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Tips on Using Laser Permanent Hair Removal in Monroe

One of the best ways to get rid of unwanted hair on your body without having to go through the trouble of shaving is laser hair removal. If you go through with permanent hair removal in Monroe, you want to make sure you get the most out of each of your sessions. Here are some things to keep in mind to ensure that each session works to its fullest potential.

Reduce Time Spent in the Sun

Avoid spending time in the sun before your treatments or after your treatment. Sunburns can make your skin sensitive, but so do the lasers. You are at risk of developing blisters from the treatment if you come in with a sunburn. It can also interrupt your treatments as you must give yourself time to heal before starting again.

Don’t Tweeze or Wax the Hair

For a couple of weeks before your session for permanent hair removal in Monroe, you want to avoid tweezing or waxing the area. If you do either, you are pulling out the hair follicle, which the laser targets. If it’s not there, the laser can’t destroy it. Rather than tweezing or waxing, you should shave the area instead. This will remove the hairs without removing the follicle.

Shave the Night Before

It’s strongly recommended to shave the area the night before your session. One reason why it’s recommended is that it makes it easier for the laser to target the hair follicle because there is less hair at the skin’s surface.

Shaving can also help reduce any pain during the treatment, as less hair is being burned off. If you have any discomfort during the session, aloe vera is a great way to soothe the irritation. Contact Advanced Dermatology Care for more details.

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