The team is offering interested parties:

SMART Start 3: A payment of £50 a month for the first 3 months, followed by a four year interest free payment plan of £323 + VAT per month.

Smart PAYG Rental Option: For an initial payment of 20% of the equipment value, operators will get a full SmartDiode PRO package including the laser system with 25,000 ‘shots’, training and treatment insurance. Further laser ‘shots’ can be purchased on a pay-as-you-go basis as and when needed with no minimum spend.


“Following the first lockdown, I was keen to reopen the salon doors with something to excite my clients,” reveals Caroline Staite-Loveridge, owner of Aphrodite Beauty & Nails, Rugby.Many of them had expressed an interested in hair removal offerings and I spent a lot of time researching different systems, as I wanted to increase the salon revenue with a lucrative service that would appeal to many.

“I already offered treatments with The Smart Group’s Accor Plasma Pen and had noticed the company’s offering of laser hair removal with SMART Diode technology. The SMARTDiode machine is suitable for all skin types, pain-free and the treatments are fast. I had also heard great feedback from other salon owners about its results and the company’s support.”

When Caroline had selected a finance plan and the team had been visited by an educator, the salon was ready to promote its laser hair removal services.

“The Smart Group sent amazing marketing materials – such as before and after photos. Many of our waxing clients have turned to laser hair removal and the services have appealed to current and new clients – with some travelling miles for their appointment,” she continues.

“At Aphrodite, we price according to the size of the treatment area and achieve in excess of £200 per hour through laser hair removal services with the SMARTDiode. Offering laser hair removal has been amazing for the business. It has motivated the team and given us something new and exciting to talk about and our client base has grown.

“Investing in SMARTDiode has been the best business decision I have ever made.”


Try out the SMARTDiode Pro for four weeks and receiving training, insurance and campaign support in Scratch’s competition with The Smart Group. Click here to enter by 30 April 2022.