Laser Hair Removal For Men
The modern trend of taking care after your looks has certainly affected men too.
The most popular trend is to get rid of unwanted hair. Today it is much easier to remove your hair permanently, and men are actively looking for ways to do it. This page contains explanations about laser hair removal for men.
Laser hair removal for men
How is laser hair removal different for men?
First of all, it should be noted that technically there is no difference between laser epilation for men and for women. Therefore, if you do not find the answers on this page, read our page about laser hair removal. Since the volume of hair follicles in men is greater than in women, they absorb the laser beam better. Thus, laser hair removal may even take less time for men. The most important factors determining the results of laser hair removal are skin color and hair color. The lighter the skin and the darker the hair color, the quicker the result.
What is the most effective device for laser hair removal for men?
One of the main factors determining the success of laser hair removal is the type of device. There are three types of laser hair removal devices on the market (not counting trademarks). These are alexandrite, diode, and NdYag lasers. Although NdYag type lasers are used to remove hair, they are more effective for skin spots and vascular problems. When epilating, they are less effective than the other two types of laser. Both alexandrite and diode lasers are the most efficient devices in the world for this purpose. There are slight differences between them. Alexandrite-type lasers give the best result for body hair and diode lasers in the face area. In addition, the NdYag laser is additionally used to remove deeply located, hard-to-reach follicles of hair. Therefore, the best result is provided by a combination of all types of lasers. That is why our clinic uses the slogan “Permanent hair removal is not a device, it is a system.”
Be careful about IPL! IPL epilation devices used in hair removal centers are not laser devices. However, they are referred to as devices for laser hair removal. IPL devices do not give a permanent effect. These devices, which are delivered from the Far East at a very low price cause hair loss, but after a while, the hair grows back. IPL sessions sold at very low prices are a waste of time and money for many people.
What are the most common areas for laser hair removal for men?
Laser hair removal can be used on all areas with unwanted hair. Most often, hair removal is done in the upper cheeks area above the beard line, as well as on the center brow. In addition, hair removal on the nape, shoulders, back, chest, and stomach brings men great relief. Hair removal on arms, legs, and underarms is most often done by athletes. In addition, the laser is often used in the genital area, where the problem of ingrown hairs occurs. Laser hair removal solves the problem of ingrown hair once and for all.
How long does the process of laser hair removal take for men and how many sessions give the result?
Male hair removal can take from 5 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the extent of the area. From 6 to 8 sessions of laser hair removal are required for the effect. Breaks range from 30 to 45 days depending on the area.
How is laser hair removal done in our clinic? You can watch our video.
Video on how laser hair removal of unwanted hair on upper cheeks is performed in our clinic:
Is laser hair removal in men painful and does it have side effects?
Laser hair removal in men is quite comfortable thanks to modern devices. Cooling suppresses the feeling of pain quite effectively. In some places, a slight tingling sensation may occur at a laser beam shot. The laser beam has no side effects, does not leave marks when used in appropriate doses.
What rules should be followed before laser hair removal in men?
- Hair should not be removed with the root by waxing or mechanical depilation. If you have removed the hair with the root laser treatment should be postponed for 3 weeks.
- Do not shave your hair before the first session so that we can determine the structure of your hair.
- If you are planning to have laser hair removal, avoid sunbathing (under the sun or in the solarium). Besides, the hair should not be dyed blond.
- Laser hair removal can not be performed while you are using medications containing retinoic acid (for example, Roaccutane).
What are the rules to follow after laser hair removal in men?
- After laser hair removal a slight redness may occur. Soothing creams applied after the procedure will help remove the redness within a few hours.
- After laser hair removal you can take a shower. Do not rub the application area with a washcloth or have mechanical peeling not to irritate the skin.
- After the procedure does not sunbathe for a few days and make sure to use sunscreen later.
Watch this 15-second video to get short and clear answers to all your questions about laser hair removal: