What Are the Downsides of Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal boasts of a wealth of benefits for the consumer.

These benefits include:

  • Laser hair removal is precise
  • The procedure is very effective.

Read our post on: Top 6 Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

It is also important to look at the negative side of the procedure.

Cons of Laser Hair Removal


The laser hair removal process is a rather expensive one. If you were to calculate the money you’ve and will spend on razors or bikini wax sessions, it won’t add up to the cost of this procedure. The cost of this procedure varies depending on factors such as:

  • Size of the area being treated and time required for treatment
  • Number of treatments required
  • Whoever is performing the procedure
  • The part of the country where you are having the procedure.

A tedious process for people with dark skin

The difference between the color of the skin and the color of the hair follicle is what allows the laser to effectively target the hair pigment. This makes it a rather easy and quick process for people with fair skin and dark hair when compared to those with darker skin.

This doesn’t mean that the procedure is not possible for people with darker skin types. If you have dark skin, you will have to make sure the facility you go to is properly equipped. They will need lasers like the Nd: YAG which is better suited to distinguish between hair and skin on all skin types.

Needs a trained professional

At VIVAA, we have the trained doctors and technicians to provide you with the best possible care when it comes to laser hair removal in Issaquah Wa.

Why not contact us today?







Dr. Sidhu
Dr. Ramandeep Sidhu

Author - Dr. Ramandeep Sidhu

SPECIALTIES: Percutaneous aneurysm repair, endovascular treatment of peripheral arterial disease, treatment for varicose veins, open vascular surgical procedures, deep vein thrombosis/pulmonary embolism treatment and aesthetic services.


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