Do you wish you could toss the razor or the thought of waxing forever? Consider laser hair removal at Ageless Med Spa team in Katy, Texas. This popular cosmetic procedure is designed to reduce or eliminate unwanted hair growth on various parts of your body. To learn more, click the online scheduler or call the office today to book an appointment.
The Ageless Med Spa team performs laser hair removal using concentrated beams of light that target and destroy your hair follicles, preventing them from producing new hair. The procedure is highly effective and can lead to long-lasting hair reduction, making it a convenient alternative to shaving, waxing, or plucking.
To prepare for laser hair removal, the Ageless Med Spa team recommends the following:
During a consultation, your practitioner can assess your skin and hair type, discuss your goals, and determine the most suitable laser system for you.
If your skin is sunburned or tanned, the risk of complications increases, so stay out of the sun and away from tanning beds for several weeks before treatment.
Shave the treatment area a day or two before your appointment to ensure that the laser energy is focused on the hair follicles beneath the skin rather than on the surface hair.
Stop using products that can make your skin more sensitive, such as retinoids and alpha hydroxy acids, for a few days before treatment.
Drink plenty of water in the days leading up to your appointment to keep your skin hydrated.
Laser hair removal is generally safe, but it can have some side effects, like temporary skin irritation, such as redness, swelling, and mild discomfort in the treated area immediately after your procedure. However, these symptoms typically subside within a few hours to a day.
You might also see changes in your skin pigmentation, which is temporary and usually resolves over time. And although rare, there's a risk of burns or scarring, especially if you have dark skin.
Laser hair removal is generally suitable for most people, but its effectiveness can vary depending on skin tone and color. The best candidates have fair skin and dark hair, as the contrast makes it easier for the laser to target the hair follicles.
If you have specific concerns or underlying medical conditions, your practitioner can help determine if laser hair removal is right for you. They can provide personalized advice and address any questions or worries you may have.
To learn more, book your appointment today by phone or clicking online.