The hair removal laser can be performed in black skin, without the risk of burns, when using equipment such as the laser diode 800 nm and Nd:YAG laser 1.064 nm because they maintain the direction of the energy localized, affecting only the bulb, which is the portion of the initial at, and distributes little heat on the surface of the skin, without causing burns.
In addition, these laser equipment have a more modern system in that the contact surface with the skin is cooled, decreasing the pain and discomfort after every shot.
As the black skin have a higher risk of suffering with folliculitis, which are ingrown hairs, the hair removal laser is, in this case, particularly indicated as a way of preventing the dark spots that may arise as a result of folliculitis. In addition, this treatment eliminates up to 95% of the unwanted during the full course of treatment, necessitating typically 1 maintenance session every year. See how it works the hair removal laser.
Why is the laser conventional is not indicated?
During hair removal with laser conventional, the laser is attracted by melanin, which is the pigment present in the hair and on the skin, failing to distinguish between one and another, and, for this reason, in the case of the skins of black or very tanned, you have a lot of melanin, lasers conventional can cause burns, which is not the case with the YAG laser and the diode laser with wavelength of 800 nm.
How to prepare
To perform the hair removal laser, it is important to:
- Not having done waxing there are less than 20 days, shave only with the blade at the time of the depilation laser;
- Do not use treatments with acids in the skin about 10 days before the treatment;
- Do not expose to the sun 1 month prior to treatment;
- Apply sunscreen daily in the region shaved.
The time interval between each session varies between 30-45 days.
Where and how many sessions do
You can perform the hair removal laser for black skin in clinical dermatological and aesthetic. The number of sessions to do can vary from person to person, but it is indicated to perform about 4-6 sessions per region.
Prior to conducting each session, it is important to make sure that whoever performs the procedure is a doctor, a physical therapist specialist esthetician with specific training, since they are the professionals duly qualified for this type of treatment.