Why live with unwanted
hair? Lasers and Intense
Pulsed Light systems offer
a safe, long-term solution
to unwanted, excess hair
for both men and women.
Treatment is suitable for
the face and body, is quick
and results can be seen
after just a few sessions.
How does light assisted hair removal work?
Light is selectively absorbed by melanin, the
pigment in the hair follicle. The light energy
heats the pigment and effectively destroys
the hair follicle without damaging the
How is the treatment carried out?
The laser or Intense Pulsed Light is placed
on the skin and a short pulse of light is
released, which targets many follicles
simultaneously. The applicator is then
moved to the neighbouring area of skin and
the process is repeated until the entire area
is treated. For Intense Pulsed Light treatment
a thin layer of chilled gel is applied to help
guide the light, but this is not required for a
How many treatments are necessary?
Only hair that is actively growing is affected,
therefore multiple treatments are needed.
Treatment is conducted every 4 – 8 weeks,
depending on the area treated, until a
satisfactory result is seen. The required
number of treatments varies, but typically 6
or more treatments are needed for optimum
Prior to treatment, a consultation is conducted
in which a medical history is taken to confirm
suitability for treatment, there is also an
opportunity for any questions you may
have to be answered. Before treatment
commences you must provide written consent
and a small test patch will be carried out.