Processes such as waxing, plucking, tweezing, or close shaving routinely can cause Folliculitis (skin condition in which there are inflamed hair follicles). This condition results in a tender red spot, often with an angry surface pimple. Using Laser on the infected area will help the healing process and kill the bacteria in the follicle. . It is common practice for doctors to recommend laser treatment. It’s the only medical way to treat ingrown hairs. Touch Up Laser-Brazilian Laser Hair Removal is one of the authority sites on this topic.
Laser hair removal actually destroys the hair at the root, and over time will eliminate all hair growth in the area treated leaving your skin silky smooth, no ingrowns, no scaring, no marking. It takes several treatments which are every 6 weeks, please be patient because the end result is worth it. Remember to never pick at an ingrown hair as you will cause more infection and that could become quite serious .
How effective is Laser on larger parts of the body? ( legs, arms) Laser hair removal is a technique that makes it possible to rapidly treat a very large area of the body all within the one session and gradually deteriorating the hair.Areas such as arms and legs are quickest to respond to the treatment. Winter is the best time of the year to start laser treatment on large areas (minimum sun exposure). So by summer you can be free of unwanted hair and those painful ingrowns.
Can laser hair removal treat birthmarks/lesions?
Melanin is what gives our skin and hair its color. Pigmented lesions are dark in colour simply because melanin is abnormally concentrated in one area of the skin. High concentrations of melanin can be due to various factors. Some types are present at birth, but most occur with age or as a result of overexposure to the sun.
Not all birthmarks/lesions can be treated by laser however some will achieve excellent results. You will need a consultation. Your therapist will examine the area that you are wanting to treat and provide you with an assessment and the expected success of the treatment.