Does Laser Hair Removal hurt?

One of the benefits of laser hair removal is that the treatment is virtually painless, especially compared to waxing. Each pulse lasts less than second, producing a slight tingling feeling. In particularly sensitive areas, such as the upper lip, it may feel like a rubber band snap on the skin. Our advanced cooling machines used […]

How often do I need to get Laser Hair Removal?

Depending on your hair and skin type and the area being treated, you will usually require treatments at 4-6 week intervals. Each part of the body has a different hair growing cycle, so the hair loss will vary depending on what phase your follicles are in at the time of treatment.

What do I need to do to prepare for my Laser Hair Removal appointment?

• Shave the treatment area the night before your appointment. • Do not wax in the 4 weeks leading up to your appointment as pigment is required in the hair follicle for the laser to identify the hair and treatment to be effective. • Avoid exposing the area to direct sunlight for 2 weeks prior […]

What are the advantages of Laser over IPL hair removal?

At Laser Skin Care, we see many patients who have undergone and failed IPL hair removal treatment. Widespread promotion of IPL hair removal treatments rarely mentions the failure rate, or the other relatively common issue with IPL’s – paradoxical stimulation of hair growth (where underpowered treatment stimulates hair growth). This is quite common in darker […]