How can you remove unwanted face hair permanently?
Laser hair removal is the best permanent face hair removal solution available. It works by directly targeting the hairs root and killing it.
For individual hairs we recommend electrolysis (electric hair removal), this kills the individual hair at the root using electrical current, its great for dealing with ingrowing hairs.
Are there any laser hair removal side effects or downtime?
The great thing about lasers generally is that there is no downtime, you may just have to avoid exposure to the sun before your treatment and after. However, with the laser, we use in our hair removal clinic you don’t have to keep out of the sun before or after the treatment. But depending on your individual skin type it may be recommended to ensure the best results. All patients are advised to apply sunscreen between treatments.
Facial hair removal
Excess unwanted facial hair is very common with females especially around the chin, upper lip and on the cheeks. This hair comes in all shapes, sizes and both light and dark. It’s can need regular maintenance to keep it under control. With the popular methods being, plucking, waxing, threading and shaving. However, these solutions are not the best permanent hair removal techniques, often leaving the skin sore and red. This can be very stressful and embarrassing. Leading to the overuse of makeup to camouflage the skin, sadly this can lead to other skin problems. Like blocked pores and acne.
What causes excess facial hair?
Excess hair can be genetic, it’s just the way you are or caused as a result of prescribed medication. Or more commonly it’s because of a hormone imbalance, for example, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. If you have excess hair growth speak to your doctor as it may be a sign of an underlying condition.
Does laser hair removal work on dark and fair skin?
Our laser hair removal clinic specialises in laser facial hair removal, the laser we use is able to treat all skin types from light to dark. Not all lasers are the same some can cause a lightening of the skin (pigmentation damage). The laser specialist should be able to advise you.
Can you remove light hairs with a hair removal laser?
Laser energy is naturally attracted to darker hair and so if more effective in removing it permanently. Whereas the lighter the hair the more it reflects the lasers light beam away. Your laser technician should be able to advise you.
How much is a consultation?
Consultations are free but we do ask you to pay a deposit to reserve your slot. The is refundable provided you attend the appointment and have the consultation and laser patch test.
How many treatments do people usually need?
The average number is six, but if the hair is very thick or light in colour you may need more. The laser technicians will usually be able to give you a good indication of how many sessions you will need.