Hi. How long after having a laser hair removal treatment (Soprano XL) should I leave it before sun exposure(e.g. hols). Also, I have 6 sessions booked and have a holiday in July. If I were to stop my treatment in order to go on holiday and continue a while after returning (will be away for a month), will thetreatment still be as effective? Thanks
Laser Hair Removal and Time Before Sun Exposure?
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Sun exposure during laser hair removal treatments
You should minimize your sun exposure during laser hair removal treatments, as the laser that targets your hair follicle will also want to pick up pigment from your skin. You can achieve a more effective treatment if your skin is as pale as possible, because higher laser energy settings can then be used. I would coordinate with your practitioner when you will be on vacation, so you can maximize from all your sessions.
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