Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

If you’re not happy with shaving, tweezing, or waxing to remove unwanted hair, laser hair removal may be an option worth considering.

Laser hair removal is one of the most commonly done cosmetic procedures in the U.S. It beams highly concentrated light into hair follicles. Pigment in the follicles absorb the light. That destroys the hair.

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Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

Lasers are useful for removing unwanted hair from the face, leg, arm, underarm, bikini line, and other areas.

Benefits of laser hair removal include:

Precision. Lasers can selectively target dark, coarse hairs while leaving the surrounding skin undamaged.

Speed. Each pulse of the laser takes a fraction of a second and can treat many hairs at the same time. The laser can treat an area approximately the size of a quarter every second. Small areas such as the upper lip can be treated in less than a minute, and large areas, such as the back or legs, may take up to an hour.

Predictability. Ninety percent of patients have permanent hair loss after an average of three to five sessions.

How to Prepare for Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is more than just ”zapping” unwanted hair. It is a medical procedure that requires training to perform and carries potential risks. Before getting  laser hair removal, you should thoroughly check the credentials of the doctor or technician performing the procedure.

If you are planning on undergoing laser hair removal, you should limit plucking, waxing, and electrolysis for six weeks before treatment. That’s because the laser targets the hairs’ roots, which are temporarily removed by waxing or plucking.

You should also avoid sun exposure for six weeks before and after treatment. Sun exposure makes laser hair removal less effective and makes complications after treatment more likely.

What to Expect During Laser Hair Removal

Just before the procedure, your hair that will be undergoing treatment will be trimmed to a few millimeters above the skin surface. The laser equipment will be adjusted according to the color, thickness, and location of your hair being treated as well as your skin color.

Depending on the laser or light source used, you and the technician will need to wear appropriate eye protection. It will also be necessary to protect the outer layers of your skin with a cold gel or special cooling device. This will help the laser light penetrate the skin.

Next, the technician will give a pulse of light to the treatment area and watch the area for several minutes to make sure the best settings were used and to check for bad reactions.

When the procedure is completed, you may be given ice packs, anti-inflammatory creams or lotions, or cold water to ease any discomfort. You may schedule your next treatment four to six weeks later. You’ll get treatments until hair stops growing.

If you’re in the Bay Area and are looking to get Laser Hair Removal, check out Fremont Laser Med Spa to book your consultation!

i-Lipo: The Intelligent Alternative to Liposuction

Excess fat is a common problem among many people. One of the common complaints is that diet and exercise does not work as well as they hoped. As a result, many resort to procedures such as fat burning pills, or liposuction. The problem is, liposuction is a complex procedure. The good news is that there is an alternative to liposuction. This alternative is called i-Lipo. This liposuction alternative is gaining more popularity by the day. There are many good reasons for this as well.

How i-Lipo works is that it uses a technique which is clinically proven. This process involves stimulating the body’s natural process of burning fat. This involves the use of low level laser energy. Areas where there have been a build up of excess fat are targeted.

The lasers will trigger signals in the areas of the body depending on where it is placed. The signal causes the fat cells to break down stored sources called triglycerides. They then become fatty acids that the body can use for energy. One major advantage to i-Lipo is that it does not damage any tissue in the area that it is used. It is also a painless process which achieves great results in a short amount of time. The best part is that this can be achieved with virtually no side effects.

photo-body-wrap-1While using i-Lipo by itself is a great way to burn fat, there are other things that you can do to help the process. For instance, you can partake in physical activity. Also, it is important that you consume a diet that is rich in nutrients. Avoiding junk food can go a long way in preserving physical health. I-Lipo is known to achieve fast results.

 

People who use i-Lipo can reduce the size of their waistline by 24cm. You can set up an appointment by calling Fremont Laser Med Spa at 510-744-1582 and book your free consultation!