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Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is designed to permanently remove unwanted body hair by using the light energy from a laser. Unwanted hair is a common problem in women and men. Shaving, waxing, and tweezing only produce temporary results and can generally only be carried out on relatively small areas.


Laser hair removal treatment can be used to permanently treat and remove small and large areas of unwanted hair from the body. Best results occur in those with light skin and dark hair, and hair removal works better on coarse hair rather than fine hair.


What is involved with laser hair removal?

The area is shaved and cleaned, and an anaesthetic cream applied. The laser then produces pulsed beams of highly concentrated light which is absorbed by the pigment located in the hair follicles, damaging the surrounding follicle.

The procedure can be uncomfortable, but it is not usually painful. The length of a laser session may be a few minutes to an hour or more, depending on the size of the area being treated. Any redness and swelling of the affected areas usually disappears in a short time. And most people return to normal activity right away.


Are there any risks associated with Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal is a safe procedure if carried out by an experienced person. Possible complications include:

  • darkening or lightening of the treated skin
  • burning/blistering of the treated skin

Since darker skin is more susceptible to changes in pigment, tanning before laser hair removal should be avoided.


How many treatments will I need?

Most treatments require 4-6 sessions for permanent hair removal in any one area. The procedure can be repeated at monthly intervals.


Areas commonly treated with laser hair removal:


1. Small Areas:

  • Upper Lip
  • Lower Lip

2. Medium Areas:

  • Underarm
  • Beard Lining “only” on face/neck
  • Half Neck
  • Bikini Line

3. Large Areas:

  • Full Arm
  • Half Leg
  • Chest
  • Abdomen
  • Upper Back
  • Lower Back
  • Whole Bikini Area

4. Full Body

Each laser precisely targets a particular penetration depth, travels through all the root and shaft of the hair follicle simultaneously and treats the full penetration range from the top to deep of the hair and selectively heating the follicles responsible for hair growth while you stay calm and relaxed. It allows a multi-dimension treatment with no pain and twice better results for darker thicker hair to lighter thinner hair.


With a technology like this, we are able to do more than help women with their excessive hair issues. We also offer the best hair removal solution for men.


We cover even the most problematic areas, because real beauty knows no obstacles and our clinic is equipped with everything necessary for tackling any problem.