What happens when you get hair removed by laser?
Hair removal, in its many forms, can be painful. That is why so many people are hesitant to undergo hair removal with a laser. In addition, not only do they think it's painful, they are a bit afraid of the use of a laser.
Laser hair removal works by concentrating light onto the hair follicles you want to remove. The pigments in the hair follicle absorb the laser light. This destroys the hair, making it drop …show more content…
It does sting and it leaves a bit of a burning sensation, both of which can be uncomfortable. However, the initial sting quickly diminishes, leaving the area a bit sensitive.
Most laser removal sessions last about 30 minutes. In that time, the hair removal professional will monitor the treatment area to see if there is any adverse reactions.
What happens to the skin after laser hair removal?
After treatment, the skin will be red and inflamed. Applying ice packs and taking mild painkillers can help with the worst of it. Most clients report that most of the pain is gone within a few hours. However, the skin can remain sensitive for quite a while after treatment.
Over the next 30 days or so, the treated hair will fall out and the skin will start to rejuvenate itself. During that time, it is critical to keep the treated area out of the sun. This helps protect it from sun damage and prevents temporary skin discoloration.
For the best effects, most clients need to undergo between three and seven hair removal treatments. Most clients report the first treatment is the most painful, with subsequent treatments being much easier to …show more content…
It is normal to keep the skin out of the sun anyway. Plus, you can go through several sessions before summer rolls around. Proffer Surgical Associates in Amarillo can get you treatments started today. Give them a