Pre Treatment Requirements For Laser Hair Removal

Avoid sun exposure 4 weeks before and after treatment or as advised by your Laser Therapist/Nurse.

You must not sunbathe or use sunbeds during your course of treatments or have false tan present on the skin (to be discontinued for 2 weeks prior to treatment) if treated, Hypopigmentation or Hyperpigmentation may occur.

You must refrain from bleaching, plucking, waxing or using hair removal creams for 6 weeks prior to the treatment and for the duration of treatment course.

Please ensure to shave treatment area at least 24 hours before each treatment to avoid any irritation in area after treatment. If this is not done prior to treatment an additional charge will apply.

If there is any change in your medical history, please contact your Therapist / Doctor immediately.

During Your Laser Hair Removal Treatment

Please ensure to shave treatment area at least 24 hours before each treatment to avoid any irritation in area after treatment. If this is not done prior to treatment an additional charge will apply.

A cooing device and gel will be used with the laser to minimize the sensation.

Safety considerations are important during the laser treatment protective eyewear must be worn by the client and all therapists in the laser room during the procedure.

Post Laser Hair Removal Treatment Care

  • Immediately after the treatment, there may be erythema (redness) and oedema (swelling) of the treatment area, which may last up to 2 hours, or longer. The erythema may last up to 2-3 days. The treated area may feel warm for a few hours after the treatment. Avoid picking or scratching the treated area. Aloe Vera gel only may be applied to the treated area to reduce any discomfort.

  • All forms of exercise should be avoided for 24 hours after the treatment.

  • Light Make-up may be applied to the area after the treatment,

  • Exfoliation of the area must be avoided for 48hrs after treatment.

  • Avoid sun exposure (including sunbeds) to reduce the chance of Hypopigmentation or Hyperpigmentation. An SPF3O is advised to be worn on treatment area.

  • Do NOT use any other hair removal products or similar treatments (waxing, electrolysis, tweezing or hair removal creams) that will disturb the hair foIicIe during treatment course. Shaving is the only method of hair removal that can be used while receiving Laser treatment.

  • All heat treatments (inc. showers, baths, steam and sauna) should be avoided for 24 hours after treatment.

  • Anywhere from 5-14 days after having this treatment, shedding of the hair MAY occur and this appears as new hair growth. This is NOT new hair growth. You can clean and remove the hair by washing or wiping the area with a wet cloth or loofa sponge.

  • After the underarms are treated, use a powder in place of deodorant for 24 hours after the treatment to reduce skin irritation.