ellexr Laser and Skin Care Clinic


- Overview

Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is about giving people back their freedom and time without having to feel limited or held back by unwanted hair. Whether you want to restore confidence and remove unwanted facial hair, or you’re simply fed up with the routine of shaving, laser hair removal may be the solution you are looking for. Imagine never having to worry about shaving or waxing again. It’s all the reason you need!

Side Effects


Treatment Time

20 minutes – 2 hours


Mild to Moderate

Recovery Time

24 hours

The Benefits

- Transformation

Before & After

Witness the astounding differences in the “before” and “after” stages.

Frequently Asked Questions

During laser treatment, a diode laser beam passes through the skin towards hair follicles. The light penetrates through the skin and selectively targets the melanin in the hair follicles. The penetrating energy then heats up the root of the hair by absorbs the light energy, effectively destroying the hair. which in turn prevents future hair growth. With a built in skin cooling surface the treatment is more comfortable than other lasers.
Laser treatments are performed by our certified medical estheticians with a cooling handpiece. Before the treatment, the area should be shaved and cleansed. Everyone in the laser room must wear protective eyewear during the procedure. To perform the treatment, the skin is held taunt and the laser will pulse light into the skin. How long your treatment lasts depends on the size of the area being treated. Treating the upper lip takes minutes. If you are having a large area like the back or legs treated, your treatment may last more than an hour.
Advancements in laser technology have made Laser Hair Removal safe and effective for a wide range of skin tones and hair colors. However, the effectiveness can vary depending on the contrast between the color of the hair and the color of the skin. It's essential to consult with a qualified practitioner who can assess your unique circumstances.
Common side effects include temporary redness and slight swelling, similar to a mild sunburn. These effects typically subside within a few hours to a day. The downtime associated with laser hair removal is generally minimal, and many people can resume their normal activities immediately after the procedure.
Yes, all areas of the body that will be treated for laser hair removal must be shaved prior to the treatment. We recommend shaving the treatment areas 12 to 24 hours prior to your appointment.
Laser hair removal generally does not require any real downtime. Immediately after having laser hair removal, your treated skin will be red and swollen. Despite this, most patients return to their everyday activities. Within 48 hours of treatment do avoid direct sunlight from hitting your treated skin and do not use a tanning bed, sun lamp, or any other laser equipment. Within 24 hours of treatment, avoid applying lotions with fragrances or perfumes to the treatment area including deodorant if underarms were treated. Also avoid exfoliating or scrubbing the treated area as it can irritate your skin.
For your safety, we do not perform laser hair removal as there is limited research on the effects of laser hair removal during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
The number of sessions required for laser hair removal varies based on individual factors such as hair color, skin type, and the treatment area. Typically, lighter skin types required 6-8 sessions, spaced 4-6 weeks apart, to achieve optimal results. Darker hair and lighter skin tones tend to respond faster to the treatment. Darker skin types typically require 12-18 sessions.
You will require 6 to 18 sessions to be completely hair free. Once the recommended sessions have been completed, the effects can last for many years, however, so long as we’re alive and healthy some new hairs can grow out. You’ll know they’re new because they tend to be fine in texture. We recommend doing a touch-up treatment once a year.

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Our top priority is helping our patients get the results they are looking for. Simply put; we are happy when you are happy. Our professional team will complete a complimentary consultation including a VISIA Skin Analysis for a more detailed assessment of your skin concerns

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