Hair removal techniques like cleansing, shaving, and plucking are temporary solutions for hair removal. Your hair will return after 2 to 3 weeks. However, when you are finally ready for a permanent hair removal solution, laser hair extraction in Hong Kong is the best solution. But how does it work? And the pain? And is it expensive? You will find all the answers in this article.
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Do not pinch or apply wax beforehand
The laser directs the pigment towards the hair, so the hair has to be in the hair follicle for it to function.
Not all hair can be a laser
Yes, in the eyes of hefty laser machines, not all hair is created equal. This is because lasers are more likely to absorb darker pigment, also known as black hair, especially if you have lighter skin.
Pass the sun first
Blackened skin has more pigment and is more similar in colour to hair, making it difficult for the laser to distinguish between skin and hair.
You will need treatment again
Laser hair removal is not a once in a lifetime experience. In fact, it is most effective when applied to hair that is in an active growth phase which only occurs once every six weeks. Problem? Not all hair is in an active growth phase at the same time. This is why you sometimes see different hair after treatment,
Irritation after laser treatment is normal
Given that you are directing a pulsed beam of light directly to sensitive areas of your body, you may experience irritation and redness after laser hair removal treatment. This is completely normal and can even take several days.