More specifically, I am looking into laser options for my legs and bikini area. My hair tends to grow very quickly after shaving and I have resorted to tweezing since waxing does not often pull all of my hair out. I have very decent tolerance against pain although I find that my hair is very stubborn. Thank you for your help.
What is the Best Laser for Thick Black Hair and Light, Sensitive Skin? I Am of Japanese Decent.
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Laser Treatment for Thick Hair
Thank you for your question. Your hair is one of the easier hairs type to remove. Since you are ethnic skin, my first choice is the 1064 YAG by Candela, then Cynosure. Next would be a diode laser which is also effective, but not quite as good on the fine hair. The best laser in my opinion is the Gentlemax by Candela, now partnered with Syneron. A diode laser will work too, but I tend to see more fine hair not removed. you should not tweeze or wax during your laser treatments as it removes the hair target needed for the laser to work. Be certain to be under the supervision of a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon with expertise in laser surgery and ethnic skin for the most effective and safe treatments. I hope this helps.
Best Laser Hair Removal Treatment
Light Sheer Diode Laser
The light sheer diode laser will work very well on Type 3 or Type 4 skin, which most Asians fall under. You will require a average of 6-8 sessions for the best results. You can also request for a test patch to determine the appropriate laser settings.
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Lightsheer Laser for Japanese Skin Hair Removal
Hi Linda. We are also located in Torrance and have lots of Japanese patients. We use the Lumenis Lightsheer and get excellent results.
The Lightsheer is the most common laser hair removal device in the world for a reason - it delivers results. For coarse dark hair, we see between 75% - 95% permanent hair loss after 6 - 8 treatments for Caucasians, Asians and Hispanics.
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