Laser Hair Removal Denver
Broad-spectrum light is applied to the surface of the skin, targeting melanin. This light travels through the skin until it strikes the hair shafts or the bulb (root). The bulb is usually where the highest concentration of melanin is located. As the light is absorbed, the bulb and most of the hair shaft are heated, destroying the hair-producing papilla.
Only active hair follicles can be affected by the treatment and not all follicles are in the same stage of hair growth at the same time. ‘Therefor For IPL treatments, an average of 6–12 treatments are required to remove most visible hair. The area to be treated should be clean shaven and free of sunburn. Treatment sessions are usually 4 to 6 weeks apart.
Some of us have shadows that develop over the years due to shaving, IPL treatments help to fade the dark shadows and reduce the hair growth on all areas of the body. The light targets the pigment in the hairs and damages the hair root. The damage done to the hair root prevents the hair to reproduce and grow again, but only during the active growth stage of the hair. A series of treatments are needed for best results and following each treatment the hair will become sparser.
Redness and irritation could be associated with the treatment. We place a sunscreen on the treated area before leaving the treatment room. We also sell product by Image that has a great sunscreen and moisturizer in one.