Laser Hair Removal: Major Myths Busted!

May 13, 2016   1649

Yes, it is again none other than laser hair removal, which is being talked about. According to the latest study, it was found that the Laser treatment is one of the most commonly sought cosmetic procedures all across the globe. Among all the facts, it cannot be ignore that despite of continuous increase in popularity of this hair removal process, people are still surrounded by several myths.
Laser Hair Removal: Major Myths Busted!

Here are some common myths and ultimate facts (continued) about Laser Hair Removal:

Myth 6: Having dark skin and light hair? Laser is not for you!


In the beginning, when the lasers were used for hair removal, the process was not recommended to people with dark skin. And there was a reason that they were at a risk of skin burns. However, with the help of advancements in technology, now there are better solutions and lasers now work really well. Whether you are a person with dark skin and light hair, the newer laser systems offers a pain free treat for your skin. Hence, now there are no constraints to Laser Hair Removal anymore. You too can benefit from the outstanding results of lasers.

Myth 7: It will work for your face hair only!

Fact: Lasers can be used on almost any part of the body, from face to chest and back to arms and legs. Most commonly treated facial areas include chin and upper lips. On body, you can effectively use lasers to get rid of unwanted hair from neck, hands, feet, arms, legs, chest, back, abdomen and thighs. Under arms and bikini areas are among the most commonly treated areas. The only limitation about lasers is that they are not recommended for treatments around the eyes, as it can be dangerous.

Myth 8: Laser Is Recommended During Pregnancy!

Fact: If you are expecting a child, then it is advised to wait. Actually, during pregnancy the estrogen levels rise in women’s body. Hence, they experience rapid hair growth. And therefore most of the women plan to go for laser hair removal. Here it is important to note that though there is no proven evidence that the process is not good for pregnant women, yet it is not clear that laser treatment affect the baby or not. Thus, it is recommended for pregnant women to wait until childbirth.

Myth 9: Just a Single Laser Session Is Sufficient!

Fact: Not at all! Just like all other non-invasive cosmetic procedures, even the laser hair removal process needs to be done in multiple sessions. For best results, on an average 4 to 6 sessions are required. The reason being, you are looking for permanent hair removal, and this needs time. But yes, this can vary significantly from person to person. It again depends on the color and texture of your hair. If you have dark and coarse hair, you will need fewer sessions.

Myth 10: It Is an Expensive Procedure!

Fact: Undoubtedly, it is a little expensive process but not to that extent. An average person can easily afford it. Along this, the price of treatment varies significantly. The person’s skin type, hair type, the technology used, the clinic, and many other factors will affect the cost. Here it is important to learn that with advances in technology, this treatment is now more affordable and accessible.

So, now you might have got a clear idea about the process, benefits, limitations, etc. Now you can go for it, without any fear!

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