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Is Laser Hair Removal for Dark Skin Safe?

In the past, laser hair removal for dark skin was not possible. Today, recent advances in laser technology offer safe and effective laser hair removal for dark skin.  

Laser hair removal technology is designed to detect a contrast between the skin and hair. Once the hair is identified by the laser, the heat from the light of the laser is absorbed by the pigment in the hair.  This heat generates inflammation in the hair follicle which causes the follicle to go into its resting state.  

Previously, laser hair removal for dark skin was not possible because of the higher level of melanin in this skin type.  A laser is precise because it is specific in its wavelength. The effect the laser has on the melanin in the skin diminishes when a Nd-yag laser is used.  This means laser hair removal for dark skin is now safe and effective.

At the National Laser Institute, our experts will train you how to safely and effectively administer laser hair removal for dark skin.  Now you can provide all of your patients with their dream results for smooth, hair-free skin, when you receive your training on our Nd-Yag laser hair removal machines!

If you have patients who have been considering laser hair removal but just haven’t tried it because they were not a candidate for it in the past, consider our 2 week Comprehensive training course where we also train for laser hair removal for dark skin. We would be glad to answer your questions personally. Please call the National Laser Institute at 800-982-6817 or complete the short form on the right and one of our Course Advisors will contact you.

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