Everything You Need to Know Before Getting Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is a popular treatment that provides long-lasting or, in some cases, permanent results. To get the most out of this procedure, it is important to understand the do's and don'ts before laser hair removal. First, let's take a look at how laser hair removal works. Lasers emit wavelengths that target the pigment located at the root of each hair follicle.

By absorbing light, lasers can destroy hair follicles without damaging the skin's surface. Since each tuft has its own growth cycle, several laser treatments scheduled eight to 10 weeks apart are required to permanently remove it. It is essential to shave the area to which the laser is going to be applied before the scheduled laser consultation. Shaving leaves the root in place and helps ensure that the laser has a target, the root, in the hair follicle. It is recommended to shave the area 24 to 48 hours before the appointment.

Even though the hair is invisible to the naked eye, the laser can still attack the pigment found at the root of the hair. It's also important to avoid waxing and waxing for six months until your appointment for laser hair removal treatment. Waxing and waxing remove the root of the hair, which means that there is nothing for the laser to target. Additionally, it's not recommended to shave or wax the treated area at least four to six weeks before your first appointment. Finally, it's best not to drink alcohol more than 24 hours before laser hair removal because it dehydrates the skin and makes the procedure more painful. To talk to a laser specialist about a free consultation or preparing an appointment, visit our contact page or call 866-332-2639. Knowing what you should and shouldn't do before and after laser hair removal is vital to getting the most out of this popular treatment.

I would definitely recommend my laser to anyone who wants to get laser hair removal at an affordable price. However, it may be beneficial to perform laser hair removal during the fall and winter so that the treatment area is not exposed to high UV rays. That's when, if you're not fully aware of the laser hair removal process, you could start making some serious mistakes that will negatively affect the results of the treatment. To ensure you get optimal results from your laser hair removal treatment, it's important to understand what you should and shouldn't do before and after your appointment. Shave your treatment area 24-48 hours before your appointment and avoid waxing or shaving for four to six weeks prior. Additionally, abstain from drinking alcohol 24 hours prior as this can make your procedure more painful.

Finally, consider scheduling your appointment during fall or winter months when UV rays are less intense.