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LHR: How Does It Feel?

Laser Hair Removal is wonderful, but are you wondering...How does it feel?

We explain it! Laser hair removal is a cosmetic procedure that uses concentrated beams of light to target and remove unwanted hair from various parts of the body. If you've never experienced it before, let me help you understand what the sensation might be like:

Imagine a quick, mild snapping or tingling sensation on your skin. It's somewhat similar to a rubber band being lightly flicked against your skin. When the laser is directed towards the hair follicles, you might feel a brief, warm sensation as the energy from the laser is absorbed by the pigment in the hair follicles. This energy transforms into heat, effectively damaging the hair follicles and preventing future hair growth.

It's important to note that everyone's experience can vary based on factors like your pain tolerance, the area of the body being treated, and the specific type of laser being used. Some areas of the body may be more sensitive than others. For instance, the upper lip and bikini line tend to be more sensitive compared to areas like the legs.

Most people find the discomfort from laser hair removal to be quite manageable, and the sensation usually lasts for only a fraction of a second with each pulse of the laser. Additionally, modern laser technology often includes cooling mechanisms that help minimize any discomfort and protect the surrounding skin. This is Satori Laser's case, which uses Cryogen, the newest technology in cold gas and the most effective preventing pain and discomfort. 

It's worth mentioning that the sensation becomes less intense as you undergo multiple sessions. This is because the hair becomes finer and lighter with each session, and there are fewer hair follicles left to treat.

Overall, while laser hair removal may cause a bit of discomfort, it's generally well-tolerated and the results of reduced hair growth make it a worthwhile choice for all individuals seeking a longer-lasting hair removal solution compared to traditional methods like waxing, shaving or IPL.

If you are curious, call us to book a FREE test patch. You choose the area where you want it and its the perfect opportunity to experience a treatment before making a decision about it. We are always happy to assist you!