Laser Hair Removal

Whether you’re tired of shaving or waxing laser hair removal is a safe and effective way to get rid of unwanted body hair. Is a quick procedure you can have during your lunch break. It can take anywhere from 2 minutes to an hour, depending on the treatment area’s size.

How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

Our FDA approve painless laser hair removal system targets pigment in the hair follicle and focused on the root. The intense heat the laser emits damages the hair bulb and discourages further hair growth.

Almost anyone can have laser hair removal, but it may not be for you if you:

  • Are hypersensitive to the wavelengths emitted by the laser
  • Are taking certain medications
  • Are prone to light-induced seizures
  • Have a tan or use tanning beds, moisturizers, or creams designed to tan the skin

How Many Sessions Are Required to See Results?

You will achieve the best results from permanent laser hair removal after 6 treatments with 4-6 weeks between each one.

Everyone’s body reacts to laser hair removal differently. Some will need 1-2 treatments per year to maintain results. In some cases, patients may experience permanent results.

Some medications make your skin sensitive to light. You will need to stop taking them at least one week prior to your laser hair removal treatment. Talk to your doctor to make sure your medications won’t be a problem.

Stop waxing, tweezing or bleaching your hair in the treatment area one month prior to your session. This allows the root to stay intact and gives the procedure a greater chance of success.

Laser Hair Removal Risks

There are some risks to laser hair removal. Most of the side effects are mild and clear up within a few days. Common side effects include:

  • Burning sensations
  • Scarring
  • Redness
  • Skin discoloration
  • Blistering
  • Returning hair growth
  • Itching
  • Infection
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What to Expect After Laser Hair Removal

After your procedure, expect some hair in the treatment area to fall out after two weeks of treatment. This is a normal sign of an effective treatment. Try not to rub or irritate the skin. Use a cold compress or cortisone cream if you are experiencing swelling, redness or slight pain after the treatment.

You may need to stop using certain skincare products if they contain retinoids or alpha hydroxy acids. These products can make your skin vulnerable to sun exposure and increase pain during the procedure. Consult with your esthetician about your current skin care routine and whether it needs to be altered for laser hair removal to be successful

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