Laser Hair Removal
For years Laser Hair Removal has been established as the gold standard in treating excess body hair all over the world. With over 20 million procedures carried out worldwide each year Laser treatments are now becoming the first choice for a permanent hair reduction on almost all areas of the body.
Since the 1980’s Laser Hair Removal has offered millions of people life changing results in the treatment of excess body hair and has established itself as a safe and almost 95% effective treatment. Until recently this treatment has been inaccessible to the majority of people with darker skin types due to the associated risks of burning and the lack of clinical control of the lasers. Thankfully with the latest advancements in Laser Hair Removal this treatment is now safely accessible to all, including those with a darker skin type.
There are a number of different types of lasers available on the market today and each of them have their own unique advantages. The main 3 types of laser that can be found in use for hair removal are – Diode Lasers such as the Soprano XL, Alexanderite Lasers such as the Cynosure Appogee and ND Yag Lasers found on the Cynosure Elite System.
Laser Hair Removal can be safely performed on all skin types for light to dark and can selectively target even the finest of hair. Unfortunately for some this fine hair does not include blonde, grey or red hair as the lasers target the hair through it’s pigment and unfortunately Red, Blonde or Grey hair does not have enough pigment present for the lasers to target.
For many the first step towards undertaking laser hair removal can be overwhelming with the amount of different lasers, clinics prices etc available. We aim to provide you a full and comprehensive guide towards all the information that you need to make an informed decision in relation to your laser treatments before you start. This is the best way to ensure that not only you get the best results from your treatments but also that you stay safe while having them…