Will Laser Hair Removal Work on Ingrown Hairs?

 Ingrown HairsLaser hair removal can free you from the time-consuming process of shaving, waxing, and tweezing to get rid of unwanted hair. But, along with its time-saving benefits, laser hair removal can help you say goodbye to ingrown hairs for good. 

By damaging the hair at the follicle, laser hair removal won’t cause ingrown hairs like conventional hair removal methods. But, can this treatment help you get rid of ingrowns that have already formed? Let’s find out.  

What Causes Ingrown Hairs?

After you shave unwanted hair, the newly-cut hair can curl and go back under the surface of the skin. The hair may then continue growing, creating a raised, red, and often irritated bump known as an ingrown hair. Tweezing can also lead to this, as it may leave behind a remnant of the hair beneath the skin’s surface.  (more…)

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How Do Hormones Affect Laser Hair Removal Results?

Hormones Impact Laser Hair RemovalLaser hair removal is a long-lasting solution for removing unwanted hair. But, while most patients experience a 70% to 98% permanent reduction of unwanted hair, the results of this treatment aren’t the same for everyone. Hormonal imbalances, in particular, can impact the results of laser hair removal by speeding up hair regrowth. 

Hormones and Hair Growth

Hormone levels are closely connected to hair growth and loss. Androgens, in particular, are the body’s primary hair follicle regulators. These hormones can impact your hair growth after laser hair removal.  (more…)

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Does Laser Hair Removal Hurt?

Does Laser Hair Removal Hurt?Does Laser Hair Removal Hurt?

When people consider different hair removal methods, one of the main concerns is often pain. In addition to conventional methods like waxing and tweezing, this goes for laser hair removal. While laser hair removal can cause some discomfort during treatment, it’s much longer lasting and even permanent for many patients. This means that in the long run, laser hair removal can help you cut down on painful hair removal sessions.  

What Does Laser Hair Removal Feel Like?

Patients often describe laser hair removal as feeling like a rubber band snapping on the skin. This sensation can continue for the duration of the treatment. At Laser Affair, our cutting-edge laser requires approximately 5 minutes for the underarms,15 minutes for a Brazilian bikini treatment, and 90 minutes for the full legs.  (more…)

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Is Laser Hair Removal Permanent?

Laser Hair Removal PermanentAfter shaving, waxing, or plucking, do you wish that the hair would just stay away for good? If so, then you may want to consider laser hair removal treatment. Laser hair removal results last much longer than other hair removal methods. It even provides permanent hair removal for many patients so that they’re well-groomed around the clock, day after day. 

How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

Laser hair removal works using light energy that targets the color in the hair (called melanin) just beneath the skin. This creates controlled injuries in the cells that line the targeted hair follicles. The surrounding skin is left unaffected, but the damaged follicle won’t be able to effectively regrow hair.  (more…)

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