This hair removal process targets the dark pigment in your hair follicles, stunting the potential growth of future hair, is now more readily available to consumers than ever. In almost every town and city, you’ll likely find a shop offering this hair removal service.
●Where should you get laser hair removal done—at a spa or doctor's office?
This question is a bit tricky because it totally depends on the quality of the spa, the equipment, and the training of the staff in question.
While it's easy to find a spa or salon that offers laser hair removal, the person doing the treatment won't necessarily be qualified or licensed .
●Are there any laser hair removal risks?
Because it’s such a popular hair removal option, you may think laser hair removal isn’t a big deal, but that’s not entirely true. “If done wrong, you’re risking more than a nick,” about the worst-case scenario. “The procedure can cause disfiguring burns and permanent scars.”
Though rare, but also notes that laser hair removal can cause blistering, crusting, or other changes in skin texture. Other rare side effects include graying of treated hair or excessive hair growth around treated areas, particularly on darker skin.
●Other than these risks, are there any other cons to know about?
Although laser hair removal can and does work wonders for some, it will likely not result in permanent hair removal.
So, before going under the laser, make sure to have a frank conversation with your doctor or practitioner about the risks, equipment, and whether or not it’s the right hair removal treatment for you. And of course, you’re always free to choose to leave your body hair in place—the decision is completely yours.