Unwanted hair in certain places. I just finished my sixth laser appointment and I can tell you that they have worked well (: I know that it is a sensitive area to get laser hair removal, but they use this special machine that helps reduce the pain. So you'll hardly feel a thing! They also provide numbing cream for some areas. more
Pros: NEVER have to shave again!
Cons: fairly costly, a little bit of pain (like someone flicking their finger at you/on you)
I was tired of shaving my armpits, so I had hair removed when my ob/gyn's office provided that service as a side business. I was charged per treatment, and I don't recall exactly how much each one was or how many times I went, as this was about 15 years... more
I got a groupon for a place in southern california to get the following done (there were many options but I only grow dark hair in these places)"
I just had the first treatment last Sunday (1/23/10) so now I am waiting for the hair to hopefully fall out. I am starting this post so that I can update.
The pain during the procedure was not bad... more
Yes, you read it right, I've spent at least $10,000 on laser hair removal and it has not worked at all!
The first round of treatments through UCLA Medical Center were costly and worthless. I spent $500 per series of treatments, and I had a LOT of treatments. I was trying to get a more "acceptable" bikini area if you know what I mean. It was very... more
Laser hair removal is supposed to be permanent, but the truth is that it takes care of 80% of the hair max. The rest of it can be removed by further treatments and maintaining to aviod regrowth. I lost more than 80% of my hair but saw some growths on my bikini area in between the treatments. I went for 7 sessions , monthly and in between those i used to see a very slight stubble of a few... more