Laer Hair Removal, First Treatment - Happy So Far

I had my first laser hair removal treatment done...

I had my first laser hair removal treatment done last week. I read a lot of reviews on here before I went and found them very helpful so I'm going to keep updating this after each treatment in the hope I can help those deciding if they should go for it. I'm in Australia so the location may not help but I'm hopefull my experience can.

A few weeks ago I had a consultation at the clinic where they explained the process and answered all of my questions. I have fair skin and dark hair. A test patch was done on my underarm to make sure I wouldn't have any reaction to the laser as I have extremely sensitive skin.

Once I was sure there was no reaction I made my first booking for underarms and extended bikini. I didn't bother with the numbing cream because I was so surprised at how little the test patch hurt.

I was made to feel very comfortable and at ease and was told that if at any time the laser hurt too much we could stop and take a break.

Underarms were first, I was a little surprised at the pain because the test patch didn't hurt at all. It hurt more this time because the laser was adjusted to a higher level. The pain was completely bearable - especially because each underarm was finished in no more than 30 seconds.

Extended bikini didn't hurt too much either, definetly no more than waxing. I also found that while the laser was being used it would sting but as soon as it was over the pain was completely gone. The bikini area took around 2-3 minutes.

My first visit cost me US$236. This included my first bikini treatment plus I paid for the full 6 underarm treatments in advance. The price also included 3 creams/scrubs.

Even though its only been one treatment, so far I am really happy with the results. The hair growing back on my underarms is noticably thinner and I can already see some (although very small) patches on my bikini. I'm looking forward to the next one already.

As I said, I'll keep updating this as I get each treatment as I know how much these reviews helped me.

Thank you very much Britt. I hope one of the doctors sees my message and replies. Will definetely keep you updated.
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I've had Gentlelase treatment for the last year on my lip and I can say that it has really worked. I have an embarrasing problem of a few dark hairs around my nipples. I would love to have the same treatment on this area but as I also suffer from breast cysts and fibroadenomas I'm not sure if this is safe. I wonder if any doctor on this board can advise? Thank you.
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Hi Summerlady,

I posted your question in our expert Q&A it will be easier for our doctors to see it and answer. Thanks and please keep me updated.

-Britt

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Laser Clinics Australia

Very professional and comfortable clinics. Friendly staff and if you can pick up the treatments on sale it can be quite cheap. Much cheaper than regular waxing!

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