I´m sure you have many of questions about laser hair reduction: Is it safe? Does it hurt? Is it permanent? How do I prepare? Is it fast? How long it takes? And that´s ok! It´s important to be sure before you begin your first series of laser hair reduction. So, we want to help you by answering frequently asked questions to clear out all your doubts.
1. Does it require anesthesia?
Laser treatment does not require anesthesia.
2. Can you sunbathe after the treatment?
You should not be exposed to the sun’s rays within the following week after treatment
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3. What precautions should be taken after treatment?
You can use aloe vera which is amazing due to its moisturizing, repairing and soothing properties, it will avoid any discomfort such as redness.
4. What is the best time to get the treatment?
The best time to perform laser hair removal is in the winter, spring and autumn to avoid sun exposure.
5. What is the ideal age to start the treatment?
In women it is recommended to have hair reduction from 14 or 15 years after their first menstruation and in men from 18 years of age, taking into account that hair in men does not stop growing until maturity.
6. Is the treatment suitable for anyone?
Any person can undergo this treatment but in minors with parental consent, there are only some exceptions when there is a history of cancer, when the hair is blonde and in the case of pregnant women and that their treating physician does not authorize it, however, it is a treatment 100% aesthetic that according to the protocol this would not affect the baby’s growth; For patient and Company safety we must follow medical recommendations.
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7. How much does it cost?
At Renew Esthetics, the laser hair reduction prices vary according to the size of the areas that you wish to treat; we offer different prices for small, medium and large areas. So, we invite you to come to a free initial consultation in order to evaluate your skin, that way we can determine skin type and condition and hair type to be able to provide you with a personalized service.
At the consultation, we explain everything to you about the treatment, including costs and financing options. If you agree with our services you can start your treatment on the same day, if you don’t, we won’t charge you the consultation anyway.
8. How does it work?
The laser emits a light that is absorbed by the pigment (melanin) in the hair. The light energy is converted to heat, which damages the hair follicles. This damage inhibits or delays future hair growth.
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9. Main Benefits?
The laser hair reduction helps to remove unwanted hair, eliminates folliculitis and improves the skin texture
10. How many sessions are needed?
The laser treatment is a process that requires 6 to 8 sessions in order to get the desired results.
11. How long it takes and how often is it performed?
The session length depends on the area treated; it can take from 10min to 30min approximately. And every session is performed every 6 to 8 weeks.