Will laser hair removal lighten skin?

Laser hair removal might darken or lighten the affected skin. These changes might be temporary or permanent. Skin lightening primarily affects those who don’t avoid sun exposure before or after treatment and those who have darker skin.

Does laser hair removal change skin color?

Some people may notice minor color changes to the treated area of skin. It may get slightly darker or lighter, following laser hair removal. People with lighter skin may be more likely to experience darker pigmentation changes. People with darker skin tones may be more prone to lighter pigmentation changes.

Does laser hair removal lighten armpits?

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The 1927 nm diode laser can be used to lighten the underarm area. It is typically used for hyperpigmentation, and skin rejuvenation.

What are the negative side effects of laser hair removal?

Rarely, laser hair removal can cause blistering, crusting, scarring or other changes in skin texture. Other rare side effects include graying of treated hair or excessive hair growth around treated areas, particularly on darker skin.

What is the best hair removal laser for black skin?

For darker skin tones, Nd: Yag laser technology—which is what we use— is the best for providing safe and effective laser hair removal treatments.

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How many sessions does it take for underarm laser hair removal?

Most physicians will advocate that an average of 6 sessions minimum are needed to see any kind of real results.

Is 3 sessions enough for laser hair removal?

Laser hair removal works better on some people than others, since everyone regrows hair at different rates. But the average results you can expect is for 70% to 80% of hair regrowth reduction after a full four to six courses of treatments. At the three treatment mark, at least 50% of your hair will be gone forever.

How many sessions does it take for laser hair removal?

According to the Mayo Clinic, most people need between four and six laser therapy sessions. You also need to space these out by six weeks each — this means that the full treatment cycle can take up to nine months. After each session, you’ll likely notice fewer hairs.

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