Let’s face it — for most people, there’s hair in places they might not want it to be. Like that annoying unibrow. Or those sideburns you’ve always wanted to get rid of. Don’t let fuzz get in the way of your self-confidence. With Laser Hair Removal at V&P in Chicago, you can say goodbye to unwanted hair on your upper lip, chin and neck, and say hello to your Ideal Skin.
Facial Laser Hair Removal Chicago can safely, effectively and permanently reduce the hair, without the harmful effects shaving can have on your skin. Our lasers are powerful enough to get rid of the most annoying hairs, and sensitive enough to work on your face, so you can put your confidence in our expert medical staff. The most commonly treated areas for men are the neck, neckline, and beard. For women, common treatment areas include the upper lip, sideburns, chin, and neck.
Why Choose Our Laser Hair Removal for Lip & Chin in Chicago?
We utilize GentleMax Pro Plus laser so we can safely treat all skin types and hair textures.
Higher fluences, larger spot sizes and shorter pulse durations all point to the power of the new GentleMax Pro Plus platform. Only Candela combines this much power and our distinctive DCD cooling protection to treat a wide variety of skin conditions.
Fast treatment times for greater throughput and increased profitability
Treatment versatility beyond hair removal
Confidence in consistent outcomes with long-lasting results
Fast, convenient and comfortable treatments
Treatment versatility beyond hair removal
Thanks to the GentleMax Pro Plus advanced technology, laser hair removal is now available for everyone! Candela’s patented cryogen cooling system allows for maximum comfort and safety. Whether you have fair skin, dark skin or tanned skin, the GentleMax Pro Plus laser can eliminate the need for shaving, tweezing or waxing. It is the most revolutionary hair removal system available today.
Frequently Asked Questions
Treatments take place in your practitioner’s office. Your practitioner will use a small handpiece to deliver an intense but gentle burst of energy onto targeted areas of the skin to remove unwanted hair.
Yes! Many laser hair removal treatments don’t cater to all skin types, but there’s a Gentle Hair Removal treatment that’s right for you, no matter what your skin tone. Check out the infographic below to learn what your skin type is, and talk to your practitioner about which Gentle treatment is right for you.
A treatment can take as little as a few minutes to as long as an hour, depending on the treatment area and the condition being treated. Both legs can often be treated in as few as 15 minutes, as can an average-sized man’s back.
Some patients may feel slight discomfort, which has been compared to snapping a rubber band against the skin. This discomfort resolves quickly and is minimized by our patented Dynamic Cooling Device™. Be sure and talk this over with your practitioner.
Multiple treatments are required to achieve the full hair removal effect. The hairs on your body are not always at the same stage, so you’ll need to undergo a few treatments, an average of six to eight weeks apart, to catch them all in the growth stage.
Most insurance companies do not offer reimbursement for cosmetic procedures. Consult your insurance carrier for conclusive information.
For about six weeks prior to treatment, you should avoid plucking, electrolysis or waxing. On the day of your treatment, skin should be clean-shaven and thoroughly cleansed of any makeup, creams, oils, topical anesthetics or self-tanning products. Apply sunblock (SPF 30 or above) before your treatment.
Do not expose the treatment area to sunlight or tanning booth light prior to or immediately after treatment. If you have a history of herpes simplex virus, a prophylactic antiviral therapy may be prescribed.
A cool compress or gel pack may be applied for additional comfort after your treatment. Any redness or swelling should resolve in a few hours.
After your laser treatment, prevent sun exposure by applying sunblock (SPF 30 or above). In the first few days after treatment, don’t scrub or rinse the treated areas with abrasive skin cleansers. Your practitioner may advise additional precautions.
Permanent side effects are rare and may include redness, swelling, hyperpigmentation, hypopigmentation, blistering and purpura (laser bruise) in the treated area—these usually do not last more than a few days. Your practitioner will have more information about potential side effects.