Bikini Laser Hair Removal in Santa Monica
If you’re thinking about ways to get yourself bikini-ready, one of the most popular treatments at Kare Plastic Surgery in Santa Monica is still bikini laser hair removal. Lasers can effectively eliminate unwanted hair in the entire bikini area in just a few sessions, with minimal to no downtime and long-term results. We spoke to Nurse Irene, a registered nurse and laser hair removal expert at Kare Plastic Surgery in Santa Monica about the most common questions patients have when undergoing laser hair removal for the bikini line.
FAQ: Who is a good candidate for bikini laser hair removal?
The laser used at Kare Plastic Surgery + Skin Health Center in Santa Monica is safe for all skin types; meaning it can be used on patients with all skin types, ranging from fair to dark complexion. We advise all patients to shave a few days before the treatment and to avoid direct sun immediately after laser therapy.
FAQ: How long does bikini laser hair removal take to perform?
We offer the option of numbing medication if you have a low pain tolerance. Usually, patients undergoing laser hair removal of the bikini spend about 15 minutes in the office. Laser treatments are straightforward and quick.
FAQ: Can I exercise after laser treatment of the bikini?
Exercise and showering are both recommended after laser hair removal. If you experience any skin irritation, aloe vera gel can be applied onto the area to soothe the skin.
FAQ: How many sessions are required to eliminate all the hair in the bikini area?
Darker hair is more responsive to laser hair removal than lighter hair. Usually, three to five sessions are required to eliminate hair follicles permanently. Some patients may require more treatments, depending on the thickness and color of the hair.