Getting rid of unwanted hair is an age-old issue, with long-term hair removal being particularly challenging. Laser hair removal uses groundbreaking technology to offer a simple, one-stop solution.
This method employs a unique heating and cooling technique; gradual heating to damage hair follicles and cooling to prevent burns or injury to the surrounding skin. Laser hair removal is virtually painless and suitable for all skin types.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Stop tanning six weeks prior to treatment and plan to limit sun exposure at least two weeks post-treatment
- Discontinue all Retin-A, retinols, glycolics, or salicylic acid topicals (such as Pro-Active) a week prior to any laser treatments on the face or neck
- If you’re taking any antibiotics, complete Rx before your laser treatment as some can make you more sensitive to the sun
- If you have had a history of herpes (HSV) prophylactic antiviral therapy may be started the day before treatment and continued one week after laser treatment
- Stop waxing, tweezing, or utilizing depilatory creams six weeks prior to laser treatment (the only suggested method of hair removal is shaving, see next question)