If you’ve been considering laser hair removal, you’d probably be surprised to know that we are big advocates of it as well! There are so many different options when it comes to hair removal, but laser hair removal is one of the only options that offers a more permanent approach to removing body hair if that is what you are looking to achieve.
Laser hair removal works by sending a laser light through the pigment of the hair in order to damage the hair follicle and stop it from growing back. It takes roughly two weeks after your first treatment to notice a difference, and you will need between eight and twelve treatments to achieve the permanent result.
A vital part of preparing for laser hair removal is to shave the area that will be getting treated beforehand. To achieve the best results possible, it is necessary to shave (do not tweeze or wax!) the night before. The process of laser hair removal can sometimes cause minor irritation, so choosing a high-quality razor to prepare the skin will help greatly to avoid any irritation that may occur. Commercial multi-blade razors are notorious for causing irritation, so when going through the process of laser we suggest using it as an excuse to make the switch to a single blade safety razor.
A single blade razor is the best solution to less irritation and a smooth, clean shave. You can read more about them here.
The way that these premium razors are designed ensures that there are no chemical soap strips, the blade is super easy to clean and keep sterile, and the hair is cut at surface level instead of beneath the skin. When undergoing laser treatment, these elements are important to remember as you want to avoid as much irritation and discomfort to the skin as possible. You can also use your premium razor for maintenance in between sessions, as it will ensure your skin is protected from ingrown hairs and razor rash. Laser hair removal can be quite costly, so making these changes will ensure the process works effectively for positive long term results.We recommend the Ritology Smooth Operator Razor for all your laser hair removal preparation needs.