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Old 24-03-2008, 10:57 AM
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hi everyone. please! I want to know how to prepare for a hair removal. should i shave the hair before it or avoid sun light to make the skin lighter?

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Old 03-07-2008, 06:13 AM
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Easy. Both. Shave just before the treatment and try to get as light as possible
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Old 03-07-2008, 07:17 PM
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No fake tan!
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Old 14-07-2008, 09:22 AM
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Shave really really close! Use a blade. The one time I got burnt it was in a patch of my back I couldn't quite reach. The long hairs HURT and singed. There was a slight burn mark afterwards but thankfully it all faded away to nothing 6 months later.
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Old 13-08-2008, 04:59 PM
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I only recently completed my 5th session. It really helps to shave as close as possible. It hurts loads less!
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Old 23-08-2008, 09:14 AM
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Default Shaving closer = less pain. Why???

I've never really understood this one. Wouldn't shaving too close just mean there is no hair for the laser to target. If there is just a miniscule stub above the skin isn't this an awfully small target in comparison to the rest of the skin you are lasering.


Having said that it definitely does hurt less if you shave closer. Its just that no one has explained why it is more effective
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Old 06-09-2008, 03:44 PM
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Be born with white skin!
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Old 19-09-2008, 01:32 PM
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At our clinic we find there are 4 main ways to maximise your hair reduction result and decrease your chance of side effects happening

1. Have skin as white as possible. No tanning
2. Have hairs as black as possible 3
3. Shave as closely as possible - the closer the better. It is more comfortable, safer and you get a better result
4. Avoid sunlight
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Old 22-10-2009, 08:17 PM
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hi there...

Laser hair removal is great and really works although you will need a few sessions. They tell you to shave before coming in but I had better results when Iaser hair removal is great and really works although you will need a few sessions. They tell you to shave before coming in but I had better results when I shaved 24 hours before coming in. The laser is attracted to the black dot of your hair so if you are shaved too close you don't have as good as a result, at least that was my experience. And yes it does hurt a bit but oh so worth it. Gets rid of ingrown hairs in the future where you were lasered too....
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Old 23-12-2009, 10:49 AM
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I have heard that you can use baby oil , it will make your hair oily but you can wash out afterwards. Also leave conditioner on and brush your hair till it comes out.

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