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#123873 - 05/03/17 12:06 AM Laser Hair Reduction on legs
rope Offline

Registered: 10/24/04
Posts: 1
I am seeking opinion on reduction on my legs area.

Attached is a picture of my legs.

Based on my skin colour, would I be able to be treated with an Alexandrite laser (GentleLASE)and achieve a reduction of at least 70% ?

I am an Asian, North Indian. I have no idea of my skin type.
Hairs are black and coarse.

Any input by forum members is appreciated.

Thank you.

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#123878 - 05/03/17 07:39 PM Re: Laser Hair Reduction on legs [Re: rope]
fenix Offline
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Registered: 03/17/12
Posts: 462
You appear to be light enough for Alexandrite laser and hair is dark and coarse enough. But no one can guarantee or accurately tell how much reduction you should expect. If the tech knows uses proper, high settings then your chances of good reduction increase. If tech doesn't have the skill and training to use high settings, then your chances are lower.
Only good thing to say is that laser responds well on leg hair compared to other areas of the body.

#123885 - 05/05/17 07:34 AM Re: Laser Hair Reduction on legs [Re: rope]
adrien_sanchiz Offline
Top 20 Contributor

Registered: 08/02/13
Posts: 291
Loc: France, Spain
Fenix is right, no one can accurately tell you how much reduction you will get with laser.
Moreover, if your skin is type III o IV, the technician can not use high settings because of the risk of skin burn laser induced.
(the laser energy will target the melanina of the skin.

However, you could get some hair density reduction with regularly laser sessions (every 6 or 8 weeks). Lower legs use to respond well to laser if the technician proprely use the right settings.

Edited by adrien_sanchiz (05/05/17 07:44 AM)
Licensed electrologist and esthetician.

#124155 - 06/12/17 02:05 AM Re: Laser Hair Reduction on legs [Re: rope]
coolgirl Offline

Registered: 01/03/17
Posts: 4
some of the laser hair removals are not suitable for dark or tanned colored skin.your skin also that kind of make sure to use matching one for your personal use. It was safe than you are having treatment from the saloon.


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