laser hair removal

If you’ve been dealing with undesirable body hair since reaching puberty, you are already all too familiar with all the hassles it can bring – including cuts, irritated skin, and ingrown hairs. Worst of all, the hair keeps growing back, which forces you to spend more of your time maintaining it.

But what if there was an easy, safe way to remove hair and leave you with irresistibly smooth, baby-soft skin? Laser hair removal is an excellent solution for simplifying your beauty routine and saving you the time and pain of having to shave, wax, or tweeze away unwanted hair.

The most common treatment locations include legs, armpits, upper lip, chin, and the bikini line. However, it’s possible to target unwanted hair in nearly any area. If this sounds like the answer to your prayers, read on.

How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

The principle behind laser hair removal is easy to understand: The pigment in your hair absorbs the high-energy light from the laser, which damages the hair follicles, inhibiting their ability to grow new hair in the future. For laser hair removal to work most effectively, therefore, there should be some contrast between the color of your hair and the color of your skin.

Laser hair removal is safe because it targets only the hair follicles, avoiding damage to the surrounding skin. The Aerolase system is unique among lasers for hair removal because of its rapid-fire pulses – one-millionth of a second, to be precise. These high-powered bursts of energy make the laser exceptionally effective at removing hair.

What You Can Expect From Your Laser Hair Removal

For best results, arrive at your laser hair removal treatment after allowing two to three days’ worth of hair growth in your desired area. After cleaning and drying the treatment zone, we will use the Aerolase laser applicator to deliver quick pulses of light energy to the hair follicles.

Another benefit of using the Aerolase system for hair removal is that it is much gentler than older methods, which means you can expect a comfortable treatment session with no discomfort or downtime for recovery. Our painless hair removal technique fits easily into even the most hectic lifestyles.

Depending on how much hair you are hoping to remove, as well as your skin tone and hair color, you will probably need a series of treatments spaced several weeks apart to achieve your desired outcome. After every treatment, you will notice a gradual lessening of hair.

Advantages of Laser Hair Removal

In addition to saving you time on your personal hygiene routine, laser hair removal has several key benefits.

  1. Changes hair’s texture for the better: Laser hair removal is unlike some other hair removal techniques that encourage your hair to grow back in darker or coarser. Over time, you’ll see any new hair begin coming in finer and lighter, until it is gone for good.
  2. Works well on all skin tones: In the past, older lasers worked less efficiently on people with tanned or naturally darker skin tones. However, the Aerolase laser is effective even for people with more melanin in their skin.
  3. Improves self-esteem: How many times have you felt embarrassed to wear swimsuits, shorts, or tank tops because you didn’t want anyone to know how long it had been since you shaved or waxed? Laser hair removal gets rid of up to 80 percent of unwanted hair, freeing you to wear more revealing clothing whenever you want.

Out With the Razor, in With the Laser

Technological advancements have led to many conveniences that previously seemed unimaginable. Using lasers to safely and quickly remove undesirable body hair is only one of many examples of this. If you’re ready to ditch your razor and say hello to the Aerolase laser, contact M Spa Face and Body to schedule an appointment for a free consultation. We are proud to serve the greater Houston, Texas, area with outstanding aesthetic procedures for women and men.