Some People will do anything to get rid of unwanted hair. Woman spend large amounts of time and money to get rid of the hair they dont want on their bodies. Over the past couple of years men have been doing the same thing. So what is the best method of getting rid of the hair you dont want?

The most common methods seem to be shaving and waxing but recently laser hair removal has become popular.


How does it work

A machine or device is placed on the area where you want your hair removed. A concentrated light is then emitted from the machine into the hair and the pigments in the hair absorb the light. This then kills the hair and it is removed.


The benefits of this method of hair removal

You can use it on your arms, chest, legs, bikini, face or other areas of your body where you want to get rid of hair.

9 out of 10 people who use this method to remove hair have permanent results after 3, 4 or 5 sessions.

The laser is able to target the hair and does not damage the skin surrounding the hair.

The procedure is rather fast. Small areas can be treated in minutes and larger areas within 30min to 1 hour.

No more waxing, shaving or plucking anymore. Once you have been a few times for laser treatment you never have to go back. What a pleasure!


So is it safe?

Yes there are side effects and possible problems with this type of procedure. This is why its important to use a company that knows what they are doing.

It is very normal to have some swelling, redness and/or itching around the area where the hair was removed. This should disappear after 2 or 3 days. Ice can be applied after the treatment to reduce swelling and redness.

Sometimes there are other side effects that seem to be less common. Discoloration of the skin or burning the skin is a possibility as well as acne and scabs forming after the procedure. The intensity of the laser must be adjusted to match the persons skin type. This is not the type of thing you want to get from just anyone. Rather pay more and get an experienced person to perform the procedure for you.


Where can I find an experienced hair removal therapist?

There are many places. you can google the nearest one in your area. For a laser hair removal in Johannesburg you can look for laserlabs