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Laser Hair Removal: What Are the Side Effects of Laser Hair Removal?

Last updated 7 years ago

Laser hair removal is a safe and effective way to remove unwanted body and facial hair. However, as with any cosmetic procedure, laser hair removal also has a few minor side effects.

In this video from, licensed clinical esthetician Keeley Selvage provides an overview of the side effects of laser hair removal. The most common side effects include redness, swelling, and sensitivity. In some cases, you may experience breakouts and ingrown hairs. Using a loofah or exfoliating 10 days after your treatment can help reduce the risk of ingrown hairs. What about patients with a history of herpes? Find out how to treat possible flare ups with this full video.

Ready to permanently remove your body hair? Skin care specialists with the Elements Laser Spa provide the permanent hair removal services for your needs. For patient information, services, products, or to schedule a consultation, visit our website today!


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