Laser hair removal

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Last reviewed: 11.04.2020

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The growth of unwanted hair on hands after laser exposure stops. Only experienced cosmetologists make laser hair removal using special equipment. The beauty salon is in demand, which has a license for a laser device.


Indications for the procedure

Laser hair removal is a harmless method of hair removal, but it is worthwhile to approach the given procedure with great care to avoid complications.

Indications for the passage of the procedure are:

  • excess vegetation;
  • ingrowth of hair;
  • sensitive skin;
  • light skin with black vegetation.

In some cases, the cosmetologist has the right to refuse the client, if the procedure is not necessary.

It is necessary to adhere to the following recommendations:

  • Do not cause injury (plucking);
  • do not use cosmetics;
  • Laser hair removal during the menstrual cycle is not done to avoid pain.

Interested questions should be settled with the beautician in advance.


Technique of the laser hair removal

The doctor must assess the condition of the skin: determine the color and type of skin. Salons practice testing - the effect of the laser on the skin. This allows you to choose an effective method, including the degree of exposure to the laser beam. If necessary, use anesthesia. The client is offered to wear glasses that will protect the eyes from the "flashes" of the laser. The doctor drives the manipulator over the skin. The procedure lasts up to an hour, relative to the field of application. After the first hair removal session, a part of the hair burns. The rest of the hair will fall off in two weeks. When the hair grows, the laser exposure technique is applied again.

Contraindications to the procedure

The procedure for hair removal is safe, but can have some contraindications. Adhering to the rules on the use of the device can prevent the development of complications after carrying out manipulations on the skin.

Direct contraindications:

  • patients are at least 18 years old;
  • high blood pressure;
  • taking antibiotics;
  • herpes;
  • oncological diseases;
  • diabetes;
  • individual intolerance;
  • swarthy or tanned skin;
  • grayish, light hair;

Conditional contraindications:

  • delayed skin regeneration;
  • pigment spots, moles;
  • viral diseases;
  • presence of cuts, scratches.

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Consequences after the procedure

After epilation, redness of the skin, swelling is likely. Doctors recommend using a cream that softens the effect of the laser.

A difficult moment after the procedure - excessive hair growth and the occurrence of burns.

Young people may have an acneiform rash (acne).

The procedure for laser hair removal can lead to negative results that can not be cured:

  • disorders related to pigmentation;
  • increased hair growth;
  • scarring;
  • increased sweating (hyperhidrosis);
  • degeneration of tissues.

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Complications after the procedure

Laser hair removal is in demand, but at times negative consequences are also likely:

  • burns of skin;
  • allergy in the form of rashes, dermatitis.

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Care after the procedure

Subsequently, laser hair removal for hands requires constant care. Non-compliance with the doctor's prescriptions leads to negative results.

The following recommendations should be observed:

  • on the skin areas apply the cream that the doctor attributed;
  • Do not tear out the scorched roots of the hair. They usually fall off within 10 days;
  • It is forbidden to use cosmetic and medical products, which includes alcohol;
  • for 24 hours, it is forbidden to wet the coated areas and rub with a washcloth.
  • tanning is contraindicated, including a solarium.

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Reviews about laser hair removal

Subsequently, laser exposure to unwanted hair fall out gradually. It will take time to disappear reddish points on the hands. With a regular procedure, you can achieve positive results. The duration of one course of laser hair removal procedures on the hands should be 2 weeks, every day. To get rid of unwanted hair on your hands, you need two or three sessions a year: in the spring, when the skin has not yet sunbathed and before the new year, when the tan was asleep.

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