What is Laser Hair Rremoval?
Laser hair removal is a method to permanently remove hair in specific areas. Both men and women can get laser hair removal. In this procedure, a specialist does the job manually and aims at removing the hair roots.
How does Laser Hair Removal work?
Lasers from the device are sent into hair roots and those lasers heat the area.From the precisely located heat, hair roots are weakened, and they do not grow anymore. After each session, weakened hair roots weaken more and more, and eventually they completely lose their operational capabilities. Before Laser Hair Removal, hair should be left alone for a month, and not cut or plucked.
Who can get Laser Hair Removal?
Anyone above the age of 14 can get laser hair removal treatment. However, devices cannot see yellowish hairs very clearly, which means more sessions may be required for people removing blonde hair.Because of that, the hair type and color should be determined beforehand. A dermatologist’s report should be helpful for both you and the results you will get.
How many sessions should I get?
Hormonal situations affect the process. However, it also depends on the person. Sessions last from 3 to 6 weeks and it takes generally 8 sessions to completely remove hair. Hair starts to fall out after 3 sessions.
Is there any pain during sessions?
No, there is not. However, people with low pain threshold shave reported that there is a little pain. If you feel pain during the process, you can easily report it to your specialist and they’ll take care of it for you by adjusting the heat.
Is Laser Hair Removal permanent?
It is. It directly affects the hair root making the root weak and unable to grow. In roughly 8 sessions, you can lose hair permanently.
What are the benefits of Laser Hair Removal?
- It is painless.
- There are no permanent scars after operation.
- It can be applied to anywhere on your body without risk.
- It is highly ideal for ingrown hairs.
- It is permanent and therefore its perks are lifelong.
- It is a sterile method since there’s no physical contact other than a laser.
What should I pay attention to after treatment?
Direct exposure to sun may lead to spots. Because of this, it is recommended to stay away from the sun for as long as possible after treatment. If it’s possible, plan your sessions to be performed in the evening.
It is also not recommended to get a tan after the operation. Because of this, laser hair removal should be done in the winter, if possible.
If you need to get outside in the sun during the laser hair removal period, apply strong sunscreen in order to lessen the impact of the sun on your body.
Other than these things, remember that your clinic/hospital and your specialist is highly important to the results of your laser epilation procedure.