When it comes to laser hair removal many factors around the treatment can worry people. These worries can include whether the treatment will suit their skin type and whether the treatment be done all over the body. Will there be any side effects after the treatment is done?
Here we talk about different hair removal methods and weigh up which method is right for you.
All About Hair Removal Methods
In ancient times, there were many methods of hair removal such as shaving, waxing, tweezing, threading, trimming, hair removal creams etc. These methods of hair removal were used by both men and women.
These old hair removal methods had their drawbacks too. These methods are time consuming… and painful!
The oldest method used for hair removal by both men and women was shaving. Largely due to its affordability and speed, it’s still a popular hair removal treatment today.
Whilst shaving, drawbacks can include getting nicks and cuts, and dreaded stubble.
Waxing as a method of hair removal involves hot wax and cloth strips ripping the hair from the root. This method can be very painful and is not suitable for all skin types.
Mostly done in spas, the threading method can be done only by trained professionals.
As you can tell, due to so many drawbacks, more permanent methods were developed.
The Introduction Of Laser Hair Removal
With the advancement in science and technology there came a breakthrough. It was Laser hair removal.
When it was introduced, many people hesitated to undergo the laser treatment because of ignorance around the treatment.
But with an ever-growing social media presence, people came to trust the treatment making it the most opted-for treatment for hair removal.
Both men and women opt for the treatment, as it’s safe and pain free.
Laser Hair Removal treatments are done by professionally trained doctors in clinics after a proper analysis of the skin.
This treatment is done by passing high intensity light onto the upper layer of the skin and this light damages the hair follicles by which the future hair growth is stopped or delayed.
Laser Hair Removal can be done on all skin types so it makes it a great alternative to shaving, waxing and plucking!
Last Updated on June 22, 2023 by Lucy Clarke