What are common treatment areas for laser hair removal?
Legs, arms, underarms, back, chest, chin, upper lip, and bikini are some of the most common treatment areas for laser hair removal. One can opt for full body laser hair removal, including back and abdomen too.
How painful is the laser hair removal treatment?
The treatment does not hurt as methods like shaving, waxing or tweezing may do. It is a safe and smooth procedure for all parts of the body.
How many sessions do you need for the laser hair reduction treatment?
The number of sessions would depend on your hair and skin type and response to the treatment. Generally, you may need 6 to 8 sessions spread over a 12 months period.
Is it a permanent hair removal solution?
Laser hair removal is a longer-lasting hair removal solution in comparison to waxing and shaving. Laser hair removal uses pigment lasers that facilitate targeted action on hair follicles to get rid of unwanted hair. However, there are chances that the hair may regrow, especially if the hair follicle is not destroyed completely, but just damaged during the laser hair reduction procedure. Hence it is referred to as a ‘long-term’ and not permanent hair removal solution.
Is Laser hair removal safe? Are there any risks or complications during the treatment?
Yes, laser hair removal is an extremely safe treatment. As such, there are no risks or complications involved, but one must consult a dermatologist before getting the treatment done to determine the right machine, fluence, energy and number of sessions in order to achieve the right results in the safest way possible.
Are there any side effects of laser hair removal?
- Skin irritation. Temporary discomfort, redness and swelling are possible after laser hair removal. Any signs and symptoms typically disappear within several hours.
- Pigment changes. Laser hair removal might darken or lighten the affected skin.
How much does it cost for laser hair removal?
Laser hair removal price depends upon the area of your body being lasered off, hair thickness and skin type.