Laser hair removal is a popular and effective way to get rid of unwanted body hair, but it can cause burns if not done correctly. To prevent this, it is essential to make sure the procedure is done by a qualified and experienced technician. Additionally, when using an IPL laser hair removal device for the first time, it is best to start with a lower-energy fit on the neck, face, and bikini area. In the event of a burn, minor cases can be treated at home, while more serious cases should be seen by a doctor.
When it comes to hair removal, there are many options available. Shaving, waxing, and applying sugar are all popular methods, but laser hair removal is the only one that can provide long-term results. Unfortunately, laser hair removal does not usually result in permanent hair removal, despite popular belief. Additionally, there are many homemade laser hair removal devices on the market today, but they are not all the same and can cause burns if they are cheap machines bought online. A burn after laser hair removal may be red, blistered, swollen, and shaped like the tip of the laser applicator device.
The healing time of a burn can vary depending on its severity; most cases will heal within 1 to 2 weeks. However, more serious burns may take longer to heal and may require specific aftercare such as applying a balm or medical protective cream after the laser. In the most aggressive cases, it can take a couple of months or longer for the burn to go away. To reduce the risk of burns when using an IPL laser hair removal device for the first time, start with a lower-energy fit on the neck, face, and bikini area. Skin conditions such as scars, burns, and pigmentation can be considered side effects of laser hair removal but that doesn't necessarily mean you're going to have one of those side effects.
The best way to avoid burns due to laser hair removal treatment is to make sure that the procedure is performed by a qualified and experienced technician.