Laser hair removal is a medical treatment that uses a laser – a pulsating beam of light, to remove unfavorable hair. If you are not happy or getting impatient of plucking, waxing or shaving to remove unwanted hair, so, laser hair removal is a good option you can consider.
Laser treatment is one of the most preferable cosmetic procedures. During laser hair removal, a laser beam passes through the skin to an individual hair follicle. The intense heat of the laser damages the hair follicle, which prevents future hair growth. It is most effective for people who have dark hair and light skin. Dermatologists remove unwanted body and facial hair safely and more efficiently by using laser treatment.
You can have better clear and hairless skin that is smooth and so touchable!
Types of Laser Hair Removal
Body hair removal can achieve by using different types of laser, and these methods are becoming over the year more safe, quick and often painless to eliminate hair. Different type of lasers offers certain advantages which are as follows.
Ruby laser is so painless. It works by slowly emitting heat before and after each laser blast the treatment, making it less aware. The hairs can precisely target, and there is little harm done to the skin. This treatment is often recommended for those people who have light skin tone.
Alexandrite lasers are the almost universal system. It develops to allow hair removal treatments for a wide range of hair color and skin tone. From the alexandrite laser, red light is release, which is usually for producing minimal re-growth, it combines with the heat produces, which damages the hair follicles.
Nd: YAG is also referring to ‘Neodymium.’ It emits infra-red light and can use in conjunction with a carbon lotion. It allows the laser to penetrate deep enough to the hair follicle to remove the unwelcome hair. It’s a new type of laser to hair removal treatments, which is very effective in removing hair. The treatment might need repetition, however, as the results sometimes fade over time.
It works to perform effective hair removal while protecting the skin and producing as little damage as possible.
Intense Pulsed Light laser (IPL)
It emits very short bursts of light at high speed. The strength of the IPL and frequency of the bursts can be easily controlled, allowing it to be used on sensitive skin and over a range of different skin pigments. It rarely has side effects.
Cost of Treatment
It is hard to predict the exact number of sessions a person needs for laser hair removal as it depends on the size of the area. In general cost of Laser Hair Removal varies from $100 to $500 per treatment session depending on other factors and one geographic area to another.
Why Laser Hair Removal
Waxing/Shaving is worse for the skin & is also more time taking. People like to prefer a permanent form of hair removal treatment as compared to the periodical process of shaving, plucking or waxing. Moreover, these traditional or temporary methods of removing hair will not only take a lot of time out of your life but also cause rashes, marks, and ingrown hairs. Laser Hair Removal helps in removing our hair easily without spending hours on these temporary methods. It is a more cost effective method and above all a permanent solution.
Keratosis Pilaris Caused by and Worsened by Waxing & Shaving
Keratosis Pilaris – a condition where hair gets trap under the skin because the skin cells overproduce, thereby not allowing the hair to pierce through the skin. This results in red bumps on the skin, rough and particularly on the arms, back, and legs. Sometimes the hairs poke through, but you end up with deep marks from the inflammation in the end. It worse with each cycle of shaving, plucking or waxing and then when hair regrows they get stuck over and over again under the skin. It is also referring to the chicken skin or chicken bumps, which is only curable through permanent laser hair removal.