How to Prepare for Laser Hair Removal?
In case you’re keen on laser hair removal, make a point to pick a board-certified specialist who has considerable experience in dermatology or cosmetic medical procedures and has been a part of the laser hair removal field too. In the event that a doctor’s assistant or an authorized medical attendant will do the procedure, ensure a specialist directs and is accessible on location during the treatment. Approach with caution spas, salons, or different offices that permit non-qualified faculty to do laser hair removal.
Before you make a laser hair removal appointment, plan an interview with the specialist. They’ll audit your medicinal history, talk about dangers and advantages, and take photographs for before and after evaluations. You’ll additionally need to do the below mentioned activities preceding your first session:
The hair ought to be shaved before your appointment. Otherwise, the entire hair will absorb the energy and heat up, which can in turn hurt the skin, as that scorched hair makes contact with the skin. It likewise implies less energy will reach the base of the follicle, so the outcome will not exactly be ideal.
Avoid the sun
A tan builds the danger of skin lightening and other side effects. On the off chance that you have a tan, either from sun exposure or sunless tanning methods, hold up until the tan wears off totally before planning your first laser hair removal session. A month and a half of staying away from the sun is the thing that many specialists suggest.
Abstain from plucking, waxing, and electrolysis
These hair removal techniques can bother the hair follicle and meddle with laser hair removal. Shaving is alright, in any case, since it safeguards the hair shaft and follicle.
A few specialists may ask that on the day preceding your treatment, you shave with a perfect, new razor. By shaving, the lasers will most likely reach the follicles. Utilizing spotless, new razor guarantees that no microbes that could cause contact dermatitis stays after your laser treatment.
Check your skincare routine
On the off chance that you are utilizing anti-aging products on your skin, your hair removal specialist may ask you to stop for a couple of days during your treatment. A few ingredients that may cause disturbance include alpha hydroxy acid, salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and others. In the event that you are advised to quit utilizing these items, make sure you do so!
Purge your skin
On the day of your laser hair removal session, try to rinse the skin at the treatment site and leave it free of cosmetics, lotions, and creams. On the off chance that you’ve used antiperspirants, it will be removed before treatment.
Wear apt garments
Make certain to wear garments that will leave the treated territory uncovered or is baggy. The treated territory may have an alleviating topical cream applied to it that you would prefer not to cover with garments. Tight or rough garments will feel awkward if your skin is sensitive after treatment.