Laser Hair Removal
Let’s face it, hair anywhere on woman’s body but their heads is not attractive. Hair on the arms, upper lips, underarms, legs or face doesn’t exactly scream feminism. Many women go through great lengths to rid themselves of hair from all over their bodies. Fortunately full body laser hair removal is now an option for woman to permanently remove unwanted hair and never have to worry about waxing or shaving again! Removal of unwanted hair by laser at Castleknock Cosmetic Clinic Dublin has become one of the most popular cosmetic treatments in recent years for women as well as an increasing number of men. Treatments include the more traditional and often temporary methods, ranging from depilatories, epilators, shaves, waxing kits, and electrolysis, to high tech procedures such as intense pulsed light and laser systems.
In many cases unwanted hair is considered a cosmetic problem. In particular, women often experience additional hair growth during both pregnancy and menopause. Some also have excessive hair growth as a symptom, though this is less common.
When unwanted leg hair growth has been removed using laser, the legs look and feel smoother than when shaving has been done. Permanent laser hair removal will also save women countless hours and euros spend on razors, waxes, and depilatories every year making this option cheaper in the long run. Along with all the costs involved for manual leg hair removal, it also comes with the hassle and discomfort of nicks, cuts, and pesky stubble make leg hair removal a battle that seemingly can’t be won.
Compared to shaving or waxing laser hair removal can be less painful. This method of hair removal is truly a major step forward for thoroughly removing leg hair quickly and safely, and keeping it off for good.
Laser hair removal is not always guaranteed to completely remove all your leg hair. But it can reduce the hair growth to a large extent. It can also lighten the hair color thus making it less noticeable.
Gold Standard in Laser Hair Removal
At Castlkenock Cosmetic Clinic Dublin, you can find out how you could benefit and get the best and permanent reduction results provided by our latest Diode Laser, Long pulse Nd-YAG and Pulse MediLux systems. Unwanted hairs can now be treated and damaged quickly and effectively using the latest generation of laser and IPL™ systems which are FDA approved* for “Permanent Hair Reduction”, for all skin types and colours and for any area of the body. This varies depending upon your hair colour and location on the body. Normally 6-8 treatments may be needed, and each session usually lasting 10 – 45 minutes.
You must stop bleaching, plucking or waxing hair for several weeks for laser to be optimally effective. If you have had a history of herpes, prophylactic antiviral therapy may be prescribed by our doctors. Together you and the laser nurse at Castleknock Cosmetic Clinic can decide if your expectations will be met and which laser treatment is the best option for you.
The concept of photothermolysis utilised by light therapy and laser hair removal, relies on the present of pigment in the hair shaft. The pigment in hair is the vehicle by which light energy is transferred from the surface to the hair follicle and bulge (where stem cells of future hair growth are stored).
Totally Hair Free!
Full body laser hair removal is also common among men as well. Athletic men remove hair to increase their performance. Tattoo enthusiast remove hair from their body’s to show off their body art and body builders will often seek full body laser hair removal because less hair will give them a more muscular appearance.
How Full body Laser Hair Removal Works
Pulsing laser wavelength technology targets the colour pigment in the hair follicles, effectively preventing the re-growth of hair all over the body. The beauty of laser treatments is that because of the melanin absorption there is not damage to the pores nor do they damage the skin tissue surrounding the hair follicles, so the treatment is minimally invasive.
Treatments for Full Body Laser Hair Removal
Laser hair removal for the most part is painless. Many describe the sensations as a light flick of an elastic band on your skin but today’s virtually painless laser hair removal techniques allow the removal device to glide gently over the skin, creating a cooling sensation that is not at all unpleasant.
Most areas targeted for laser hair removal will require 4 to 8 visits in order to obtain the most permanent results. The number of treatments will depend on several factors such as your skin type, hair type, hair thickness, the growth cycle of your hair and several other hormonal and genetic factors.
Full body laser hair removal treatment sessions can take well over an hour since the surface area that is targeted is very large. The number of sessions will also depend on your body, skin and hair type.
The Cost of Full Body Laser Hair Removal
The cost of full body laser hair removal treatments is not cheap, however many woman feel that the convenience of never having to shave or wax is well worth the money in the long run. Naturally full body laser hair removal prices will be high because multiple body parts will require treatments.
Full body laser hair removal prices can range anywhere from €1500 – €2500 per session with multiple session needed. The average is 4 to 6 sessions for long lasting results. Prices vary greatly according to the uniqueness of each person. The pattern of hair growth for every person differs, likewise the cost.
For more accurate pricing on full body laser hair removal, it is recommended to setup a free consultation appointment the clinic.
Prices are based on the size of the area being treated and are per session. Multiple treatments are necessary to achieve the best and most permanent results. We do recommend 6-8 treatments with the interval of 4 weeks for facial and neck area and every 8 weeks for body area.