Laser Hair Removal for Bikini Area

This is a good thing to consider if  a)  you have a lot of hair; b)  the hair grows noticeably down on the thighs; c)  you often get ingrown hairs and "shaving bumps;" or d)  are just are sick of shaving!

It works very well as long as your hair color is darker than your skin color. It doesn’t work well on blonde or gray hair. It’s not risk free completely but is quite safe in an experienced center. If you are a darker skin type, look for a center with a YAG hair removal system. If you are lighter, an IPL or Diode system is fine.

Don’t tan the area at all for 3-4 weeks before you go for treatment.

See Dr. Irwin’s article on Laser Hair Removal.

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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