Laser hair removal is one of the leading non-surgical aesthetics treatments worldwide. Laser hair removal offers a permanent reduction in hair. It works on the principle of targeting the hair root to destroy the hair follicle resulting in a permanent reduction.
Benefits of waxing
Hair is removed from the root resulting in delayed hair regrowth
Waxing is performed 3 to 4 weekly
Less irritable to the skin compared with depilatory creams and shaving often
Waxing for a period of time will make the hair become finer and sparse over time
Drawbacks to waxing
Can irritate the skin causing redness and itching
You have to wait for the hair to be a certain length before you can have another wax
Hair start growing again with the first few weeks after a waxing session
Can cause ingrowing hairs
Waxing can be painful and cause skin sensitivity
Treatment are 4-6 weekly ongoing
Laser hair removal Advantages
Laser hair removal is not painful the most you should feel is a heat sensation
The progress of hair reduction is discussed each visit
Laser hair removal doesn’t irritate the skin
Provides a permanent reduction in hair
6-12 treatments are required
Sessions are conducted every 4-6 weeks
Drawbacks to Laser
Can be costly
Can cause slight irritation
The Winner is ……. Laser Hair Removal
There you have our pros and cons of waxing and laser hair removal. Whilst waxing may provide a temporary reduction in hair follicles laser hair removal on the other hand provides long-lasting permanent hair reduction. Laser is less irritable to the skin whereas waxing may cause the skin to react and impact the skins natural barrier function.
You may have heard laser is too expensive, however over time with waxing works out more expensive whilst the laser is not only saving you time it s more cost-effective than you think.
Laser hair removal today for a hair-free tomorrow!
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