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Things to Know Before Getting Laser Hair Removal

Things to Know Before Getting Laser Hair Removal

Laser Hair Removal | Premier Spa and Laser Center | Laser Center of Delaware

Laser hair removal is used to reduce unwanted hair on the legs, armpits, upper lip, chin, bikini line, or any other area (except the eyelid). If you aspire to have super smooth skin and want to worry less about shaving, you may consider laser hair removal. Before your appointment, you will want to follow these guidelines:

Avoid The Sun

Stay out of the sun for at least two weeks prior to your appointment. This includes any other tanning methods such as tanning beds and self-tanners. It can lead to discoloration after your laser treatment and, even worse, sunburn can cause extreme pain and blistering. If you must be out in the sun, be sure to use plenty of sunscreen.

No Plucking/Waxing

These methods can disturb the hair follicle and interfere with your laser hair removal process. Shaving, however, preserves the hair shaft and follicles. It is recommended to shave with a clean, new razor prior to your appointment.

Clean Your Skin

The skin at the treatment site should be clean of deodorant, cosmetics, lotions, and creams. Simply use soap and water to clean the area.

Wear Appropriate Clothing

The treated area should either be exposed or covered by loose clothing. If your skin is sensitive after treatment, it may become irritated from tight clothing.

Stop Bleaching

Lasers are designed to target the dark pigment of each hair follicle; they are not effective on blonde, gray, or red hair. If you bleach your hairs regularly, it is recommended to stop at least one month before your appointment.

If you are interested in laser hair removal, call today to schedule a complimentary consultation! Once you have taken the steps to prepare for your appointment, your laser hair removal will be a breeze. Premier Spa & Laser Center is the latest addition to the beauty and skin scene in Delaware. After years of providing the highest quality of skin care to the tri-state area, the dedicated physicians of Premier Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery offer a new experience by combining an alluring spa atmosphere and concierge service with clinical expertise.

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