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I was asked the other day about laser hair removal.

I know that this exploits the fact that hairs contain melanin, which will absorb certain wavelengths of light better than the surrounding skin and this concentrates the energy in the hair, frying it. But then what happens? Is this heat transferred to the follicle, damaging it to prevent re-growth? Or is the hair just vapourised over its entire length, meaning that it has to re-grow from the root and as this takes a longer time it translates into hair removal, albeit temporary?

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How does laser hair removal work? Is the result permanent?
« Reply #1 on: 29/03/2011 17:25:46 »
Laser hair removal is very effective. The more that we all strive to look good by removing hair or newbielink:http://www.spamorama.com.au [nonactive] and other so-called imperfections, the more it becomes the norm to do so. Itís not just the beautiful people.
« Last Edit: 29/03/2011 18:43:56 by Geezer »
 

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How does laser hair removal work? Is the result permanent?
« Reply #2 on: 18/11/2011 20:42:24 »
I also thought of that. And additional info newbielink:http://nadsclinic.com.au/laser_hair_removal [nonactive] works best with dark coarse hair.
 

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