Perfectly smooth skin helps women not only to attract the admired looks of men, but also to feel like queens. However, it is quite difficult to become the owner of such a skin. The usual methods of depilation (shaving, waxing or epilating) give short-term effects, moreover, such methods often leave behind irritation or ingrown hair.

There are other procedures for getting rid of unwanted hair, in particular laser hair removal. Laser hair removal is a hardware method of hair removal by using different types of laser. The mechanism of the laser action on the hair follicle is based on red radiation, which is well absorbed by melanin, penetrates deeply into the skin, but is not absorbed by lipids or nucleic acids (radiation does not have mutagenic properties).

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Laser hair removal gives the best results in the fight against unnecessary hair and is applicable on all areas of the body. Are there any side effects from laser hair removal? In general, any medical procedure carries a fraction of the risk, and laser hair removal is no exception. Depending on the characteristics of the skin, side effects can be permanent or temporary:

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#1. When using a laser, there is a risk of thermal skin burns. The main cause of such complications is the insufficient amount of the coolant applied to the skin, or the wrong choice of the laser mode.

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#2. Incorrect identification of the skin photo type or lack of a trial procedure can lead to the appearance of punctate bumps that disappear after two weeks, and white spots remain after them. White spots disappear within seven months, but in 20% of women they remain forever.

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#3. If the eyes are not protected, there can be eye injuries.

#4. Sometimes women can experience itching of their skin after laser hair removal.

#5. Some women can see redness of the skin or even swelling after laser hair removal.

#6. The most common side effect is pain.

#7. If a woman has too sensitive skin, there can be formation of scab.

#8. Sometimes skin can become purple after laser hair removal.

#9. In order not to get infection, take care of your skin really well after laser hair removal.

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