Understanding How Laser Hair Removal Works
If you are supposed to go through a process that is permanent, you can be very nervous and uneasy. When you are to undergo laser hair removal, it is good for you to understand the process of performing it because it can be of assistance for you to manage the anxiety and stress before and during the procedure.
Laser hair removal has become so popular in the recent past because of its effectiveness, safety and being a more permanent process that the other processes of removing hairs in the body like tweezing, waxing and electrolysis. For individuals whose hair is blonde, grey or fine, laser hair removal cannot be successful and also people who have dark skin and hair have a specific kind of laser that can be used on them for the right results to be achieved.
There are some specific lasers which are used in removing the hair which have a special beam of light which they emit and which targets the melanin in the hair and the hair follicles. The laser beam is passed through the skin and is later absorbed by the melanin which is usually in the hair follicle. Individuals who are fair in complexion and who have a dark hair are capable of getting the best results after the laser hair removal procedure is completed, due to this reason. In case one’s hair colour and the skin tone are almost the same, the lasers are not able to differentiate between the skin and the hair. The laser works in a way that it spoils the follicle to the extent that it cannot get any repair which makes the hair to never grow at the place again.
The skin then closes at a slow pace and on the skin there get a smooth surface after the follicle is damaged. The laser works thoroughly, but even with that, laser hair removal is successful on hair that is growing actively. The laser does not remove hairs which are in the phase where they are not growing correctly and for that reason you may require to undergo more than one treatments for the procedure to produce the right results on that area. Some body parts react to treatment in a better manner that others and for that reason the number of treatments may not be the same depending on the part that the treatment is being done. There is, however, no one area which can get treatment using one treatment, and many people may have to go through almost three treatments in a year.
Most of the lasers which are used nowadays emit a burst of cold air which is later followed by a pulse of laser and one more burst of cold air. The cold air is meant for making the area numb for the laser pulse.