Laser hair removal is a cosmetic procedure that uses a concentrated beam of light to target and destroy hair follicles, resulting in long-term hair reduction or removal.
The treatment is generally safe and effective, but may require multiple sessions to achieve desired results. It is important to consult with a licensed professional and follow proper pre- and post-treatment care instructions to minimize the risk of adverse effects.
During a laser hair removal treatment, a licensed professional will use a handheld device to deliver concentrated beams of light to the targeted area. The light is absorbed by the pigment (melanin) in the hair follicles, which generates heat and destroys the follicles, inhibiting future hair growth.
There are several types of laser hair removal technologies that are commonly used, including: