Laser Hair Removal Treatment

Laser Hair Removal Treatment

Why do temporary hair removal methods such as waxing and tweezing stimulate hair growth?

Waxing, tweezing and depilatory creams are among the top offenders for stimulating hair growth. When a hair root is pulled at or tugged on to remove it, a blood supply rushes that area nourishing the hair follicle. When this process is done regularly the result is growth of very coarse, deep rooted hair. Most clients are surprised to learn that years of waxing and/or tweezing have played a role in making the hair growth worse.
Is laser hair removal uncomfortable, or even painful?
You may experience a small but manageable sensation that we describe as a “pinch” or a “zap” when we pulse the laser.

Why is laser the treatment of choice for hair removal?

Laser remove hair for good, giving you a long- lasting, even permanent result. Traditional hair removal methods, such as waxing, shaving, depilatory creams, plucking/tweezing, sugaring, and stringing provide only temporary results

How does laser remove hair?

Hair removal lasers emit a light at a specific wavelength that is known to be absorbed by the pigment (color) in the hair follicle without damaging the surrounding skin. The light is converted to hest energy, which in turns disables the hair follicle so that it will not produce another hair.

What areas of the body can be treated with laser hair removal?

Laser light’s hair removal lasers can safely treat any body part except for the small area inside the bony ridge of the eye socket.

Are some people better candidates for laser hair removal then others?

Laser hair removal works best on individuals with light skin and coarse, dark hair (brown and black) hair.

How long does a laser hair removal treatment take?

A number of factors determine the length of time for a treatment. The size and “topography” of the area treated factors into the time required, as does the amount of preparation. As a general rule, legs and backs take an hour to an hour and a half, while an upper lipor the tops of ears may require 8 to 10 minutes. The front of the neck or under arms can take as little as 20 mintutes.

How many laser hair removal treatments will I need?

Most laser companies tell us to tell you that it will take 6 to 8 treatments to achieve clearness of an area.

What causes hair growth?

Heredity and ethnic background constitute the primary causes of hair growth, excessive hair growth in woman often results from normal biological changes that they undergo throughout life, such as puberty, pregnancy, menopause and old age. More serious causes can be an abnormality in the endocrine system, such as irregular menstrual cycles; ovarian disorders, such as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS); and thyroid abnormalities. If you suspect any of these conditions or if during your skin evaluation we suspect any of them, we will always recommended that you seek a medical evaluation.

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