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Facts about Laser Hair Removal

The ugly truth is that we all have hair in unwanted areas of our bodies. It can be frustrating because sometimes we can't reach it to remove it ourselves. For many men and women, unwanted hair can be a nightmare and getting rid of it can be painful.

We use the most advanced laser hair removal technology in the industry, that is guaranteed to show results. Now you can remove the unwanted hair for good. Imagine not having to worry about shaving, tweezing, or waxing again to have smooth silky skin.  

​Q & A

How does IPL hair removal work?
The IPL effectively removes hair on all skin types, from fairest skin to darkest, including tanned skin. Our IPL allows for treatments on all body parts. 
IPL technology offers a gentle, non invasive, long lasting solution to unwanted hair on any area of the body. Based on the technology used for nearly a decade in the treatment of port wine stains and other birthmarks, IPL has been performed safely for many years, effectively eliminating hairs with each pulse leaving your skin looking and feeling smoother and silkier.

How long will the results last?
IPL works by emitting pulses of intense light into the hair follicles. The light is absorbed by the pigment in the follicles and converted to heat. The heat the loosens up the hair and disables the follicular cells responsible for growing new hair.
 Most hair that has been removed will not grow back at all. Hair that does grow back may be thinner and lighter in color. The IPL system really is one of the most advanced Laser Hair Removal systems available. 

Does IPL hair removal hurt?
Most people find IPL treatments to be significantly comfortable. Traditional waxing and threading treatments, which essentially rip the hair from the skin, can be quite painful.

What are the treatment sessions like?
The treatment itself is very quick and easy. On average it takes 5-8 treatments to achieve permanent hair reduction. Darker complected individuals and those with dense hair growth, or hormonal changes influencing hair growth will need more treatments. Sometimes laser treatments will not result in complete hair removal, but a significant reduction of hair growth can be achieved.
Since the pulses of light penetrate the skin, you do not need to let your hair grow out before you are treated, You can remain hair free all the time.

Are there any possible side effects?
Risks of laser hair removal are due to the potential damage that may occur when the skin surrounding the hair follicles absorbs the laser. Most  common symptoms following the treatment can involve skin irritation such as redness, swelling, itching, and mild pain. Sometimes the laser can lighten or darken the skin color, and in very rare cases there can be scarring and blistering.

What are the stages of hair growth?
1) Anagen Phase - Anagen is the active phase of hair growth and generally lasts for several months, At any given time, most of our body hair is in this part of the hair growth cycle.
2) Catagen Phase - During this brief phase, the hair bulb regresses and begins to shrink
3) Telogen Phase - At the end of this phase, which typically lasts a few months, hair released from the shriveled follicles and the anagen phase begins again.

Skin Rejuvenation
Skin rejuvenation is a procedure in which intense pulses of light are used to penetrate deep into the skin. Ipl then causes collagen and blood vessels below the epidermis to constrict, reducing redness and age lines. The procedure involves only minimal discomfort, while the redness and swelling that sometimes occur after the treatment disappear shortly. Most benefits of skin rejuvenation occur gradually in the weeks following the treatments. 

How it works
During a skin rejuvenation treatment, high energy light waves are used to reduce or eliminate many common effects of aging, including facial wrinkles and skin discoloration, Ipl light also encourages the production of collagen, a natural protein that fills in wrinkles, making the skin smooth and supple. With each treatment the results become more pronounced. 

What to expect during a treatment
Before the procedure begins, you will be given protective eye wear to protect you from the bright flashes of light. A cool gel is often applied to the treatment area, both to lubricate the hand piece and to cool the epidermis during the treatment. Your skincare specialist will apply pulses of bright light to the skin through the hand piece. Depending on the size of the area being treated, the procedure may take anywhere from a few minutes to an hour.The most important thing to remember is to avoid the sun for a few days and to wear plenty of sunblock for at least two weeks.