Is Laser Hair Removal Right For How Should I Prepare For Laser
Me? Hair Removal?
Reasons to get hair removal by laser over During your free consultation, your
other methods include being self- certified laser technician will review your
conscious of facial hair, in-grown hairs, or history and examine the area to be treated
the sheer time it takes to shave or wax on to determine whether you are a good
an ongoing basis. candidate for treatments. Don't be afraid to
Lasers usually target melanin so if you
have dark hair and light skin you may be Be aware: you cannot undergo laser hair
the “ideal candidate”. It is this reason that removal if you have a tan from sun
hair removal is more challenging on exposure or sunless tanning products; you
people with darker skin (more must wait until the tan completely fades.
pigmentation). That's because a tan increases the risk of
blistering and discoloration after treatment.
Clients commonly come from every walk To be on the safe side, you should avoid
of life; each having their own reasons for sun exposure four to six weeks before
getting laser hair removal. Remember not treatment.
to be embarrassed to tell your laser
technician about your unwanted hair. At Two to three days before having laser hair
Laser Advantage, we are used to hearing removal, you should shave the area to be
a wide range of requests. You are not treated and allow stubble to grow back.
alone in wanting your hair removed! Don't wax or pluck the hair, or undergo
electrolysis three weeks before treatment.
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Top 5 Reasons for Laser Hair How Laser Hair Removal Works What to Expect During and After
1. Improved Self-Confidence Our elōs® Laser Technology targets hair Most people tolerate laser hair removal
Laser hair removal can help you feel follicles harnessing both optical and bi- very well. Some people have likened the
and look your very best, no longer polar radio-frequency (RF). The laser feeling to that of a rubber band snapping
questioning how you look when you beam targets darker pigmentation (the against your skin. After laser hair removal,
show off a bit of skin. dark color of the hair). The heat generated you may experience brief swelling and
by the laser disables and then destroys redness. In most cases this is minimal and
2. Look Great the root of the follicle while preserving the quickly passes. Don't expect, however,
Hair removal by laser can help you be surrounding skin. that all the hair will fall out right away - it
free to enjoy smooth and sexy skin all may take as long as two weeks after
the time. No more discomfort or Laser hair removal is most successful treatment.
unsightly areas between grow-in when the hair is in its Anagen phase (the
stages. phase when a hair follicle is its active For the most part, you can return to your
growth). This is why laser hair removal is normal routine immediately, though you
3. Save Money not a one-time procedure. should avoid direct sun exposure. Be sure
Laser for permanent hair removal may to use sunscreen with a high SPF. You
seem expensive, but over time you will Typical patients require 6-8 treatments for should continue to avoid direct sun
really be saving the dollars. In the long optimal results. At Laser Advantage, our exposure and tanning booths for several
run, laser hair removal costs less than procedures and equipment have been weeks after treatment. Be careful when
waxing, electrolysis and other hair proven to achieve permanent hair touching the treated areas: don't wax or
removal methods. reduction for people of all skin types and pluck hairs, pick at the skin, or rub or
on virtually every body part. scrub it.
4. Save Time
Free up your time with laser hair Most people see 50-80% hair reduction in
removal. Eliminate the daily or monthly the treated area between three and five
hair removal routine, no longer having sessions. Results vary among clients.
to think about missing your lunch hour
to wax, or get electrolysis again. Wake
up each morning and just go!
5. Eliminate Ingrown Hairs
Say goodbye to ingrown hairs that can
cause discomfort, infections and self-