Laser Hair Removal

Flawless Med Spa offers a wide variety of laser services ranging from hair removal to photofacials using only the finest up-to-date lasers to ensure each patient gets the outstanding results they deserve.

Laser Hair Removal is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures in the United States

What is Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal is a cosmetic procedure that specializes in the removal of unwanted hair. Laser hair removal utilizes beams of highly concentrated light to selectively penetrate into the hair follicles to eliminate the hair from within. Most patients need between 2 to 6 treatments to fully maximize the removal. When the hair regrows, most patients see noticeably less hair than before. Each subsequent treatment will make the regrown hair thinner, finer, and lighter in color. Keep in mind that the lasers are designed for hair removal on most parts of the body such as:

  • Back
  • Bikini Area
  • Chest
  • Face (Especially Upper Lip/Chin)
  • Neck
  • Shoulders

Why choose Laser Hair Removal?

Laser Hair Removal are FDA-cleared treatment for permanent hair reduction, which means reduction over time. After a series of sessions, the unwanted hair on your body will be close to eliminated. Keep in mind, the number of sessions vary from person to person as well as how long the hair will remain gone.

How does the laser Hair Removal work

One of the most mind-boggling questions is how exactly do laser beams help remove hair during the laser hair removal. The laser beam’s precisely passes through the skin and targets each individual hair follicle. The intense heat from the laser beam will eliminate the follicles which will help prevent future hair growth without harming the patient’s skin. However, keep in mind that to achieve this, several laser treatments are required to gain the full effects of laser hair removal.

What to Expect during the Laser Hair Removal

There have been some concerning questions about what to expect right before entering the treatment room. Like any procedure, there will be some preparations needed before the actual treatment. Right before the procedure, our medical technicians will shave away all remaining hair on the treated area. The laser equipment will be adjusted according to the color, thickness, and location of your hair to accurately eliminate the unwanted hair. When the laser is activated, the laser beam will pass through your skin to the tiny follicles where hair growth originates. The laser technology will pick up on the pigments of the hair and eliminate it.

How long is a Laser Hair Removal Session?

We understand that many of you have a busy schedule and would like to be in and out as soon as possible. However, the length of time of the treatment is entirely up to you. The treatment time can vary considerably depending on the size of the area treated and the specific technique used. A small area such as the upper lip may take only five minutes, whereas larger areas can take thirty minutes or more.

What to Expect after the Laser Hair Removal

After the procedure, you might notice slight redness and/or swelling which should subside quickly. To reduce any form of discomfort, apply ice to the treated area. Other suggestions may include using a cold washcloth to help reduce redness.

Most importantly, avoid sun exposure, as the ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun will damage the treated area. When your skin has fully recovered, it is also very important to use sunscreen with at least SPF 30 whenever you’re in the sun.

What are the Results?

Finally what are we looking at? How big of a difference will I see? These are common questions patients typically would ask themselves prior to a Laser Hair Removal session. Now, keep in mind that the results of Laser Hair Removal vary greatly from person to person, and may depend on which area of the body or face is treated. With that said, your skin may feel a little itchy and irritated for about 24 hours after your Laser Hair Removal.