How Effective Is Laser Hair Removal?

Cynosure Hair Removal


Unwanted body hair and the constant upkeep can be incredibly time-consuming, costly and sometimes painful. However, with so many options for hair removal available it can often be difficult to decide which option is the safest and most effective for you. Many popular methods of hair removal, such as waxing, shaving or electrolysis can cause skin irritation or discomfort and are a short-term fix.

Laser hair removal is a permanent option to unwanted body hair and offers a fast and long-term solution to unwanted body hair on multiple areas of the body. Our Elite+ technology utilises laser beam energy that passes through the skin, targeting individual hair follicles. The intense heat of laser damages the hair follicle to prevent future growth without damaging any of the surrounding tissue.

The entire process is safe and relatively painless, having been described as a ‘snap’ sensation when the laser comes into contact with the skin. Depending on the size of the area, it is also a quick process, ranging from a few minutes to 30 minutes for larger areas, for example the legs and back.

The treatment requires minimal downtime or side effects. Typically, most people will experience a mild, sun-burn-like sensation and redness that usually lasts 2 to 24 hours. However, you are able continue with regular day-to-day activity immediately after your treatment.

For the most effective and long lasting results, we recommend several treatment sessions for the best aesthetic outcome. Laser hair removal technology can only affect hair in active phases of growth, so several treatments are needed to affect all your unwanted hair.

To begin your laser hair removal treatments find your closest clinic on our website.

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