Laser hair removal is a popular
procedure for men and women, but there are some common misconceptions about it.
Vitalogy Skincare’s own Laini Moman, a Certified Laser Hair Removal
Professional shares the facts with you so you can understand the benefits and
dispel any myths.
skin type can benefit from laser hair removal.
Moman shares, “I often hear patients
with darker skin say they heard laser hair removal won’t work on their skin.
But that is absolutely not true!” Any skin type can be treated with the
At Vitalogy Skincare we treat unwanted hair with the
most up to date equipment and lasers
which can be used on all skin types.
hair removal isn’t painful.
Many people are nervous to get the
procedure because they think it hurts. The reality is that laser technology has
come a long way and is much more tolerable than it was years ago. Vitalogy
Skincare can also provide patients with a topical numbing agent if desired.
Most patients are pleasantly surprised to find out how comfortable it is
after their first session.
One benefit of
laser hair removal is that you can get back to your ‘to do’ list very quickly. Moman explains, “With
the exception of a few things to avoid, there is virtually no downtime and most
people can resume normal activity that day.” It offers less pain and is much
faster than other methods like electrolysis. It also offers permanent results
that can’t be matched with waxing or threading.
Blonde and red hairs can be
Lasers need a target in order to be effective. With laser hair removal, the target is pigment. Therefore, only hair with a darker color such as brown or black will be seen. Although laser cannot treat the lighter hairs, there are other modalities such as electrolysis that can be used.
It may take some time to see optimal
The best results from laser hair removal
usually require a minimum of six sessions for long term hair removal. The hairs
will casually fall out of the follicle in about a week and then will slowly
grow back finer and thinner.
5. Not all laser
hair removal is the same.
other cosmetic procedures, you don’t want to trust just anyone with your skin. Vitalogy
Skincare offers multiple lasers and wavelengths that treat unwanted hair.
Safety is very important as lasers can cause an adverse reaction if not
performed by a skilled professional or chosen correctly. (Read more here: Why Should You Get Cosmetic
Treatments at a Medical Practice?)
Vitalogy Skincare our highly trained and licensed Aestheticians can help guide
and treat you with the most effective and FDA approved lasers.
If you’re interested in laser hair removal,
your best bet is to meet
with a Licensed Skin Care Provider
to see what options might work best for you.