Is Laser Hair Removal Worth It?

When it comes to body hair removal, you have options. You can stick to quick and easy shaving, but as we know hair grows back in a few days. There’s depilatory creams that dissolve hair in minutes, but can also smell like a mix of wet dog and burning rubber.  You might try waxing or sugaring which grabs the hair at the root and keeps you smooth for weeks, but is the pain worth it? This brings us to laser hair removal.

Maybe you’ve considered the option, but weren’t sure if it was really worth it, or maybe you know nothing about it. Well, as the best laser hair removal specialists in Berks County and Greater Philadelphia, we’re here with everything you need to know to help you decide. 

What is Laser Hair Removal?

Many men and women wish to eliminate unwanted hair on their body caused by hormonal fluctuations, age, genetics and other medical related conditions. If you’ve gotten tired of the daily tweezing, shaving or waxing, or the less-than-perfect results they offer, there’s another solution that may be worth exploring.

Laser hair removal is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures in the United States, offering a semi-permanent solution to unwanted body hair. This technology effectively targets and treats numerous areas of the body using a Palomar laser for smooth, nick-free results. Within a few treatments, the hair is completely removed and only one annual treatment is required to avoid regrowth.

Areas Treated with Laser Hair Removal:

● Upper Lip

● Sideburns

● Chin

● Legs

● Abdomen

● Chest

● Bikini Area

● Hands

● Arms

● Feet

● Buttocks

● Back

● And More

How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

At Best Impression Med Spa, our state-of-the-art medical laser technology uses extreme precision to target unwanted hair on all types of complexions, resulting in fewer sessions and no damage to the surrounding skin. The Palomar laser sends pulses on the skin for milliseconds at a time, which emit a beam of light that converts to heat as it passes through the skin with very minimal discomfort.  A special cooling device helps balance the heat, allowing for a more comfortable and pleasant experience.  The heat is then absorbed by the pigment in the hair follicle and root, destroying the hair and inhibiting new growth. While it doesn’t offer permanent removal of the hair, 90% of patients see long-term hair loss after 3-5 sessions.  

So Is it Worth It?

While the best candidates for laser hair removal have dark, coarse hair and light skin, with the latest laser technology, almost all skin tones are treatable. And even though some areas of the body are more commonly treated than others, any unwanted, stubborn facial or body hair can be reason to explore the benefits of laser hair removal.

To help you decide, let’s look more closely at the benefits: 

● Patients enjoy a drastic reduction of hair growth that lasts over time, resulting in the ability to stop shaving all together.

● Results offer silky smooth skin without the nicks and bumps of typical shaving and waxing.

● There’s no limit to the areas on the body that can be treated.

● The process itself is quick, covering large areas, such as the legs or back, in an hour, and small areas, like the upper lip, in under a minute.

● Very minimal discomfort felt during the process due to the numbing of the targeted area, and it continues to lessen with each treatment.

● Very reliable, with 90% of patients enjoying long-term results.

Now that you know all the facts about laser hair removal, it’s time for you to decide. If you want to remove unsightly hair and enjoy smooth, beautiful skin that lasts, contact the experts in laser hair removal in the Main Line and Greater Philadelphia.