Results after bikini laser hair removal at Pulse Light Clinic London

Benefits to Laser Hair Removal

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There are two major benefits to Laser Hair Removal

Do you suffer from ingrown hairs and pigmentation caused by shaving and waxing ? 80 % of our clients laser hair removal clients see a major reduction in ingrown hairs and pigmentation

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Ingrown hairs can be a frustrating side effect of hair removal for many people, both men and women. The purpose of removing the hair is usually to feel more comfortable, have smoother skin and look nicer; unfortunately uncomfortable ingrown hairs can ruin that for us. 

What are Ingrown Hairs?
Ingrown hair is a condition wherein the hair curls back or grows sideways into the skin. It may or may not be accompanied by an infection of the hair follicle or razor bumps. They most commonly appear in areas of the skin that have been waxed or shaved such as the legs or pubic area but they can appear anywhere.

What Causes Ingrown Hair?
The condition is most common for those with coarse or curly hair though it is not specialised to them. The most common cause for ingrown hairs is shaving, the second is waxing, but in fact anything which causes the hair to be broken off unevenly with a sharp tip can cause them, even tight clothing can cause it.

How to get rid of Ingrown hairs ?
Laser hair removal is the deliberate removal of body hair & ingrown hair removal using the technology of laser. Hair generally grows all over the human body, some fine and barely noticeable, with other areas having thicker, more prominent hair.


Before and after ingrown laser hair removal on dark skinned bikini

Pigmentation can be more common for darker skin types, due to shaving and waxing. With Gentle Max Pro & ND YAG  laser we can safely and effectively target these hair follicles and clients see a major reduction in pigmentation in the bikini area, underarms, and face

What is pigmentation?
The cause of pigmentation often varies and can affect individuals in certain ethnic groups more than others. Dark spots can appear on the skin after shaving for a number of reasons, including skin irritations, a buildup of dead skin cells and the appearance of sub-surface hair. In my own case, I’ve had a spot appear after a skin tag was removed on my face, and I had a spot from splattering kitchen grease…but that’s not what we’re talking about here.The best way to avoid pigmentation from shaving is to get laser hair removal

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