Laser Hair Removal in Encino
Ready to get laser hair removal in Encino? Venus Versa is the quick, painless way to remove unwanted hair from your body. Venus Versa’s intense pulsed light removes your hair quickly.
Introducing Laser Hair Removal
The gorgeous Southern California weather makes smooth, radiant skin highly desirable. If unattractive and unwanted body hair is stopping you from looking and feeling your best, laser hair removal may be right for you. Laser hair removal uses precise intense pulsed light (IPL) energy to permanently damage hair follicles and thus inhibit hair growth. An alternative to painful and time-consuming hair removal methods, laser hair removal is safe and cost-effective. Say goodbye to plucking, waxing, and shaving!
SILK Medical Spa is committed to staying abreast of the latest and most advanced technologies in laser hair removal. Our skilled team of nurses is well-trained and experienced in the use of Venus Versa, one of the most modern laser systems on the market, to safely and effectively remove hair on various body areas for smoother and silkier skin.
Laser hair removal is safe and effective for eliminating unwanted body hair in the following areas:
- Bikini areas
How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?
Laser hair removal works by using intense pulsed light to permanently destroy hair follicles. The heat produced by the IPL is absorbed by hair follicles in the active growth phase but it does not affect follicles in the dormant phase. For that reason, multiple sessions are needed to destroy all hair follicles in the treatment area. Thanks to the precision of the device, the surrounding skin is left untouched and undamaged.
For best results, we ask that you refrain from plucking, shaving and waxing several weeks prior to your treatment. You will also need to avoid sun exposure for several weeks prior to treatment and refrain from applying lotion, makeup and perfume on the day of your treatment. Our team will provide you with detailed instructions on how to prepare for laser hair removal based on your skin type and tone.
Your laser hair removal treatment will be performed using the Venus Versa system, an innovative skin treatment device that is safe for different skin types and colors. To begin, we will apply a cooling gel to protect the outer layers of skin. The laser handpiece will be placed above the treatment area and calibrated to your skin color and type. The laser heat will be absorbed by the hair follicles to destroy them and discourage future hair growth. The handpiece is moved throughout the treatment area until all of the hair follicles in the active phase have been targeted.
Depending on the treatment area, your treatment session can take anywhere from 15 to 40 minutes. Treatment is not painful thanks to Venus Versa’s built-in cooling feature that keeps skin comfortable at all times. Most people feel only a slight sensation during treatment, like the feeling of a warm rubber band snapping against the skin. The number of treatment sessions needed will depend on a variety of factors; most people need six to 12 sessions spaced a few weeks apart to destroy all the hair follicles.
What to Expect after Laser Removal
There is no downtime with laser hair removal; you can resume your normal activities immediately after your treatment. The treatment area may be slightly red, which is temporary and should subside within a few days. Our team may provide a special lotion or ointment to protect your skin and keep it comfortable after treatment. Sun exposure will need to be avoided for the first few days and sunscreen should be applied whenever outdoors.
Laser Hair Removal FAQ
How much does laser hair removal cost?
The cost of laser hair removal depends on the size of the treatment area. Contact SILK today to discuss pricing options.
How long does laser hair removal last?
No. The laser hair removal process needs to be repeated once or twice a year for continuous benefit.
Does laser hair removal have any side effects?
Potential side effects from laser hair removal include temporary skin discoloration, and mild skin irritation.
Is it okay to shave between laser hair removal appointments?
Contact SILK Medical Spa
Let SILK help you achieve smooth, silky skin without the hassle or pain. To schedule your appointment, contact us by calling or sending us an email today.