Laser Hair Removal: FAQsLiz Rodgers
At Ministry of Laser, we want to ensure you are as informed as possible before booking your consultation or undertaking treatment. Below you will find some of the most common questions we get asked. Just click on any question to reveal its answer.
Results are unique to each individual. However, 6-8 sessions are recommended with 4-6 week intervals.
No you do not have to buy a package, you can pay per session. If you do decide to buy a package it does work out more cost effective.
Many describe the sensation of the laser pulses like a tiny elastic band snapping against the skin. It is more than tolerable.
Please shave one day prior to your treatment and ensure the skin is free from product, make-up and fake tan. Do not wax, epilate, or remove hair from the root using any other hair removal method for at least four weeks prior to your first session or throughout the course.
We use the world leading Cynosure Elite Plus Laser. This uses the most advanced technology available. Our system has undergone independent clinical trials and is found in clinics across the world.
While intense pulsed light (IPL) treatments have become popular in beauty salons, it’s much less effective than laser hair removal and tends to offer limited use on fairer skin. IPL can also be quite uncomfortable. Sometimes referred to as IPL Laser Treatment, this is misleading, as the beam does not involve a laser.
There are different wavelengths for laser hair removal. For example, people with darker skin tones respond better to a different wavelength than those with lighter skin.
The Cynosure Elite Plus Laser offers two optimal wavelengths in one system. This allows us to switch between wavelengths during a single procedure and select the most appropriate laser for any given hair or skin type.
What’s more, the Cynosure Elite Plus Laser uses the most advanced technology available. Our system has undergone independent clinical trials and is found in clinics across the world.
The classic 755 nm wavelength has high melanin absorption characteristics and proven long-term results for pigmented lesion removal and hair reduction, permanently reducing hair by an average of 79% after just three treatments.
The 1064 nm Nd:YAG wavelength is the safest wavelength for permanent hair reduction on darker skin types and tanned skin and is the wavelength of choice for treating facial and leg veins, the most common form of vascular lesions.
The Cynosure Elite Plus Laser offers two optimal wavelengths in one system. This allows us to switch between wavelengths during a single procedure and select the most appropriate laser for any given hair or skin type. At your free consultation we’ll discuss this with you and ensure the right treatment for you.