Learn about the recent breakthroughs in the field of laser hair removal, and how this technology is becoming more safe and affordable, along with less painful treatment.
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Audra Lowe: You know were, where your legs are smooth or silky and hair free without ever touching a Raser, well it is a reality with laser hair removal and with new technologies easier and less painful than ever. Host: Sick of shaving and waxing Samantha Dark came to the beam laser spot and met Holmen Hattan to get her legs laser and become hair free for ever. Samantha Dark: The fact that I could never have to shave again is really attractive. Host: Laser hair removal use to be a painful procedure the laser works by delivering an intensive beam of light to the hair follicles, the light turns to heat and literally burn the follicles until they destroy and that heat can be really uncomfortable. Andrea Young: So see I'm taking peak of my hand. Host: Now a new laser called gentle max uses cool jet technology to reduce that burning feeling. Andrea Young: Instead of utilizing the old method of having a gel with the fan basically rolling on top of it to contract the heat of the laser that system has a short burst of krypton gas which is a very, very cold gas that is sprayed on to the skin. Host: The gas protects the skin and makes the treatment a lot more tolerable. Andrea Young: It's much, much milder than what vaccine feels like because keeping mild vaccine is taking of not only the hair is but also it takes off some of the top layer of the skin as well. Host: Another advantage of the general max laser it works well in a wide variety of skin tones in the past, it was unsafe for people with darker skin to get laser hair removal. Andrea Young: So the scientist develop this new way of link the they are that allows those clients to be treated safely and effectively. Host: Bean laser spots co-founder Andrea Young says client will notice a decrease in hair even after the first treatment after 6-8 treatments most hair will be gone for ever. Andrea Young: You don't have to let the hair grow in between the treatments so that's another advantage over waxing you don't need to walk around hairy. Host: Sam says that treatment hardly for her bit and she is excited to live life from now on hair free. Samantha Dark: With only 6 treatments I can never shave again. Audra Lowe: A series of six laser hair removal treatments for your legs caused about $2000 smaller areas are less expensive though and its not bad if you are about you are going to save all on those Raser and waxing for the rest of your life.