What to expect from laser hair removal: Treatments 4 - 7
This is the second post in a three-part series about what to expect while receiving laser hair removal treatments. If you are new to the laser, read about what to expect from treatments 1 – 3.
Congratulations, you have now entered the second stage of hair removal. You are practically an expert now, right? Here’s what to expect for treatments 4 – 7:
- Significant reduction: Hair will grow slower, finer and less frequently than it was before you begun treatment, and although it seems. This is not a good time to cut back on treatments. Continue all the way to the end for optimum results and permanent hair loss.
- Texture and regrowth of hair will be different: You should notice a drastic change between your hair during this stage compared to your hair before you began treatment
- Slight patchiness in regrowth: The hair that continues to grow back at this stage should appear in inconsistent patches, depending on growth patterns and how much laser heat the follicle has been exposed to.
- Redness and/or mild swelling: It is normal to experience a little bit of discomfort, redness and swelling following the treatment. See our tips for dealing with pain (click here).
- Common to have stripes and patches of regrowth: Due to differing growth patterns of hair follicles, it is normal for the hair in the area being treated to grow at different paces.
Some clients experience a period when all of the hair seems to be growing at the same time. Don’t be alarmed, continue with consistent intervals and report progress to your laser technician.