Laser Hair Removal

How Do I Get Rid Of Toe Hair?

Can Toe Hair Be Removed with Laser Hair Removal?

Yes, it can.

Having hair on your toes is completely normal. But that doesn’t mean you have to like it. The good thing about laser hair removal is that it works virtually anywhere on your body that you have hair—even toes!

But there is a caveat: if your toe hair is light, you should opt for waxing or plucking — stay away from shaving, because it could leave you with quickly regrown stubble AND painful ingrown hairs. As you’ve probably heard before, hair that is dark and coarse responds best to laser hair removal treatments.

If you don’t know much about laser hair removal, we’re here to explain it all — from the science behind laser hair removal to its fabulous results.


If you don’t know how laser hair removal works, it might seem like magic. But it’s not! The science behind it is simple. Laser hair removal uses laser light pulses that selectively destroy hair follicles by targeting the melanin in them. The follicle’s pigment absorbs the laser’s light pulse, damaging the follicle enough to significantly slow down hair regrowth.
Clients with darker toe hair and darker skin or lighter toe hair and lighter skin combinations can still achieve desirable results with the Nd:YAG laser. The Nd:YAG laser has a longer wavelength and better pigment selectivity than other lasers used for hair removal, meaning that it can penetrate hair follicles more precisely, leaving the surrounding skin tissue undamaged.


The length of a laser hair removal procedure depends on the size of the treatment area, meaning a session can last anywhere from a few minutes to an hour. But if you’re only getting the hair on your toes treated, it won’t take very long at all!

Before the actual laser hair removal session, you’ll be given protective eye gear, and once the session begins, your nurse will test the laser on you to get you used to the sensation. The actual session involves a series of laser pulses that results in a prickling sensation. But don’t worry; the discomfort isn’t too bad. Many patients say it’s similar to that of a rubber band snapping against your skin.

After the laser hair removal session is over, you may experience temporary swelling and redness. Most clients can resume their normal activities, however, it’s of utmost importance that you avoid direct sun exposure. We highly recommend that you continue to wear sunblock with a high SPF for several weeks after your treatment.

Though complications are rare, they can still happen. The most common short-term complications include blisters, swelling, redness, and scarring. These may occur as a result of improper pre-care or after-care. Following all post-treatment precautions will maximize your chances of experiencing a complication-free recovery.

Say Goodbye to Your Toe Hair For Good!

There’s no question that laser hair removal works. It’s the preferred way to remove toe hair because it’s safer and more permanent than other methods such as waxing, plucking, shaving, and electrolysis. Laser hair removal is so effective that most clients experience permanent hair reduction after an average of six to eight sessions. Keep in mind that the reason you’ll have to undergo multiple laser hair removal sessions to obtain maximum results is because only hair in the anagen—or active—stage of hair growth can be successfully treated. The process requires patience, but the results are well worth it.

Are you ready to slip into some sandals? Then schedule your free laser hair removal consultation today!

Why LaserAway?

We’ve committed over a decade to helping people of all skin types discover their best skin ever, with over 3 million treatments performed and new locations opening every month! We use state-of-the-art technology for maximum results, our clinics are supervised by board-certified, industry-leading dermatologists, and our treatments are implemented by registered nurses, nurse practitioners or physician associates who undergo one of the most comprehensive training programs in the business. Our mission is to make our clients feel beautiful by providing the best and most effective aesthetic treatments in the nation in a friendly, relaxed environment.

Ready to invest in yourself? Schedule a free consultation today by filling out a request form or calling the LaserAway staff at (855) 233-9134. Our nurses look forward to making sure your service and skin are as smooth as possible!