In the UK, one of the most common non-invasive cosmetic surgery procedures is laser hair removal, and here at The Laser Treatment Clinic, we administer thousands of treatments each year. Laser hair removal is a convenient way to remove unwanted hair across the body, it is virtually pain-free and with so many benefits advertised, it’s hard to understand how much laser hair removal could actually bring you.
In our latest blog, we delve into the benefits of laser hair removal, read on!
In 2014, an estimated 1.12m women in the UK used hair removal products once a day, with research showing that women spend £6,500 throughout their lifetime and eight weeks of her life removing and managing unwanted hair.
73% of women believe there is more pressure nowadays to remove body hair, and they aren’t alone in feeling there is a certain stigma surrounding hair on the body; with men feeling this same pressure too – 58% of 16 to 24-year-old males are reported to feel the same pressure.
Laser hair removal offers a convenient way to remove unwanted hair, without having to reach for other, potentially more painful methods. These could include shaving, waxing and tweezing. Undergoing laser hair removal on your unwanted hair, with minimal downtime as it is a non-invasive cosmetic surgery.
The most common places amongst men and women to undergo laser hair removal is the face, legs, bikini, back and underarms for women and cheekbones, chest, back, shoulders and arms for men, and with an increasing pressure for people to remain hair-free, more and more people are turning to laser hair removal as a convenient and easy way to remove this unwanted hair. Sessions can last as little as just a few minutes depending on the area that is being lasered, with larger areas such as the legs taking up to an hour or more to get to work.
Laser hair removal works by using a highly concentrated light onto the hair follicles, the pigment in the follicle will absorb the light and this will then be destroyed leading to a reduction in hair regrowth in the long term, providing long-lasting results for the patient.
Overall, laser hair removal offers a convenient and long-lasting process of hair removal, offering the potential to save, women and men alike, money and precious time, over the years. At The Laser Treatment, we have friendly and qualified skincare experts who will discuss your individual requirements, contact us today to get your hair removal journey started.