June 21, 2007

Laser Hair Removal- What You Always Wanted To Know  

Laser Hair Removal- What You Always Wanted To Know

Laser hair removal is getting more popular everyday. There are many questions in mind of people who would like to get hair removed by laser. What is the result with laser hair removal? Does that cause pain? Does laser hair removal cost very much? Is laser hair removal safe? Such questions need to be answered. Let us look at them. Before that let us find out about how laser removes hair.

When laser is focused on skin, it gets attracted to the pigment of the hair follicle. The laser heats the hair follicles and burns it at the root. The darker the color of the hair, better the results. Similarly the skin should be light colored otherwise the skin also attracts laser and gets blistered. With latest developments this possibility is getting eliminated, but you must talk to your physician about your hair and skin color and the results expected. Ideally there should be substantial difference between skin color and hair color.

1.The biggest advantage of laser hair removal is the freedom of getting hair removed from different body parts. Except the region near the eyes, you can get all the body treated for hair removal with laser. You need not worry any more about removing hair from bikini are, back, legs, shoulders, hands or any other body part. Laser can safely remove hair from all over the body except the region near the eyes. Your technician will tell you more about this.

2. Most of the latest lasers have no side effects except redness and swelling that disappears after few days. If you are a dark colored person, you may want to talk with the technician and physician about the equipment they have and the possible side effects on your skin after laser hair removal.

3.Number of laser hair removal treatments required- hair grows in cycles. You have to therefore get hair removed at intervals. All the hair from an area cannot be removed at a time. Your technician will advise you about the interval between each cycle. Normally you can expect to get hair removed in three treatments.

4. Results with laser hair removal - though laser does not remove hair permanently, it produces long lasting results. The hair that grows back will be finer and less colored. you can painlessly get hair removed from difficult areas of the body and the procedure is not painful when anesthetic issued. Please make sure that the technician you select is highly trained. That is of primary importance in getting hair removed with laser hair removal.

This article is only for informative purposes. This article is not intended to be a medical advise and it is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor for your medical concerns. Please follow any tip given in this article only after consulting your doctor. The author is not liable for any outcome or damage resulting from information obtained from this article.

The author CD Mohatta writes on skin care, diseases, treatments & STDs for doctorgoodskin. He also writes for myspace graphics and myspace comments.

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