While the more frequent laser hair removal treatment areas are the pubic area, under arms and the face, especially the upper lip, at City Laser Clinic we do receive requests and do treat nearly all parts of the body and increasingly we are receiving requests for treatment to arms, legs and full body. Laser Hair Removal is a proven safe and effective method for achieving smooth hairless skin and achieving the benefits of that great appearance.
Laser hair removal is safe, because the Laser does not pass beyond the second layer of skin (dermis) where the hair follicles are. Contact City Laser Clinic to arrange a FREE laser consultation to discuss a laser treatment plan that suits your needs with one of our trained, qualified and experienced laser hair removal staff.
Treatment Alternatives and Limits
The Arms and Legs represent a large area of our body and often treated by women at home using other treatments such as shaving with blade razor or electric shaver, Cream Depilatories, and waxing. Laser Hair Removal is preferable to each of these and avoids the risk of “Shaving Bumps” and Folliculitis associated with shaving, the possibility of chemical burns from Cream Depilatories and the inherent problems including pain from waxing.
Effectiveness of Laser Hair Removal
Skin type is important for Laser Hair Removal, as is hair colour. Laser Hair Removal treatment is more effective for light skinned people with thick dark hair than it is with thin light hair. People with natural dark hair and dark skin can still be benefit from laser treatment for hair removal, however additional laser treatments are usually required to achieve satisfactory results. Laser Hair Removal treatment for hair removal is generally not effective on naturally Grey, Red or Blonde hair.
For people with dark hair whether light or dark skinned, Laser Hair Removal is a safe and effective solution for Hair Removal on the Arms and Legs. Whilst the initial cost may seem expensive, it is cheaper than the long-term cost of alternative solutions treated at home and preferable to other Salon treatments such as electrolysis.
Electrolysis is directed at one hair at a time, and is time consuming, tedious and dependant on the therapist identifying each follicle. Contact City Laser Clinic to arrange a FREE laser consultation to discuss a laser treatment plan that suits your needs with one of our trained, qualified and experienced laser hair removal staff.
Treatment regime for Laser Hair Removal
Lasers work by delivering an intense beam of light that is absorbed by the skin. This light is converted to heat and is absorbed by the cells being targeted, while leaving the surrounding tissue unaffected. City Laser Clinic uses CANDELA GentleLase laser, the most trusted name in the industry that includes a patented skin-cooling device assuring more comfort and safety and better results for you. Approximate time for treatments using Laser:
|Approximate Time for Treatments|
|Upper Arm – 6-8 sessions||Less than 30 minutes|
|Lower Arm – 6-8 sessions||Less than 30 minutes|
|Upper Leg (Thigh) – 6-8 sessions||Less than 40 minutes|
|Lower Leg (Knee to Foot) – 6-8 sessions||Less than 40 minutes|
Treating the Legs and Arms requires several laser treatments for coverage as well as follow up treatments to remove the hair not able to be destroyed during earlier visits. Laser Hair Removal is effective on hairs in the growth (Anagen) phase; this represents more than 75% of the hair at any particular time. The follow up Laser Hair Removal sessions are to target the remaining hairs as they enter the growth (Anagen) phase. Every Laser Hair Removal treatment is unique, like every person.
Individual treatments and results will vary according to skin and hair colour, the lighter your skin and the darker your hair, the better the results achieved. Please contact City Laser Clinic to arrange a FREE laser consultation to discuss a laser treatment plan that suits your needs with one of our trained, qualified and experienced laser hair removal staff.
Laser Hair Removal is non-invasive and a safer more effective solution for hair removal for most persons. Other solutions, including electrolysis may be appropriate for persons with naturally Grey, Red or Blonde hair. Contact City Laser Clinic to arrange a FREE laser consultation to discuss a laser treatment plan that suits your needs with one of our trained, qualified and experienced laser hair removal staff.