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Laser hair removal for sensitive skin

Laser hair removal for sensitive skin

Laser hair removal is a great way to remove hair and stay looking good. There are a lot of people who avoid laser hair removal because they are worried about their skin. However, treatment can also be done on people with sensitive skin. This blog will look at how you can use laser hair removal for sensitive skin.


How laser hair removal works?

Laser hair removal is an effective technique for permanently removing unwanted hair. It uses light energy to target hair follicles and destroy them. The invisible, intense light pulses of the laser penetrate the skin, targeting those hair follicles and destroy them. This type of hair removal works well on people with sensitive skin because it is less traumatic. It works well for all skin types, but it is especially effective for dark hair on fair skin.


What about Pain?

Laser hair removal works on any skin type and you will have almost the same results on any types of skin. If you are a person with sensitive skin, then laser hair removal is best solution for you when comparing with other hair removal methods such as shaving, waxing etc. It doesn’t harm your skin and it leaves your skin looking healthier. If pain is the main concern then don’t worry because this is less painful when comparing with other hair removal methods. During treatment even if you have sensitive skin you will feel like being snapped by a rubber band. However there will be a little more pain when you will be getting treatment on your sensitive parts that can also be avoided by applying numbing cream before the treatment and soothing gel after treatment.


Patch test before treatment

Laser hair removal is not as effective for finer hair, but it can help with other types of hair for sensitive skin. To ensure that the appropriate treatment is used for your skin type, you should do a patch test before the procedure. This test is done with the treatment on a small area of the skin that is not covered by hair. The patch test is most effective when done on your upper lip, inner arm, or behind the ear. This test is an easy way to help you avoid excess treatments or potential skin damage if your skin is too sensitive to be treated. As said earlier in most cases laser hair removal is an ideal treatment for sensitive skin types.


Treatment Areas?

With laser you can get rid of hair from your face, stomach, back, legs even pubic and other sensitive areas of your skin with minimal pain. Making this treatment one of the best in all hair removal method for sensitive skin.



It's important to take care of your skin after a laser hair removal session. You'll want to ensure that you use sunscreen, avoid tanning and stay out of the sun. You should use good quality moisturizer regularly. For more tips you can ask your service provider and they can give you proper guidelines according to your skin condition and health.  


Do you have sensitive skin and want to know more about laser hair removal treatment? You can visit Vibrant Salon and Spa which is one of the best medical spa in Fredericton and consult with our trained technicians for best advice.


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