If you are you are you’re not alone. Just like you many men and women find it difficult to keep up with the wide range of ineffective hair removal treatments available in the market today. But you do not have to suffer with your unwanted hair. At Tina O’Doherty’s, we specialise in laser hair removal and truly believe it is the best way to remove your unwanted hair. To date we have completed over 500,000 treatments helping our many clients discover the life changing benefits laser hair removal has to offer. We use the very latest Ellipse Laser Hair Removal system which is regarded as being one of the most effective and safest hair removal systems available today.
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No matter which area of your body has unwanted hair, laser hair removal can help. In a flash hair follicles are eradicated with little discomfort. The laser light is attracted to your hair pigment and for this reason it works best on black and brown hair. Tina O’Doherty’s Laser Hair Removal is suitable for a wide variety of skin types and complexions, including those with Asian skin tones. Everyone’s skin is different, which is why we will tailor your treatment package during your FREE consultation and patch test to ensure you obtain the very best results.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
At Tina O’Doherty’s our laser hair removal system uses a wide beam of light that can treats many hairs at once. It is a lot quicker and less painful than other hair removal treatments such as electrolysis. Because of this, large areas such as your back, legs, or arms can be treated in a much shorter period of time.
We always recommend a full course of 6 laser hair removal treatments for best results. It has been our experience some clients will need an occasional laser hair removal top up to keep any new growth at bay.
Our laser hair removal system is clinically proven to remove your unwanted hair. But each individual’s treatment response may be different because of your hair and skin type. Other factors such as stress levels, some medications and different hormone levels can result in some hair re-growth. We therefore recommend one or two top up treatments per year just to keep any new hair growth under control. Top up treatments are offered at a greatly reduced rate.
After your first laser hair removal treatment, you should enjoy a significant reduction of hair. However, it can take 1-2 weeks for all of the treated hairs reach the surface and fall out. Follow up treatments are every 4-6 weeks and with each treatment, the hair in the active growing phase will be targeted.
The laser energy attack’s the pigment in the hair, and these colours either have little or
no pigment. Some clinics claim that there lasers are suitable for treating blond, gray or red hair. But in our opinion this is not the case and we would recommend that if you have these hair colours Electrolysis is the best alternative solution.
The hair root has to be present for laser hair removal to work, so if it has removed by waxing, tweezing, or hair removal creams, there will be nothing for the laser to interact with. Shaving is okay and can be done a few hours before your treatment.
When your skin tans as a response to being in the sun it reduces the effectiveness of
the hair removal treatment. It also increases the risk that you will experience hyperpigmentation,
or blistering as a result of your hair removal treatment. This risk can be managed by the use of a high factor sun block before and after your treatments.
Surface hair increases the risk of a burning and discomfort from the your treatment.
Yes, with the exception of eyelashes and the shaping of eyebrows.
The treatments are tolerated by most and can be described as being like the snapping of an elastic band.
Depending on the size of the area to be treated, the treatment could last anywhere from five
minutes, or up to an hour.
The skin of the treated area can have some redness, and the hair follicles will may look like goose bumps for about an hour or two after treatment. In some cases, it can last a few days.