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How Should I Prepare For Laser Hair Removal?

For those looking to bid farewell to unwanted body hair for good, laser hair removal is a popular and effective solution. Achieving optimal results requires proper preparation. We are continuing our series discussing ways to properly prep for your hair removal laser treatment session. Our previous articles covered the importance of avoiding sun exposure and to not wax, pluck, or bleach for several weeks prior to your laser hair removal session. We also discussed why you need to shave the treatment area before laser hair removal is performed. Today, we will explore more ways to help ensure the best results from hair removal laser treatment.

Skincare Routine

Caring for your skin is crucial before your laser hair removal session. Stick to gentle cleansers and moisturizers. Avoid any harsh exfoliants or chemical peels that could irritate your skin. It’s also a good idea to skip any retinoids or skin-lightening products in the days leading up to your treatment to prevent sensitivity.

Hydration and Healthy Diet

Hydration plays a significant role in the health of your skin, so be sure to drink plenty of water leading up to your laser hair removal session. Additionally, maintaining a healthy diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins can enhance the results of the treatment and support overall skin health.

When it comes to permanent hair removal, Manhattan Laser Centers has you covered. We offer the best hair removal treatment in New York City and surrounding areas thanks to our qualified team of laser hair removal specialists and the FDA-cleared CANDELA medical laser. Our laser hair removal center can treat everything from single body areas to full legs laser and full body hair removal. Contact us to schedule your hair removal laser treatment consultation today!