Unwanted body and facial hair is a common problem for many men and women of all skin types. But it doesn’t have to be. Laser hair removal treatments are safe, effective and a convenient way to achieve permanent hair reduction, ultimately saving you time and money.
Learn more about our laser hair removal treatments below or book your complementary consultation.
Laser treatment for hair removal traditionally work best on people with fair skin and dark hair, since the light from the laser does not get absorbed by dark pigments in the skin surrounding the hair follicle.
However, devices with longer wavelengths, such as the Nd:YAG laser used by Nanaimo Medi Spa, have the ability to treat darker skin types, as they can reach the deepest hair follicles with lower light absorption by the surrounding skin.
Our Nd:YAG hair removal laser can be used on all skin types. It uses an exclusive method of laser delivery called Avalanche FRAC3®.
This scientifically proven method is based on a technique by which the absorption of laser light in the hair follicle is increased with each successively delivered laser pulse. The Avalanche method helps reduce discomfort and improves the efficacy of the treatment for darker skin tones.
Because hair grows in cycles, several laser hair removal treatments are necessary to achieve permanent results. You can expect anywhere from 10 – 25% hair reduction with each treatment, and the regrowth following treatments is usually lighter and finer.
Laser treatments are typically performed every 4 to 6 weeks for face and 8 to 12 weeks for body. You can expect to have 4 to 8 treatments or more for optimal results of permanent hair reduction.p>