People think it takes 30 to 40 minutes for a laser hair removal treatment. However, it really only takes a few minutes for individual areas like the underarms, legs, upper lip, chin and bikini line. In today’s vlog, we’ll show you how quick and easy it is to learn laser hair removal so you can provide your clients with smooth, hair-free skin.
We start off today’s vlog with every person in the treatment room wearing protective eyewear. Debbie begins by doing a test spot on her client, Brittany, and asks her to look away for added eye protection. Once the test spot has been completed, she asks Brittany how it felt. She wants to ensure her client is comfortable and at the same time maximize the efficacy of the treatment. Debbie can always increase or diminish the strength of the settings based on the reaction of her client.
During laser hair removal, a laser beam is targeted at individual hair follicles. The intense heat of the laser damages the hair follicle, which over time, stops hair from growing back. Laser hair removal is most effective for people who have light skin and dark hair. Laser hair removal slows hair growth, reduces the number of hair follicles that are actively growing hair, and over time reduces unwanted hair.
“I always like to explain to the clients that between the third and the fifth treatment it’s a possibility that all the hair is going to come back. But it’s going to be thinner and wispier,” says Debbie.
The laser machine uses cryogen to blast the skin with cold before each zap of the laser. This keeps Brittany cool and comfortable during her treatment. Debbie checks in with Brittany in between passes. When Brittany is asked how the treatment feels, she replies “virtually painless”.
“Is there a certain pattern you teach the doctors, nurses, and laser techs when you train them how to do laser hair removal? Is there an up and down, or an overlap?” asks Louis.
“We call it Olympic rings, and I’m actually going back and forth. You can see on underarms it’s really obvious. You can see where the hair is. But I’m always of the school that there could be an extra one here, or they might have one at the bottom. I’m the one-more-queen. Better safe than sorry. It takes just two seconds to go out of that hair pattern,” says Debbie.
“Brittany’s not flinching, she’s not jumping, she’s not…” Louis is stopped short as Debbie proclaims, “We’re done!”
Learn Laser Hair Removal at the National Laser Institute
“People are getting into this business and they are doing this treatment in minutes!” says Louis Silberman, CEO, National Laser Institute
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