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Laser Hair Removal

Laser Hair Removal Treatments In Plainview

Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is a popular cosmetic procedure that uses lasers to remove unwanted hair from different areas of the body. Our laser hair removal technology is the most effective at getting rid of even the most stubborn hairs.

It's safe, effective and suitable for all skin types and provides long-lasting results.Here, we will explore the benefits of laser hair removal, the process of the treatment, and what to expect during and after the procedure.

Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is a highly effective way to remove unwanted hair from various parts of the body, including the face, arms, legs, bikini area, back and more. Here are some of the benefits of laser hair removal:

  • Long-lasting results: Laser hair removal provides long-lasting results compared to other hair removal methods. Most people experience a significant reduction in hair growth after just a few sessions.
  • Precision: The laser targets the hair follicle directly, leaving the surrounding skin undamaged. This makes it an ideal method for removing hair from sensitive areas.
  • Speed: Laser hair removal is a quick procedure that can treat large areas of the body at once. This makes it a time-efficient method for hair removal.
  • Reduced hair growth: Over time, laser hair removal can reduce hair growth significantly. This means that you will need fewer touch-up treatments in the future.
  • You will need minimum six treatments or more as a protocol to see reduction in hair growth.

    The Process of Laser Hair Removal Laser hair removal involves the use of a highly concentrated beam of light that targets the hair follicle. The heat from the laser damages the hair follicle, which inhibits future hair growth. Here's what you can expect during the treatment:

  • Consultation: Before the treatment, you will have a consultation with a licensed laser hair removal technician. They will assess your skin type and hair color to determine the best course of treatment and ask you to shave the area before you come for your treatment.
  • Preparation: Before the treatment, and a cooling gel will be applied onto the shaved skin.
  • Treatment: During the treatment, the technician will use a handheld laser device to target the hair follicle. You may feel a slight discomfort, but the procedure is generally painless.
  • Post-treatment: After the treatment, you may experience some redness and swelling in the treated area. You can apply ice, aloe gel or aqua-hot to the area to reduce any discomfort.
  • And here's what to do after your treatment and between sessions:

  • Do apply an ice-pack on the treated area to reduce pain, discomfort or irritation.
  • Do apply aloe vera gel or calming creams for 3 days after the treatment.
  • Do wear loose clothes to avoid friction on the treated area for 48 hours.
  • Do keep treated area clean and dry for 48 hours.
  • Do drink plenty of water.
  • Do use at least SPF 50 sunscreen with Zinc for at least 2 weeks.
  • Pre care

    Prior to arriving for your treatment session

  • The area of treatment should be shaved at least 12 hours prior to treatment.
  • Wear loose-fitting clothes on the day.
  • Avoid alcohol or smoking the night before and on the day of the treatment.
  • Drink at least 1 liter of water the day before and the day of treatment - this helps your body to regulate its temperature.
  • Arrive early prior so that you are relaxed.
  • Do not exercise before the treatment.
  • Avoid applying any products on areas of treatment, keep it dry and clean prior to treatment.
  • Do not expose the skin to UV light (sunlight or sunbeds) or apply any self-tanning products prior to treatment.
  • Aftercare

    Protecting your skin after and between sessions.

    Here's what to avoid:

  • Avoid exposing skin to UV light (sunlight or sunbeds) or self-tan for at least 2 weeks after treatment. This is to minimize the darkening of the skin (hyperpigmentation).
  • Avoid heat treatments such as spas, steam rooms and saunas for 7 days.
  • Avoid excessive scrubbing or applying pressure to the skin for 4-5 days. This is to allow the treated skin to recover and to prevent any infection.
  • Avoid shaving the treated area for 72 hours after treatment.
  • Avoid exercising for at least 48 hours.
  • Avoid hot baths and hot showers for 48 hours.
  • Avoid anything that involves chlorine (e.g. swimming) for 48 hours.
  • Avoid make-up on the treated area for at least 48 hours.
  • Avoid the application of perfumed products or bleaching creams for 48 hours.
  • Avoid scratching the treatment area if blistering or crusting occurs, as this can cause scarring.
  • Avoid waxing, tweezing and threading for the complete duration of the treatment course.