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How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

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If you are not satisfied with threading, shaving, or waxing to reduce unwanted hair, laser treatment may be worth considering option.

What is Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal in Dubai is a non-invasive technique of reducing/reducing unwanted body hair.  

Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

Lasers are useful for reducing unwanted hair from the leg, bikini line, face, arm, underarm, and other areas.

Benefits of laser hair removal treatment include:


Lasers can easily target dark, rough hairs while leaving the surrounding skin unharmed.


Each pulse of the laser takes a fraction of a second and can treat many hairs at the same time. The laser can treat an area approximately the size of a quarter every second. Small regions quickly treated in less than a minute, and large areas can take up to an hour.


90% of patients have observed permanent hair reduction after 3 to 5 sessions.

How to Prepare for Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal treatment is more than just reducing unwanted body hair. Laser treatment is a medical approach that needs training to perform and holds potential risks. Before getting laser hair reduction, you should check the certifications of the doctor performing the technique.

If you are planning to experience laser hair removal treatment, you should limit waxing, plucking, and electrolysis for six weeks before laser sessions. That is due to the laser targets the hair roots, which are temporarily removed by waxing or plucking.

You have to avoid sun exposure for one month before and after treatment. Sun exposure makes laser hair removal less effective and makes complications after treatment more likely.

What to Expect During Laser Hair Removal

Just before the process, your hair will trim to a few mm above the skin surface. The laser technology will adjust according to hair color, thickness, and location.

Depending on the laser used, you and the specialists will require to wear proper eye protection. It will also be necessary to shield the outer layers of your skin with a cold gel or a cooling device. It will help the laser light penetrate the skin.

Next, the specialist will give a pulse of light to the treatment area and examine the reaction for several minutes to make sure the setting is okay.

When the procedure is done, you may be given ice packs, anti-inflammatory creams or lotions, or cold water to reduce any discomfort. You may plan your next session after 4 to 6 weeks. You will need to get treatments until hair stops growing.

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