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The best laser hair removal services in San Bernardino County!

Laser hair removal treatments are performed 4-6 weeks apart depending on skin type and typically 6-12 treatments are needed and the treatments can be applied anywhere on the body where hair appears. Laser hair removal is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed. Unwanted hair grows on various regions of the body.

Often, individuals find the presence of hair in certain regions of the body unsightly or embarrassing. In other instances, individuals wish to lessen the need for shaving, waxing, tweezing, or other methods of hair removal. Most commonly, laser hair removal is used to reduce hair growth on the face, back, legs, forearm, underarm, and bikini line. However, laser hair removal can be used to permanently reduce the amount of hair on any area of the body.

Ideal Candidates for Laser Hair Removal

It is important to realize that light energy will be absorbed by any type of pigment. For best results, your hair must be darker than your skin. Therefore, individuals with fair complexions and dark hair are better candidates for laser hair removal than individuals with darker complexions or lighter colored hair. If you have a darker complexion, the pigment in your skin will absorb some of the light energy emitted from the laser. As a result, the hair follicles may absorb less energy and your skin may be damaged by the laser.

In these instances, your physician may choose to use a lower laser setting, which emits less energy. If you have lighter colored hair, your hair follicles have less pigment. Therefore, the follicles will not absorb energy from the laser as well as those with darker pigment. In both instances, it is likely that you will need more treatments to achieve the desired outcome. However, with modern technology, laser hair removal may be used successfully on individuals
of all skin and hair types.

Laser Hair Removal Results

You may notice some hair that appears on the surface of your skin within seven to ten days following treatment. These hairs are usually those that have fallen out of hair follicles impaired during treatment. However, you will notice some new hair growth within a few weeks, as hair follicles that were inactive during treatment re-enter the active growth phase. Therefore, you will undergo multiple treatments spaced (approximately) four to eight weeks apart.

Although the number of treatments varies by individual, most individuals receive (approximately) six to eight treatments. The results from a laser hair removal procedure depend on your skin tone, your hair type, and the growth phase of the hair being treated. It is important to realize that laser hair removal is not likely to prevent hair from growing completely. However, laser hair removal can reduce hair growth significantly over time giving your skin the smooth appearance that you wish.