Virginia Beach Laser Hair Removal FAQ

Are you looking for the best laser hair removal treatments in Virginia Beach but have questions about the process? Continue reading to learn more about common FAQs from our customers from the Hampton Roads area.  

Does laser hair removal hurt?

Laser hair removal with the Cynosure Elite IQ may cause some mild discomfort, however most patients report only feeling a slight tingling or snapping sensation. To ensure patient comfort during their treatment experience, The Skin Chic offers numbing creams and cooling devices to help minimize any potential unease.

How many treatments are required?

For most patients, achieving their desired results requires a commitment to treatments in the form of multiple sessions. Generally speaking, 6-8 appointments spaced 4-6 weeks apart are recommended for optimal outcomes - though individual requirements may vary based on area and person being treated.

Is laser hair removal safe?

The Cynosure Elite IQ is a safe, effective option for laser hair removal when administered by an experienced med spa professional – however, it's important to be aware of possible side effects. These can include redness and swelling at the site of treatment or even skin discoloration. Be sure to bring up any questions you have about risks involved with this procedure before booking your appointment!

Can laser hair removal be done on all skin types?

Laser hair removal with the Cynosure Elite IQ offers a tailor-made approach to achieving your desired results. By discussing your skin type and hair color, our knowledgeable staff can ensure you experience safe and effective treatment that best fits your needs.

Is laser hair removal permanent?

Laser hair removal with the Cynosure Elite IQ can provide long-lasting results, but it's not considered a permanent solution. Some hair regrowth may occur over time, but it's typically lighter and less noticeable than before treatment.

Can laser hair removal be done on any part of the body?

Laser hair removal with the Cynosure Elite IQ can be done on a variety of body parts, including the face, legs, arms, underarms, bikini area, and back. 

How much does laser hair removal cost?

The cost of laser hair removal with the Cynosure Elite IQ varies depending on the area being treated and the number of sessions required.

Will I regret Brazilian laser hair removal?

The decision to undergo Brazilian laser hair removal is a personal one and may depend on individual preferences and goals. 

What do you wish you knew before laser hair removal?

Before undergoing laser hair removal with the Cynosure Elite IQ, it's important to understand the potential risks and side effects, the number of sessions required, and the importance of following post-treatment care instructions.

Can you shave in between laser hair removal?

It's recommended to avoid shaving the treated area for 24-48 hours after treatment to minimize any potential irritation. However, it's safe to shave the area in between treatment sessions.

How do I prepare for my first laser hair removal?

Before your first laser hair removal session with the Cynosure Elite IQ, it's important to avoid sun exposure and tanning beds, stop using any skin products that may irritate the skin, and shave the area being treated. 

What happens if you don't shave properly before laser hair removal?

If you don't shave the treated area properly before laser hair removal with the Cynosure Elite IQ, it can lead to potential complications such as skin irritation, burns, or the laser not being as effective in targeting the hair follicles.

Do you have to shave completely before laser?

It's important to shave the area being treated before laser hair removal with the Cynosure Elite IQ to ensure optimal results. However, you don't have to shave the area completely if you prefer not to.

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