Does Laser Hair Removal Work?
While laser hair removal is becoming increasingly popular, it is undeniable that some myths about the process still run large. The origin of many of these myths is generally outdated information that may have been accurate a few years ago, but with rapid technological advances in the field, no longer apply.
Is It Painful?
Probably the most widely held myth about laser hair removal is that it is painful and can cause burns, scars, or skin discoloration. The truth is, if you are being treated with the best machines on the market, the pain you endure should only resemble the equivalent of a vigorous pinch if that. The Candela machines used at Satori Laser have a unique cooling system that cools the skin each time the laser is applied. This ensures not only significantly reduced discomfort but an extremely low probability of burns or discoloration. However–be aware that this does not ring true if you a tan on the area you would like to treat. Most responsible technicians will refuse to perform laser hair removal on the tanned area for at least two weeks after sun exposure took place. Remember, this is for your own safety.
Not For Darker Skin Tones?
Another myth that plagues the laser hair removal world is the claim that darker skin tones cannot go through the treatment, otherwise, they will be burned, discolored, or the treatment will not be effective. While this was true a number of years ago, it has not been the case for a while now. Since the invention of the Gentle: cannotYAG laser, which was created for primarily dark skin tones, any skin type can undergo laser hair removal. However, it remains true that light hairs–gray, red, and black not be removed from laser hair removal.
Many also feel that laser hair removal is expensive. While that is true of some spas, at Satori Laser we offer 6 session packages at inexpensive prices–we also use Candela laser machines, so you will get more bang for your buck. Plus, no matter what the cost, in the long run, 6 months to a year of laser hair removal with occasional annual touch-ups is an investment, one that will save you money among the financially draining alternatives of waxing, shaving, threading, etc. Isn’t it better to pay a one-time fee, rather than saddle yourself with a lifetime of hair removal-related expenses?
Some also believe that laser hair removal is time consuming when that could not be further from the truth. Depending on the area you are targeting, a laser hair removal session shouldn’t take more than 15-20 minutes, once every 4 to 6 weeks, for about 6 months to a year. That’s 90 to 180 minutes of your time that ensures you will never have to endure waxing or shaving again. Plus, even this small time investment will probably shrink as time goes on–with the Candela equipment at Satori Laser, the cooling system enables us to set the laser at a higher setting, penetrating the melanin in the hair deeper and taking less time.
So now that some very popular myths about laser hair removal have been disproven, what are you waiting for? Book your free consultation at Satori Laser now to get your affordable, top of the line laser hair removal deals today.