Laser Hair Removal in Puyallup, WA

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Get Rid of Unwanted, Excessive Hair with Laser Hair Removal

Have you ever felt frustrated with excessive and unwanted hair growth and tried every method and product to get rid of them? Laser hair removal has become increasingly popular for the past few years to reduce undesired hair growth.

While many clinics lack the proper training and experience, leading to poor quality of treatment, we have the knowledge, experience, and qualifications to get you your desired results effectively and efficiently. The Concordia Star Medical Aesthetics team will always take the time to go over all your questions and concerns regarding your laser hair removal in Puyallup, WA. Contact us today for more information.

What is Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal reduces the growth of unwanted hair. This treatment targets the pigment in the follicles by light destroying the hair.

Advances in technology have led to laser hair removal: a fast, easy and effective hair removal treatment. However, laser hair removal can reduce unwanted hair from almost anywhere on your body. The ELOS system by Syneron provides safe and effective results, along with high patient satisfaction with no downtime and minimal side effects.

Why Try Laser Hair Removal?

If you are unhappy with shaving, waxing, using hair removal creams, or tweezing, you will be satisfied with laser hair removal. This treatment can significantly reduce hair growth for months. Laser hair removal is a well-tolerated treatment. It provides precision by selectively targeting the undesired growth areas while leaving the skin undamaged. Additionally, the laser hair removal process is very fast, since each pulse of the laser takes a fraction of a second. Some patients have seen a permanent reduction of hair after only three sessions. Some common areas that may have undesired hair growth include:

  • Legs
  • Armpits
  • Upper Lip
  • Chin
  • Bikini Line
  • Chest

Please note that this treatment may be done anywhere on the body. If you would like to get rid of undesired hair permanently, you may ask us about additional treatment sessions. On your consultation day, we will develop a customized treatment plan to deliver optimal results.

What to Expect During Your Laser Hair Removal Treatment

First, you will be seeing our professionals on your consultation day to go over the targeted areas and treatment plan. On the day of the treatment, our beauty professionals will trim the hair until it is only a few millimeters above the skin. Then, the equipment will be adjusted to deliver the best results based on your needs. For safety assurance, we will give you appropriate eye protection to wear. The laser hair removal treatment itself is essentially painless. Pulses of light will be applied to the treated areas as we watch the area for several minutes to make sure the adjustments are working properly, and your skin is responding to the treatment well. Following the treatment, ice packs or anti-inflammatory lotions may be given to ease any discomfort.

Are There Any Risks to Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal has minimal to no side effects with no downtime. You may feel like your skin has been sunburned. Some other side effects may include, swelling, redness, or scarring.

Please note that no long-term health issues or serious risks are associated with laser hair removal treatment.

How to Prepare for Laser Hair Removal Treatment

Here are some pre-care instructions for the treatment:

  1. Tanning should be avoided for 4-6 weeks before treatment (please cancel your appointment if you have tanned within this time frame). Tanning may cause burns and scars to the treated area.
  2. Avoid waxing, tweezing, bleaching, threading, or use of depilatory agents for 4 weeks before laser hair removal treatment.
  3. Shaving is OK. We recommend that you wet-shave 24 hours before your treatment. Minimal facial hair growth is OK before treatment as it is advisable to see minimal facial hair growth during treatment.
  4. You are advised to use Sunscreen SPF 30 or greater with Zinc oxide (9-16%) 20 minutes before sun exposure when outdoors during daylight hours.
  5. Please remove deodorants, lotions, creams, makeup, perfume, powder, and bath oil before a laser hair removal treatment. These can obstruct or refract laser light negatively.

Laser Hair Removal FAQ

How much does laser hair removal cost?
Laser hair removal is a procedure that varies in cost depending on the coverage area being addressed on the body, in addition to the number of sessions recommended to attain a smooth result. To help you consider the benefits of choosing laser hair removal, consider the energy and time you are putting into waxing, shaving, or other temporary hair removal methods. This is why laser hair removal is generally less expensive overall and will save you time and energy long-term. Your technician will develop a custom plan for you with the number of sessions you need and costs.

Is laser hair removal permanent?
An effective treatment, laser hair removal offers lasting results. While you can enjoy the benefits of the treatment for many years, it's considered semi-permanent since some hair may be unaffected. However, patients find most of their hair follicles will be dormant once their treatment plan has concluded and if stray hairs are still growing, it is very easy to manage. More laser sessions can also be needed to address any stragglers or new growth as well.

Why do I need multiple laser hair removal sessions?
Hair growth happens in cycles. When some hair follicles are in a live growing phase, other follicles are resting. Since each hair follicle grows in various stages, multiple sessions are usually needed to target each follicle when it is growing. Scheduling your sessions over several weeks helps you get effective results and smoother skin.

Does laser hair removal hurt?
Your laser hair removal session can cause some discomfort, but it is not too painful. Patients may feel a small snap as the laser targets and removes the hair follicle. Your technician may apply a local anesthetic to your skin before the treatment if you desire. Patients who are used to getting waxed report that laser hair removal feels much less discomfort than a normal waxing session.

What is the recovery like after laser hair removal?
You might experience some redness and swelling for a few hours after the procedure. Avoid sun exposure and use sunscreen on treated areas. Our team in Puyallup, WA can provide post-treatment care instructions to ensure proper recovery.

How many sessions are needed?
The number of sessions required varies based on individual hair growth patterns and the treatment area. Most people need between 4 – 6 sessions, spaced about 4 – 6 weeks apart, for optimal results.

Make An Appointment for Laser Hair Removal Today!

Laser hair removal can deliver smooth skin by removing unwanted hair. This non-invasive treatment has been reported as effective and safe. Most importantly, our patients in Puyallup, WA are very satisfied with the positive outcome.

If you have been contemplating laser hair removal for a while and are in the Tacoma and South Hill, WA areas, contact us today to schedule a consultation and take advantage of our experienced professionals. Delivering amazing results and helping you achieve your aesthetic goals are what we thrive on.

Along with laser hair removal, we also provide a variety of other services to keep your skin looking and feeling its best. We provide skin rejuvenation, skin tightening, chemical peels, and more. Contact us today to learn more about all our skin care services.

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