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Laser Hair Removal Works to Reduce Ingrown Hairs. Laser Hair FAQ's, Hair Reduction & Removal Treatment

Laser Hair Removal FAQ’s

Hair Laser: can I shave in between sessions and other hair removal FAQs

There is a whirlwind of myths and half-truths out there about laser treatments so, understandably, we get a lot of questions at our laser hair removal clinic in St. Albans.

I won’t go into too much information about what laser hair removal is because, seeing as you’ve got some good questions, you probably know a little bit about it. Nevertheless, here is an easy-to-follow explanation should you be unsure or need a little refresher.

Let’s get straight to the laser hair removal FAQs, shall we?

Laser Hair Removal Works  to Reduce Ingrown Hairs. Laser Hair Removal Works Towards Permanent Hair Reduction, For all Skin Tones and Skin Types

Laser Hair Removal Works to Reduce Ingrown Hairs. Laser Hair Removal Works Towards Permanent Hair Reduction, For all Skin Tones and Skin Types

 

Can I shave in between sessions?

Absolutely, yes you can. In fact, it’s a good way to help you monitor the changes that you’re seeing; a few sessions in, you may notice that you need to shave less frequently between each laser session.

Whilst you’re still noticing hair, we would ask you to shave in preparation for your session; preferably the night before so that your skin has recovered from the shave.

Shaving or trimming is the only method of removal we’d ask you to use between sessions. It’s vital to the success of your treatments that you do not wax, pluck, or pull the hairs out in any way, shape or form and the laser uses the hairs to deliver its energy to the right place.

Laser Hair Removal Treatment Reduce Ingrown Hairs and Thins Hair Growth: Overall Hair Reduction Treatment

Laser Hair Removal Treatment Reduce Ingrown Hairs and Thins Hair Growth: Overall Hair Reduction Treatment

 

Can laser hair removal cause cancer?

Lasers do not cause skin cancer. This technology has been used for decades and laser hair removal devices do not emit cancer causing radiation and operate at a wavelength that is safe.

Laser Hair Removal Helps With Permanent Hair Reduction. Skin Treatments Reduction of Hair Growth.

Laser Hair Removal Helps With Permanent Hair Reduction. Skin Treatments Reduction of Hair Growth.

 

Can I have laser hair removal with my period?

Yes. This would only impact you if you’re having your neither region treated as it has no impact on the treatment itself.

The question is, are you comfortable being treated during your period? Your practitioner will not mind at all and they do treat intimate areas on many clients during their period; so, if you’re happy to have treatment, then we’re more than happy to treat. You practitioner would simply ask you to use internal sanitary products such as tampons so that, practically, they can treat you.

If you’re uncomfortable with the idea, that’s also not a problem. You would simply time your appointment sessions around when you expect your period to fall.

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Reduction of Hair Growth: Treatment for All Skin Tones. Laser Hair Removal Increases Reduction of Hair Follicles. Laser for Brazilian Underarms Look

 

What laser hair removal is best for dark skin?

Dark skin and light skin can all be treated effectively and safely by hair removal lasers. Simply put, different skin colours need to be treated at different wavelengths for the laser energy to be delivered safely.

At our laser hair removal clinic, we use the Soprano Ice laser which can treat all skin colours. This laser allows us to treat at different wavelengths which means that you will be able to have treatment no matter what skin colour you are and if you go on holiday and get a tan; we’d just change the wavelength to be tan safe.

Alternatively, the ND:Yag is a laser hair removal lasering that is suitable for darker skin types.

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Hair Growth Reduction Treatment: Laser Hair Removal Treatment For All Skin Types. Skin Treatments to Lessen Hair Follicle Growth. Laser for Brazilian Underarms Look.

 

When is laser hair removal most effective?

The most effective time in the hair cycle is during the ‘anagen’ phase. Anagen is also called the ‘active’ or ‘growth’ phase.

