Lasers have been used for hair
removal since the mid 1990's. They are safe in the hands of a
well-trained and licensed nurse or physician, but there are
- Lasers work best only
when a hair is in the anagen (growing) phase. On some
parts of the body, less that 50% of the hairs are in the growing
phase at any given time.
- Lasers are not very
effective on grey, blond or red hair.
- Laser are awkward and
impractical to use when sculpting/shaping eyebrows and other
- Lasers are less effective
on darker and tanned skin