If you’re spending any time in a swimsuit this summer, you know how much of a pain shaving can be. Putting down the razor for good seems like a dream come true. Laser hair removal is an alternative to shaving, but many women (and men too!) have a lot of questions about the procedure. Here are the details you should know to decide if laser hair removal is right for you.
Does it hurt?
The word “laser” may bring to mind something terrifying and painful, but that’s not the case with laser hair removal. While the procedure does cause some discomfort, it is minimal and not long lasting. Many customers describe the feeling as the quick flick of a rubber band against their skin.
How does it work?
The hair removal specialist aims a concentrated beam of light at individual hairs. The light is absorbed by the pigment and damages the follicle, stopping future growth of the hair. It will take about three to six treatments to be completely hair-free.
Is it permanent?
Laser treatments can permanently reduce hair growth, but they can’t permanently remove hair from an area. This is because even though the treatment damages hair follicles, new follicles can develop later. Many customers require yearly maintenance treatments.
Will it work on me?
Laser hair removal is safe and effective on all skin types. While the procedure works best on dark hair, customers with blonde and red hair can see great results too.
How much does it cost?
Prices vary by the area being treated and how many treatments are required. Contact AVC Aethetics to learn more and to set up an appointment.