What should I look for in a laser hair removal clinic?
When looking for a laser hair removal clinic, there are few things you’ll want to make sure of. First, check they are using medical-grade laser technology (not IPL or a laser machine that’s not specifically designed for hair removal).
Laser hair removal uses highly advanced lasers set to a specific setting, depending on your hair type and skin colour. While a standard machine can treat most people with pale skin and dark hair, specific machines are required for people with darker skin. If you have a darker skin type, ask your chosen clinic whether they have machines that can treat you.
MySkin Laser Clinics use the Candela GentleLASE and GentleLASE PRO, medical-grade lasers which are able to treat a broader range of skin types, and are robust enough for use on a man’s beard, back or arms.
How many treatments will I need?
Each client is different and how many treatments you’ll need will depend on a variety of factors, including your hair type and the area being treated.
Because the hair is targeted only during the growth cycle, it’s important you commit to a course of treatments over a period of months. If you miss a treatment or have big gaps between them, you may need more laser hair removal sessions in total.
Before you commit to a laser hair removal clinic, ask your consultant to give you an estimate on how many treatments you may need and the cost. At MySkin Laser Clinics, we offer discounts for packages of six treatments, allowing you to save more overall.
Does laser hair removal hurt?
While having lasers pointed at your chest sounds painful (and not too dissimilar to a James Bond film) in actual fact the discomfort you feel will be minimal, and we do everything we can to make your treatment as comfortable as possible. Many clients describe it like being snapped by an elastic band – where you’ll feel a momentary flick that disappears immediately.
MySkin Laser Clinics has eight convenient locations around Melbourne and, with our experienced aestheticians and advanced technology, we can treat almost any unwanted hair. Get in touch with us today to arrange a free consultation.