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Laser Hair Removal Statistics

Statistic Verification

Source: The Hair Removal Journal, ASPS Procedural Statistics

Research Date: September 4, 2016

Laser Hair Removal Statistics

Laser hair removal industry revenue in 2009 $244 million
Average number of treatments needed 4
Average cost-per-treatment $273.25
Number of laser hair removal procedures done in 2009 893,054
Number of laser hair removal procedures done in 2000 735,996
Women percent of total laser hair removal procedures in 2009 82 %
Percent of people age 18-29 who say they want to get laser hair removal 60 %


Average Cost Per Treatment Location Average Price
Arm Hair $125
Back Hair $420
Bikini $298
Chest Abdominal Hair $398
Facial Hair $192
Leg Hair $371
Underarm Hair $169


Laser Hair Pain Statistics

Percent who experienced no pain 11 %
Percent who experienced mild pain 48 %
Percent who experienced moderate pain 36 %
Percent who experienced severe pain 6 %


Laser Hair Removal Satisfaction Statistics

Percent surveyed who said they would do it again 87 %
Percent surveyed who said they would not do it again 13 %
Laser Hair Removal by US Region Percent of Procedures
Region 1: CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT NJ, NY, PA 18 %
Region 2: IL, IN, MI, OH, WI, IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD 13 %
Region 3: DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV 22 %
Region 4: AL, KY, MS, TN, AR, LA, OK, TX 16 %
Region 5: AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY, AK, CA, HI, OR, WA 31 %