Hair look great only when on head. Unwanted hair at different body parts add an ungroomed and untidy look to your personality. They are equally frustrating for both men and women, this is the reason people are often seen spending hours in salons getting waxed, threaded or shaved– all painful yet temporary solutions. Effects of waxing and threading last for 3 to 4 weeks, while shaved hair regrow within a week.
Furthermore, avoid undergoing laser hair removal if you have recently tanned yourself, or have gone to a tanning spa or used a spray tan.
If you also want to get rid of unwanted hair, make a Free Online Consultation today and discuss your concerns with one of our internationally recognized laser hair removal experts and let them decide the best course of treatment for you.
How it works
Laser Hair Removal technique uses a high intensity beam of light that works by permanently disabling hair follicles’ ability to grow. Laser light targets dark pigment in your skin. When a specific area that needs treatment is exposed to laser, dark matter in your skin absorbs the high energy light and heats up. Since the hair follicles underneath your dermis are darker as compared to the surrounding skin, they instantly absorb laser and heat up to an extent where their ability to grow is permanently disabled.
How it feels
There is a common misconception about laser hair removal that it is a very painful procedure. But this is not true. Individuals who have undergone this procedure found it to cause a sensation similar to having a mild rubber bad snap on the surface of skin.
Who is an ideal candidate for laser hair removal?
Laser hair removing technique works best on pale skin with dark coarse hair, nevertheless latest laser techniques also work well on darker skin tones.
Laser does not work well on light-colored hair such as blond, red, grey, silver or white hair.
How well it works
Laser treatment has been reported to kill between 20 to 40 percent of the hair in a single session. This means after 3 to 4 sessions about 80 percent of the hair is destroyed, and after 5th session about 90 percent of the hair is gone.
How many sessions do you need
Generally 6 to 8 treatments are enough to get smooth, hairless skin, but this may vary from individual to individual, depending upon the number, color and texture of hair as well as the size of the area that needs treatment. Some patients get desired results even after four treatments, while there are few who need more than eight treatments, though the latter are very few.
What to expect after treatment
Post laser hair removal session you may experience slight pinkness, redness or itchiness at the treated area. This is normal as long as it is mild to moderate and most of the times subsides at its own. This is because the intense laser light irritates the skin a little bit. It normally persists for up to 24 hours. If it lasts longer than a day, call your specialist and discuss your condition.
You may also notice shedding two to three weeks after your initial treatment. The shedding process looks more like the blackheads, pushing their way out of the treated hair follicles. Shedding process can be made easier and effective by regularly exfoliating the treated area.
Risks associated with laser hair removal
Laser hair removal does not have a long list of side effects and complications that other hair removing techniques normally have. It is a quite safe procedure and if performed by an experienced dermatologist or nurse practitioner, it rarely causes any adverse effects.
Some common side effects of laser hair removal are:
- Mild swelling at the treated area, around the hair follicles
- Slight itching and redness of the skin
- Acne and skin discoloration may also occur
- Temporary changes to skin texture such as trivial blistering, scarring or crusting
- Mild pigment changes may also occur, especially in the areas with relatively darker tone. However, these changes are usually temporary and subside at their own within a few days
That said, people with darker skin tone are more prone to these side effects, and are therefore advised to consult the best laser provider in the town to avoid possible damage to the skin.
Furthermore, avoid undergoing laser hair removal if you have recently tanned yourself, or have gone to a tanning spaor used a spray tan.
Laser hair removal Cost
Cost of laser hair removal Dubai varies greatly from one individual to another, depending on the area that needs treating and color, texture and thickness of the hair to be removed, and the type of procedure used.
Furthermore, every laser provider charges differently, based on his/ her expertise and qualification, reputation and the geographic location of his or her clinic.
Additional fees may include:
- Procedure costs
- Prescriptions for medication
Top 5 reasons why you should go for laser hair removal
i. Removes unwanted hair from almost any part of the body
ii. Boosts your self-confidence and self-image
iii. Laser hair removal can target in grown hair as well
iv. Saves you time as well as money
v. Offers instant and lasting results with virtually no downtime
If you also want to get rid of unwanted hair, make a free online consultation today and discuss your concerns with one of our internationally recognized laser hair removal experts and let them decide the best course of treatment for you.