The Best Ways to Heal after a Laser Hair Removal

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If you have already gone through the long-planned and lengthy laser hair removal treatment in OKC, you must be eager to know the ways to improve its impact. Well, we will share with you some of the essential steps to make sure the best results of the procedure are achieved.

A Zero Make-up Schedule for the Next 24 Hours

As the laser hair removal procedure opens up the pores of the skin, it leaves the small hair follicles more sensitive to certain substances. Therefore, it is necessary to avoid using normal makeup including the concealer. Your skin is in a phase in which it is highly sensitive to different products.

Say No to Swimming Pools, Saunas, Gyms and Jacuzzis for a While

Even if you're a regular sauna and jacuzzi visitor and quite a freak of fitness, you should avoid all these for a few days. As treatments at such places are likely to disturb tender skin; you should avoid them for 24 to 48 hours after the laser hair removal procedure.

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Use Aloe Vera to Soothe the Areas

Aloe vera gel can help soothe your skin after laser hair removal treatment. In the event of inflammation, redness or itching, it is particularly beneficial. Aloe vera's hydrating, soothing and curative properties are useful to prevent inflammation caused by the treatment on your skin.

Lukewarm Water for Your Shower

If you take a shower, you need to make sure that water is tepid. After laser hair removal, the doctors recommend avoiding extremely hot or cold water. It is because laser beams leave your skin highly sensitive and both hot and cold water can delay your skin healing process.

Physical Exercise

Again, because physical exercises would cause a great deal of sweat and increase the temperature of the body, it is advised that after laser hair removal there should not be physical exercises for a time. Of course, after your laser treated skin has healed completely, you can always stick to your past regime.

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Sun Exposure

After laser hair removal, your skin is highly sensitive and therefore requires maximum protection. You can provide this protection in the form of a sunscreen of good quality. Your laser hair removal professional in OKC will always suggest you use a high-quality sunscreen that you can use in the areas which are exposed to sun.

You may have to follow some more restrictions based on your skin condition; our laser hair removal expert in OKC can explain those to you. Visit our professionals at Longevity Aesthetic and Spa and get the full treatment and the right advice on the healing process.

* * Disclaimer: This content should not be considered medical advice and does not imply a doctor-patient relationship.