Hair Removal

Your Guide to Bikini & Brazilian Laser Hair Removal

Everything You Need to Know About Laser for Bikini Hair Removal

As beach season approaches, it’s the perfect time to decide how to prep your bikini area, whether it’s going full Brazilian, trimming, or au naturale. Embracing body hair is a natural choice, and grooming preferences are deeply personal. However, if you’re looking for a practical, long-term solution, laser hair removal might be just what you need. This method not only reduces hair growth but also leaves your skin feeling smooth and ready for the summer. Curious about how laser hair removal can transform your bikini area and give you that confidence boost? Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you get started.

How Does Laser Hair Removal for the Bikini Area Work?

  • Process: Laser hair removal uses quick pulses of laser light to destroy hair follicles.
  • Targeting: The laser penetrates deep into the skin, selectively destroying hair bulbs and follicular stem cells, preventing regrowth.
  • Sessions Needed: Most people need 6-8 treatments spaced 6-8 weeks apart for optimal results.

Standard Bikini vs. Full Brazilian Laser Hair Removal

Standard Bikini Laser Hair Removal

  • Coverage: Targets hair that peeks out of your swimsuit and up to two inches outside the bikini line.
  • Areas Included: Sides of the bikini area.

Full Brazilian Laser Hair Removal

  • Coverage: Includes up to two inches outside the bikini area, plus the entire bikini region.
  • Areas Included: Front, labia, perineum, peri-anal area, and inner buttocks.
  • Customization: Option to keep some hair, such as a “landing strip.”

Duration of Laser Bikini Hair Removal Results

Safety and Sensation of Bikini Laser Hair Removal

  • Safety: Safe for all skin types and completely safe and effective when performed by experienced and trained professionals, like those found at LaserAway.
  • Sensation: Varies by individual; often described as a tolerable prickling sensation.

Preparing for Bikini Laser Hair Removal

Six Weeks Before Treatment

  • Discontinue: Waxing, hair removal creams, tweezing, electrolysis, and bleaching.

Two Weeks Before Treatment

  • Avoid: Direct sun exposure, tanning beds, spray-tans, and self-tanners.
  • Protect: Use sunblock (SPF 30+) and wear protective clothing like cover-up shorts.

Three Days Before Treatment

  • Stop Using: Topical prescription products that cause irritation, flaking, or redness.

Day Before Treatment

  • Shave Area: Use a clean, sharp razor and moisturizing shaving cream.

The Naked Truth

Laser hair removal in the bikini area is a commitment, but if you prefer a hair-free look, you’ll appreciate the results and the time, energy, and money saved. For more information on laser hair removal options, reach out to our treatment specialists here. All our treatments are performed by registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician associates, so you know you’re in good hands!


  1. “Comparing Traditional and in Motion Nd:YAG Laser in Hair Removal: A Prospective Study,” Medicina, September 2, 2022.