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Laser Hair Removal: Myths to Kick to the Curb

Updated: Nov 29, 2018

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According to a recent survey conducted by Celibre Medical Corporation, 97% of women who removed unwanted hair using lasers say they are satisfied with the outcome. And even though laser hair removal is one of the best methods for permanent hair reduction, some people have major misconceptions about what the process actually entails. But knowing the facts about laser hair removal is the best way to make an informed decision about whether or not the procedure is right for you. Here are just a few myths about laser hair removal to kick to the curb today.

Laser hair removal is unsafe.

Some people seem to be under the impression that laser hair removal is unsafe, some going so far as to say that the procedure exposes patients to radiation. This couldn't be further from the truth. Laser hair removal is perfectly safe and FDA approved as a viable method of permanent hair reduction. It's safer than many other hair removal treatments and can bring quick and efficient results.

Laser hair removal is incredibly painful.

Another common myth, this isn't quite true. While laser hair removal isn't painless, most patients report a light 'pinprick' like sensation that lasts only for a minute. There's no pain before or after the procedure, and the pain level is very bearable for the vast majority of patients. Most experts say that laser hair removal is less painful than waxing as well.

Laser hair removal is only for women.

Finally, this myth has got to go. Laser hair removal is certainly not just a procedure that can benefit women. While it may be a more popular procedure with women, anyone can opt for laser hair removal, regardless of gender. In fact, the procedure is slowly but surely growing in popularity for men who want to remove hair from their beard, neck, arms, back, etc. Don't let your preconceived notions about gender impact your decision about whether or not it's right for you.

Ultimately, knowing the truth behind these myths can help you to make the most well-informed decision about your health and beauty needs. For more information about laser hair removal or facial rejuvenation, contact Renaissance Med Spa.

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