Laser Hair Epilation


Laser Hair: Everything You Need to Know

Ahead of your first appointment, keep in mind that not all lasers are created equal. There are three different kinds:

  • Alexandrite
  • Diode
  • Nd: YAG

Advantages of the Alexandrite Laser

It is considered as the most efficient laser for use with all hair and skin types, as the laser does not affect darker skin types as much as other lasers. As with all other lasers, it is best with white and very light skin, and has proven most effective with the fine, thin hairs that many of the other types of laser cannot eliminate.

The wavelength of light emitted from the Alexandrite Laser is easily absorbed by the melanin (pigment cells) in your hair, which causes those cells to be heated and ultimately destroyed.

Advantages of Diode Lazer

The Diode laser treatments are effective on medium to dark hair on any skin type, Compared to other laser systems, such as the  Alexandrite, our 808nm Diode laser wavelength offers the deepest penetration levels and superior melanin absorption.

The Nd:YAG laser doesn’t generate a ton of heat so it’s good for small areas like the chin and upper lip.

Advantages of Nd: YAG

1064 nm Nd:YAG laser system can be used safely on all skin types, including tanned. Fast repetition rates and large coverage areas allow large areas of the body to be treated quickly. It is known to be effective on darker or tanned skin.



What is Laser Hair Epilation?

Laser hair removal is a medical procedure that uses a concentrated beam of light (laser) to remove unwanted hair.

During laser hair removal, a laser emits a light that is absorbed by the pigment (melanin) in the hair. The light energy is converted to heat, which damages the tube-shaped sacs within the skin (hair follicles) that produce hairs. This damage inhibits or delays future hair growth.

Although laser hair removal effectively delays hair growth for long periods, it usually doesn't result in permanent hair removal.but cahange the hair structure which is thinner, unseen fine hairs(not appropriate for laser treatment). Multiple applications  and different laser systems necessary for succesfull  laser hair removal treatments.After regular sessions, maintenance, kontrol  treatments might be needed as well. Laser hair removal is most effective for people who have light skin and dark hair, but it can be successfully used on all skin types.

How does Laser Hair Removal work?

Laser treatments target hair when it’s in the active growth phase. The laser emits controlled pulses of energy which are absorbed by the pigment in the hair, known as melanin. It does this by reaching right into the active hair follicles that lie beneath the skin. In other words, as the follicles absorb the heat from the laser, it destroys them from the root up without damaging.

What are the Benefits of Laser Hair removal?

Laser hair removal is non-surgical, non-invasive, and comes with many proven advantages.

Precision: Combination of all three system is able to accurately target hairs all the way down to the follicle.

Speed: The length of treatment will vary from case to case, depending on the areas being treated, the skin tone, and the color of the hair. However, many patients see results within just a few weeks of their first treatment!  

Cost: It’s true that you’ll have to invest quite a bit more upfront to cover laser hair removal treatments, but think about your savings in the long run! No more razors, shaving cream, waxing appointments…you just throw on your clothes and go. Can you really put a price on that kind of freedom?

Comfort: Laser treatments can cause some slight discomfort initially, but it’s nothing compared to unsightly ingrown hairs, irritating razor burn, and painful waxes. The discomfort also tends to fade more and more with each session.

Convenience: Laser hair removal can be done on any area of your body, including your face, legs, underarms, back and bikini line. Wherever you’ve got unwanted hair, we can remove it safely and effectively!

Who is a good candidate for laser hair removal?

While laser hair removal will work for almost anyone, some patients will have better results than others. The ideal candidate for laser hair removal will have fair to light skin with dark, coarse hair.

Patients with red, blonde, white, or fine hair may require extra treatments to see more permanent results, as there’s not enough pigment in lighter hair to absorb the light from the laser. If the hair follicles aren’t able to absorb an adequate amount of light from the laser, the heat won’t be able to destroy them.

People with darker skin are eligible for laser hair removal, but they can be more susceptible to a side effect called hyperpigmentation, or a darkening of their skin. We can reduce the amount of energy used during treatment to help counteract this.

What does laser hair removal feel like?

Laser hair removal treatments can be slightly uncomfortable, but they are typically not painful. The intense heat of the laser feels similar to a warm pinprick, which is often alleviated by the cooling mechanism built into the device. Your comfort is our top priority and we’ll do everything we can to make this a pleasant process! There are also a few things you can do to make these sessions as enjoyable as possible.

What do you consider before coming to laser epilation?

There are some trics to make application more comfortable These are;

  • Take a pain reliever about thirty minutes before your scheduled treatment.
  • Don’t drink alcohol for 24 hours before your scheduled treatment.
  • Avoid this treatment if you are on antibiotics, as they are photosensitizing. That means they make your skin more sensitive to light and can lead to a burning sensation on your skin when exposed to the laser.
  • Avoid sun exposure before your scheduled treatment
  • Pregnant women and those who are on Accutane or any medications should not receive treatment.
  • How long does laser epilation session last?

Treatment times will vary depending on the size of the area or areas being treatedand the density of the area. A session involving your upper lip might take 1-2 minutes or less, while treating the entire back may take closer to 20-30 minutes. Either way, there’s no downtime and recovery is a breeze! There may be some redness or mild swelling for the first few hours after treatment, but this typically resolves itself quickly. If you have any discomfort, you can apply ice to the treated area for fast relief.

While you are going through your laser hair removal treatments, it’s very important to:

  • A week avoid natural sunlight, tanning beds, and even tanning sprays for four weeks after each session.
  • Use a good sunscreen every day.
  • Stay away from the gym, sauna, and hot showers for 24 hours after each session.
  • Avoid excessive scrubbing or applying pressure to the skin for 4-5 days.
  • Within the first few days after getting laser hair removal treatment, you will also want to avoid using topical beauty products.
  • After getting laser hair removal is to avoid other hair removal methods.
  • How long do the results of laser hair removal last?

Rresults will vary from case to case, but most patients will find their results last for many years. Some even experience permanent hair loss and do not need any session anymore.

What are some of the most popular areas for laser hair removal?

Bikini, underarms, arms and lower legs are the most popular areas for women. Men, ask for their back, chest, and bikini area to be treated.

Will it hurt?

Some people find it uncomfortable, But for the most part it is tolerable, but it varies from person to person. Numbing cream can also be applied 20-30 minutes before treatment if patients require.

How long will it take to see results?

It depends on the client, but most see results in as little as two sessions. A full course is usually anywhere from 4 to 12 sessions to see permanent results.

Where should I get it done?

Those seeking laser hair removal should go to a licensed pro with a degree on laser teratments. Specially clinics that are using “three laser” epilation system which are able to combine to get ultimate results by laser epilation.