You can now get rid of the stubborn hair through the quick, simple, and effective laser hair removal treatment. However, you should apprehend the fact that just getting a laser hair removal treatment is not enough to get optimal results. Aftercare matters a lot in this regard. Specifically, if you have sensitive skin, then you need to take proper care of your skin by following aftercare steps. Your doctors will let you know about these steps on the basis of the sensitivity of your skin, case history, and other important aspects.
We will also discuss some major aftercare tips below that will help you in getting optimum results after laser hair removal treatment. Continue reading to explore more!
Sun exposure can damage your skin specifically when you have got this procedure and you go out in the sun. It may increase the sensitivity of your skin so you need to protect it. For this, you have to avoid direct sun exposure for at least 7 days after the procedure. In such case, if you need to go out then the use of a quality sunblock is highly recommended. Ask your dermatologist or skin expert to prescribe a quality sunblock on the basis of your skin type and condition. On the other hand, if you don’t follow this instruction then you may get sunburn.
Tips: Some other tips to protect your skin may include wearing sunglasses, long sleeves, and a hat to get rid of ultraviolet rays of the Sun. Avoid outdoor activities when the sun is over the head as much as possible.
According to experts, you should avoid fake tan for about 14-16 days after the procedure. The chemicals included in fake tans can damage the skin or mark a stain on it. To avoid side-effects, you should wait for the proper healing of the skin before using such products.
Wait for at least 14 – 16 days after the procedure, if you would like to get another skincare procedure. Wait for complete recovery of your skin if you need to get other procedures for your skin including hair removal strategies, chemical peels, or microneedling, etc. It may damage your skin and cause serious issues as well as discomfort. Some other side-effects may include ingrown hairs, swelling, and blisters, etc.
Keep your skin safe from excessive heat for about 1 to 2 days after the treatment. Here, you may know what activities you should avoid in this regard. It includes seat warmers in the car, hot showers, hot tubs, saunas, hot water bottles and exercising etc. You may use cold compresses to avoid discomfort and swelling. Aloe Vera gel can also be a relief for your skin to avoid heat.
You shouldn’t just moisturize your skin after the treatment, but you should add it in your daily routine. Exfoliation and moisturizing provide your skin a glow and increase its life. However, after the laser hair removal, avoid using topical creams, deodorant, or any makeup on the treated area for about 1 day. You may get back to your routine after about 2 weeks of the treatment.
Laser Hair removal might give you the best results but they can only be maintained when you care for your skin even after getting the procedure. By following the above-mentioned instructions, you can reap benefits from the procedure. At Dubai Cosmetic Surgery®, we specialize in the use of the latest techniques of laser hair removal for both genders. You can visit our clinic or book an appointment now.
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