Laser hair removal in Hobe Sound - 5 facts you need to know
Want to get rid of those pesky hairs? Laser hair removal in Hobe Sound allows you to do just that.
Laser hair removal is a technology that targets the hair follicles in areas such as armpits, legs, and back. Before you think of getting a laser treatment, here are 5 facts you need to know.
1. Drop the wax and tweezers, pick up the razor
As the laser works by destroying the hair follicle, which is the base where the hair grows, you need that to be intact for the treatment to work well. Therefore, you shouldn’t wax or pluck for six weeks before treatment, nor in between treatments. The only way to remove unwanted hair would be by waxing.
2. Dark hair, light skin works better
Laser targets dark, coarse hair, while leaving the surrounding area undamaged. That’s why laser treatments work best for people with light skin and dark hair. People with dark skin are more prone to burns (although that doesn’t mean it won’t work), while light hair is more difficult to target and remove.
3. Good-bye, ingrown hairs
Hair removal is not the only benefit of laser. As it destroys the follicle, it also encourages new hair to grow straight, thus reducing ingrown hair.
4. Your daily routine changes
As it is a medical treatment, you’ll need to prepare correctly and to take proper care after the laser session. This includes no tanning for 6 weeks before or after the session, use sunscreen of at least SPF 30 daily, shaving the day before the session, and avoiding exercise, saunas or hot showers for 24 hours after.
5. It takes time
Although people expect to lose hair immediately after the session and for the hair loss to be permanent after a couple of appointments, the changes are slower than that. After each session, your hair will seemingly continue to grow (it’s actually ejecting what is inside the follicle), and will only fall off about two weeks after the session. Similarly, people start seeing hair reduction after the second or third treatment, and it takes between 6 and 12 treatments for full results.
To know the specifics of how suited you are for laser hair removal in Hobe Sound and what steps you need to take, you should consult a doctor. We recommend one of the specialists from the Institute of Health & Wellness.
The Institute of Health & Wellness is a center dedicated to helping patients with internal and gastrointestinal disorders, skin problems and physical limitations. At the Institute of Health & Wellness, we care about every single patient, providing personalized treatments according to specific needs.
Want to get laser hair removal in Hobe Sound? Schedule an appointment with us!
Address: 218 SW Atlanta Ave., Stuart, FL 34994