After Treatment | 14 February 2018

Why Is My Laser Hair Removal Not Working?

Laser hair removal is an excellent treatment but we’re all different and for some people it works better than others. There are a variety of different reasons why the results you expected are not being achieved. It is important that your laser clinic is addressing all of these issues to ensure you receive safe results, fast.

Some of the reasons why laser may not be working for you.

Proper treatment times are essential to the success rate of your treatments.

If not enough time has been allocated to each one of your sessions this will result in large areas being left untreated. Laser hair removal treatments should not be rushed in any way as this will dramatically affect your results. If you notice some patches of hair are growing back a lot faster than others a few weeks after your treatment, then it is most likely these are missed spots from your last laser session.

Medical grade lasers guarantee the best results.

These lasers are specifically designed to target and effectively remove hairs safely over fewer sessions.  Medical lasers are superior at targeting hair structures and penetrate deeper into targeted hairs.

Experienced, confident therapists are key.

Dedicated hair removal specialists who perform laser hair removal on a daily basis will ensure that you get the maximum benefit from each and every one of your sessions.  Safety and comfort are of paramount importance and experienced laser therapists will ensure that both of these issues are addressed.

The right number of sessions.

We would always recommend a minimum of 6-8 sessions for the majority of clients. If you have been told that you will have 100% hair removal in 6 sessions this is untrue. Your hair will be reduced greatly after 6 sessions but this is not the end of your hair removal journey.

Individual biology.

There are a number of different internal factors that may be contributing to your results not progressing. Hormonal, hereditary and genetic factors influence your treatment outcome. Laser with can only treat hairs externally so there is a limit to what results we can achieve for people with underlying issues.

Hair colour.

If you are having laser treatments and your hair is blond, red or grey we would recommend that you stop, laser will not work on these hair types.  The lighter the hair the more difficult it is for the laser to target, laser will work on brown and black hairs only.

As you can see there are a number of different reasons why laser may not be delivering the results you expected. If you are concerned about any of these issues or feel that we may be able to help you improve your results please contact us. Hair removal is not what we do, it’s all we do. We ensure that all aspects of your treatment are carried out to ensure you achieve the excellent results.

If you have any further questions regarding laser hair removal, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our dedicated team of hair removal specialists are on hand to answer any of your questions.