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What to Expect from the Laser Hair Removal Process

Last updated 6 years ago

Unwanted facial and body hair is a problem that men and women alike spend extensive time and money trying to manage and eliminate. From creams and waxes to tweezers and razors, there are many types of painful, messy, and time-consuming ways to get rid of bothersome hair in your problem areas. Laser hair removal is unlike these other hair removal treatments because it is convenient and long-lasting. Continue reading to learn what you can expect when you choose laser hair removal to say goodbye to your unwanted facial or body hair.

  • Minimal discomfort during treatment: With the latest technology in hair removal lasers, the treatment process is quick and painless. The skin is cooled while high-energy laser light penetrates the skin to hinder unwanted hair growth at the root. Different types of lasers are available to effectively treat individuals with any skin tone and texture.
  • Gradual disappearance of unwanted hair: The laser hair removal process can take anywhere from six to ten treatments. This is because hair growth can only be stopped when the follicles are in their growth period. Hair grows in cycles, so at any given time, there are resting follicles and growing ones in the same area.
  • Reduced need for hair removal treatments: Lasers cannot guarantee permanent hair removal because factors such as aging and hormonal fluctuations can cause new hair to grow. However, the follicles that are active during treatment will not grow new hair, so you can feel confident without having to squeeze shaving, waxing, or plucking into your daily routine.

If you want to explore all of the benefits of laser hair removal, visit Elements Laser Spa in Austin. In addition to hair removal, we offer skincare and rejuvenating spa treatments to keep you looking your best. Check out our website or call us at (512) 444-4600 today to schedule your first appointment.


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