It has also been quite beneficial for both men and women with curly hair that leads to ingrown hairs and razor bumps, a condition referred to as Pseudo Folliculitis Barbae (PFB). Laser hair removal can stop the growth of hair in the affected areas which gives the skin a chance to heal and eliminate the bumps, irritation, and skin discoloration.
While unwanted facial hair is the main area of focus for laser hair removal, there are many benefits to other areas of the body as follows:
Hair growth under the arms can be particularly bothersome to females. It is a common practice to shave this area to create a more desirable look. However if your skin is sensitive and easily irritated by shaving, removing the hair can turn out to be a big hassle. So, rather than continuing to endure irritation and discomfort to remove the hair, laser treatments can give you a way to do several treatments 1 to 2 months apart to get long term suppression of hair growth. This will result eliminate the shaving irritation but give you the look you want as well.
Hair growth on the chest area can be bothersome to both males and females for different reasons.
If you are a lady with a hormonal condition that causes an increase in the growth of hair, the chest is one of the areas that this might occur. You could have a few strands of hair in the middle of the chest, or thicker coarser hair covering the entire chest area including the areas of the breasts. In addition to getting treatment to correct the hormonal imbalance, laser hair removal can remove the unwanted hair and help restore the usual feminine appearance.
For men who have heavy growth of chest hair that can be a source of irritation due to friction, heat and perspiration, laser treatments to remove the unwanted hair can provide relief.
Men can inherit a tendency to grow thick dark hair across the back and shoulders. For many, the presence of the hair is no big deal, but for others it is annoying and undesirable. As on the chest, mechanical factors can lead to irritation due to the presence of the hair and at other times the hair is removed because of the desire for a different look. Laser treatments has proven to be one of the most effective techniques for removing unwanted hair in these areas due to the quick treatment times and long lasting results.
The same hormonal factors that contribute to unwanted hair on the face and chest in women can also lead to the growth of hair on the abdomen sometimes above and sometimes below the navel. While this hair can usually be managed successfully without laser treatments, some ladies developed hair bumps and skin infection as a consequence of removing the hair. When this complication occurs, clusters of dark or reddened pimple like changes develop around the hair follicles which can persist for months and months. In addition to the appearance concerns, the area can become itchy and irritated as well. Laser treatments are an excellent way to stop the hair growth in these areas and give the skin a chance to heal, clearing up the bumps and discoloration as well as relief from the symptoms.
Removal of the hair growth in this area is done 99% of the time for females. Whether it is for the convenience of not having to shave during bathing suit season or personal preference laser treatments provide excellent results. Again, it can also eliminate the bumps and discoloration that occur from other methods of hair removal.
Waxing, depilatories and shaving are commonly done by ladies to remove leg hair. On most occasions these techniques are ok with no problems, but if you have more sensitive skin, then red or dark spots can develop around the hair follicles with or without hair bumps. When this occurs, laser hair removal treatments can be considered as an option for getting the look you want.
For more information, see your dermatologist to see how you can benefit from medical laser hair removal procedures. At that time, you can find out how this life changing technology can eliminate your unwanted hair.