Yes, a consultation is conducted up to a week before the treatment. We will go through your medical history, look at your skin type and your hair on the area to be treated. This is also a good opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have. Before the treatment commences you must provide [...]
Only hair that is actively growing is affected, therefore multiple treatments are needed. Treatment is conducted every 4 - 8 weeks, depending on the area treated, until a satisfactory result is seen. The required number of treatments varies, but typically 6 or more treatments are needed for optimum results.
The skin may be red immediately after treatment and the hair follicles may be swollen and bumpy but this usually subsides within a few hours. Unwanted reactions are rare but may include a small blister or temporary lightening or darkening of the skin.
Treatments can take as little as 10 minutes to an hour, depending on the size of the treatment area.
The hair follicles are damaged by heat but the hairs remain in the follicles. The dead hairs shed after 1 – 3 weeks as the epidermis renews. During this period the hairs will seem to ‘grow’ as they are pushed out by the new epidermis.
Treatment sensation varies but is often described as “a ‑ flick of an elastic band”. Typically, no anaesthesia is required and most clients describe the discomfort as moderate and tolerable.
Most people are suitable for treatment. Best results are often achieved with clients who have fair skin and dark hair. Dark hair is more easily treated as it has a high concentration of melanin. Fair hair, however, contains less melanin and is harder to treat. We recommend a consultation with your clinician to ascertain if [...]
The applicator is placed on the skin and a short pulse of light is released, which targets many follicles simultaneously. The applicator is then moved to the neighbouring area of skin and the process is repeated until the entire area is treated.
Light is selectively absorbed by melanin, the pigment in the hair follicle. The light energy heats the pigment and selectively destroys the hair follicle without damaging the surrounding cells.
Lynton Laser Hair Removal is a safe, long-term solution to unwanted, excess hair for both men and women. It is suitable for the face and body, it is quick and results can be seen after just a few sessions.