Laser hair removal is no longer reserved for patients with clear skin: hair removal for olive or dark skin today is an effective and safe act.
However, it is important to know where to turn. To help you along the way, here are some tips: Centre Laser Lyon has a new generation of equipment for laser hair removal for dark skin.
The medical team uses a Nd: YAG laser to perform quality care that is safe for your skin.
Test and clinical examination before any treatment
Although the NdYag laser is safe, it is important that your doctor examine you. After determining your skin type, your doctor may adjust the Nd YAG laser. He or she will test a small area of your skin and will ensure a good reaction from your skin.
Your doctor will then be able to establish a detailed quote for you specify the approximate number of sessions required for your desired result.
The right choice of laser hair removal equipment
Hair removal for dark skin should certainly not be pulsed light or IPL. These devices can cause severe burns in patients with dark skin.
Choose a medicalized Nd YAG hair removal laser (1064 nm).
There are several types of Nd YAG lasers. The Elite laser of Centre Laser Lyon has a skin cooling system that continuously blows very cold air on the skin to ensure maximum protection. There is no gel application before the session. This cooling system also ensures a comfortable and virtually painless treatment.
The Nd YAG laser, the solution to many problems
Permanent hair removal with the Nd YAG laser ensures peace of mind since you will not have to worry about your hair once the treatment is finished. Moreover, it proves to be one of the most effective treatments for ingrown hair for both facial hair for men or the bikini line for women.
Recommendations before and after a session of Nd YAG laser hair removal are the same for fair skin. Even for dark skin, sun exposure should be avoided one month before each meeting.
For a customized quote, make an appointment for a free initial consultation with one of the doctors of Centre Laser Lyon.