Sciton® BBL® Laser Hair Removal
The Sciton® BBL laser uses quick, low-energy pulses of laser light to directly target heat up and eliminate unwanted hair follicles. The laser is attracted to melanin pigment that resides in your hair shaft, so it destroys both the hair shaft and follicle with a quick burst of heat. Plus, because this treatment uses lower energy levels, it is less likely to cause skin irritation or burns.
Laser hair removal can be used on almost every area of the body, with some of the most popular treatment sites being:
- Bikini area.
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Both men and women who wish to eliminate unwanted body hair can benefit from this treatment. While in the past laser hair removal usually worked best only for those with lighter skin tones and dark hair, the Sciton® BBL® laser hair removal system can be beneficial to almost any skin tone! However, if you have been diagnosed with any pigmentation conditions that could be worsened by laser treatments, you should not undergo this treatment. The best way to determine if you are a good candidate is to schedule a consultation appointment at our office.
First, there are some steps that should be taken prior to receiving laser hair removal treatments. We ask that you limit your time in the sun and wear sunscreen when outdoors, as sunburn can make your treatment very uncomfortable. We ask that you do not tweeze or wax before your treatment for at least a month beforehand. However, you should shave the areas to be treated 12-24 hours before your first appointment.
During your treatment session, your technician will first cleanse your skin. Then, the special BBL® handpiece will be passed over the necessary areas emitting short bursts of laser energy. This light will target your hair follicles, while a cooling handpiece is used to ensure that you are comfortable during your treatment session.
Over the course of your laser hair removal treatment, your hair’s natural growth cycle will be impacted, meaning that you will begin to notice finer, thinner hair over time. Overall, the length of treatment will depend on the number of areas being treated and the size of the targeted areas.
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Licensed Cosmetologist, Skincare Specialist
Bryan Brooks, MSN, RN, FNP-C
Injection and Skincare Specialist
Laser, Skincare Specialist
Jeanne Eyde, DO
Medical Director, Board Certified ENT-FPS
Laser, Skincare Specialist
Nicole Devos, RN
Injection, Skincare Specialist
Following your first Sciton® BBL® hair removal treatment, you should avoid applying any lotions, deodorants, or makeup to the treated skin for at least 24 hours. You should also avoid the sun, as your skin will be sensitive. About 5-10 days later, you will notice some hair shedding in the treated areas.
In order to see the full benefits of Sciton® BBL® laser hair removal, your treatment process may last several months. However, you will be left with finer hair growth and reduced hair volume so you won’t have to shave or wax as often! For most people, 6-9 treatments are ideal.
If you are tired of regular shaving, waxing, or tweezing to remove unwanted body hair, Sciton® BBL® laser hair removal may be right for you! To schedule your initial consultation appointment, contact SkinCeuticals SkinLab™ by Plastic Surgery Associates in Grand Rapids, MI today.
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