How long a gap do I need between laser hair removal treatments?
For treatments on your face you will need a four week gap between appointments and for treatments on the body you will need about a six week gap. This is because the hair cycle on these different types of hairs varies slightly and it is important to catch the hair during an active stage.
What precautions should I take throughout my laser hair removal treatments?
Avoid sun exposure at least two weeks before your treatment, wait for tanned skin to fade before beginning your treatments. Do not bleach, pluck or wax during your course of treatments.
How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?
Laser hair removal works by sending a beam of laser light to a group of hair follicles with enough power to destroy the root but not enough to harm the surrounding skin. The technologies are designed to cause selective heating of hair follicles but are safe for surrounding tissues.
Is laser hair removal suitable for Dark and Asian Skin types?
Laser hair removal is suitable for all skin types. Same day free consultations available. Having a wealth of knowledge in treating different skin types, here at Pulse Light Clinic we have the ability and confidence to provide you with the best laser hair removal treatments for all Asian and dark skin types.
How long does laser hair removal take?
Laser hair removal treatments is conducted every 4 weeks on the face and 6-7 weeks on the body. The required number of treatments varies, but usually 6-8 are needed for optimum results. Sessions can take from 5 minutes to an hour, depending on the size of the area. For example upper lip takes 5 minutes whereas full legs or back could be at least 45 minutes.
Is laser suitable for all skin types?
Over 40% of our clients are now men. Some of the main reasons for its popularity among men is that is hassle free and doesn’t require regular treatments for life like waxing or shaving. Rather once your treatments are finished, you are done.
Most men require a minimum of 8 treatments and usually up to 4 top up treatments to completely remove all the hair. This is due to the higher levels of testosterone that men have, meaning that it requires more treatments to achieve smooth, hair free skin.
What precautions should I take throughout my laser hair removal treatment?
Avoid sun exposure at least two weeks before treatment. Do not bleach, pluck or wax before and after the treatment, Wait for tanned skin to fade before beginning treatment
Will laser hair removal hurt?
There is some mild discomfort but nothing unbearable. It is often described as similar to having an elastic band pinged against your skin.