How to get the most out of a Laser Hair Removal

Finally made an appointment for a laser hair removal? That’s great! Laser Hair Removal is a very convenient and easy treatment that removes unwanted hair from the body and face. It is the best hair removal treatment there is since waxing and shaving are generally outdated already. However, what makes it a great treatment is that it is painless and a short treatment. Additionally, it does not require a downtime like other treatments. But the best thing about it is that after your laser hair removal, the unwanted hair will not grow back for at least a year! It is better than the traditional methods when it comes to slowing down hair growth over an extended period of time. And here’s how you can prolong their growth and make most out of it:

  • No Shaving or Waxing 

Before heading out to your appointment, it is strictly prohibited to shave or wax any part of your body. While you may think that shaving or waxing can make your treatment better and easier, it unfortunately won’t because it will only prevent the best results from being achieved. The laser technology will find it difficult in doing its job if it cannot target the entire hair follicles properly. And so, shaving and waxing before your appointment is a no go. 

  • Don’t Apply Anything

Additionally, before you head out to your appointment, it is encouraged to not apply anything on your skin. This is because some skin products may contain chemicals or components that do not do well with the laser beam. Needless to say, this may result in complications such as hyperpigmentation, irritation, skin burns or rashes. So it is strictly advised to make sure that your skin is free from skin products including creams, lotions, make-up and others. 

  • Avoid Sun Exposure

One of the essential ways of getting the best results is avoiding too much sun exposure after your treatment. While we know that we need Vitamin D for our skin recovery and skin health, our skin is at its most sensitive after treatments. This is especially true when it comes to laser hair removal. So it is better to stay out of the sun as it can easily attack and influence our sensitive and hairless skin. It can also lead to certain skin conditions such as skin burn and rashes. 

  • Multiple Sessions

One of the best ways of getting the most of a hair removal treatment is by doing it over and over again. Not all people have the same type of hair and skin and some are more difficult to remove than others. As such, there are people who need several sessions to achieve the best results. Even so, multiple sessions are highly beneficial if you want to get that smooth, hair-less and soft skin for an extended period of time.