Frequently Asked Questions

 

How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

The laser uses a combination of energy and heat to damage and destroy hair follicles without harming the skin. The treatment requires a series of sessions for best results.

 

How Long Does Laser Hair Removal Take?

For most patients, laser hair treatment requires six to 12 sessions, four to eight weeks apart.

 

Should I avoid anything before a treatment?

You will need to avoid spray tans, self tanning creams and lotions, tanning beds and long periods of sun exposure for 2 weeks prior to your treatment.

 

What Does Laser Hair Removal Feel Like?

Most patients describe the sensation of being snapped by a rubber band every now and then. The feeling comes and goes very quickly.

 

What If I Do Body Waxing?

If you are waxing, tweezing or bleaching the area that is going to be treated, you will need to stop 4 weeks prior and just shave the areas as needed.

 

How Should I Prepare for Laser Hair Removal?

Try and avoid lotions, creams, perfume, makeup and deodorant in the treatment area.