The Principle Of Laser Hair Removal

Written by Rachel Stepsen

The principle of laser hair removal revolves aroundrepparttar principle of light radiation. The concept of laser hair removal is simple to understand.

Laser Hair Removal involvesrepparttar 146209 use of light energy forrepparttar 146210 removal of hair. The basic principle of laser hair removal is thatrepparttar 146211 dark objects absorb light. The laser will selectively target hair orrepparttar 146212 hair root and burn it.

This is possible only whenrepparttar 146213 target area is darker thanrepparttar 146214 surrounding skin. The dark target area is called chromophore and it can be created artificially or is found naturally onrepparttar 146215 skin.

Natural chromophores are melanin and hemoglobin. Melanin is a pigment that gives color torepparttar 146216 hair. Hemoglobin is what gives red color torepparttar 146217 blood. Carbon is an artificial chromophore.

Carbon is introduced intorepparttar 146218 skin by rubbing a carbon- based lotion intorepparttar 146219 skin after waxing. The principle of laser hair removal is selective photothermolysis. The laser hair removal treatment is also called phototricholysis or photoepilation.

There are certain technical parameters that determinerepparttar 146220 effectiveness ofrepparttar 146221 laser hair removal process.

* Pulse widths - Studies have established that longer pulse widths are more effective for laser hair removal process and have fewer side effects.

* Width ofrepparttar 146222 laser beam - The width ofrepparttar 146223 laser beam determinesrepparttar 146224 efficacy of laser hair removal process. The width ofrepparttar 146225 laser beam should be four times as wide asrepparttar 146226 depth ofrepparttar 146227 target.

Everything You Wanted To Know About Laser Hair Removal

Written by Rachel Stepsen

Laser hair removal isrepparttar best available method for hair removal because ofrepparttar 146208 several advantages offered by this method. Laser hair removal method scores over other methods of hair removal for its ease of use, less time-consuming, little or no side effects and a long lasting treatment for removing unwanted hair fromrepparttar 146209 face andrepparttar 146210 rest ofrepparttar 146211 body.

A scientist who accidentally exposed his arm to 692 diode pumped YAG for a few seconds discovered laser hair removal treatment in late 1970's. The exposure burned offrepparttar 146212 hair but did not damagerepparttar 146213 skin. After few weeks,repparttar 146214 scientist noticed a bald patch on his arm. Further research and development resulted inrepparttar 146215 birth of a revolutionary new method to get rid off unwanted hair. Since then, Laser Hair removal has become popular with both men and women of all age.

Advantages of Laser Hair Removal

The relief fromrepparttar 146216 age-old hair removal methods like plucking, waxing, shaving is temporary. Inrepparttar 146217 new hair removal method of electrolysis, each hair is treated separately. This makesrepparttar 146218 process time consuming and restricted to small areas. The inconvenience faced inrepparttar 146219 old methods has maderepparttar 146220 Laser Hair Removalrepparttar 146221 most popular hair removal technique. Most ofrepparttar 146222 cosmetologists prefer laser hair removal to other methods of hair removal. Here are some advantages of Laser Hair Removal:

1. Ease of Use - Laser treatment usesrepparttar 146223 principle of light energy absorbed by dark matter such as hair. An experienced laser technician directs and fires a laser beam atrepparttar 146224 area of hair growth thereby burning offrepparttar 146225 unwanted hair. Laser hair removal method is not painful like waxing. Users have compared it to a tingling sensation like a small pinch.

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