you plan to undergo laser hair removal,
best to study first
it. Here are some questions that people looking into undergoing laser
hair removal usually ask:
Who is a good candidate?
best candidates for laser hair removal are people
light skin. Although new devices were invented to enhance results for
people with light hair and dark complexion, results are not as
effective. It is only half as effective on people with blonde or gray
hair. Those with dark or tanned complexion meanwhile can experience
How does it work?
undergoes three phases of growth: growing, resting and shedding. The
pulsed light coming from the laser breaks down and destroys the dark
pigment in the hair called melanin during the growth phase. Hair will
fall out within 10 to 14 days. It's recommended to use a mild sugar
scrub in the shower on the 10th day to help in hair removal and skin
What areas can be treated?
areas of the skin such as legs, back, shoulders, arm and chest can be
treated since pulsed light can target several follicles at the same
time. Upper lip and chin may also be treated but only on dark hair.
It's better to undergo electrolysis for permanent hair
or gray hairs in upper lip and chin areas.
How long does it take?
most people, the recommended number of laser hair removal sessions
four to six, with 4 weeks intervals in between. This would generally
result in 70 to 80 percent hair growth reduction. To get the best
results, it's advised to get maintenance treatments at least once a
year for a few years.
How do I prepare for a procedure?
aesthetician will usually recommend shaving a day or three days before
the treatment, depending on the type of laser or pulsed light machine
to be used.
How painful is the treatment?
of pain varies depending on people's threshold. Most people describe
the pain as similar to a rubber band popping against the skin. Pain
also depends on the area to be treated. Lower legs for example hurt
more than the thigh areas. If you don't handle pain that well, it's a
good idea to take ibuprofen an hour before the session or applying
spray or cream with 4 percent lidocaine to numb the area to be treated.
How much does it cost?
depends primarily on the area to be treated but the range is usually
from $29.00 to $200 per session.
Now that you know almost everything there is to know about this
procedure, it's time to find a reputable salon that offers this and any
other treatment that you may want to undergo.
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