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What Are The Benefits of Laser Hair Removal?

Updated: Nov 20, 2023

Laser hair removal may seem like a big decision, but it is the best option in the long run compared to other forms of hair removal (waxing or shaving). It may seem expensive initially, but a laser hair removal package is the best option compared to what you would pay for razors, shaving cream, and endless waxing visits in your lifetime. Laser hair removal is a safe and less time-consuming treatment to get rid of unwanted hair and focus on living your life more! Learn more about the benefits of laser hair removal below and how you can live carefree year-round!

What is Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal is a safe and effective way to remove unwanted hair. Treatments are performed using a specially designed laser that removes unwanted hair by damaging the hair follicles and preventing them from producing more hair. When the laser is used, it produces energy that pulses the hair follicle and damages it from producing new hair. Laser hair removal requires 8-10 sessions, and each time you go, you will notice your hair is coming back softer and thinner than before. The number of sessions may depend on the client and their skin tone or hair color, but most fall in between the 8-10 session range.

The Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

There are many amazing benefits for your skin by choosing laser hair removal over other forms of hair removal. Learn below four of the many benefits of laser hair removal, and book a session today!

Effective Long Term Solution

No one wants to spend their time worrying about shaving or being embarrassed by hair on their body. By choosing laser hair removal, you commit to an effective long-term solution that will keep you confident for a lifetime! Once the hair follicles have been destroyed, the hair will not grow back on your body. Whether you choose your legs, underarms, or bikini, the same goes for wherever the location is. Nothing feels better than saying goodbye to unwanted hair and hello to a smoother, low-maintenance lifestyle!

No Ingrown Hair or Irritation

One of the greatest benefits of laser hair removal is that it leaves clients with no painful ingrown hairs or irritation like shaving. One of the common reasons people choose laser hair removal is that they are sick and tired of painful bumps and irritation from shaving. Shaving irritates the skin, especially those who are on the sensitive side. With laser hair removal, you can say goodbye to irritation and ugly red bumps and hello to smoother skin. There is no itching, burning, or redness after completing your sessions. Some clients may have minimal side effects after a session which is expected but not due to the hair removal. This may be mild redness at the site which may only last a day or two following your session. This will go away and leave you with nothing but smooth, soft, and hair-free skin!

Smoother Skin

Sometimes when you shave, you cannot get the entire hair follicle, especially if your razor blade is not sharp enough. With laser hair removal, the laser beam targets the whole follicle, completely destroying it and preventing it from growing back. This ensures your skin is left with nothing but soft, smooth skin. You don't always get this after shaving, and it doesn't always last after a few days from when you shaved. Laser hair removal keeps your skin smooth and soft without the hair growing back for the long term!


As mentioned above, shaving and waxing are never-ending hair removal treatments. Unlike laser hair removal, waxing requires continuous appointments to keep your body hair-free and smooth. Each session also adds up more overtime! Shaving is also a never-ending process that is costly for buying the tools to remove your hair. Laser hair removal is the most convenient option for removing unwanted hair on your body because it does not require you to grow out your hair a certain length and is a more affordable option in the long run. Each laser hair removal session is also relatively quick, as most sessions take no longer than 15 minutes to complete. This helps you save time on removing unwanted hair and spending more time enjoying your life!

Is Laser Hair Removal Better Than Waxing or Shaving?

When all is said and done, laser hair removal is the best form of hair removal. Clients are able to spend less time worrying about booking appointments, shaving, or buying necessary supplies to remove hair. They can focus on enjoying their life with hair-free results that last for the long term! Laser hair removal is a quick and relatively painless way to remove unwanted hair and prevent irritated or itchy ingrown hairs from forming. There are no requirements for growing out hair to a certain length, as clients are able to shave before their sessions conveniently. It is also specially designed for different hair and skin types making it safe for all clients regardless of color. When looking for the best hair removal option, look no further than laser hair removal!

Contact The North Shore's Laser Hair Removal Center: NSLC

The North Shore Laser Center is MA's go-to for hair removal services on the North Shore! Our laser hair removal specialist offers safe and effective laser hair removal services for all skin types. If you want to get rid of unwanted hair and save more money on shaving in the long run, laser hair removal is perfect! Learn more about our laser hair removal services on the North Shore, and contact us today for an appointment!

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