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Laser Hair Removal for Beginners: A Spring Guide

Laser Hair Removal for Beginners: A Spring Guide

Laser hair removal is not new in today’s society, however, someone might not have tried it before and is second thinking whether to undergo treatments. Many questions popped to the first timers- such as Does it hurt? Where and when will you get it? Are these effective? Planning for your first laser hair removal treatment? This will help you to lighten up your mind regarding laser hair removal.

What is laser hair removal?

Laser hair removal is a treatment that uses the pulses of laser light to damage hair follicles, that will reduce the amount and density of hairs that grow back. Common areas to have treated with laser hair removal are the legs, bikini area, underarms, and upper lip.

What are the benefits of laser hair removal?

The treatment will save your time and effort spent on your regular shaving, it will give you a smoother skin and will prevent ingrown hairs.

Is it painful?

The pain and discomfort are what other many women worry about. It may hurt but the pain  is tolerable. It’s like a rubber band being snapped against your skin. However, for sensitive spots like bikini zones there is more pain than any other areas on your body. But if you can’t tolerate any pain, you can apply numbing cream to ease the pain. If you notice that your skin is pink or red, it is only temporary, the uneven color will just fade away after one or two hours.

How many treatments do I need?

Each person is different, some only take four but to others it will take six sessions, but you need to expect six to eight treatments to get rid of most hairs. But know that the more hair your have, the more treatment you will need.

Laser hair removal is a long-term solution to your hairy situation and this can quite be effective. After undergoing the treatment, avoid being exposed to the sun thus, it is important to wear sunscreen all the time.

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