To assure the most effective laser hair removal, there are a few things you should avoid before your treatment. Laser Smooth Company wants you to give you the smoothest skin possible, so be sure to avoid the following before you begin your treatment.
AVOID WAXING, PLUCKING, & ELECTROLYSIS
Any hair removal methods that involves temporarily removing your hairs’ roots should not be used before laser hair removal. Laser hair removal permanently reduces your body hair by destroying the hair follicle. Light and heat are drawn into the follicle by your hair, so if your hair has been plucked by the root then laser hair removal simply won’t be effective. Refrain from waxing, plucking, and electrolysis for a minimum of three weeks before your scheduled hair removal treatment.
AVOID SUNLESS TANNING METHODS
The lighter your skin is when you receive your laser hair removal treatment, the better. Lasers used for hair removal treatment emit waves of light that are absorbed by the pigment in your hair. When the skin surrounding the hair is lighter in shade than the hair itself, the light is more effectively drawn into the hair and down to the hair follicle. For this reason, you should avoid all tanning methods – including sunless tanning methods – for a minimum of one month before your treatment.
AVOID BLEACHING YOUR SKIN OR HAIR
Additionally, because dark and coarse hair absorb the light waves emitted by laser hair removal tools more easily than lightly colored hair, do not bleach or lighten the hair that is meant to be removed.
We at Laser Smooth Company will give you the best hair removal treatment possible. We want to make sure our customers are satisfied with the results of their treatments, and are ready to advice you on all the necessary before and after care needs. We offer the best laser hair removal treatment in the Gresham area, and we’re eager to help you. We’d love to help you take the first steps towards permanently hair removal and are conveniently located at 2850 SE Powell Valley Rd in Gresham, Oregon. Contact or call us at (503) 867-6386 to schedule an appointment or consultation.