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Laser Hair Removal

Is it safe to start Laser Hair Removal during the summer?

Starting laser hair removal during the summer is generally okay, even if you plan to spend time in the sun, as long as you take proper precautions to protect your skin. Laser hair removal targets the melanin in hair follicles, which can make your skin more sensitive to sunlight for a short period after treatment. […]

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Do I need to shave before my treatments?

Yes, it is generally recommended to shave the area being treated the day before or the day of your laser hair removal session. This allows the laser to target the hair follicles beneath the skin more effectively, as the hair above the surface can absorb the laser energy and cause discomfort.

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What do I do to the area in between treatments?

To prepare for laser hair removal treatments, it’s important to shave the area beforehand and to continue shaving in between treatments. It’s crucial to avoid tweezing or waxing, as these methods can leave partial roots in the skin that can become bigger, stronger, and thicker when they grow back. Shaving is a safe and effective […]

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How many days after my treatment does the hair fall out?

After laser hair removal treatment, the hair in the treated area may appear to continue to grow for several days to weeks. However, this is actually a process called shedding. The treated hair follicles become damaged by the laser, and over time, the hair shaft will shed from the follicle. The time it takes for […]

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How permanent is laser hair removal?

Laser hair removal is considered a semi-permanent hair reduction method. This means that while it significantly reduces hair growth, it does not guarantee permanent removal of all hair in the treated area. The majority of people who undergo laser hair removal can expect an approximate 80% reduction in hair growth. However, factors such as hair […]

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How long should you wait between sessions?

The frequency of laser hair removal treatments depends on the specific treatment plan and the individual’s hair growth cycle. Generally, laser hair removal treatments are scheduled 2-3 weeks apart for facial areas and 5-6 weeks apart for body areas. This allows enough time for the hair to grow back and enter the active growth phase […]

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How many sessions are needed?

Laser hair removal is effective only on hair that is actively growing. For optimal results, a minimum of 6 laser hair removal treatments is recommended to treat an area effectively. Typically, up to 80% of actively growing hair can be removed through these treatments. The average person requires anywhere from 6-10 consecutive treatments, followed by […]

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How long does the treatment take?

The duration of laser hair removal treatment can significantly vary based on the size of the treated area. For instance, a smaller area like the upper lip can take as little as 8 seconds to complete the treatment, whereas larger areas such as the back or lower legs may require up to 30 minutes for […]

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What is the recovery time for laser hair removal?

After undergoing laser hair removal, there is virtually no downtime. However, it is common to experience mild side effects such as erythema (redness) and perifollicular edema (bumps) which usually resolve almost immediately but can sometimes last for a few hours or days after the treatment. To minimize these effects, it is recommended to avoid heat […]

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