What are the different types of hair removal methods?
At LS Aesthetic, we offer 2 methods of hair removal: Prowave light therapy
and laser hair removal
Both methods work by directing
concentrated pulses of light into the skin. The light energy is absorbed by
pigment in the hair follicles, causing selective damage to the hair follicles
while safely keeping surrounding skin intact.
Most of the hair growing in the hair follicles during the
treatment will be removed immediately after treatment, and the rest is
generally shed over a span of 2 – 3 weeks following the procedure.
Which hair removal method is best for me?
Different hair removal methods have their respective
Advantages of laser hair removal:
for all skin types
: The laser procedure does not cause any discolouration
of the skin.
: This allows the heat generated by the laser to effectively remove hair, but keep the heat sealed within the hair follicle as it does not have time to be conducted outwards to surrounding skin. As a result, laser hair removal only targets hair follicles while keeping surrounding skin safely intact.
copper cooling mechanism
: This rapidly removes heat from the skin during
the procedure, allowing you to undergo the procedure in comfort. The thermal
conductivity of gold-plated copper is 10 times that of sapphire windows, the
most common method of skin cooling during laser treatments, and therefore is
the most efficient method of removing heat from the skin.
Advantages of Prowave:
The Prowave machine has multiple programs that tailor the light wavelength and
pulse width according to your skin type, enhancing the efficacy of your
Fast treatment: As a gauge, the treatment for hair removal from both legs can be
completed within 15 minutes, while hair removal from the back can be completed
within 20 minutes.
: No local anaesthetic is required prior to the treatment,
reducing treatment time without compromising patient discomfort.
How should I prepare for my hair removal treatment?Hair in the treatment area should be shaved prior to the procedure. Do not pluck or wax hair 2 weeks prior to your treatment, as this removes the hair shaft from the hair follicles, rendering laser or Prowave treatments less effective.
How often should I undergo treatments for hair removal?As with most hair removal methods, you will need to undergo several sessions, due to the nature of the hair’s growth cycle. The exact number of treatments
required will differ depend on the body part being treated for hair removal.
Hair generally undergoes 3 stages of growth – the “active”, “regressive”, and “resting” stages respectively – and hair is most susceptible to laser and Prowave treatments during the “active” phase. Given that not all of your hair will be in the “active” phrase at any one point in time, multiple hair removal sessions are required in order to effectively target all hair follicles.
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for more enquiries. We are conveniently located at #10-04 Wisma Atria Office Tower, 435 Orchard Road Singapore 238877.