Not getting results from laser hair removal?

  • jane33
  • 12309
  • 7 years ago

months ago I did laser hair removal on my cheeks and chin. The hair removal was impressive, but now new hairs reappearing. And not just peach fuzz, but dark coarse hairs. the person who gave me the laser hair session said that some people don't respond perfectly to laser treatment and the hair removal will never be permanent. what about you?

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if there is anyone who is thinking of getting rid of unwanted hairs from your body then please do lots of research before making such decision and for people who cant afford the treatment please consider this before going through this type of treatment and i have been fooled by the doctor who assured me that ill be hair free within 5 session but i have more hair than before and now i knew that there is no such thing as permanent hair reduction it only lasts for 2 months every time i had laser hair removal it worked like they told me the hair fell out after 2 weeks and i was hair free for 4 weeks and then the hairs started to grew back but it was fine at first like it should be now its worst than before after completing 9 sessions of e-light laser hair removal because i have more hair grown back than before and in places where there was no hairs before so please do consider and go through your own research other wise there is nothing than to regret later on as there will be no one to take responsibility if things didn't turned out well no matter how much they promise you at first...
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Your technician should have explained to you that the reason you need to have multiple sessions is partly because your hair grows in cycles. So when you get a treatment, you are only killing the follicles for the active hairs. This is why the timing between sessions is critical because the hair cycles typically grow in 6-8 week increments. So the success will depend on getting each cycle over time. Essentially, the hairs you see growing back are new hairs that were not active during your session. The amount of sessions you get could vary. So you clearly could need more than 5 sessions and this should have been explained to you up front. The darker your hair and lighter your skin, the greater likelihood of success (and vice versa). You may need as many as 8 sessions over a year's time. Be patient.
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I got red bumps and rough skin. Contrary to what most hair removal clinic claim, laser hair removal treatment does not guarantee a lifetime of hair-free body results. It is not a process of "permanent" hair removal but a method of permanent hair reduction. I suggest you use natural and organic creams for hair removal. There are products out there that can guide you in creating your own organic hair removal cream with the promise of permanent results.
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If it doesnt work after a series of 6 treatments tell the technician to up the setting and go over the area 2 instead of once. Good place will do this and the price should go down after 6 at least to half price unless you got a package
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Thanks I will try this also.
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If it doesnt work after 6 treatments tell the technician to up the setting. Thank god the place i go to lower the cost 50% after 6 treatments im almost hair free.
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have you taken any hormone controlling medicine?
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I did about 15 treatments of laser on my chin and neck it DOESN'T WORK I think its a trick to make money. The hair has grown thicker on my face it did not work at all. I'm mad because I spent a lot of money and the person who did it assured me it would work.
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I found it depends on the area you have been treated. After just three treatments on the legs it has weakened sufficiently that I no longer need treatments. My last treatment on my legs was 18 months ago .If anything it has been too effective. I have had treatments on my back for long time now and it still ongoing. Treatment on my chest and abdomen has been good but I would like to be a little less. I am a male not going to any of the assignment surgery just want my body hair to be weaker.
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I should add, I've had the alexandrite on my legs and back.
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Same case happens with me but I got totally hair less after 8 sessions but now the hair are growing back but more than it used to be so I think it's not permanent reduction and does not lasts long time.
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I had really bad hair on my face and neck very dark and corse I have had six sessions of laser,but the hair is coming back not so corse,I'm waiting to hear back from my doctor but I'm the mean time do I wax pluck as it's driving me mad I can't even wear make up as it shows up more please if anyone has advice please would be very gratful?.
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I got my entire body lasered, the machine she used was soprano, and I got 8 sessions. Its been about 4 months now since my last treatment and I havent seen even one hair on my legs and a few other parts but I do notice it coming back on my arms and bikini, is 8 sessions not enough? If so, how many more would be required, also has anyone looked into at home do it yourself laser hair removal machines, I hear they work pretty good and similar results but just takes more treatments. Me smooth is one machine I have heard of, has anyone tried it?
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Those sound like great results to me. I had 8 sessions and I still have blond hairs and a few darker hairs. But I never went back for any maintenance. I was told to come back in a year for another session. Maybe you want to have another session. It is all about the growth cycles and no one is the same.
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I don't know how many times you done the laser treatment most people require a series of multiple treatments. This is because the first treatment only eliminates the active hair follicles.Depending upon hair type and genetic factors, some patients may require several additional treatments beyond these initial treatments. I done my laser hair treatment from***removed like to site*** last month. Some times some side affects will occur depends on each one's like swelling, Itching, during treatment,Redness etc.
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Yeah, once is not enough. It can take up to 10 treatments for it to be "permanent". It's not really permanent, but results should last and you will only need one yearly treatment after that.
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You have to do it more than once. I've gone 5 times now and my underarms are pretty much hair-free, but I think I need another two times on my bikini area. Then I will only need to go once a year, if that. I go to Neoskin in Melbourne, Australia. they use Gentlelase.
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I have done laser hair removal treatment way back but I've never come across such a situation! Maybe the place/clinic from where you got it done wouldn't have been good enough. This is where I got it done from : ***removed website address****
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I've been going for laser hair removal for the past 5 years, for my face. Unfortunately the hair keeps coming back. It's not a permanent solution. It's just more of a convenience of getting it treated every 3-4 months instead of waxing or plucking.
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