Laser hair removal remains one of the most popular laser cosmetic procedures in the country. It’s a convenient way to reduce the need to shave, wax, or tweeze unwanted hairs by destroying the hair follicles.
So, what body parts can you get laser hair removal on? It can be done on almost any part of the body where hair grows, with the exception of inside the orbit of the eye—so in many states you cannot have the eyebrow area treated because it is too close to the eye.
Popular Body Parts Amongst Women
For women, maintaining body hair is a time consuming chore. In addition, the hair removal process can lead to skin issues such as shaving irritation and ingrown hairs. Plucking takes forever and it hurts. Waxing is no walk in the park either, plus you have to grow your hair out before you can have it done and let’s be honest no one wants to do that. Laser hair removal provides long lasting results, and you’ll quickly save time and money.
It’s a fact, some women have facial hair. Laser hair removal on the face is a quick and easy process. Treatments take about 15 minutes and you don’t have to grow your hair out in order to be treated, so you are able to maintain the area between sessions by shaving. A series of facial hair removal treatments is necessary for best results, but you should anticipate needing ongoing touch-up treatments a couple times of year after completing your series to keep the hair at bay.
It seems like this area always needs to be shaved, but it’s easily forgotten until you raise your arm. Laser hair removal is perfect for the underarm area. They respond really quickly and treatments take about 5 minutes.
You will need a series of laser treatments to remove hair from your bikini line, but honestly if you break it down, each treatment is less than the cost of one wax or at least comparable. Unlike waxing, laser hair removal is long lasting and you don’t have to grow your hair out before your treatment. You’ll have less and less hair after each visit.
Because your legs are a larger area it does require more time when having laser hair removal, lower legs typically take 30-45 minutes and full legs take 1+ hour to complete, but regardless it’s so worth it! You don’t have to worry about shaving every day or whether to wear a skirt or pants.
Women may experience hormonal changes that result in rogue hairs growing on the nipples and breasts. Stray hairs can simply be plucked, but if your issue is more wide spread or if you just don’t want to deal with it, laser hair removal is awesome. Laser hair removal can actually be done on the areola, which is the circle of pigmented skin surrounding the nipple.
Torso and Abdomen
The area around the navel is a surprisingly common place for women to have excess hair and often women experience more diffuse hair growth across their bellies. If you’re concerned about showing off that midriff because of some fuzz around your bellybutton, laser hair removal can be a good option.
Laser hair removal on the buttocks area can be a little uncomfortable, but surprisingly it is tolerated really well. Most facilities that offer laser hair removal can prescribe a numbing cream if you are sensitive. Lasers are certainly the best way to get hair removed on an area that’s a bit hard for you to reach by yourself and it’s long lasting!
Knuckles and Feet
Starting in puberty, women can grow hair on their knuckles, tops of their feet, and toes. Later on in life, however, this hair can become thicker and more visible. Your hands and toes are often open to public view, so this may be an area where you wish to invest in laser hair removal. Most of the time the feet and toes are included if you have you have laser hair removal on your lower legs and the hands are typically included if you are having your arms treated.
Popular Body Parts Amongst Men
Laser hair removal helps reduce ingrown hairs and irritating razor bumps that are common on the face and neck from frequent shaving. Laser hair removal is also great for thinning out hair, so if you like having some hair just not that much hair laser is a viable option.
Daily shaving can take its toll on men’s schedules, and cause skin problems such as ingrown hairs and inflammation. If you’re sure you don’t want to grow a beard, laser hair removal can be a relief.
Back hair is a hard-to-reach area making it difficult for men to groom themselves. Laser hair removal for the back, done in a series of treatments, can help.
If you like to keep a hair-free chest, it isn’t always practical to have your chest waxed or tweezed because of the large surface area, fast growth of hair, and resulting stubble. Laser hair removal treatment for chest hair is quick and easy solution to reduce the amount of hair on your chest.
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No matter what body part you’re interested in getting treated, Laser hair removal is both safe and convenient. You will require a series of treatments to get the most reduction, but the good news is you don’t have to wait until you complete all of your treatments before you start seeing and enjoying results, you’ll have less and less hair after each treatment.
For more information on laser hair removal packages, reach out and schedule a free consultation today.