Here’s the thing. Not all the hairs will be in this phase at the same time, about 10-15% of your hairs will be at any one time. There’s no way to tell if your hair is in anagen from just looking at the hair from the surface of the skin.

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Laser Hair Removal Treatment. Laser Treatment 2021. Skin Laser Lip Chin Treatment. Treatment Brazilian Underarms Laser.

 

This means that laser hair removal (all devices and lasers) is not a true science; we use our knowledge of the hair cycle growth and treat multiple times to try to catch those hairs in the right stage of their life cycle.

At our Hertfordshire laser hair removal clinic, we offer courses of eight sessions. This is based on the knowledge that 10-15% of your hairs will be in the right phase of growth; 10-15% x 8 = 80-120% clearance of hair.

Laser Hair Removal Treatment for all Skin Types to Reduce Hair Follicle Hair Growth Cycle. Laser Lip Chin Treatment 2021.

Laser Hair Removal Treatment for all Skin Types to Reduce Hair Follicle Hair Growth Cycle. Laser Lip Chin Treatment 2021.

 

Can laser hair removal be permanent?

Yes…and no. For some people, laser hair removal results will last and last and last. Speaking from my own experience, I had laser hair removal on my bikini over 12 years ago and I haven’t had any regrowth it since. My upper lip was also treated at this time and has needed the odd maintenance treatment.

Each person will respond differently to treatment and often with facial hair, maintenance treatment can be expected as it’s usually hormonally driven. Those of us with PCOS usually need to factor in maintenance treatments. Talking of hormones, pregnancy and perimenopause can cause hairs to grow in new places (or regrow in previously treated places).

No practitioner or laser device can guarantee you that your results will be permanent because there are many different factors at play here-we are talking about the human body after all. However, many people achieve long lasting results.

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Laser Hair Removal Top Treatment for all Skin Tones to reduce hair follicles. Laser Treatment: Course of Treatments. Laser Lip Chin Treatment 2021.

 

Where is the best laser skin clinic to get laser hair removal?

It seems that everyone is offering laser hair removal these days! It can be tricky to know where to go so I would say research the lasers and don’t be afraid to ask your practitioner questions prior to any treatment. Some good starting questions are:

Who will be treating me and what qualifications and experience do they have?

Although risks and the chance of side effects is low in trained and experience hands, it is not impossible, so ask who would be able to help you (medical, non-medical?) should unlikely situation this arise.

Laser Hair Removal: Laser Hair Skin Tone: Darker Skin Treatments, Increase Hair Loss. Upper Lip Laser. Laser Lip Chin Treatment 2021.

Laser Hair Removal: Laser Hair Skin Tone: Darker Skin Treatments, Increase Hair Loss. Upper Lip Laser. Laser Lip Chin Treatment 2021.

 

What’s the availability? You’ll be going to this clinic/salon every 4-6 weeks for the duration of your course so you need to be able to go at a convenient time, should that be weekends, daytime, evenings, or a specific day. Best to ask before you commit to your course.

Additionally, you may like to look for some additional criteria which is not essential, but you may find it to be reassuring for your safety and treatment satisfaction. Save Face, for example, is a UK government approved register where you can search for trusted, qualified, and safe clinics and practitioners to do your treatments.

Laser Hair Removal: Skin Tone and Hair Loss Treatment: Skin Tone Treatment: Laser Treatment Permanent. Laser Lip Chin Treatment 2021.

Laser Hair Removal: Skin Tone and Hair Loss Treatment: Skin Tone Treatment: Laser Treatment Permanent. Laser Lip Chin Treatment 2021.

 

Our laser hair removal lead is a medical practitioner who has been performing laser hair removal treatments since the early 1990s so, if we haven’t already answered your laser hair question above, please comment below or via our contact page and she’ll be happy to help.

Disclaimer: This blog is not to be used for diagnostic purposes. We are all unique which means that our results, recovery and suitability for any type of treatment will vary. Always seek the advice of a professional should you have any health or cosmetic concerns or to discuss treatments specifically for you.

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