In the recent years, the latest laser hair removal technology has tremendously enhanced the quality life many desired, and more so, the female with male hair growth patterns. Indeed, removal of unwanted hair in parts of the body by use of laser technology is considered a breakthrough in the field of cosmetic therapy over treatment such as electrolysis.
The therapy has regenerated the lost confidence brought about by the hair growth that occurs in unlikely parts of the body thus causing disgrace to many of those who are involved.
That said, there are certain things that you should know when it comes to this kind of hair treatment.
To start with, you will need to know that mechanisms of laser action. It is all about a laser beam targeted on your hair follicle. The High-intensity beams focused at the base of the hair follicle gives off heat energy.
The laser rays is focused mainly on the hair shaft, burning it, thus bringing about thermal damage to the hair follicle alone without interfering with the surrounding tissues. The success when it comes to this form of treatment is highly dependent on the concentration of melanin found in your hair.
The more the melanin content in the hair, the higher the efficiency of the laser treatment. On the other hand, it is less efficient when it comes to ginger hair and will not work entirely on white, grey or platinum blonde hair.
For the laser rays to travels along the hair shaft, there must be hair present in the first place. You should, therefore, avoid the temptation to do away with the unwanted hair before laser treatment.
You should feel free to consult a cosmetologist whenever you finally decide to do away with the unwanted hair on your body. You need to investigate the cost of the treatment and whether you will need to attend a medical premise or it will happen at the comfort of your home. On top of the prices and the place of operations, check out if the medical personnel you are assigned is qualified and experienced enough.
Furthermore, you need to be aware of any contraindications of this form of treatment. One fact that is certain is that this therapy does not cause cancer in any way. Notwithstanding, the penetrative impact the laser rays have on your skin can damage your eyes severely. You will perhaps find protective goggles helpful during this therapy.
Other common side effects include the growth of pale blotches owing to the extreme exposure of the laser rays and blister formation due to intense heat from the laser equipment.
Despite the efficiency of the laser treatment, it still does not offer that lasting solution to the growth of unwanted hairs. Laser treatment can only slow the re-growth so that it can take several months to years before they are seen. And when they grow again, they will just be thinner as compared to the ones prior to the laser treatment.