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Laser Hair Removal Myths


The myths and misconceptions surrounding laser hair removal make up a long list that seems to have no end point. With the advancements in this technology, much of what used to be true is now moot and should be addressed as so. Therefore, here are eight myths about laser hair removal that we’ve debunked just for you.


It causes more hair growth While everyone has their own hair growth patterns and frequency, laser hair removal treatments won’t cause more hair growth. The laser itself works to destroy the hair follicles, making it more difficult, if not impossible, for hair to regrow in that area.


Same effects for all hair types Because everyone’s hair is different in some way, it’s necessary that you talk to your dermatologist about the kind of results you can expect based on your hair type, its thickness and your skin type.


It won’t work on some hair colours While it may be a bit harder to target hair follicles for