Laser Hair Removal At Home
- Good Idea?
While there are a number of laser hair removal at home systems
on the market today, there is some reservation on the part of
healthcare professionals about these products. Here are some
things to keep in mind if you have been thinking about
purchasing a laser hair removal at home kit.
One of the first considerations has to do with basic hygiene.
In order to produce an effective removal of hair from the body,
it is important to not only remove the hair, but also kill the
root. If this is not done properly, there is an increased risk
of infection. Laser hair removal that takes place in the
controlled environment of a professional setting is far
superior to most home environments, when it comes to hygiene.
While laser hair removal at home may be convenient, it is often
not the best option in terms of health
Second, the use of a laser hair removal at home system assumes
the individual possesses the basic skills required to use the
system. Most people are not quite as steady and sure with the
hands as required to do the detailed task of laser hair
removal. This can lead to mistakes that could scar the texture
of the skin. While accidents do happen in professional laser
hair removal procedures, they are far fewer in numbers. If you
do not have a steady hand and a firm grasp of what you are
doing, then going with a professional is a much better
Last, not all home systems are as effective as professional
hair removal. This means that you may have to repeat the
process several times before you have the desired result. The
cost of repeated home sessions could actually exceed the price
of having the job done professionally. From an economic
perspective, the home systems may not be the most cost