Frequently Asked Questions About Undergoing a Laser Hair Removal Treatment

by | Nov 8, 2019 | Beauty

If you have grown tired of the tedious and time-consuming activity of hair removal, you should consider undergoing laser hair removal in Fayetteville area to free up your time. Millions of people have undergone this safe and effective treatment to remove hair from places like their face, legs, arms, underarms, and bikini zone. Before undergoing any type of cosmetic treatment, you will likely have a number of questions that you want answered.

What is laser hair removal?

Laser hair removal is a treatment involving the use of laser to target hair follicles for destruction and minimizing or preventing the growth of unwanted hair in the treatment area.

Who makes a good candidate for this treatment?

Since darker hair contains more melanin to attract the cosmetic laser, those with dark, coarse hair tend to make better candidates for the treatment. Do not be discouraged if you have lighter colored hair, as it may be able to be treated as well. We can make the determination if you would respond well to laser hair removal at your consultation.

Are there any precautions that I should be aware of?

Yes. Be sure to avoid UV exposure, including the use of tanning beds, for one week before and after your treatment, as this can interfere with the process or your recovery. Avoid tanning or sunburns for a minimum of two weeks before your treatment.

Avoid any other types of laser procedures in the area of laser treatment, or chemical peels, for a minimum of two weeks before and after your procedure. Do not use products like alpha hydroxy, retinols, hydroquinone, or beta hydroxyl products for one week before your treatment.

If you are ready to permanently retire your razor, call Bella Medical Aethetics or visit to schedule an appointment or consultation for laser hair removal in Fayetteville.

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