Im 16 & I swim competitively, 14hrs a week. I want laser hair removal on my bikini line to avoid shaving and getting razor burn/ ingrown hairs that is constantly visible. Would swimming in the chlorine affect the treatment the way sun exposure does?
Does Chlorine Affect Laser Hair Removal Results?
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Chlorine and laser hair removal
Does Chlorine Affect Laser Hair Removal Results
Chlorine doesn't affect laser hair removal or results. It doesn't have an affect on the bulb of the hair follicle, or the skin color, which is why it doesn't matter. If you swim a lot in the sun, it will be important for you to wear really good sun protection/sunscreen before your treatments, as tan skin definitely can affect the laser!
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