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Laser Hair Removal – In Islamabad

Want a more effective alternative to shaving, waxing, tweezing, epilating and depilating with permanent results? Laser hair removal is the option worth considering. This cosmetic procedure is now among one of the most commonly performed procedures.

Laser hair removal can be done using different types of lasers, can be performed on both males and females and is suitable for all skin types and all types of hair (varying in thickness, color and density). The procedure is done using a highly concentrated beam of light to destroy hair follicles permanently resulting in permanent hair reduction.

Laser hair removal comprises various sessions with duration of 4 to 6 weeks depending on skin type and hair type, thickness and density. The treatment can be done on face and almost every part of the body.

Best Candidates for Laser Hair Removal

    If you have light skin color and dark hair, you are best candidate for laser hair removal. Here are some other factors that can have impact on your candidacy for the procedure.
  • If you have blonde or gray hair or dark skin color, your results may take more time to show. This is because laser targets pigment in hair follicles and work well on dark hair color.
  • If you are pregnant, your practitioner must be aware of it. This is because hormonal fluctuations may cause pigmentation on the treatment area.
  • If you are suffering from any skin disorder or allergy, your practitioner must be aware of it.

What you need to know and follow before getting the treatment

Laser hair removal is a medical procedure that is more than just zapping unwanted hair and requires proper training to perform. Similarly, it also requires proper pre-treatment and post-treatment care. Here are some factors that you need to consider and follow before getting the treatment.

  • Avoid plucking, waxing or epilating for about six weeks prior to treatment or as suggested by your aesthetician.
  • Avoid direct sun exposure and make proper and regular use of sunscreen before getting the treatment.
  • Avoid having any cosmetic procedure performed on skin like chemical peeling.
  • Discontinue skin tanning.
  • Avoid using any cosmetic product immediately before treatment.

How you should take care of your skin after the treatment

Have a look at some guidelines to be followed after having laser hair removal.

  • Avoid using cosmetic products or makeup immediately after treatment.
  • Avoid direct sun exposure and tanning.
  • Avoid hot showers immediately after the treatment.
  • Do not pick or scratch on the treated area.
  • Do not wax, tweeze, epilate or depilate the treated area.
  • Do not shave the treated area for about 1 to 2 days after treatment or until there is crusting on it.
  • Use cold packs or topical creams suggested by your practitioner regularly.

How Laser Hair Removal is done

Laser hair removal is one of the treatments that need a lot of care and concentration to be performed. Here are the steps involved in it:

  • The first step involves trimming hair on the treatment area and laser is adjusted according to skin type and color and hair color, thickness and density. Topical numbing cream may also be used to minimize discomfort during treatment.
  • Then pulse of light is used accurately and precisely on the treatment area to destroy the hair follicles.
  • Finally, ice packs or anti-inflammatory topical cream is used to lower discomfort.

Benefits of Laser Hair removal

Laser hair removal is considered more beneficial and excellent alternative to traditional hair removal methods. Here are some reasons why.

  • Precision – the treatment only destroys the hair leaving surrounding skin intact.
  • Speed – pulse of light takes fraction of second to destroy much hair at same time. For smaller areas, it takes only a few minutes to complete the procedure.
  • Predictable results – most of the candidates get permanent hair reduction after only 4 to 6 sessions


Laser hair removal is the only hair removal method that gives very effective and permanent results. However, it is done in various sessions and the number of sessions varies from person to person. Some candidates may need some touch ups after a long duration of time.

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