A laser hair removal procedure is the newest and most effective method of hair removal. This is because the result of this procedure is permanent, your hair won’t grow back at all since the hair follicles are deactivated. Popular laser hair removal areas are the underarms, the legs and brazilian for women, and the chest and back hair for men. There are a few things that you need to do and to avoid before carrying out with the procedure, to ensure that your skin won’t get irritated because of the laser and that all hair follicles can easily be targeted by the laser.
What foods and beverages to avoid
There aren’t really any food that you should avoid eating. However, we do recommend that you stay away from caffeine starting from one to two days before the procedure. Caffeine doesn’t mean just coffee, and you should also avoid tea that is non-herbal since they have caffeine in it, and avoid carbonated beverages. You should also stop drinking alcohol a few days before the treatment. This is all to ensure that your body’s system is strong enough for the procedure.
What medications to take
Usually, doctor’s won’t recommend you to take any medication. However, laser hair removal can be painful for some people who are sensitive to it. A mild pain reliever is allowed only if it is completely necessary. This means that if you absolutely can’t stand the pain, you should take it. Other than that, you shouldn’t be taking any medication before your procedure. If you are ill, it is better to postpone the procedure until you are one hundred percent healthy.
Preparing the area
You need to shave your hair before your procedure. This should be done the night before your procedure, and not the day of the procedure. It is easy to do this in areas like your underarms or chest, but it is a little more tricky in intimate areas. Do some research on how to shave for brazilian laser hair elimination to guide you. A few tips for shaving around the intimate area is to let it grow first for at least two weeks, exfoliating days before the shaving, and using non-perfumed cleansing products.
Skin products to avoid
You should leave your skin as it is the day of the laser hair removal. Do not use deodorants or any beauty products. You should also make sure that you cleanse the area with a perfume-free, paraben-free, moisturizing product. You can also skip this step completely and just rinse with water.