Do you believe laser hair removal is for you? During your consultation, your esthetician will guide you and answer any question you may have regarding laser hair removal. In the meantime, here is a small list of the most frequently asked questions about laser hair removal.
1- Is Laser Hair Removal for me?
Unwanted hairs are becoming a problem for a growing number of men and women. If you no longer wish to shave, wax, trim or use electrolytes Laser hair removal is the perfect solution!
2- Are there any risks or potential problems ?
Laser hair removal is associated with certain medial problems which will be explained when you meet with your medical esthetician. Light-colored hairs are difficult to treat and may require more treatments. To prevent any complications and because the body is in hormonal imbalance, laser hair removal is not recommended for women who are pregnant. To avoid skin burns, decolouration and the formation of marks, laser hair removal may not be performed on tanned skin.
3- What happens after each treatment?
Your skin may show light redness which is temporary. Most people return to their normal activities immediately following the laser hair removal treatment. Certain hairs will begin to fall 2 to 4 weeks following the treatment. You may even observe a period without hair in between each treatment. We provide you with a post-treatment informational sheet after your first laser hair removal session that provides you with a host of important information.
4- Is Laser Hair Removal Painful?
The heat of the laser is often described as a pinch or akin to the snapping of an elastic band on the skin. This only lasts a short second and may be followed by a tingling sensation or a short-lived feeling of heat.
5- How many treatments will I need?
Many treatments are required to reach all the follicles in one zone. Most of our clients are satisfied with the results after 6 to 8 treatments. These results may vary because of medical or genetic factors.
6- What will my results be?
Each laser hair removal will reduce the number of hairs that will grow back. Seventy percent of hairs will disappear. Also, hairs that do grow back will do so more slowly, will be lighter and finer. Results may vary from one person to the next.