Choosing the Right Cosmetic Procedures

Benefits Of Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is a way to help destroy the hair follicle, thereby reducing hair regrowth. Although using lasers is more time-consuming and an upfront investment, the benefits of using this hair removal method make it the best choice for many people.


One of the advantages of laser hair removal is its cost-effectiveness. Although the upfront cost can seem significant, the long-term cost is better when compared with other hair removal options. Depending on the specific area and how fast your hair grows, you may need several sessions before reaching the desired outcome. Each session is typically spaced several weeks apart. If your hair regrows quickly, you might need sessions one or two months apart, whereas people with slower-growing hair can often space their sessions three to four month apart. Once the process begins, not sticking to your schedule can affect the outcome and it will take longer to achieve the desired results and make the process more costly. Generally, the investment in laser hair removal is better when compared to frequent professional waxing or buying hair removal products regularly.


Lasers help destroy the hair follicle, reducing hair regrowth over time. Other hair removal tactics either cut off the hair at the skin line or rip out the hair without much damage to the hair follicle. Lasers help you achieve a smoother result than shaving. When shaving dense areas of hair, it can be difficult to get the area perfectly smooth, and you may be left with scratchy stubble. Shaving also increases the risk of skin irritation and ingrown hairs, which in severe cases can lead to a skin infection. Generally, waxing is less likely to cause ingrown hairs, but it is also irritating to the skin and if done incorrectly, could lead to skin abrasions. Laser hair removal does a good job at removing hair while minimizing damage to the skin and preventing ingrown hairs.

The results associated with laser hair removal can be of particular importance to people with deeper skin tones. Irritation associated with shaving or other hair removal tactics can cause these areas to become hyperpigmented. When the underarms or bikini area become hyperpigmented, it can often give the appearance of being hairy when it's not. Lasers are a better option if you have skin that is prone to become hyperpigmented.

The investment in laser hair removal results in less hair regrowth and less chance of skin irritation or ingrown hairs. Laser hair removal can be used to spot treat most any area, making it a versatile hair removal tool.

Contact a local company to learn more about laser hair removal.