Did you know that winter is the perfect time to start laser treatments? Well, that´s right! It provides with the perfect weather conditions to take care of the skin before and after laser reaches the skin.
Laser treatments can be performed at any time of the year, however, the best time of the year to start your session of laser skin tightening or laser hair reduction is in winter which protects the skin from getting negative side effects. To understand why cold months are the perfect scenario for theses kind of treatments you need to know how laser works: It uses laser technology to deliver an intense but gentle burst of energy onto targeted areas of the skin, delivering a controlled amount of therapeutic heat to the targeted areas safely and effectively.
In order for laser not to cause burns or red spots in the area after treating it, specialists recommend patients avoid sun exposure, wearing sunscreen, using spray tans or tanning and shaving or waxing for a certain amount of time.
One of the perfect features about winter is that it´s easier to avoid excessive sun exposure, making it the perfect time to start your treatment plan and avoiding sunburns in the skin. Also, Fake tanning season has gone; it means you can have a fake tanning break during winter. And if performing laser hair reduction, if hair grows during post care time is not advisable to remove it by shaving or waxing the area for 10 days, so you can stay covered that period of time, as It’s not like summer that you’re going to the beach the next day or using shorts all day,
On the other hand, winter layers provide the protection you need, sweater season provides another layer of protection as your skin heals and it can camouflage any lingering side effects such as redness, swelling, or flaky skin.
For last, you may know that laser treatments require a series of sessions in order to get your desired results, by starting the sessions in winter you will be able to complete your series in time for summer, the time of the year that your skin should look flawless every day. Believe me; you will thank yourself for thinking ahead.
Hurry up! Book your appointment today at Renew Esthetics to start your laser treatment series by APPOINTMENT or call us at (718)204-0458.