Would you like to get rid of unwanted face or body hair permanently? That’s a major reason laser hair removal is better than shaving or waxing (but far from the only argument in favor of going the laser hair removal route). Dr. Charles S. Lee of Enhance® Medical Center in Beverly Hills explains why laser hair removal provides superior results over shaving and waxing.
Laser Hair Removal Benefits
Convenience and money — those are just two of the benefits laser hair removal offers versus shaving or waxing. Scratch scheduling time for unwanted hair removal off your to-do list.
Laser beams target the melanin in hair follicles, and the heat generated destroys the hair follicle and stops growth. Over time, laser hair removal saves you money compared to repeatedly shaving and waxing. While you have to pay for your laser hair removal sessions, once the process is complete you no longer need to spend money on razors, shaving creams or waxes. When adding up these costs over a lifetime, laser hair removal is a bargain.
Keep in mind that laser hair removal doesn’t hurt. You may feel a sensation similar to rubber bands snapping against your skin during the procedure, but numbing cream applied beforehand prevents real discomfort.
Laser Hair Removal vs. Shaving
With shaving, there’s always the possibility of nicks even if you’re very careful. Rashes and similar skin irritations are also frequent occurrences post-shaving.
Laser Hair Removal vs. Waxing
What would you do with an extra 45 minutes a month? That’s the time you’d get back if you no longer had to wax your legs, underarms or other areas of unwanted hair. And that’s for at-home waxing. If you go to a salon, you get back even more time.
Waxing is one of the most painful ways to get rid of hair. You’ll have to endure this pain every few weeks. Waxing can trigger allergies and skin irritations, including bumps and burns.
Waxing and shaving can result in painful ingrown hairs. Why deal with the discomfort, use of ice packs or heating pads and the potential for infection associated with ingrown hairs when you can opt for laser hair removal?
Laser Hair Removal Results
Depending on your hair type, you’ll need between three to seven sessions before laser hair removal results become permanent. After that, you’ll enjoy smooth, hairless skin going forward with laser hair removal. You may need an annual touch-up to keep errant hairs at bay.
Schedule a Laser Hair Removal Treatment at Enhance® Medical Center
To discuss any laser hair removal treatments with the best cosmetic team in Beverly Hills, please call (310) 271-5954 to schedule a consultation. We will answer any questions you have regarding the laser hair removal procedure.