Excess hair can often greatly reduce a person’s self-confidence and impact on their lives in an extremely negative way. Many people regularly have to resort to waxing and shaving to get rid of unwanted hair but these methods are laborious, painful and the hair comes back quickly and often thicker than before. Laser hair removal offers a permanent solution to unwanted hair saving you both time and money in the long run. Unlike many salons Beautoxology use medical grade lasers. Our laser hair removal specialists have many years experience and will achieve a pain-free hair removal for any skin type
BENEFITS AND RESULTS
A full course of 6-9 treatments will result in a permanent reduction of hair growth, however this is dependent upon individual skin tone and hair. An annual top up session is recommended for maintenance.
WHY CHOOSE LASER HAIR REMOVAL:
Medical grade, true laser technology
Permanent reduction in hair growth
Smoother skin all year round
Suitable for all skin types
Virtually pain free
WHAT DOES THE PROCEDURE INVOLVE?
After an initial consultation and a patch test 24 hours prior to your treatment, your practitioner will prepare the area you have selected for the treatment. This will include cleansing the area and possibly shaving it. If you have any tattoos or moles these will be covered and you will be given protective eyewear.
Once the laser machine has been prepared, the treatment head is moved over the area of skin and activated. This procedure is almost entirely pain-free, and some clients say it feels similar to having an elastic band lightly snapped on surface of the skin.
In a few cases, the skin may appear slightly sore or red immediately after the treatment. Any redness will soon go down and you will begin to notice the results almost immediately after your first session.
HOW DOES LASER WORK?
Laser treatment affects hair in the active growth phase. The laser beam is made up of precisely controlled pulses of energy which are absorbed by the melanin or pigment in the hair and reaches into the active hair follicles that lie beneath the skin. The energy heats the hair, right down to the bottom of the root, safely destroying it without damaging surrounding tissue or skin. At any one time, 90 per cent of follicles will be in the active growth phase, so a course of treatment is needed to ensure that all follicles are permanently affected and will not produce any more hair. Most people will need a course of between 6 and 8 treatments after which time the hair will appear visibly reduced and skin will be smooth and even
DOES IT HURT?
For some people there is a sensation of mild prickling but for others the experience is completely pain-free. (90% of our customers reported a pain free experience)
WHAT IS A PATCH TEST?
This is the procedure which allows us to check that your skin is suitable for laser hair removal. A general inspection of your skin will take place and then a small area will be exposed to the laser light. In addition to ensuring no adverse reactions occur, this also provides us with the opportunity to tailor the machine’s settings to your personal requirements.
AM I SUITABLE FOR LASER HAIR REMOVAL?
Lasers target pigment so as long as your hair is not red, white or grey then you are likely to be a suitable candidate for laser hair removal.
HOW OFTEN WILL I NEED TREATMENT?
You must have around 6 to 8 treatments to get the optimum benefit. Facial laser hair treatments can be every 4 weeks and body laser hair removal treatments are performed every 6 weeks.
IS THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS?
For most people the only side-effect reported is a mild redness. For others there may be a little sensitivity in the area that has been treated, Aloe Vera gel can usually be applied to calm this down.
HOW SHOULD I PREPARE FOR A TREATMENT?
Avoid any other hair removal methods such as waxing, threading or hair removal creams for 6 weeks before the treatment. Avoid sun exposure which makes laser hair removal less effective and cause complications.