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Laser hair removal for dark skin

Laser hair removal is one of the best, most effective ways to treat excess or unwanted hair including hirsutism (excess hair in women). However, in the past it has been tricky to treat darker skin types due to traditional technologies. At Dr. MediSpa in Loughton, Essex, just off the M11 and close to London, we offer the Soprano ICE laser hair removal system, which can effectively treat all skin tones and skin types. Laser hair removal for dark skin is available in our clinic after a quick consultation.

Laser hair removal can treat the following areas both in men and women:

  • Face
  • Underarms
  • Bikini / groin area
  • Legs
  • Shoulders
  • Back
  • Chest
  • Arms
  • Buttocks

How does laser hair removal work?

From a specially designed device head, a concentrated beam of light is aimed at the hair follicle. The light is then absorbed by the pigment in the hair follicle which damages it and prevents future growth. Results are achieved in a course of treatment and depending on your individual hair type can last several months to a year.

I have darker skin. Does this mean I need more treatments?

Patients with darker skin may require a few more treatments to achieve the best results with laser hair removal. Laser hair removal for dark skin is effective when

How do I prepare for the treatment?

We ask that you shave the area to be treated before coming to the clinic and that you avoid using retinol creams, fake tans or skin lotions. This will improve the results and ensure that nothing interferes with the laser light.

Is there any downtime?

There is no downtime with laser hair removal, although you might feel warmth on the skin afterwards for an hour or so. This is completely normal though and you’ll be able to go back to your daily activities immediately after the treatment.

When will I see results?

Depending on your individual concern, results may be seen after a few sessions. For thicker, darker hair types this may take a little longer. However, this will all be discussed with your skin expert at your pre-treatment consultation.

Does laser hair removal for dark skin work?

Laser hair removal for dark skin is successful thanks to advances in laser tecnology. It is vital to ensure that the treatment you recieve has a suitable wavelength for your skin tone, regardless of your skin type. This treatment is a revolutionary way to permanently reduce unwanted hair and men and women all over the UK are feeling the freedom of smoother, silkier skin for longer. So, you can throw away your razor and forget painful waxing and epilating. With Soprano ICE laser hair removal at Dr. MediSpa, we are confident you’ll achieve the results you love.

For more information on laser hair removal, contact our team of experts on 0207 418 0362 to book your no obligation consultation.

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