Steps To Take Before You Get Laser Hair Removal

Posted by brainjmedia03 on Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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Laser hair removal treatments are a great option for people who want smooth hair-free skin without the hassle of shaving or dangerous chemicals, or painful waxing. In a few treatments, you can live this convenient life, just in time for bathing suit season! There are a few steps you need to take before you start treatments. Make sure to follow these steps before you start treatments.

Pre Treatment Care

  • Please give a close shave to the areas receiving treatment the morning of your appointment. For harder to reach places, such as the backside, we can provide assistance just prior to application of our laser.
  • The area to be treated should be freshly cleaned and left free from any make-up, perfumes, lotions, creams, and/or antiperspirants.
  • Areas to be treated should be as light as possible, so avoid tanning 2 weeks leading up to treatments. Also, avoid sunless tanning products leading up to your appointments.
  • Do not wax or otherwise remove the roots of the hair follicles 3 weeks prior to receiving laser hair removal. Studies suggest, however, that waxing 3 weeks prior to an appointment may increase overall efficacy – as every treated hair is now in its active state of growth.
  • Do not bleach any hair to be treated, or lighten its color.
  • You must advise us of any medications you’re currently taking or have taken in the past 6 months which increases sensitivity to light. Examples include several antibiotic and antifungal medications as well as isotretinoin.

Laser Smooth Company is your hair removal resource in Gresham!
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