At Skintology MedSpa by Dr. Jennifer Walden, we use state-of-the-art laser technology to provide hair removal procedures. Our doctors and team understand that unwanted hair can be frustrating to deal with as well as a blemish on your appearance, and we offer laser hair removal to help resolve this problem and give you the appearance you desire.
What Is Laser Hair Removal?
Laser hair removal is a cosmetic treatment which permanently removes unwanted face and body hair. It works on the principle of selective thermolysis to target pigments and generate heat the removes the hair and prevents regrowth from occurring.
Laser Hair Removal Treatment Areas
Our laser hair removal procedures permanently remove unwanted hair from your body. Our lasers can remove hair from any area of your body.
How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?
Laser hair removal works by targeting pigment within the root of the hair, generating heat the removes that hair from your body and prevents it from regrowing. Because our laser technology targets pigment, laser hair removal is most effective when there is greater contrast between the hair and the skin.
Laser Hair Removal Pre-Treatment Instructions
Before receiving laser hair removal treatment, we recommend that you:
- Shave the day before your session
- Avoid being in the sun for two weeks before your treatment
- Do not wax or pluck for two weeks prior to treatment
- Do not use any products that may increase your skin sensitivity for one week prior to treatment
- Do not use a self-tanning lotion
Laser Hair Removal Results
Laser hair removal permanently removes unwanted hair, and progressively less visible hair growth will be apparent after each session.
Laser Hair Removal Recovery
After your session, a pink or reddish color may linger for a day or so. This will fade, and your skin should regain its natural color shortly following your hair removal session.
How Many Laser Hair Removal Sessions Will I Need?
Hair grows in cycles, which means that you may need several sessions in order to complete your treatment and remove all unwanted hair from the treated area. Our doctors will work with you to determine how many sessions you will need to achieve the desired results.
Laser Hair Removal Post-Treatment Instructions
Following a laser hair removal treatment, you should:
- Avoid sun exposure for two weeks
- The day of your treatment, do not exercise
- The day of your treatment, do not take a hot shower or bath
- Do not exfoliate your skin or use products that may cause irritation for several days
Schedule A Consultation
To set up your consultation and learn more about laser hair removal in New York, NY, call us today at (212) 832-2225.
Why Choose Skintology MedSpa?
Skintology MedSpa by Dr. Jennifer Walden is a New York leader in the use of cosmetic laser technology. We employ a wide variety of laser systems to help clients achieve their unique appearance goals. Our expertise allows us to make key recommendations based on your unique skin type and desired results. Hair-removal packages range from small to extra-large areas, including full legs and back. If you would like to see what your options are, call our laser hair removal experts today and schedule your complimentary consultation!