Tired of tweezing or waxing unwanted body hair? Haven’t had good results with electrolysis? It’s time to consider FDA laser hair removal from a board-certified Aurora Health Care clinic.
The body hair removal process works by directing strong, pulsating beams of light at the hair follicles to keep them from producing new hair without damaging the skin around them. Permanent hair removal tends to work best if you have fair skin and dark body hair, though it can be a great solution for people with every skin tone and body hair type.
Laser hair removal procedures are designed to permanently eliminate unwanted body hair from the:
Most people don’t find laser hair removal painful, though slight redness similar to sunburn is a common laser hair removal side effect. Your provider may trim the hair to be removed and apply a cooling gel or cooling device to your skin before the laser treatment to prevent irritation.
Depending on the size of the area you’re having treated, permanent hair removal can take anywhere from a few minutes to more than an hour. How many laser treatments you’ll need varies, but plan on multiple treatments in order to achieve the best results. That’s because lasers only work on follicles that are in the active growth phase, and not all follicles are active at the same time.
Your provider can discuss how many treatments you’ll need and answer other questions during your consultation, including laser hair removal costs.