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10 Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal has become a popular alternative to shaving, waxing, tweezing, plucking and threading as a semi-permanent solution to unwanted body hair. In this article we discuss the top 10 benefits of laser hair removal, what to expect and what body areas you can treat for smooth silky hair free skin.

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Begining the journey to hair free skin can be daunting, but the sooner you start the sooner you can enjoy the benefits of smooth skin without the pain or annoyance of waxing or shaving. If you’re a busy professional, athlete or the idea of smooth legs, no 5 oclock shadow or dark spots from shaving are on your mind then laser hair removal may be a great start. Hair trends are regional and reflect differently in different cultures all over of the world so deciding what works best for you and your body is important on the journey to semi-permanent hair removal.



Laser hair removal is a method for removing unwanted body hair by using a light emited by laser on the targeted area. The laser emits energy that is attracted to the melanin or the dark color of the hair follicle. In turn the laser heats the follicle and destroys it- thus eliminating re-growth of that hair follicole. Since we have three hair growth cycles and not all of our hair are on the same cycle, its important to attend sessions or series to ensure a smooth, even and desired result. These sessions will need to be five to four weeks apart for best results.

Our Cynosure Elite +  laser hair device can treat almost any area of the body, including:

  • Armpits
  • Bikini
  • Brazilian
  • Arms
  • Underarms
  • Back
  • Chest
  • Face
  • Legs
  • Neck
  • Shoulders

When using the right laser hair removal machine, almost anyone can benefit from laser hair removal. Our practice treats patients of all genders, skin tones, ages, and medical histories. There needs to be a distinct contrast between the tone of your skin and the color of your skin – but don’t worry, most lasers are sensitive to this requirement. Laser hair removal is not recommended when you are pregnant, breastfeeding, going through puberty, or going through menopause because you must also be hormonally stable. Additionally, tanned skin makes it harder to detect which areas have been treated, leading to uneven results. In order to get laser hair removal, you should not plan to be actively tanned during the time of your treatment- you should avoid the sun throughout the entire treatment period.


Laser hair removal has many benefits but here are a few:


  1. Long-Lasting Results: Laser hair removal offers longer-lasting results compared to traditional  hair removal methods like shaving, waxing, tweezing or plucking.
  2. Time Efficient: Save time in your shower, less booking time at the waxer by one appointment every 4-5 weeks for laser hair removal
  3. Low maintenance:  Laser hair removal is a great investment for anyone who wants a permanent solution for hair removal. Annual touch-ups are recommended, but that’s nothing compared to the time you would have spent shaving!
  4. Reduced Ingrown Hairs: Laser treatment can help prevent and reduce the occurrence of painful ingrown hairs and the unsightly scars from ingrown hairs.
  5. Quick: Laser hair removal appointments are quick usually 15-30 minutes per treatment.
  6. No Waiting for Regrowth: Unlike waxing, you don’t need to wait for hair to grow out before undergoing laser treatment.
  7. Less Skin Irritation: Laser hair removal can be gentler on the skin compared to constant shaving or frequent waxing.
  8. No Cuts: Shaving can cause bleeding and cuts- making is unsanitary and painful.
  9. No Razonburn: Shaving can leave bumps and burns, causing discomfort and red rashes. With laser you can have improved confidence with smooth clear hair free skin.
  10. Less hair: Over time you will enjoy the benefit of less hair unlke shaving or waxing.


During your procedure your therapist will guide you thru the process, accessing the hair pattern, thickness and growth to ensure correct laser settings. For safety you and the theapist will wear protective eye wear and the therapist will begin to mark out the area of treatmnent with a white eyeliner- once this is complete the treatment will be begin. During the treatment the therapist places the handpiece on each area of marked hair and “zaps” the area with the laser- many patients remark it feels like like a pin prick. The procedure will last 15-45 minutes and aftercare instructions will be reviewed with the therapist.




The results of laser hair removal are not immediate and require multiple treatment sessions to achieve the desired outcome. The exact timeline for results can vary depending on factors such as your individual hair and skin type, the area being treated, the type of laser used, and how consistent you are with your treatment schedule. It may take several days to weeks to see the intital results begin however most patients need 3-6 sessions to start seeing results.




At VIVA we pride ourselves on offering the best technology in a luxury setting with exceptional clinical care. Since 2012 we have been changing lives and improving confidence- we offer free patch tests and free consultations. If you would like to learn more about our hair removal or book in for a consultation, book online no

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