The process of waking up every morning and shaving or tweezing away hairs from your chin, cheek and neck can get tedious and annoying. Removing facial hair is a daily task for men, and even some women and many hate dealing with the hassle. Even using an electric razor doesnít make hair removal any more pleasant. If you have thicker and faster growing hair, daily shaving can be especially irritating. In that case, a good option is the long-lasting solutions to permanently remove beards and mustaches. Laser hair removal and electrolysis are both effective options, and they help many achieve the well-groomed, hair-free face they want.
How much facial hair is removed?
How much hair to be removed from a beard or mustache is up to you when you choose facial laser hair removal. Some want to leave a goatee or some small amount of hair on their upper lip, while others want to completely wipe their face clean. In general, most men want to target the areas where hair grows the most such as the cheeks, chin and neck. For women, removing hair from the upper lip and chin is a must, and more often, there is only a small amount to deal with. Electrolysis works well for those who donít have a thick beard or mustache to remove, because it is a longer, more painful procedure.
Side effects of laser beard and mustache removal
Facial laser hair removal is a safe and relatively painfree treatment, but still there are a couple side effects to be aware of. During sessions some discomfort may be experienced. For people with dense hair or sensitive skin, hair removal technicians can apply topical gels that numb the skin to avoid excessive pain. Other side effects that can appear are redness, swelling and irritation, but they usually calm down after a couple days.
Is it expensive?
Depending on how much hair you want removed, how many treatment sessions are needed to achieve your aesthetic goals, the selected hair removal specialist and the geographic location where the procedure takes places, the price of permanently removing a beard or mustache will vary. You can discuss the overall cost of beard or mustache removal at a consultation with a trained technician. He or she can provide you with an accurate estimate as well as information about patient financing.
Ideal candidates for laser beard and mustache removal
Itís important to remember, however, that laser treatments will not work for everyone. Ideal candidates will have light skin and dark hair so the laser can target the hair follicle accurately. People with darker skin and blonde, red or gray hair, may need to look into another beard removal option - electrolysis. After a careful analysis of your skin colour and hair type, a professional can suggest the best options to get the look you want.