LHR vs Other Methods of Hair Removal

Why Laser is the best method of Hair Removal?

Waxing: a method of semi-permanent hair removal – removes the hair from the root.

Waxing Laser
Having to grow out hair. Do not have to grow hair before treatment.
Can cause ingrown hairs. Can treat & remove ingrown hairs.
Messy, Sticky, uncomfortable, stretches & can remove delicate skin from face. Laser rejuvenates and tightens the skin at the same time as removing the hair.
Treatments must be continued indefinitely. Laser Reduces hair .

In conclusion Laser is the best method of hair removal.

Threading: ancient art of hair removing with cotton thread – removes hair from root.

Threading Laser
Only suitable for faces – works better on flat surfaces. Laser can treat all areas easily, face treatments are very effective.
Time consuming. Laser is quick – faces take as little as 15 mins.
Cannot treat sensitive or acne skin. Laser is suitable for sensitive skin and acne skin – helps reduce infection by killing bacteria.
Extremely difficult to get rid of all hairs. Laser covers all areas very accurately.

In conclusion Laser is the best method of hair removal.

Plucking: refers to the process of removing the hair mechanically with a tweezer – removes hair from root.

Plucking Laser
Time Consuming – have to pluck one by one. Laser removes hair quickly from large areas.
Short term quick fix – hair can grow back immediately. Long term solution – Reduces hair .
Can cause pitted scars. Laser gives soft smooth skin.
Can cause ingrown hairs. Can treat & remove ingrown hairs.

In conclusion Laser is the best method of hair removal.

Shaving: method of hair removal, using a blade to remove the hair from the surface of the skin – does not disturb the root.

Shaving Laser
Hair grows back very quickly – as early as next day. Laser keeps hair at bay for long periods of time.
Hair grows back coarser. Hair grows back finer.
Irritation and sensitivity – also causes shaving bumps. Laser is suitable for sensitive skin.
Time consuming – every few days. Time saving in the future.

In conclusion Laser is the best method of hair removal.

Depilatory Creams: dissolves the hair painlessly by using a cream – removes the hair from the surface of the skin.

Depilatory Creams Laser
Irritates skin – contains many chemicals. Suitable for all skin/ all areas- even sensitive skin.
Varied results – does not get rid of all hair. Nice even finish – even on large areas.
Messy, smells funny & time consuming. Quick, easy and no fuss.
Hair grows back very quickly. Laser keeps hair at bay for long periods of time.

In conclusion Laser is the best method of hair removal.

Epilating: using an electrical device to remove hair by mechanically grasping multiple hairs simultaneously and pulling them out.

Epilating Laser
Painful to use. Utilising Cooling gas, large areas can be treated comfortably.
Having to grow out hair. Do not have to grow hair before treatment.
Some areas are more difficult to treat – bikini etc. Laser can treat all areas easily.
Can cause ingrown hairs. Can treat & remove ingrown hairs.
Time Consuming. Time saving in the future.

In conclusion Laser is the best method of hair removal.

Electrolysis: method of hair removal by applying a direct current to the follicle to prevent regrowth.

Electrolysis Laser
Expensive. Laser is cheaper than electrolysis.
Tedious/ time consuming – treats each individual hair. Quick, fast treats large areas.
Results are varied – difficult to get good hair reduction. Shorter number of treatments will give you permanent hair reduction.
Skin infection & skin damage/scarring. Laser is safe and yields smooth skin.

In conclusion Laser is the best method of hair removal.

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