Does Laser Hair Removal Work on Dark Skin?
In the past, it was common that only laser was suited for lighter skin. However, due to technological advancements, and the development of sophisticated new devices means people don’t know that now they can get laser hair removal on dark skin. Lasers are now accessible to nearly everyone, removing outdated ideas about laser removal only being suitable for fair skin.
How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?
With past laser technology, melanin was the main target for the laser. Targeting the brown pigment in the hair shaft, but melanin is also what gives skin its colour, with black skin having the most melanin compared to other skin types. So, some lasers could mistake the melanin in the skin and cause complications such as pigmentations and burns, particularly on darker skin tones.
But with further awareness and developments, smarter lasers have been developed such as the Soprano ICE we use. This technology can be much more precise and safe opening up the option to remove unwanted hair a reality to a wider range of skin tones.
How Can it Benefit Me?
With the new technology, Soprano ICE. The laser has the ability to target the melanin in the root of the hair follicle safely, bypassing the pigmentation in the skin. So, it prevents the dispersal of the laser to the melanin into the surrounding skin. Allowing laser hair removal to be safe and effective on all skin types.
Laser hair treatments can result in finer, softer and less regrowth, depending on the number of sessions. Helping to overcome issues with thick, curly hair which can create painful ingrown hairs. Laser treatment can help improve this providing the safe and effective hair reduction from top to toe.
Our laser hair removal treatment needs at least 6 to 8 sessions. Although, darker skin can sometimes require more treatment compared to fair skin. But everyone can react differently to lasers so a custom plan can be created for you depending on your treatment needs.
So, yes laser hair removal can be effective on dark skin tones and tanned skin thanks to our innovative technology, the Soprano ICE laser. It is the only laser hair removal system that is clinically proven to be virtually painless. By combining unique laser and cooling technologies, it provides a safer, faster and less painful treatment. It can also provide a faster recovery time compared to other laser systems.
Find out more about laser hair removal Hampshire by visiting our page, and for more information on the Soprano ICE Laser, please visit their page here.