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The Best Time to Schedule Laser Hair Removal

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The best time to schedule laser hair removal is during the fall and winter. This is due to the fact that during the fall and winter, you’ll have limited sun exposure, limited skin exposure, and it’s proven that laser hair removal is more effective on pale skin and dark hair. It’s most common that due to the limited sun and skin exposure, skin is at it’s palest during winter months.

The providers at Dermacare of Hampton Roads have over 60 years of combined laser hair removal experience. We know a thing or two that others don’t, and we focus on making it a successful and highly beneficial treatment for all of our patients. Did you know that the fall and winter months are the best time to opt for one of our top laser treatments? There’s no better time to start laser hair removal.

It’s only natural to associate smooth, hair-free skin with summer. After all, that’s when beach trips, bathing suits, and shorts spring forth from the closet. But it isn’t necessarily the best time to control unwanted hair growth with laser treatment.

The Benefits of Fall and Winter Laser Hair Removal

You probably like the idea of saying goodbye to razors, wax kits, and tweezers. Painful hair removal techniques and daily upkeep are a challenge, and let’s be honest, you have better things to do than fuss over unwanted facial and body hair. Here’s why fall is the best time to tackle that hair:

Limited Sun Exposure

It’s best to avoid sun exposure after a laser treatment; otherwise, you run the risk of damaging your skin. While wearing SPF 30 sunscreen, a wide-brimmed hat, and clothes that cover the treated area(s) can protect you from the sun, it’s best to avoid sun exposure entirely.

The fall and winter months are predominately cooler, even in areas like Hampton Roads and Virginia Beach where winter weather is mild. Thanks to the holidays, most activities during these months are spent indoors.

Limited Skin Exposure

Fall and winter fashion favors long sleeves, sweaters, and pants, which makes it the perfect time for laser hair removal. Not only is sun exposure limited, but skin visibility is naturally limited, too. In fact, it’s one of the reasons most people naturally lose their tan during these months as well.

The Best Time for All Skin Types

It’s a proven fact that laser hair removal is most effective on pale skin and dark hair. Your skin is usually at its palest during the fall and winter months when sun exposure and outdoor time are at their lowest, making it the perfect time to start treatment.

The Best Results for Spring and Summer

Achieving permanent hair removal depends on numerous factors. It’s not always possible for everyone, but laser hair treatments can reduce the appearance of unwanted hair and slow its growth. For many, it’s the most cost-effective and time-efficient solution to controlling unwanted facial and body hair.

When it comes to body hair, the most sought-after treatment areas are the legs, underarms, and bikini areas. On average, it takes approximately five treatments to achieve permanent hair removal. While home based treatment has gained in popularity as a result of the pandemic, professional laser hair removal, compared to home based delivers the best results time and time again. Treatments are spaced at least a few weeks apart. All of these factors make fall the perfect time to start laser hair removal and winter the picture-perfect time to see it through. When spring blooms and summer arrives, you’ll be ready to show off the best results with your warm-weather wardrobe.

Year-Round Laser Hair Removal

At Dermacare of Hampton Roads, we offer laser hair treatments year-round. Unlike other clinics, we have a laser that works well for targeting hair follicles on darker and tan skin – not all MedSpas have this capacity. It’s just one of the ways we put your needs first.

The fall and winters months are the perfect time to schedule laser hair removal. Is it the right treatment for you? Contact us today to schedule your consultation.

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