Your technician will ask you questions and fill out 2 forms: a basic consultation form with your name, number and email as well as other important information such as your health history, any medication you may be taking and methods of hair removal you have tried in the past.
What happens during a consultation for laser hair removal?
During the consultation process, the therapist will discuss the following with you: Treatment goals and expectations. Current method of hair removal. The hair cycle and skin.
What do they do at a laser consultation?
During the consultation, we will determine your skin type, review any medications you have been taking and get a general health history. spot or inform you that laser hair removal may not be safe or effective at this time. … Each person receiving a laser treatment will be wearing protective eyewear.
What should I do before my laser hair consultation?
How to get ready for your laser treatment
- Avoid any tanning. …
- Leave at least 4 weeks before getting you laser treatment if your skin is tanned.
- Avoid waxing or plucking before laser hair removal. …
- Do not bleach your hair. …
- Clean the treatment area before your session.
Do you need to shave before a laser hair removal consultation?
Should I shave? For your consultation it is not fully necessary to have the areas shaved before coming in. We will only patch test a small area and we can assess your hair and skin before trimming a small patch for treatment. For each actual laser appointment it is best to prep the area being treated the night before.
How long does hair have to be for laser consultation?
Generally it will be 4 weeks for the face and 6 weeks for the body. As you hair growth starts to decrease, your therapist will advise you on how long you will need to leave it between sessions.
Does laser hair removal hurt?
In most cases, laser hair removal causes minimal pain, especially when you compare it to other treatments like waxing. Many patients state that it feels like being snapped by a rubber band. Of course, the area being lasered and your personal pain tolerance will dictate the pain level associated with laser hair removal.
What should you not do before laser hair removal?
Avoid all alpha hydroxy and beta hydroxyl products (AHA/BHA), hydroquinone, retinols/retinoid, Tazorac, and Differin for 7 days before treatment. Clients with any abnormal lesions, moles or spots on the area to be treated must be cleared by a medical practitioner prior to treatment.
When should I shave before laser?
It is important to shave the night before or in the morning a few hours before the treatment. If your hair is too long, the laser energy might be too widely dispersed to be effective.
Do I need to grow hair before laser?
You Don’t Need to Grow Your Hair Out
Since this treatment targets the follicle rather than the hair itself, it’s best to shave the day before your treatment. If you wax, the follicle will be removed altogether, and the treatment won’t work.