Laser Hair Removal: For Men & Women of All Skin Types
CoolGlide Laser System can remove hair from all parts of the body and all skin tones, from light to dark. The unique design and longer wavelength allow extremely effective, safe, permanent results.
What do CoolGlide Laser treatments feel like?
The CoolGlide handpiece cools and glides along your skin. When the pulse of light is delivered, patients experience a pinching or stinging sensation. No local anaesthesia or pain medication is required.
How many treatments will I need?
Most areas require three to six treatments, but the number of CoolGlide treatments you may require for optimal long-term benefits depends on various factors such as your hair’s thickness, the area treated and your hair’s growth cycle. CoolGlide Systems work by disabling the hair that is principally in the active growth phase at the time of treatment. Multiple treatments compound to disable all the hair follicles in a given area.
What happens after the treatment?
Immediately following your CoolGlide treatment, the area may appear a bit red and swollen. Between treatments you should not wax or pluck your hair, but shave.
Following the treatment, you can return to your normal activities right away. The use of sunscreen is recommended on any treated areas exposed to the sun. It is always a good idea to limit your sun exposure.
What are the possible side effects?
Although patients experience few side effects, the most common are slight reddening or swelling of the skin, similar to a sunburn. These effects typically last for several hours or less. In rare instances, blistering may occur. Please feel free to consult with our office for more information on the benefits and risks of treatment.
How does CoolGlide compare with other hair removal methods?
Shaving, waxing and depilatory creams are all temporary methods, but CoolGlide Lasers produce lasting results.
Electrolysis is a tedious, invasive and painful process that involves inserting a needle into each individual hair follicle and delivering an electrical charge to them one at a time. By delivering light energy to hundreds of hair follicles at a time, CoolGlide Lasers effectively treat an area in just seconds that would take over an hour with electrolysis.
The CoolGlide System’s longer wavelength allows it to be used safely and effectively on patients with light or dark skin as well as tanned skin. Unlike other systems, CoolGlide Lasers can treat the fine hair on a woman’s upper lip just as easily and effectively as the coarse hair on a man’s back.