What areas are covered with Brazilian hair removal?

I'm considering getting the Brazilian laser hair removal, does this include all of the areas that would be covered with Brazilian waxing like the hair that grows on the inner labia? If so, is there a possibility of more irritation?

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What areas are covered with Brazilian hair removal?

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The area treated varies from provider to provider. With the correct laser, hair removal can be performed safely on all areas of the body. I recommend you discussing your concerns with your treating physician.

Summit Emergency Medicine Physician

What's covered with Brazilian

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Brazilian is defined but what a patient wants.  Our laser technicians will discuss what areas you are comfortable in removing hair from to make it as comfortable an experience as possible.  There does not tend to be as much irritation with laser hair removal as waxing as it avoids in grown hairs.  

Anil R. Shah, MD
Chicago Facial Plastic Surgeon
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What areas are covered with Brazilian laser hair removal?

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Hello, thank you for your question.  The area treated may differ from provider to provider, but with the proper laser (wavelength) it can be performed safely on all areas of the body that grow hair. You should probably discuss with your laser tech, what exactly you want treated, with a little bit of help from you, all areas of the labia can be treated, may be a little hot, but should be safe.  You should go to a board certified dermatologist for best results.

Good Luck!

Mark A. Blair, MD
Phoenix Dermatologic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

Areas covered by Brazilian hair removal

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In general Brazilian laser hair removal covers all the areas from pubic area to back strip, and also includes labia, but some patients might choose what exactly they would like to be covered. But keep in mind, in some women the labia could be darker than the rest of the bikini area which might result in less effectiveness compared to the adjacent areas. The key is contrast between the skin and hair; more the contrast better and faster are the results. There should be no more irritation than you would see in other areas. But if you are using cortisone cream after procedure some women might experience slightly increased temporary risk of thrush closer to the inner part of labia, but should not be a big concern in the long run. 

Ram Chandra, MD
Edison Physician

Where does the laser go for brazilian hair removal

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This is all determined by the office you go to. It can be performed anywhere there is hair. Just discuss with your provider. There are minimal risks if done correctly with the right laser.

Steven F. Weiner, MD
Panama City Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 75 reviews

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