Laser hair removal uses a specific wavelength of light to bypass the epidermis and target the hair follicles, disabling the reproductive cycle of hair without hurting the skin. As the follicle gets destroyed, the hair shaft becomes weak and limp and eventually falls out. Since the follicle has been destroyed, no hair grows back.
In case you were worried about pain, the treatment doesn't hurt—a lot. Of course, it'll depend on your pain tolerance, but for the most part, it'll feel like a pinprick or a rubber band snap. It definitely hurts much less than waxing. And you won't get any ripping or burns that waxing can potentially cause your skin.
If you frequently get ingrown hairs on your chest, you should consider laser hair removal. Traditional hair removal methods like shaving and waxing increase the chances of hair regrowing sideways beneath the skin instead of pushing out. This often results in irritating ingrown hairs, which can lead to skin imperfections such as scars and discolouration. This is why most men with chest hair also complain of painful ingrown hairs.
Laser hair removal is the most ideal method of getting rid of ingrown hairs quickly. This is because laser hair removal goes straight to the source of the problem, the root or hair follicle. By damaging the hair follicles, laser treatment permanently stops the hair from growing back altogether. If there's no hair regrowth, there's minimal possibility of developing ingrown hairs.
Laser hair removal has the added advantage of accentuating muscle tone. A great perk for bodybuilders! If you spend time in the gym, you likely want to show off all your hard work. A chest full of dark hair can hide the muscle definition on the torso, while a smooth, hair-free chest will have you ready to flex on the go! Preparing for a competition—whether it's for Physique or Fitness—is physically and mentally stressful. Make it a little easier by taking the first step toward getting the permanently smooth, hair-free skin you need to always pose with confidence.
Also, it will save you loads of grooming time. And with no risk of cuts and nicks, you don't have to be concerned about getting skin infections in a locker room or pool.
It takes two or three weeks after your first treatment to see a difference as hair strands start falling off. As you continue your treatments, more and more hair will fall out, and you'll notice that it continues to grow back more slowly. Any hair that regrows in between the sessions will also be lighter in both texture and colour. When it comes to removing chest hair using laser, many men feel happy to find that their chests get hair-free after four to six sessions.
Multiple sessions are needed to ensure that all the hair in different growth stages is targeted. We will discuss the exact number of sessions you will need during your consultation with our laser technician.
For the best results, you may need occasional maintenance sessions. Depending on your individual needs, this can be once or twice a year after your full initial round of laser treatment. The purpose of these follow up treatments is to ensure that no hair follicles heal and regenerate.
There are a variety of lasers out there that are advertised as being suitable for laser hair removal. Take most of these claims with a grain of salt. All lasers are not the same! It would be best if you looked for a laser medical clinic that uses the top-of-the-line and most advanced laser technology. This is the only way to guarantee results and ensure your money doesn't go down the drain.
At Dr Aesthetica, we use SPLENDOR X, a revolutionary laser technology that provides faster and uniform coverage of the treatment area. No overlap, no burns, and no retouching of missed spots. Simple, safe and effective. You can learn more about SPLENDOR X here.
Want to learn if chest laser hair removal is the right treatment for you? Then schedule a consultation today by emailing us at [email protected] or calling us at 0121 769 0242.