Laser hair removal: what can affect the results

The laser depilation is one of the treatments beauty most famous in recent years and it is not for less. This method allows you to remove unwanted hair permanently without pain or causing damage to your skin, so far from being a luxury, it has become a necessity.

However, if you just started your sessions of laser depilation or you are considering having it done, you should know that certain practices and conditions can affect the results, making the hair take longer to disappear or, worse, come back even after finishing all the sessions. Which? We list them below.

supplements for hair growth

The consumption of biotin and collagen is becoming more frequent to stimulate hair growth, thickness and strengthening. The problem with them is that, just as they work on the hair, they also have an impact on the hair follicle all over the body, including those in areas that are being or have been treated with laser depilation.

hormonal processes

Puberty, pregnancy or menopause are periods in which hair growth can occur even in areas where there was no hair. During these processes, experts do not guarantee 100% hair loss, since androgens work autonomously and it is not possible to stop their effect.

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polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a common condition caused by a hormonal imbalance. This condition produces an increase in testosterone that leads to different hormonal problems, such as increasing the amount of unwanted hair. This makes the degree of effectiveness of the laser depilation be reduced.

Very fine or gray hair

The laser depilation It is much more effective in areas with thick and dark hair, such as the legs, armpits and intimate area. In parts of the body with fine hair, such as the face, for example, or gray hair, permanent hair removal cannot be guaranteed, because it can reappear. What happens is that the thicker and darker the hair, the better it can absorb the laser light, which is what damages the hair follicles that produce hair.