Lasers are done for removing unwanted hair from areas like face, back, leg, chin, arm, underarm, bikini line, and other areas especially in women. Lasers help selectively target dark, coarse hairs while leaving the surrounding skin undamaged.
Excessive hair growth.
Excessive or unwanted hair that grows on a woman’s body and face is natural. This condition is called hirsutism. All women have facial and body hair, and they are very light in color and looks.
Peach Fuzz is nothing but the main difference between typical hair on a woman’s body and face and hair caused by hirsutism is the texture. Unwanted or Excessive hair that grows on a woman’s chest face, arms, back or is usually coarse and dark. This growth pattern of hirsutism in women is associated with Virilization.
Women with such conditions have characteristics that are associated with male hormones it’s commonly seen in 30-40% of women. The development of exaggerated masculine characteristics, in women, is called virilization. Due to over overproducing the adrenal glands androgen’s (hormones such as testosterone is male sex steroid). Where as in men Hirsutism is commonly seen. Excess hair in men is seen in areas such as the face and lower abdomen. And Hypertrichosis means increase hair anywhere on the body.
What causes facial hair growth?
A major role in determining how quickly and fully your beard will ultimately grow is genetics and hormones in every individual. A part of the role is also played by lifestyle habits and health. And when we talk about Facial hair growth is largely propelled by testosterone, a hormone. Levels of Testosterone can vary in every individual.
Is it normal to remove facial hair and what are ways of removing?
Yes, it’s absolutely normal and hygienic to remove unwanted and extra hair for a good appearance. Different ways-
1 Shaving– In today’s times, however, shaving facial hair is not that popular among Indian women compare to foreign country females. Even if it’s done it won’t give you thick and faster hair growth.
2- Plucking -While plucking hair from skin hurts a little bit and moreover it doesn’t last forever, it is the most common method used by women to get rid of unwanted facial hair.
3- Electrolysis and Laser – This is the only permanent way to stop facial hair growth.
Can laser remove facial hair permanently?
Laser hair removal treatment works by heating the hair follicles that help to stop new hair growth for a longer period of time. Laser treatment only reduces the number of unwanted hairs in the treated area.
Will laser treatment be a good option for facial hair removal?
Laser hair removal treatment is useful for the removal of excess hair from various parts of the body like the chin back arms face bikini line underarms and many other areas. Nowadays men and women prefer to go for full body laser. Full body laser is always beneficial. Lasers for facial hair can selectively target dark, coarse hairs while leaving the remaining skin undamaged.
How many laser treatments are needed for facial hair?
Depending upon the area being treated it can take somewhere from 5-8 sessions.
Within a few sessions’ areas like underarms, back, bikini side, lower legs become lighter than before. Face being the more sensitive area of the body is to be done under doctors’ observations only may need more sessions depending upon the growth of hair.
Which laser treatment is best for facial hair removal?
Diode – The diode laser is most effective for facial hair removal and also to lighten skin. This laser is the fastest of all laser types and works best for treating larger body areas among patients who have light-to-olive complexion. The long-pulse laser is used safely on all skin types, including tanned skin to be cleared.
Can facial hair cause acne?
Men tend to negate beard grooming, and this beard hair can collect a lot of debris and bacteria that can predispose to the development of acne. So better to keep it clean and in shape.
How long laser treatment lasts?