The Truth About Laser Hair Removal
The removal of unwanted hair with lasers has rapidly gained popularity. However this form of treatment is not for everyone and it is important that consumers become educated as to the different and competing hair removal procedures available.Some procedures still in use are outdated, whilst some are more suitable for certain hair and skin colors.What are laser hair removal requirements?It is most important that the surrounding skin is lighter than the hair. Also very dark skins absorb excessive laser energy which is not ideal.Patients with light hair and tanned skin should not consider laser hair removal treatment.However if you have dark hair and a tan, you must wait for the tan to fade before having treatment. Note that you will require several treatments depending on the body areas, and although relatively cheaper that electrolysis, laser hair removal costs could exceed $1000.How much will laser hair removal cost?This depends on the size of the area being treated. Top treatment centers average around $500 a session, and generally four treatment sessions are prescribed.Whole back or leg areas will cost a lot more, whilst small upper lip areas could be cheaper. You would need to have an individual assessment by the laser center for more exact costing.What is the effect of skin color on laser hair removal?
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