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Your Laser Hair Removal Specialist in New York

Unwanted hair can make you self-conscious and uncomfortable, but conventional methods of hair removal are a hassle and often imperfect. At Laser Bar and Spa in Herald Square, the expert providers can help you get rid of unwanted hair for good. Benefit from their use of state-of-the-art Cynosure® laser systems for effective destruction of your hair follicles. If you’re ready to show off smooth, hair-free skin, call the New York office.

Laser Hair Removal FAQs

Why should I consider laser hair removal?

Rid yourself of the need to regularly shave, make wax appointments, or use messy depilatories or painful tweezing. Laser hair removal frees you from the hassle of keeping up with hair growth. The Cynosure laser system works on all skin colors and just about every type of hair. A session causes only a little discomfort, lasts a short period of time, and the laser is FDA cleared.

Cynosure laser hair removal works on the:

  • Legs and arms
  • Chest and back
  • Underarms
  • Bikini area
  • Chin and upper lip

Both men and women can benefit from permanent hair removal and the confidence and comfort that comes with smooth skin.

How does laser hair removal work?

The laser uses light energy to target hair follicles below the surface of your skin. The hair absorbs the light, which destroys the hair follicle so it can no longer produce new hair.

Is laser hair removal painful?

Most people describe the laser treatments as feeling like the snap of a rubber band against the skin. Tolerable and quick, the sessions don’t require any sedative or anesthesia. However, you may request a topical numbing cream for the area if you prefer to dull the sensations.

Following the laser hair removal treatment, you may have slight redness and mild swelling – somewhat like a sunburn, but these side effects usually fade within 24 hours. You don’t need to schedule downtime following your appointment. You can go back to work or other daily activities right afterward.

How many sessions are needed for effective hair removal?

It’s best to schedule laser hair removal sessions until hair no longer grows. Most people tend to need about 6-12 treatments to achieve the best, longest-lasting results with some maintenance after that. The exact number of sessions depends on your hair type, density, and skin color. The reason you need multiple sessions is because hair growth has several stages. Laser hair removal is most effective when it affects hair in the active growth stage.

To learn about the laser hair removal options available to help you achieve smooth skin for good, call Laser Bar and Spa.