Short answer? Yes—but it’s complicated.
We all know that facial hair, including bushy eyebrows, can be super annoying to deal with. Usually, when women want to permanently thin their eyebrows, they either opt for laser hair removal or electrolysis. Both treatments have pros and cons.
Electrolysis: Definitely Not the Best Choice
Electrolysis, if you don’t know what it is, individually removes hairs from the face or body using heat energy. After a very fine probe is inserted into the hair follicle, the hair is removed with tweezers. Unfortunately, because electrolysis targets each hair individually, it is time-consuming, so be prepared for half hour to hour long sessions. And it cons don’t stop there – you’ll need anywhere from fifteen to thirty sessions to get the best results. Electrolysis is also considerably painful – many people describe it as a stinging and pricking sensation. Ouch! On the plus side, electrolysis can be used on anyone regardless of their skin or hair color, because it targets the hair follicle itself, and not hair pigment.
Laser Hair Removal: The Only Way to Go!
Laser hair removal is a little more complex than electrolysis. It 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. Since the lasers target melanin, coarse, dark hair and light skin combinations tend to respond best to treatment.
Laser hair removal has several advantages over electrolysis. Because it doesn’t manually target each individual hair follicle, it’s a lot faster. Sessions will take less than fifteen minutes, and you’ll only need about four to six sessions total for optimal results. Plus many women comment that laser hair removal isn’t as painful as electrolysis…it feels similar to a rubber band being snapped against your skin.
Ready to Thin Your Eyebrows? Know What to Expect
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 several hours. But if you’re just getting the hair on your eyebrows treated, it won’t take very long at all!
Before the actual laser hair removal session, you’ll be given protective eye gear and an elective topical anesthetic. Once the session begins, you’ll feel a stinging sensation, indicating that the laser has been activated. The actual session involves a series of laser pulses that results in a prickling and burning sensation. But don’t worry; the pain isn’t too bad. Like we’ve mentioned before, 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. It’s important, however, that you avoid direct sun exposure. You should also wear sunblock with a high SPF for several weeks afterward.
Say Goodbye to Unruly Eyebrows…Forever!
There’s no question that laser hair removal works. It’s the preferred way to remove eyebrow hair because it’s safer and more permanent than other methods such as waxing, plucking, shaving, and especially electrolysis.
Laser hair removal is so effective that most clients experience permanent hair loss after an average of three to five sessions. But you’ll have to undergo multiple laser hair removal sessions to obtain maximum results because only hair in the anagen—or active—stage of hair growth can be successfully treated.
What’s more, laser hair removal is the only proven method available for easily and painlessly removing hair from both large and small areas of the body, including the back, chest, legs, armpits, and chin.
Are you ready for the eyebrows you’ve always dreamed of? Then schedule your free laser hair removal consultation today!
Get Sleek, Sexy Eyebrows with LaserAway
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