Cost of Underarm Laser Hair Removal

Cost of Underarm Laser Hair Removal

Do you want to remove unwanted armpits hair? Have you tried other hair removal methods such as waxing or shaving? Women's underarms laser hair removal may be right for you!

Laser hair removal is a permanent hair removal method. It is also a great way to treat and prevent ingrown hair. Large or small areas, dark skin or light skin, we can treat you.

It can be tedious to remove hair under your arms. Have underarms laser hair removal done by a certified laser technician and be hair-free!

What is underarms laser hair removal?

Many women wish to remove unwanted hair on their armpits. Quite a popular treatment. But what hair removal method is the best?

Whether you use shaving creams or shaving gels, razors will always irritate the skin. Plus, the hair grows back immediately. The underarms are such a sensitive area as well.

Waxing hurts. Depilatory creams are too harmful to the skin.

An underarms hair removal treatment permanently removes unwanted hair. It covers both armpits.

The women's underarms is one of smaller areas to treat. Indeed, a session takes up to ten minutes. Interested in removing more unwanted hair? Check out full arms and chest laser hair removal.

Will it hurt? Is it safe?

Waxing hurts. A lot. Especially under your arms. We’ve all been through this. Women's underarms laser hair removal on the other hand does not.

No, let us rephrase. Pain is not the right term. A women's armpits laser treatment feels like pinching. Or it can also be compared to the feel of rubber band snapping at the skin. You may feel some heat too. Laser hair removal does not hurt. It may feel unpleasant. Yet, it is mostly comfortable. The underarms are a very sensitive area of the body.

Thus, the treatment will be quite tolerable. Some aloe vera gel will help sooth your skin.

Laser treatments are also very safe. Like any other cosmetic procedures, it has risks. However, those are very rare. You can also easily avoid them. You just need to follow your technician’s instructions.

How many armpits laser sessions will I need?

Our underarms laser hair removal package includes six sessions.

Each must be six weeks apart This is because ofthe hair growth cycle. Laser treatments only work on hair that is actively growing. The growth phase of the hair cycle is called anagen. It is the only time the hair and follicle connect. This allows the energy to pass from the former to the latter.

Since 20% of your hair is in the anagen phase, one session can target 20% of hair. Each successive session will treat an additional 20%.

The underarms are not hormonal area. However, patients may still need additional sessions.

How do I prepare for an underarms laser hair removal session?

Armpits laser hair removal for women is quite straightforward. It is a fast and convenient way to remove hair. You can check out our tips to prepare for your session. Avoid exposure to direct sun light. Do not use tanning beds and intense UV ray treatments. Indeed, artificial tanning puts the skin into an excited state that can interfere with your treatment.

Some [medications](https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21879777/#:~:text=Drugs that have been implicated,the most commonly implicated medications.) can increase sensitivity to the light. This will make the underarms laser treatment more painful. That is why you need tell your certified laser technician of your medical history before your session.

Clean your skin of lotions, creams, moisturizers, scented fragrances and makeup. Finally, you need to shave the night before or at lest three hours prior to your session.

When can I expect results?

Laser hair removal is a long-term hair growth reduction method. Yet, that does not mean you will not see results early on. Indeed, each session treats 20% of hair.

That is why you can expect a 20% hair growth reduction after each session. You will start to see your armpits hair shed a week after your session. By the third session, at least 50% of body hair will be gone. The success of your underarms laser hair removal treatment depends on consistency.

This means you must book each session six weeks apart. If you do not follow a strict schedule, you will interfere with the efficacy of the treatment. Therefore results may be delayed.

Average Laser Hair Removal Prices

Laser hair removal costs $306 per session on average, according to 2016 data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. However, don’t expect to see the same price, or close to it, when you go to your nearest clinic.

The price still depends on the clinic and the area you want to rid of hair. In general, LHR treatment on small areas is cheaper than on bigger areas, like legs.

For example, you can get a $60 procedure for the upper lip or chin, but it can cost up to $300. Laser treatment on the underarms cost $150 on average. This is also the average cost of other small areas like the bikini line, chest, and abdomen.

That’s a low price considering other physicians will charge $250 to $450 in these areas.

Legs and arms demand a higher price, and clinics divide these by half. Half arms or half legs treatments have a low average price of $250 and a high average price of $650.

You can also get a laser hair removal procedure for your face or the buttocks, with average prices of $250 to $650. The whole back, being the largest area, is the most expensive at $300 to $800 on average.

Keep in mind that these laser hair removal prices are per session. You need 6 to 10 sessions for the treatment to work, so the costs will pile up over time.


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