Can You Get Laser Hair Removal on Different Skin Tones?
Laser hair removal is growing in popularity among both men and women. While it was once a procedure that many individuals could only dream of, it is becoming more and more accessible for just about everyone. There are still a lot of concerns over this revolutionary procedure that is changing the lives of many, including the question of whether or not you can get laser hair removal on different skin tones and what type of hair the procedure can be performed on, as well.
What is Laser Hair Removal?
Laser hair removal is a procedure that eliminates the need for razors, creams, waxes, and other hair removals – because when you receive laser hair removal, you will no longer have a need for those things! Laser hair removal is becoming more and more popular and with a good reason!
Laser hair removal works by targeting the body’s hair with a concentrated light that heats up the hair and zaps the root, killing the hair at the root. When done in repeated sessions, as is required, it can eliminate hair in an area of the body that you would no longer like to have hair.
Does Laser Hair Removal Work on Dark Skin?
One of the most popular questions surrounding laser hair removal is whether or not it will work on dark skin. It is important to note that laser hair removal works best on those with light skin and dark hair. It can be challenging for the hair to be targeted if it is light hair, so those with light blond hair might not see any results, or very little if they do see them.
But can it work on dark skin? The answer is a resounding yes.
The first thing that you must know is that while it can work on people with darker skin tones, it should only be performed by someone who has experience and training in working with darker skin tones. Do not expect someone who has only done the procedure on lighter skin tones to understand the proper care and technique that must go into it. Instead, be sure to do your research when selecting a professional to perform the hair removal. Usually, it takes a few extra sessions of laser hair removal to be effective, because it has to be done at a lower frequency and heat setting than for those with light skin. But when it’s all said and done, the procedure can be very effective and works well for those who have dark skin as well as those who have light skin!
If you would like to learn more about laser hair removal, call the office of Dr. Ghozland today!