Laser epilation of the deep bikini zone: effectiveness and harm

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Last reviewed: 11.04.2020

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The need to get rid of the hair is caused by the desire, especially for women, to aesthetic perfection of the body. In each time space their standards of beauty. At this stage, fashion requires no hair, not only on the body of women, but also men. Especially picky young people in the beach season to the bikini zone. Even a hint of what is given to us by nature is considered bad form. To remove a visible part of hair (depilation) business troublesome, since. Hair quickly grow. Rid of their growth is capable of destroying the hair follicle - hair removal. Laser epilation of the bikini zone - the elimination of hair with a laser.

The problem is solved, but is laser hair removal of the bikini zone harmful and dangerous? Specialists convince that for a laser beam, the depth from 1 to 4 mm is reachable, i.e. Location of the hair follicle, it does not penetrate deeper, and therefore can not harm internal organs.

Is it painful for laser hair removal bikini? The pain threshold for everyone is different, the procedure for some is unpleasant, for others it is painful. Intimate parts of the body are very tender and sensitive, so you have to use an anesthetic ointment.

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Indications for the procedure

Indications for the procedure are the desire of a person to get rid of the hair, including ingrown hairs and in hard-to-reach places for a fairly long time (from 6 months to 7 years). In addition, people with sensitive skin and dark hair color containing melanin can be exposed to laser radiation. He is the target for the laser. Light, red and gray hair are not subject to laser hair removal.

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Carrying out the hair removal must be preceded by a certain preparation. First and foremost, you need to decide on the choice of the salon, make sure the good reputation of the institution. Then you should meet with a specialist for a preliminary examination and identify contraindications. During the meeting, a skin phototype is determined to properly adjust the equipment. There are general recommendations to all who chose this method of getting rid of hair:

  • Dark skin in the epilation area must be bleached within a month and a half with special creams, because. It also contains melanin;
  • refrain for the same time from a sun tan or solarium;
  • Do not carry out other types of hair removal for 2.5 months before the procedure;
  • if you are addicted to herpes, start taking antiviral drugs 5 days before the scheduled session.

Half an hour before the start of the session, anesthesia is carried out for laser exposure sites.

Technique of the laser hair removal zone bikini

There are various variations of laser hair removal intimate areas. For women, the following types are offered:

  • shallow bikini (outside the line of panties);
  • extra bikini (interannual folds, labia);
  • deep bikini (the two previous procedures, plus epilation of the pubic and buttocks).

Laser hair removal bikini for men involves getting rid of hair on:

  • pubic;
  • buttocks;
  • extra bikini - scrotum and interannual pleat;
  • full with a pubis - the line of the genitals, the pubic area, the direction from the groin to the hips.

The technique of carrying out the procedure consists in using a special device-a depilator emitting high-energy, high-density energy. The mechanism of action of the laser consists in the action of these light waves on melanin - hair pigment, destroying under the influence of light cells of the hair follicle zone, blood and lymphatic vessels, sebaceous glands. After such an "attack", the hair bulb is dead, it will never grow hair from it. But is there enough one procedure? The unequivocal answer is no. Only mature hair follicles, which are not more than 5-20% on the body, are destroyed. Total hair turnover occurs from 8 months to 2 years. Numerous observations showed that, on average, the required number of sessions is 4-5, but four years after that, up to 40% of the original hair can regenerate.

Contraindications to the procedure

There are contraindications to laser hair removal. You can not resort to the procedure for patients with diabetes, with any skin pathologies, allergies to ultraviolet rays, pregnant, oncological, with varicose veins, young people under 18. Taking some medicines also makes this type of hair removal impossible. These are antibiotics of the tetracycline series and neuroleptics.

Consequences after the procedure

The consequence after the procedure can be reddening of the skin, lasting several days depending on the susceptibility of the human skin. After laser hair removal bikini, itching is possible.

Complications after the procedure

After the procedure, the following complications are possible:

  • burn skin due to improper actions of the beautician;
  • inflammation of the hair follicle (occurs with a natural increased sweating or when visiting the bath);
  • allergy;
  • exacerbation of herpes;
  • strengthened growth gun.


Care after the procedure

After epilation of bikini, even if there is hyperemia and itching, it is impossible to use substances containing alcohol, to visit the bath, to take a hot bath, to sunbathe for 3 days to treat the surface of the skin. Skin care after the procedure consists in applying creams that remove inflammation (bipanten, panthenol), are allowed in the first day and cold dry compresses.


In many reviews, the effectiveness of this method of hair removal is noted, advantages over other methods are indicated, although no reports of their complete disappearance have been found. Only women share their observations. They complain about the high cost of the procedure, the need for more sessions than stated. It is noted that in the beach season, even after several procedures of laser hair removal, it is much easier to take care of the bikini zone.

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