If you are looking for a longer-lasting solution for removing unwanted hair, laser hair removal is the best way to go. Our laser treatments are fast and effective! Our experienced laser techs are able to help consult and guide you through this medical procedure and will tailor your treatment to your specific hair and skin type.
How Laser Hair Removal Works
A concentrated beam of light, which converts to heat, is used to damage the hair follicles that produce hair. This process inhibits or delays future hair growth. The lighter the skin and darker the hair the more effective the laser is but it can be successful on other skin and hair types.
Laser hair removal typically takes 6-8 treatments because hair grows in cycles, so you may have new hair growth in the same area you just had a treatment. Other factors that determine the number of treatments needed are genetics, skin color, hormones, hair texture, and amount of hair. We typically schedule facial treatments 4 weeks apart and other parts of the body at 6-8 week.
What to Expect During Your Treatment
- The area is shaved before the treatment begins and a cooling gel is applied.
- You will be given sunglasses to wear during the procedure to protect your eyes against the laser.
- The technicians will use an applicator to trigger laser beams through your skin. You will feel little zaps on your skin, much like someone snapping you with a rubber band, and because the laser is damaging the hair follicle you may experience a burning smell.
- After treatment your skin may look irritated and a little swollen, but it is temporary. Also, the hair doesn’t fall out immediately, but you will shed them over the following days.
- Laser hair removal is a process. Most people see a thinning of the hair during their 1 & 2 treatments and a noticeable difference after their 3 & 4th treatments. You can shave between each treatment as long as their isn’t any irritation.
Please note that we cannot do laser treatments during pregnancy or nursing. We also advise that you avoid sun exposure as well as taking antibiotics or any other medications that have photosensitivity.