Before And After care Of Skin: Laser Hair Removal



It is the time of summer. Are you ready to show off your beautiful and smooth skin? You are excited about the summer and worried about the unwanted hairs on your body. It’s time to leave all the worries about the conventional hair removal methods. Like tweezing, waxing, shaving, and plucking.

To get beautiful, smooth, and hair-free skin, many professionals offer the best technology and treatment for hair removal. The techniques related to laser hair removal are one of those techniques. It is a painless and most effective technique for hair removal.

What is cynosure laser hair removal?

When it comes to laser hair removal techniques, cynosure is one of the advanced, quick, and safest hair removal methods. Cynosure causes blast in the protein cells of the hair follicles. The technique

destroys the cells that provide nourishment to the hairs.

These cells are responsible for the growth of the hairs. It ultimately prevents new hair growth.It is a targeted hair removal technique that does not harm the skin and tissues surrounding the treated area. You can approach the following body organs with cynosure.

  • Underarms
  • Arms
  • Legs
  • Bikini area
  • Face
  • Chest
  • Back
  • Shoulders

 Average patients need to receive six to eight treatments. But the number of treatments and duration of treatments depend on several factors.

  • Area of the skin to be treated
  • Amount of hairs to be removed
  • Colour of skin and hair

What to expect from the procedure?

  • Before opting for the laser, you should consult to professional if you have grey, blonde or red hair. As the laser procedure is less effective, work on it.
  • The patient may have slight discomfort during the procedure
  • For up to 72 hours, you may experience redness, bumps, and swelling on the treated area.
  • The doctor may recommend you apply certain topical creams such as aloe and calamine.
  • It may take 7 to 14 days to shed off the hairs from the skin.
  • After each treatment client may experience about a 30% reduction in hair follicles.

Skincare before the procedure

Four weeks before the treatment

Avoid using hyaluronic acid, collagen, or silicone-containing products, up to four-to-six weeks before the treatment.

Three weeks before the treatment

Avoid traditional methods of removing hair like plucking, waxing, tweezing, and micro-needling

To prevent the disruption of hair follicles.

Two weeks before the treatment

For safety reasons, try to avoid using tanning beds, sunless tanning products, chemical peels, and bleaching on the treatment areas.

One week before the treatment

Avoid exposing your skin to the sun for more than 30 mins.

Disclose the use of certain medications that increase the sensitivity to heat and light

Such medications are antibiotics and other products such as retinol, alpha and beta hydroxy products, hydroquinone, and salicylic acids.

A day before the treatment

The area must be cleaned or shaved by the patient before the treatment.

Day of treatment

The skin must be make-up-free and clean from lotions, oils, deodorant, and tanning products because the products are likely to produce adverse reactions.

Skincare after the procedure

On the day of treatment

You are recommended to apply restorative gel and zinc oxide sunscreen.

Activities must be avoided that increase temperature of the body.

A day after the treatment

Avoid UV exposure and tanning beds

Continue to apply zinc oxide sunscreen and restorative gel daily

Use antibiotic ointment if you experience broken skin

A week after the treatment

You can resume minimum sun exposure by applying zinc oxide sunscreen.

You should exfoliate the treatment areas 2-3 times a week.

Two weeks after the treatment

Shedding of treated hairs occurs.

Continue to exfoliate the treated skin 2-to 3 times a week

You can resume chemical peels and artificial tanning

Four weeks after the treatment

New hair growth can appear on the body about 4-6 weeks after the treatment on the upper body. On the lower, it will appear within 2-3 months.

Potential side effects

Avoid the side effects by minimizing the exposure to UV rays for seven days before and after the procedure. To receive safe and effective results, provide the correct medical history to the professional. Side effects of the treatment are uncommon, but they may include

  • Hyperpigmentation (darkening of the skin)
  • Hypopigmentation (lack of skin pigments)
  • Burns or blisters
  • Permanent skin discoloration
  • Swelling itching
  • Pregnant women should avoid the procedure


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Dr. Navjot Arora , Dermaheal Skin & Hair Clinic

Dr. Navjot Singh Arora

MBBS, MD – Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy