Laser hair removal is getting progressively more popular. This method of hair removal has changed the game because it helps you to permanently reduce hair growth.

Although many people are interested in trying it, they want to know more about it before making that decision. So, we have compiled a list of answers to frequently asked questions. 

Is Laser Hair Removal Safe and How Does It work?

Yes, laser hair removal was approved as a safe procedure by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1997. However, it should be done by a licensed or certified professional. Check the certifications of the person who will perform the procedure before allowing them to do it.

Certified technicians use laser pulses for hair removal. The pulse emits light that gets to the root of the hair and destroys the follicle. The hair may not grow again after this process.

The procedure captures hair that is in its active growth phase. Since hair grows at different rates, not all hair will be captured during a single treatment. This is why this method of hair removal takes multiple sessions.

How Much Does Laser Hair Removal Cost?

Laser hair removal costs can vary. The larger the area of the body that needs to be treated, the higher the cost. The average cost in the United States is $329. However, there are offers as low as $60 and as high as $900.

What Areas Can Be Treated With Laser Hair Removal?

You can use this process to remove hair on any part of your body except your eyelids. The most popular areas that people have used this method on include arms, underarms, bikini area, back, chest, upper lips, and legs.

People have also used it to remove hair on their forehead, scalp, eyebrows, nose, and ears.

How Many Treatments Will I Need?      

Most people have to go to two-to-eight sessions to achieve the best result. There is, however, a waiting period between sessions. The waiting period is usually four-to-eight weeks.

Does It Work For Everyone?

Laser hair removal works best for hairs that contain pigment. The laser targets the pigments in the hair and kills the follicle. If the hair is light and there is no pigment, it is hard to treat.

Although there is no study to show that it is harmful to pregnant women, it is better to play safe by opting for it after you have delivered. Also, there are no age restrictions, but it’s better to do it after puberty.

How Long Does One Session Take?

The length of the session depends on the size of the area being treated. A small area such as the upper lip can take less than a minute.

Does It Hurt?

You may be asking yourself: does laser hair removal hurt? The answer is that you may experience a tiny pinch that feels like a rubber band snapping against your skin. This lasts for seconds and it vanishes when the session ends.

Will the Hair Grow Back?

In some cases yes. But that takes several months or even years. When the hair regrows, it is lighter in color and less obvious. You may do maintenance treatments periodically to get rid of the new hairs.

Talk to the Experts

Do you want to try laser hair removal? It’s one of Bare Tattoo & Hair Removal’s specialties. We have a team of expert technicians who offer effective and quick sessions for you. 

Call us at (219) 237- 0044 or complete our contact form to get in touch.