How Laser Hair Removal Makes Your Life Easier - The Cleveland Moms

Saving time and money as a parent? It’s true! Find out how laser hair removal can help you in more ways than just getting rid of unwanted hair for good.

What are two things most parents want more of? Time and money! And what if we said there was a way to save you both? It’s fair to be skeptical, and you might be shocked when you hear the answer: laser hair removal!

The mysterious, more-than-just-a-trend hair removal procedure is becoming mainstream, and many swear by it. To get more insight and info, we turned to Cleveland’s laser hair removal experts and the largest laser hair removal company in the country, Milan Laser Hair Removal, to learn about the process and how laser hair removal makes life a little less, well, hairy.

First of all, what should we know about laser hair removal? 

Let’s talk about how laser hair removal works—a laser pulse is delivered directly to the hair follicle, targeting the pigment in the hair. The heat from the laser light destroys the follicle, and hair can never grow again—ever. And it’s important to know that laser hair removal is for everyone! It’s not just for a certain age or gender, although many think only women worry about unwanted hair. Dad’s have unwanted hair too, and men’s laser hair removal is growing in popularity. Men get laser hair removal for their backs, face, chest, and more.

It also works for all skin tones when performed properly. Do your research, and find a laser hair removal provider with technologies to treat the entire skin tone spectrum. For example, Milan Laser uses the Candela GentleMax Pro that includes two lasers—t/he Nd: YAG for brown to black skin and the Alexandrite for lighter skin tones. That way, places like Milan Laser can create a customized treatment plan for a client’s exact hair type and skin tone. The one caveat is, laser hair removal won’t work on peach fuzz or white hair.

Isn’t laser hair removal expensive?

We like to think of laser hair removal as an investment rather than an expense. That’s because, over time, laser hair removal saves you quite a bit of money and time with permanent results. The average Milan Laser client is 95%+ hair-free in their treated areas within seven to 10 treatments. To get the best value for your money, take advantage of places that offer payment plans. For instance, Milan Laser offers affordable laser hair removal payment plans that can be as low as $29 a month.

Think of an expensive sweater—it may cost more than an ordinary sweater upfront, but because it’s made well and never has to be replaced, the cost per wear makes the value go way up. You’re not throwing away money on other sweaters. Laser hair removal is a lot like that—the money spent on waxing appointments or replacing razors and buying shaving cream becomes cyclical and costs more in the end. You can’t put a price on never shaving or waxing again, figuratively speaking.

Speaking of shaving and waxing, how does laser hair removal compare to these other methods?

It doesn’t, honestly. Couples get in the habit of shaving in the morning, vying for space in the bathroom, making waxing appointments, but they don’t sit and do the math on what’s being thrown away for temporary results. The average person spends about 39 hours a year shaving and $3,800 over a lifetime on shaving essentials. For waxing appointments at salons, you’re looking at $24,000 over a lifetime.

It bears repeating: each laser hair removal treatment gives you permanent results when done properly. But our bodies are unpredictable, and hormone changes, age, and genetics affect hair growth. New hair follicles become active, and new hair can grow—that’s where touch-up fees come into play. To guarantee lifetime results, some places offer unlimited laser hair removal packages, like Milan Laser. If you choose one of these laser hair removal providers, you’ll never have to worry about touch-up fees or other surprise costs.

Does laser hair removal hurt? 

Compared to waxing—and childbirth— it’s a walk in the park! Many say laser hair removal feels like a sting similar to a rubber band snapping against the skin, but only for a millisecond—the time it takes for the laser to zap your hair. Many lasers, such as the Candela GentleMax Pro used at Milan Laser, have built-in comfort features. Some less sophisticated, outdated lasers have numbing creams, messy gels, or chilled air that’s blown on the treatment area. The Candela includes a cooling cryogen mist released immediately after each laser pulse to reduce any potential discomfort.

Life’s a little easier when you don’t have to worry about embarrassing stubble. And anything you can do to make life less crazy as a parent and more enjoyable is a good thing. If you’re ready to free up time and stop throwing away money, give Milan Laser a call at 833-NO-RAZOR or go in for a free consultation. Visit with a local laser hair removal expert at either of Milan Laser’s Cleveland locations conveniently located in Lyndhurst and Rocky River.

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