Laser Hair Removal: Is It Safe

Laser hair removal is an increasingly popular choice in controlling unwanted body hair. People may be hesitant to try it due to not understanding it fully. Questions may include whether it is safe, the risks associated with it, permanency, and value. 

Firstly, laser hair removal is generally safe for most people due to the non-invasive manner in which it is done. People who are not prone to severe reaction should expect to have no adverse effects relating to laser hair removal. 

As with anything, there are risks, which can be managed with a thorough discussion with your beautician. These risk range in severity, from minor such as some redness, to major blisters for example. Risk factors will be determined by your skin type and proclivity for reactions, but the majority of people experience little to no reaction at all. 

image of a beautiful face after laser hair removal treatment

Image of a beautiful face after laser hair removal treatment. image by tommerton2010

Laser hair removal is not initially permanent but can be over time. The process works by destroying the hair follicle and preventing it from regrowing. Over time, people will experience slowed and reduced hair growth. 

The reduction in hair growth means longer between appointments for hair management. This means less time and money spent in controlling unwanted hair growth. Over time, money will certainly be saved. When compared to traditional hair control methods such as waxing, shaving or cream, it is far cheaper over time. 

Based on the above information, laser hair removal is largely safe and risk-free. Over time, users will experience little to no reaction as well as reduced hair growth. This means longer between appointments, resulting in less money and time spent in managing personal grooming. 

If you have concerns about the procedure, contact a local skin clinic for a consultation.