Question: I am a fair skinned blonde female. Am I a good candidate for laser hair removal? Answer: Blond hair is difficult to effectively treat with laser hair removal. Laser hair removal works by placing energy into the hair follicles. The hair follicle absorbs the energy more than the skin does because of the pigment… [Read More]
Laser Hair Removal Articles
I am very interested in laser hair removal
Question: I have very hairy arms and legs. I am very interested in laser hair removal and was wondering how much time per session is involved and how painful this procedure is. Answer: The laser that we use in Renu Med Spa for hair removal employs the most advanced technology available for hair removal. The… [Read More]
I’d like laser hair removal done on both my arms.
Question: I’d like laser hair removal done on both my arms. How many sessions do you think this would take? Answer: Typically, laser hair removal takes about 5 or 6 sessions for effective hair reduction. I have explained this in prior answers to laser hair removal questions, but, the reason for so many necessary treatments… [Read More]
I would like my pubic hair removed using laser hair removal.
Question: I would like my pubic hair removed using laser hair removal. I read online that 4-6 treatments are necessary. Is this correct? How long is each session? Do the treatments cause any tenderness in the area? Answer: At Renu Med Spa we perform laser hair removal on the pubic region. Brazilian treatments are quite… [Read More]
How much time do you have to wait between laser hair removal?
Question: How much time do you have to wait between laser hair removal treatments? Answer: You will have to wait about 6 weeks in between laser hair removal treatments. The reason for this is that the hair follicles are on a growth cycle. The hair removal laser works best on the hair follicle when the… [Read More]
After laser hair removal is the skin more sensitive to the sun?
Question: I am female, 33 years old, and have hairy forearms. I remove the hair using abrasive pads once but the hair has come back even thicker and actually longer. After laser hair removal treatment, is the skin more sensitive to the sun? It so, I just have to plan the procedure some other time… [Read More]
Will my skin be swollen and tender after a laser hair removal?
Question: Will my skin be swollen and tender after a laser hair removal treatment? Answer: At Renu Med Spa and Plastic Surgery we use the Soprano XL laser hair removal system. Our clients have been thrilled with their results and the comfort with which each treatment is administered. You may have some transient redness lasting… [Read More]
How many treatments would I need to remove my chin hair?
Question: I am female, 43 years old and have black hair growth on the underside of my chin going up into my sideburns. How many treatments would I need to remove this hair permanently? Answer: The areas of facial hair that you have described is a common one. The facial hair is usually thicker than… [Read More]
There are few problems associated with laser hair removal.
Question: It looks like there are few problems associated with laser hair removal, one of them being discoloration of the skin. I am a very dark African American woman with facial hair that I would like removed. Can you tell me if the procedure can be done without discoloring my face? Answer: Unfortunately, extremely dark… [Read More]
How painful is laser hair removal?
Question: I’ve heard mixed reviews about how painful laser hair removal is. Will I be given any painkillers after my laser hair removal treatment? Answer: Most of the stories that you have heard about laser hair removal and pain are probably true. In the past, the lasers that worked best for laser hair removal were… [Read More]
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