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Laser Hair Removal FAQ

There are plenty of good reasons to consider laser hair removal, especially if you’ve had it with shaving, waxing, tweezing and other forms of unwanted hair eradication. However, it’s important to understand all aspects of laser hair removal before taking the plunge. Here are the answers to common frequently asked questions:

Does laser hair removal permanently remove hair?

While most hair will not return following the completion of all laser hair removal sessions, many people experience some hair regrowth over time. That’s why an annual touch-up to get rid of unwanted hair is needed.

Can lasers remove hair anywhere on the body?

For safety purposes, it’s not wise to use lasers to remove eyebrow hair. There is always a risk that the laser could damage the eyes. The rest of the body is fair game.

How many sessions are necessary for laser hair removal?

The number of sessions needed depends on the individual and the area where they are having hair removed. The average person requires eight to 12 treatment sessions, spaced four to six weeks apart. That schedule follows the hair growth cycle.

Are there any risks associated with laser hair removal?

While laser hair removal is generally safe, there are risks associated with any type of procedure. Potential risks include burns, skin discoloration, scarring and temporary welts or scabbing. People with darker skin are at greater risk for these issues. There is also the risk that hair continues to grow. Do your research and find a well-qualified technician to lower possible treatment risks. Avoid spas and salons and go to a dermatologist or plastic surgeon offering onsite treatment.

Does laser hair removal hurt?

It’s not a painful procedure, but some clients may feel a pinching or pulling sensation. If you can get through waxing, you shouldn’t have an issue with laser hair removal. For those with sensitive skin, or planning hair removal in the bikini or other sensitive areas, topical numbing cream applied prior to the process will help.

Who is not a candidate for laser hair removal?

Laser hair removal works best on people with light skin and dark hair. Newer laser technology can remove hair on darker-skinned people. However, those with light-colored hair, such as blondes, redheads and grayed hair, are not good candidates for laser hair removal. The laser works by seeking melanin in the hair shaft, and people with light hair shades do not have sufficient pigment.

If you or someone you know would like to learn more about laser hair removal, please feel free to schedule a consultation or contact one of our representatives today!

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