Laser Hair Removal for Blonde Hair
Like using an IPL Hair Removal Handset, (much like ours) professional laser hair removal was once deemed ideal and feasible for people with dark hair color, and lighter skin tones.
Luckily for you, this is not the case anymore… well in some instances. Over the past decade; the cosmetic industry has advanced enough to provide laser hair removal all skin and hair colors (this only applied to professional hair removal and not at home IPL hair removal).
Chances are if you have blonde hair, you’re not the only one thinking about getting laser hair removal treatment. You may have heard that laser treatment is not a great hair removal option when it comes to getting rid of unwanted blonde hair.
The simple fact is even though hair on the light side of the spectrum does in fact make it slightly harder for laser to work effectively, they have advanced and it is now possible.
Keep in mind that not all spas, clinics, dermatologist, or salons will have the lasers capable of removing blonde or light hair.
Types of Hair in Terms of Laser Hair Removal
Laser Hair Removal Basics
The truth is laser hair removal can be a long process but is worth it in the end. To avoid writing the same thing again you can go to this article “What is IPL Hair Removal” to read and understand exactly how laser hair removal works and what goes on in the process of becoming free of unwanted body hair.
One thing not mentioned in that article is the fact that “Lighter hair requires that the beam run on a higher frequency, which can be dangerous if the technician does not know what they are doing.” (Lital Lev-Ary, lighttouchnyc.com)
The Risks of Laser Hair Removal for Blonde Hair
Laser hair removal for blond hair must be done right by a dermatologist, preferably with years of experience to minimize any potential risk associated with the process.
You probably won’t notice or face any common side effects that is associated with laser hair removal but it better to know what your risk are before making the decision to pursue this method of hair removal.
Laser hair removal can be a little bit painful at times, but it all depends on the area being treated and how sensitive you are. Speaking from experience, laser treatment the face and neck are feeling somewhat like a quick snap from a rubber band which pretty much dissipates immediately after the laser is through with that spot.
Skin irritations can also be an issue during and/or after treatment. Some people experience swelling, slight bruising, dryness, and most common; susceptibility to sunburns.
The more sensitive tour skin is then the easier it is to become irritated. These side effects typically only last a few hours, except being susceptible to sunburn; this can last well over 24 hours.
Because laser must run on a higher frequency to remove effectively treat and remove blonde hair; other side effects such as pigment discoloration, scaring, and texture change are possible.
Experts advise that if you are going to getting laser hair removal for blonde hair to have a test patch treated to see if and how your skin will react to treatments.
Things to Consider When It Laser Hair Removal for Blonde Hair
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Lital Lev-Ary: a Certified Laser Hair Removal Professional (CLHRP) in practice since 2010. With over 10 years of experience in laser technology, Lital has developed her unique laser hair removal technique and is known for being proficient, professional, and personal.
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