Introduced somewhere in 1990s, laser hair remover treatment has been widely accepted by all skin doctors. As said by dermatologists, this is a safe and effectual method of removing unnecessary hairs from small as well as large areas of our body. While shaving and waxing has been the traditional way of removing unwanted hairs, they still come with few severe disadvantages and side-effects.
Laser hair removal comes with zero side-effects and is 100% safe. Besides coming with zero side-effects, what has made this treatment in demand is its speed and effectiveness.
Body Parts Where Laser Hair Remover Are Done
Hair removal treatment can be performed on both small as well as large areas of our body. However, the most common parts where this treatment are being done are lips, chin, back, underarm, shoulders, ear lobe, hips, abdomen, thighs, bikini area, public area, chest, toes, hands, legs, neck, face and arms. Women get laser treatment done mostly on their face area including upper lips and chin while men get it done on their chest and underarm.
How Hair Removing Procedure Using Laser Beam Is Done?
Removal of hair using laser technique is done by letting a laser beam pass through the skin and reach the hair follicles from where the actual hair growth starts. What the laser beam does is it damages the follicles and thus stops the entire hair growth in that particular skin area.
This treatment usually done is several sittings and it lasts from around 10-15 minutes to one or two hours taking the length of body area into account. Once the treatment session is over, an additional moisturizer and cooling cream is applied to that particular skin area.
How Many Sessions Are Required For Laser Hair Remover?
As said earlier, laser treatment is done in multiple sittings and the time that each sitting takes depends upon the body part where it is being done. In addition to the body area length, body immunity, skin color, gender and coarseness are also considered for this treatment. However, considering these factors, multiple sessions of this treatment is required in most of the cases with an intention to get 100% positive result.
As our body hair grows in multiple phases, laser treatment is effective in growth phase. Thus, in each of the phase, one session of this treatment is done to get complete rid of extra hairs and make that body area hair-free. Usually, five to seven sessions are done for a normal and small area including lips, chin and other face areas. However, when doing laser treatment for big areas likewise thighs, arms, hands and legs, it can go up to ten to twelve days.
Advantage of Laser Hair Remover Treatment
- So far, there has not been found any cases related to re-growth of hair after getting laser treatment done. However, if the hair still starts re-growing after the treatment, they will be very much finer and lighter when compared to the old hairs.
- Laser hair remover is nearly risk-free when compared to the traditional hair removal methods including waxing and electrolysis.