How Laser Hair Reduction Works


Repeated tweezing, shaving and waxing to remove unwanted hair becomes a hassle over time. If efforts to remove unwanted hair leave you with nicks, bumps or burns, Laser Hair Removal may be for you.

In the U.S., Laser Hair Removal is among the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures. Happel Laser Spa’s treatment process makes the treatment virtually painless, while providing fast and permanent hair reduction to a wide variety of skin and hair types.

Lasers treat hair follicles best when they are in their active state of growth. Because hair has three phases of development, not all hairs are simultaneously growing.

Typically, multiple laser hair removal treatments are necessary for best results. The treatment produces minimal discomfort and you will be able to return to normal activities immediately after the treatment.

With laser, the energy is absorbed by melanin that is the pigment in the hair follicle. Laser light is attracted to dark objects (hair) that have a light background (skin) to get optimal results. For that reason, tanning around the time of your laser treatment is not recommended.

Once the laser treats an area with each pulse, the underlying hair follicles are disabled leading to hair loss over the selected body part. Dark hair absorbs more energy and is thus easier to treat. It is for that reason that red, blond, or gray hair is harder to treat.

How Laser Hair Removal Works

Understanding Your Skin Type

Your skin type is determined mostly by your ethnicity and heredity, and can vary from person to person. When considering laser treatments, your skin type will come into play because not all lasers work on all skin types.

At Happel Laser Spa, our lasers work best for skin types 1 – 3

Understanding Your Skin Type
How Laser Hair Reduction Works

Is Laser Hair Removal Permanent?

Yes, it is permanent reduction. In that regard, it is a permanent hair removal solution. However, it usually means that it requires some maintenance to stay hair free. Maintenance may not be what you want.

Laser hair removal gives you what you need. It is:

  • Effective
  • Precise
  • Cost
  • Efficient
  • Quick
  • Easy

Home hair removal products, remedies, gadgets, kits and machines won’t give you what you need. Home hair removal reviews prove it.

We can fulfill your laser hair removal needs.

Want to know if laser hair removal is right for you?

We offer a complimentary consultation with a professional laser technician.

Laser hair removal is a safe and highly effective form of permanent hair reduction. At Happel Laser Spa, we will talk you through each step of the way.

You will be given instructions and encouraged to ask questions about the procedure. The more you know, the better your results.

We don’t expect you to be an expert on laser hair removal. You want smooth, soft, touchable skin, and our training and years of experience ensure your best results.

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