Friday, January 17, 2014

Questions To Be Answered Before Going For A Laser Hair Removal

Laser Hair Removal
Laser hair removal is one of the most famous hairs removing procedure to be opted by people nowadays. The results of this procedure are quick and efficacious due to which it has gained much attention. However, it is always nerve-wracking to go through any procedure which is directly related to skin or body in whole.

Here are some answers to the questions which might be wandering in your mind if you are considering hair removal through laser.

What is laser hair removal?
It is the removal of hair by means of the application of laser on the skin. The laser beams are of a specific wavelength and they disable the hair follicles. As a result, hair stops growing.

Does this treatment harm body skin?
No, it does not. The laser emitted only targets the melanin in the hair follicles. Skin and other tissues remain unaffected.

How many sessions do I need for proper clearance?
There are a number of factors that govern the time period or you can say number of sessions required for complete clearance. It depends on the type of skin, domains of the body and size of the area to be treated. It usually takes 4-6 sessions but if your follicles are resisting and stubborn it may take 6-10 sessions with the gap of at least 4 weeks in between. It also depends on the age factor and hormones.

Who are better candidates for this treatment?
This treatment is best on people with dark or pale skin. Unfortunately it works to the minimal extent on people with darker skin and blond hair. But there is nothing to worry about; improvements are being introduced to laser treatments.

Is the treatment permanent?
Laser hair removal does give you long lasting results and if by any means you're lucky they zapping of hair follicles may be permanent.

Is the treatment safe?
Well yes this treatment is safe. But that doesn't mean that you can blindly trust anyone or any clinic to perform this procedure on your skin. Never go to places that offer you a discount. Always get treatment from trained technicians. Make sure the beauty clinic from which you're about to get your treatment is well known for its procedures and doesn't have any bad history.

What area of the body can be treated with laser?
Laser treatment can be done on any part of the body!

How costly is it?
This treatment is quite expensive. It can be a major pain for your wallet and can cost you $2000 to $3000. Touch-ups which are optional can add more cost.

At what age is laser treatment safe?
If you really want then you can have laser treatment at the age of 18. This is the minimum age to have the treatment, below it don't even think about it.

How intense is the ouch factor?
Not too much, Just a slight prick. And just in case the pain is more than that, anesthetic creams are applied on the skin.

About Author: My name is Victoria. Well to attain as surety and confidence about the laser hair removal treatment it is better that you consult not only the professionals but also the candidates who have gone through the procedure. Not only that, you must dig information from the internet as it can be of immense help to you. And remember, never leave the treatment in the middle as it will not only be a waste of time but also money and you won't even get any results.