Myths of Laser Hair Removal
Let’s talk Myths & Facts of Laser hair removal?
Myth: It works for only few years and then the hair comes back
Fact: the hair whose follicles were destroyed don’t come back. But your peach fuzz or fine hair may get thicker with hormonal changes or other changes in your body chemistry. .
Myth: Lasers can be dangerous to your bodies.
Fact: lasers have been around for over 45 years. They have been used on millions by now and there are no known effects on health. In fact the wavelength of lasers are such that they only penetrate to the depth of the hair follicle. .
Myth: Lasers can burn your skin very easily.
Fact: It is rare to get laser burns. In cases where it happens it actually is temporary and heals within a few weeks. Most technicians are trained well and assess your skin properly and use settings accordingly. So always go to a professional clinic. .
Myth: Change of medicines or tanning my skin won’t effect my laser treatments.
Fact: Changing medication can effect the sensitivity of your skin because some meds effect your pain receptors and other your hormones. Which can in turn effect how sensitive you are to laser treatments. .
Myth: Shaving can grow your hair coarser and thicker
Fact: For laser hair removal you are asked to shave your hair and not pluck, wax or epilate. Lots of people get scared of shaving saying it will make them get more hair. There is absolutely no truth to that belief. Dermatologists have proven that shaving doesn’t make your hair grow thicker or faster than normal. .
Myth: Laser can cause ingrowns
Fact: Lasers actually weakens the hair follicle thus reducing ingrowns. .