Exisiting methods for hair removal, shaving or plucking, are only effective temporarily and may cause dermatitis as well. However, the principle of laser epilation is selective phototgermolysis. Laser can cause localized damage by selectively heating dark target matter, melanin, in the area that causes hair growth, follicle, while not heating the rest of the skin. It permanently destroys hair follicles, thus benefitting from permanent hair removal.
Those who are worried about having too much hair
Body hair usually grows in 3-stages: Growth phase, Catagen phase and Telogen phase. Hair that reacts to laser epilation is the hair in its growth phase. Hair that was in its telogen phase grows out after certain period of the first epilation. Thus, you must go through with 5~6 epilations at the intervals of 4~6 weeks depending on the speed and the area of hair growth to permanently remove unwanted hair.
- ① Change into hospital clothes for comfortable epilation process.
- ② Apply anesthetic cream or ice depending on the treatment.
- ③ Apply laser epilation gel after light shaving.
- ④ Start the laser epilation.
- ⑤ Wipe off the gel and cover the area with ointment to prevent infection.
- Required Time : 5~30min.
- Treatment Interval : Over 5 epilations at the intervals of 4~8 weeks
KMH Recommended Tips
- Avoid bath, sauna and swimming for 2~3 days after epilation.
- You cannot receive laser epilation at least for a month after tanning. Tanning is prohibited after epilation as well.
- Avoid a direct contact with water on the day of treatment. Apply a special cream to protect the epilated skin.
- Avoid UV rays with clothes or sunscreens since UV can cause pigmentation on the epilated skin
- People who have keloid skin must be careful with epilation.
- Gently shave hair prior to laser epilation.
- When telogen hair grows out 4~8 weeks after the epilation, gently shave it instead of plucking out and receive 2nd epilation.