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Feeling and Looking Younger

After I finished having my kids, I knew that I wanted a mommy makeover. My stomach was in terrible shape, my arms looked completely destroyed, and my legs had been carrying weight for years. I wanted a full body overhaul, so I started by doing what I could to look and feel younger. I started exercising each and every day, and then I worked hard on doing my hair and makeup better. It was amazing to see the difference it made, but I wanted something more. I consulted with a cosmetic surgeon, and I scheduled the surgery that changed my life for the better. Check out this blog for more information on looking and feeling younger.

Key Things To Know Before Your First Laser Hair Removal Appointment

Laser hair removal is a great option for anyone who wants freedom from shaving and waxing. You can have laser hair removal performed on your legs, upper lip, underarms, or practically anywhere else you might have unwanted hair. The procedure is quite straightforward, and side effects are usually mild. However, there are a few things worth knowing before your first laser hair removal appointment.

It does cause a little pain. 

Laser hair removal is not intensely painful, but it is not pain-free, either. You will feel some pinching or pricking each time the laser activates. Many people flinch the first time or two this happens, but then their skin becomes less reactive and the pain becomes less intense. You can expect to feel more pain when getting laser hair removal in an area where your skin is really thin, such as your upper lip, than on an area where your skin is thicker, like your shin.

One session is not enough.

One session of laser hair removal will go a long way toward reducing the amount of hair you have in the treated area. However, at the time you have your session, there will be some hairs that are not in the active growing phase and cannot be reached by the laser. You'll need a follow-up appointment, or maybe two, in order to remove these last, lingering hairs.

You'll need to avoid the sun for a while.

After laser hair removal, your skin will be a bit sensitive. You will want to avoid the sun and other sources of UV light for a while. So, make sure you clear your schedule of trips to the beach and weekends spent landscaping for a week or two after laser hair removal. Also, apply a good-quality sunscreen if you do need to go outside before your skin is fully healed.

You can have multiple areas treated at once.

Laser hair removal does not take very long, even on larger areas like your legs. So if you want to have more than one area treated, you can generally plan to have them all done at once. Your practitioner will just book you a slightly longer appointment. You'll save yourself the extra drive.

Laser hair removal is a great option for those who are tired of shaving. If you have any additional questions or concerns, give your practitioner a call. They'll have lots of information for you.

For more information, contact a local company, like Hair Today Gone Tomorrow Electrolysis & Med Spa.