Most people with lighter skin should feel no pain as they will undergo laser hair removal with the Light Sheer Duet, which is considered the latest and most pain free hair removal laser system available on the market today. Other people describe the feeling similar to a small pinch or warm massage. Although pain is [...]
Avoid sun exposure as much as possible especially two weeks before the laser treatment. Hair can be more aggressively treated without a fresh tan. Having hair is essential to having a successful treatment. You cannot wax, tweeze, thread or have electrolysis for two weeks before a treatment. The best way to manage hair is to [...]
After a treatment the skin may be red and bumpy. This is absolutely normal. Post treatment, we recommend protecting the area 2 from the sun to avoid any additional heat to the area, as well as avoiding activities such as severe exercise, saunas, and other activities which may irritate the area or induce heat for [...]
Hair grows in continuous cycles. The anagen or growth phase of hair contains the largest amounts of melanin and this phase is the laser's target. From scientific studies we understand that any area contains a maximum of 20-30% of anagen hairs at one time, thus, these anagen hairs are affected by each treatment. Most clients [...]
Waiting time may vary with individuals. The general guideline is 4-5 weeks for neck and above areas and 5-6 weeks for areas below the neck. As you get more sessions, the frequency of the treatments will decrease (about 7-8 weeks apart).
You should not have much hair to manage. If you need to, shaving or trimming is the most effective way to manage hair growth between treatments.
The Light Sheer Duet laser has been cleared by the FDA for hair removal and permanent hair reduction for all skin types. To achieve a satisfactory level of clearance, we recommend at least 6-8 treatments.
The laser will not create ingrown hairs. If you suffer from them the laser will produce an effective treatment to clear the ingrown hairs.
The Light Sheer Duet diode laser system safely and effectively treats all skin types (Fitzpatrick Skin Types I-VI). For darker skin types appropriate fluencies are generally lower and appropriate pulse widths are generally longer to prevent damage to the epidermis. Using the 4 appropriate treatment parameters, however, people with all skin types can benefit from [...]
A tan is damage to the skin. When it is damaged it creates "tan" or colour. This is "melanin" deposit in the skin. The laser is attracted to melanin. We prefer not to treat skin that has active melanin or a tan.