LASER HAIR REMOVAL

WHAT LASER TECHNOLOGY DO YOU USE?

Dynamic Pulse Control™ (DPC) constitutes an advancement of IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) from 

www.sharplightech.com

DPC is unique since it allows you to use optimal protocols with high energy level that translate to shorter treatment sessions. DPC technology has a selection of three pulse configurations- smooth, long or high. This flexibility facilitates a range of thermal efficiency for many different skin types and treatments such as Laser Hair Removal, Photo Facials and Acne Treatments.

The Rapid DPC protocol has automatic pulse configurations to guarantee the best outcomes. The device is equipped with a sapphire contact cooling system with two controllable modes making the treatment more comfortable.

HOW DOES IPL (INTENSE PULSE LIGHT) HAIR REMOVAL WORK?

When used in hair reduction, the light is absorbed by the pigment in the hair. It quickly turns to heat which then breaks down the hair follicle, making the hair thinner, lighter, and grow back at a much slower rate, eventually stopping the hair from developing all together.

WHICH LASER DO YOU USE?

We use a powerful multi-technology machine that offers inter-changeable hand pieces from Sharplight Technologies.

WHY DO I NEED A SERIES OF TREATMENTS?

Hair grows in three phases,

Anagen (growing)

Catagen(transitional)

Telogen(resting)

The growth cycle is significant because laser hair removal treatment is only effective on actively growing hair i.e. during the Anagen stage, which is also when the melanin is at its most abundant.

For the face, the hair will reach the phase after 4 weeks, for the body, it takes up to 6 weeks. Laser can only treat the hairs that are present and not the ones that have yet to be formed or developed.

WILL IT REDUCE INGROWN HAIRS?

Yes, it is able to target stubborn ingrown.

HOW OFTEN DO I HAVE TO COME FOR AN APPOINTMENT?

For treatments on the face, treatments should be scheduled every four weeks.  Body laser should be performed every six weeks.

DO TREATMENTS HURT?

There may be a mild discomfort, similar to a rubber band lightly snapping the skin.

AT WHAT AGE CAN YOU START LASER?

16 Years old due to hormones, pain tolerance and liabilities. Laser can be performed on candidates younger however, a waiver must be signed be a guardian. 

DO I NEED TO SHAVE BEFORE MY APPOINTMENT? 

On the day before your treatment you should shave thoroughly with a new razor. 

Shaving is the only method of hair removal recommended while having laser treatments. 

Shaving removes hair above the skin that can result in surface skin damage from burnt hairs but it leaves the hair shaft intact below the surface. The laser admits light that is absorbed by the pigment (melanin) in the hair. 

This is why it is imperative that you Do not wax or plaque in the area.

Tips for shaving 

do not dry shave the area, use a new razor choose a non-perfume shaving product, take your time and shave The area well. How to prepare before laser hair removal

Leaving hair behind can result in discomfort shaving for laser hair removal is essential to ensure a safe and comfortable and effective experience and result.

THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT

Avoid tanning and using sunless Tanner‘s for at least a month any tanning of the skin can result in pigmentation in the areas you laser. 

Avoid any skin creams that could make you light sensitive

Avoid blood thinning medications

On the day of your laser hair removal treatment please shower

Refrain from using any deodorant if the under arm area is to be treated.

 

PRICES LASER HAIR REMOVAL ON THE FACE

UPPER LIP $33

CHIN $44

SIDE BURNS $55

FULL FACE $110 Neck, chin, under lip, side burns, cheeks, upper lip, forehead.

HALF FACE $80 from the cheeks down

EARS $80

NAPE OF NECK $50

BACK OF NECK $50

LASER ON THE BODY 

AREOLA $66

ABDOMINAL LINE $33

UNDERARMS $66

HALF ARMS $82

FULL ARMS $110

FINGERS & HANDS $33

FINGERS $16

BIKINI LINE $66

BRAZILIAN BIKINI $110

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