Does Laser Hair Removal Work For All Hair? 

Posted by brainjmedia03 on Tuesday, November 3, 2020

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Try Laser Hair Removal In Gresham Today! 

Why bother with pesky shaving or waxing when you can choose laser hair removal instead? Gresham locals have access to top-notch laser hair removal services right here in Gresham. Just stop by Laser Smooth Company and soon you’ll be on your way to smooth, hair-free skin! At Laser Smooth Company, we’re proud to serve the people of Gresham by providing the best in laser hair removal services. 

Does Laser Hair Removal Work For All Hair? 

The short answer to this is no, it doesn’t work for all hair. In fact, laser hair removal works best when the hair that needs to be removed is dark and coarse, and the skin underneath is lighter in shade than the color of the hair. This is because the lasers used in laser hair removal are attracted to pigment. When the hair is dark and coarse, it absorbs the lasers better, causing it to heat up and for the hair follicle to disable. For this reason, laser hair removal does not work on fine, thin hair such as vellus hair or, as it is also known, “baby” hair. 

Hair Growth Phases 

Something else that is important to know when considering laser hair removal are the growth phases of your body hair. Your hair cycles between three phases during growth – anagen, catagen, and telogen. Laser hair removal only works on hairs that are in the anagen, or active, phase. Not all of your hair grows in at the same time, so your hair can be in different phases at any given time. This is why laser hair removal requires multiple treatments to completely remove body hair in any given area. We treat multiple times, with appointments spaced 8-12 weeks apart, to make sure we get each hair while it is in its anagen stage. 

Visit Laser Smooth Company For More Information About Laser Hair Removal 

When you’re ready to try laser hair removal, don’t hesitate to call on us! We’re happy to give you all the information you need regarding laser hair removal. 

Get Permanent Hair Reduction With Laser Hair Removal Services At Laser Smooth Company 

Laser hair removal is the only way to permanently remove unwanted body hair and give your skin that fresh, smooth feeling all year. Laser Smooth Company offers the best laser hair removal services in the Gresham area. We offer our Gresham clients free consultations, and we’d love to help you take the first steps towards permanent hair removal. We are conveniently located at 2850 SE Powell Valley Rd in Gresham, Oregon. We are waiting for your visit. 

Contact us or call at (503) 867-6386 for your consultation. 

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