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How long should I avoid sun exposure and tanning after laser hair removal?

At least two months. Sun exposure should be avoided at least two months before and after laser hair removal. There is evidence that after laser treatment there should be no sun exposure at all because there is still a possibility of skin becoming blotchy even months afterwards. Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 4 pm and use a broad spectrum high spf sunscreen. Read more...
Rest of your life! Honest, ultraviolet causes wrinkles, sunspots, premature loss of skin tone and elasticity, not to mention skin cancers, some of them fatal. Do you really think any caring doctor will "approve" of tanning? But if you tan while the hair removal areas are pink or inflamed, you could also end up with permanent discoloration or hyperpigmentation. Can you say "5 o'clock shadow" where hair used to be? Read more...

For how long should I abstain from taking photo-sensitive medication AFTER a laser hair removal session?

Should be to resume. After your hair removal treatment it should be fine to resume. However, if your next treatment is in a few weeks you may have to stop the medications again prior to the treatment. Read more...

For how long Should I avoid taking amino acids and herbal complex enzymes for digestion after laser hair removal? Your answer is appreciated

Do Not need to avoid. I do not usually recommend stopping herbal or dietary supplements routinely for laser hair removal. I think if your doctor recommend you stop prior to the treatment that it should be fine to resume as normal after your treatment. Read more...

How long does laser hair removal usually last?

Permanent . Laser hair removal if done properly can be permanent since the procedure actually causes death of the hair follicle. After a series of about five treatments many patients can see about eighty percent permanent removal but may require yearly touch ups to keep that ten to twenty percent of hairs away. Read more...
Permanent. Laser hair removal is permanent hair reduction. They can not guarantee all hair removal since hair grows in different stages and ages of life. There is a substantial reduction (80-90% on white skin and 65-75% on brown skin) who do not have any hormonal issues. Read more...