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Laser hair removal pros and cons

Hair removal whether you are waxing, shaving or epilating is always time consuming and even painful. One option that is available out there is to go through laser hair removal. Put simply, a device uses laser heat to eliminate unwanted hair by penetrating through the follicle and preventing it from growing.

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The main advantage of using laser hair removal is the speed which it removes unwanted hair. When done properly, it zaps hair fast compared to other methods such as electrolysis.

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It can also cover a large area and is an effective method for removing hair on the legs and the back of your body.

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It can also cover a large area and is an effective method for removing hair on the legs and the back of your body.

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People who went through the procedure say that it is less painful than other hair removal methods such as waxing or electrolysis.

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Because hair laser removal is directed at the follicles or the roots of the hair, it prevents or at least reduces growth. The effects are long lasting with some experiencing permanent hair reduction.

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Not everything though works in the favour of laser hair removal. One of the disadvantages of this treatment is that it is not meant as a method to remove hair permanently. Hence, you should not expect that your unwanted hair will be gone forever. If you are expecting permanent hair loss, then electrolysis is a suitable alternative.

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Not everything though works in the favour of laser hair removal. One of the disadvantages of this treatment is that it is not meant as a method to remove hair permanently. Hence, you should not expect that your unwanted hair will be gone forever. If you are expecting permanent hair loss, then electrolysis is a suitable alternative.

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As with any procedure, you might or might not experience side effects. These include itching, swelling, burning, skin discolouration and infection.

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Hair laser treatment can also become expensive especially if you are dealing with large areas.

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It is also shown that laser hair removal works best for people with dark hair so it might be disadvantageous for those with lighter hair. The reasoning behind this is that the laser targets pigmentation.

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It is also shown that laser hair removal works best for people with dark hair so it might be disadvantageous for those with lighter hair. The reasoning behind this is that the laser targets pigmentation.

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