28 March 2009

Having hair in places where it is not wanted can be an embarrassment, especially the hair on the face. May be, a temporary hair removal solutions are not what they are looking for, they want something that is semi-permanent. A laser hair removal system would suit their needs nicely.
  1. Laser hair removal provides effects is similar with electrolysis, but more painless. You can choose laser systems to remove the hair. There are several types of lasers, they all work a little differently, but they have the same premise, removing the hair at the follicle.
  2. Most people like using laser hair removal because it's relatively painless, especially when compared to the more traditional forms of body hair removal. The laser hair removal system also provides excellent outcomes in the face, underarm area and neck, resulting in a 70-80% success rate, only with two to three visits.
  3. Most people prefer laser hair removal because it has dramatic results, 50% reduction in hair after four months, with only one treatment. With the normal patient needing a treatment only every six to twelve months. When the hair grows back, it's usually sparser and of a finer texture.
  4. The first approved laser system was the Nd:YAG, which required the skin to be waxed first to remove the unwanted hair and therefore, causing the follicles to open. This is necessary for the laser to reach the follicles, next a light absorbing, carbon based lotion need to be applied to the skin. The laser heats the lotion that has reached the hair follicles, which causes damage to the follicle, but leaves the skin undamaged.
  5. New method uses pulses rather than a continuous laser light beam to warm up the follicles is start to be popular. This method removes the need of waxing of the skin as well as for the application of the carbon-based lotion. The use of the pulse allows the follicle to be heated more quickly while exposing the skin to lesser amounts of damaging heat.
  6. While laser hair removal treatments offer great results that last, it is fairly expensive, especially when compared to hair removal methods that need to be done on a more frequent basis. For example, to remove facial hair, the series of treatments that would be needed will cost approximately $1,000, depending upon where you live. More involved procedures, such as men's backs or legs will be around $3,000 for the series of treatments.
  7. If you want to have laser hair removal for you, it is important to research the facility that will be performing the procedure before you have even one treatment done. Make sure that you check for ask if the technicians on staff are licensed and if there is a doctor or nurse on staff in case of an emergency.


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