Number and frequency of procedures
Hair growth is cyclical and asynchronous. There are three different growth phases – anagenous, katagenous, telogenous. Laser hair remmoval only destroys the hair follicle while it is in a growth stage. This is why, in order to achieve a long term effect, a few procedures have to be done. They should be done in 3 to 5 weeks interval. Their exact number is individual for every client and skin type. Even after the first procedure, a big number of hair follicles are destroyed, while the others become anthropic. The procedure laser hair removal doesn`t only reduce the amount of hair, but the hair also is getting thinner and less pigmented (lighter) and noticeably slows its growth. After each procedure, the growth becomes smaller and smaller, which leads to a gradual increase of the period between laser hair removal procedures until only mainenance procedures are needed once or twice per year. It is very important that the intervals between the procedures are observed, in order to treat the maximum possible amount of hairs in their active phase. A longer period between procedures would increase the number of necessary procedures, which, for lasting hair removal are between 4 and 6 procedures for zones on the body and 6 to 8 procedures for face.
Who is laser hair removal done by?
Laser hair removal is a medical procedure and, when using Alexandrite and Nd:YAG lasers, it is conducted by a trained and experienced medical professional. In the Skin Line Varna and Sofia clinics, the laser hair removal procedure is only done by medical professionals.