Laser hair removal is a procedure that offers a permanent method of removing unwanted hair. If you are looking at a laser hair removal procedure, then there may be many considerations and questions on your mind. Being prepared and informed about this procedure in advance can be valuable. There are various considerations to be aware of when deciding of this procedure is right for you.
Here are several things to know about getting laser hair removal:
- Take Advantage of Free Consultations
We are here to answer any questions you may have, what to expect and help you make your decision if laser hair removal is right for you.
- The Best Time for Laser Hair Removal is Fall and Winter
It is highly recommended while going through the duration of your treatments to stay out of the sun (this includes indoor tanning facilities) if you do choose to laser hair removal in spring/summer just remember to be diligent with SPF to avoid irritation.
- Exfoliate Regularly to See Faster Results
Exfoliating 3 days after treatment can help you see results faster, prevent ingrown hairs and help loosen up any trapped hairs trying to fall out.
- Shave Thoroughly Before the Appointment
Use a new razor before appointments to get the closest shave possible. Less hair = painless; if you have a stubble the laser will burn it off and you may feel a strong zap. Between treatments continue to shave, each time you shave you’ll notice less hair and difference in texture (soft and grows slower). Shaving regularly will help you notice your results so you can communicate with your laser technician about what areas to pay closer attention to. One way to help see your results clearly is to take before and after pictures!
- Expect Minimal Down Time
Depending on the area you are targeting, treatments can be as little as 10 minutes, no down time required!
It usually takes 7-8 treatment sessions to get the results you’re looking for depending on the area you’re working with. Some may take less! Laser hair removal requires a little on going maintenance – usually 1 treatment a year.
For additions regarding laser hair removal, please contact us at (509) 424-5899 and schedule a complimentary consultation!