How Laser Hair Removal Works
Laser hair removal involves using a pulsating laser in order to remove unwanted hair. The intense heat damages the hair follicles, which prevents hair from growing in the future. People typically need to get several treatments before they notice permanent results. Most patients will need touch up treatments to treat stubborn hair follicles that may grow back months or years later.
Benefits of Getting the Laser Hair Removal Procedure
Laser hair removal can help you save money by eliminating the need to shave or wax. It can also help you save time. Many hair removal methods can leave behind ingrown hairs and razor bumps. This treatment can remove unwanted hair and leave the area looking and feeling smooth.
The amount of time that it takes to complete this treatment can vary depending on the size of the area being treated. However, one treatment can usually be completed in less than 30 minutes.
How to Prepare for Laser Hair Removal
You do not have to do a lot in order to prepare for this procedure. You will need to meet with a healthcare provider who has been trained to do this procedure. You will need to avoid plucking or waxing a few days before you get your treatment. These treatments disturb the hair follicle. However, you can shave a few days before you get your treatment.
You will also need to avoid sun exposure and tanning beds several weeks before your treatment.
You can soothe your skin by applying Aloe Vera gel to the area. Your skin will be sensitive for a few days after getting this treatment, so you will need to make sure that you wear sunscreen. Avoid taking hot showers, saunas and steam rooms for at least 24 hours. If you get this treatment on your face, then you will need to avoid wearing makeup for at least one day.
Frequently Asked Questions
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