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Am I Suitable for Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal is permanent and has become one of the most popular and most preferred modern methods of hair removal. Regardless the cost of laser hair removal its benefits are of growing interest to both men and women alike. With an astonishing success rate, the option of having permanent hair reduction after as little as 6-10 sessions is becoming a very attractive proposition for many individuals. But is it right for you? Let’s shed some light on things to consider ensuring that you are a good candidate for laser hair removal.

Laser hair removal is suitable for most people and especially good for people with dark hair and light skin.  Results vary on your own personal skin type and colour as laser is more responsive to darker hair follicles. The darker the hair the better the chances of the hair removal resulting in permanent riddance of unwanted hair.

However, some studies report that a very small number of individuals don’t respond to treatment even though they appeared to be a relatively good match for laser hair removal treatment.  And good news for those of darker skin type, technology is becoming more and more advanced over time making laser a fantastic alternative to time consuming traditional hair removal methods. With the right laser anything is possible, making laser an option for all skin types. We recommend using the Fitzpatrick Skin Type Scale for more information.

Laser hair treatments have been scientifically proven to give permanent hair reduction varying degrees of effectiveness.

The process is relatively fast and can also be used effectively on large areas of the body such as the legs, back, etc.

Laser hair removal requires multiple sessions over a recommended time frame. Leaving a certain amount of breaks in-between sessions depending on your skin type is necessary to achieve optimal results. This can make it a relatively expensive treatment which should be taken into consideration.

Get in touch with the hair removal specialists at your local salon for even more info.

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