Laser Hair Removal Instructions

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Laser Hair Removal:



  • Pregnancy/Nursing 
  • Pacemaker
  • Metal implants
  • Sunburn/Tanned skin
  • Body jewelry – must be removed for treatment
  • Open wounds
  • Active infection


Pre-Treatment instructions

  • No plucking, waxing or bleaching for minimum of 2 weeks prior to first treatment
  • Please remove makeup, lotion or deodorant to treatment area 
  • Please shave treatment area 24 hours prior to appointment
  • Please avoid direct sun exposure and tanning 4 weeks prior to your appointment
  • Please notify our office if taking any medications that may make your skin photosensitive
  • Any patients who have been tested for epidermal reaction with a test treatment, may return in 72 hours for treatment


Post-treatment instructions

  • Avoid shaving for 24 hours post treatment
  • May apply Vit E or aloe vera for a soothing effect
  • Apply 50 SPF to treatment area post laser or avoid direct sun exposure for minimum 2 weeks
  • For maximum desired results, multiple treatments will be required at regular scheduled intervals
  • Avoid strenuous workouts, hot tubs or spas for 24 hours post treatment
  • If blistering appears, apply bacitracin to treatment area (available at any drug store)
  • May apply cold packs to ease any temporary discomfort
  • Wait to apply make up, deodorant and lotions for 24 hours as long the skin is not broken
  • If any rash should occur, may take Benadryl or apply Benadryl cream to subside itching symptoms
  • Hair may take up to 4 weeks or as little as a few days to fall out post treatment
  • Follow up treatments should be scheduled within a 4-8 week time period determined by your provider