What to expect from Laser Hair Removal

5 November 2014

Although not a brand new phenomenon, there are many people yet to try out Laser Hair Removal, whether out of fear of pain or not understanding the many benefits it offers. So read on to find out what to expect from Laser Hair Removal – you’ll be itching to try it for yourself.


How does it work?

The laser targets the pigment in your hair, killing it at the root which slows down regrowth considerably.

Is it suitable for all skin types?

Laser Hair Removal at The Harley Medical Group is suitable for most skin types and can also be used to treat grey, white, blonde and vellus hair.

How long does the treatment take?

Depending on the area, Laser Hair Removal can be done in around 10 minutes. It is recommended to book a course of treatments for best results.

Does it hurt?

Many people say that having Laser Hair Removal feels a bit like being flicked with a rubber band – momentary pain that doesn’t last.

What else should I bear in mind?

After undergoing Laser Hair Removal it is important to avoid sun exposure and very hot showers – for this reason, many people choose to undergo treatment during the autumn or winter months when the holiday season is over.


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