Is Laser Hair Removal Right for You?
There are many female and males who face the problem of large amounts of body hair. Modern trends suggest the almost complete absence of hair on the female body apart from the head. Unfortunately, some females have too many male hormones in their bodies which results in excessive hair growth on places where they should not be, such as above the upper lip, on the chin, chest, back, lower abdomen, near the nipple area. They use cream, wax, saving, etc, to get rid of unwanted hairs. But, it doesn’t give the permanent solution.
With the invention of laser technology in cosmetology, many procedures have become easy to perform. Laser hair removal is one of the fastest and most effective ways to get rid of excess body hair once and for all. You can a smooth and delicate skin on almost any part of the face and body after Laser Hair Removal? But, do you really need it? Let’s consider.
Pros And Cons of Laser Hair Removal At A Glance
In Laser Hair removal, cells containing melanin are heated and the hair follicle is subsequently destroyed under the influence of a laser beam passing through the stem of a hair. The skin is slightly heated and quickly cooled. Laser hair removal allows you to remove only those hairs that have grown 3–5 mm. This method shows the pros and cons and its main disadvantage is the obligatory contrast of the hair and skin.
- Lack of severe pain during the treatment,
- Lack of skin damage in the form of scars,
- Long-lasting effect after the treatment (up to 6 years).
Preparation For Laser Hair Removal:
The preparation for Laser Hair Removal consists the fact the patient needs to grow hair at least 3–5 mm as only in this case the effectiveness and painlessness of the procedure can be guaranteed. If patients have a high pain threshold, laser hair removal can be done without anesthesia.
But, this should not be tried with patients with a low pain threshold who cannot tolerate even a little pain. modern laser systems are equipped with nozzles with which the skin is cooled during the manipulation and it reduces its sensitivity. Laser Hair Removal cost is always higher. So, compare the price list of different surgeons and hospitals and choose one that is ready to offer the treatment at an affordable price tag.
Many patients face the consequences of this procedure. As a matter of fact, the occurrence of undesirable effects of laser hair removal depends on the susceptibility of the skin and the presence of allergic reactions in the patient. In some cases, the skin may cause hyperemia. Apart from redness, patients sometimes complain about the appearance of swelling or bruising. It happens because of the lack of professionalism of the cosmetologist. These two can be avoided completely.
Recommendations After Laser Hair Removal
- Take sunbath regularly,
- Take antibiotics, hormones, anti psychotics, sulfa drugs, and other medications,
- Rip off crusts from burns so that hyper pigmentation scars do not appear and
- Go out on a sunny day without applying a sunscreen with an SPF protection of at least 30 units.