Laser Hair Removal for Dark Skin

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Laser Hair Removal for African American, Indian & Dark Skin Tone

At Look Young Atlanta, we are able to debunk the myth that laser hair removal and other laser-based therapies do not work for African Americans, Indians and patients with darker skin tones. How? Cutera® CoolGlide laser therapies. While most other clinics and med spas stick with what they know, Look Young Atlanta is constantly looking for new and innovative ways to offer the best laser solutions that are innovative, safe and effective. Our commitment to the newest and best technology proves that we really want to offer our customers the absolute best available on the market. Come in for a free consultation and witness our commitment to superior customer service firsthand!

Laser Hair Removal for Dark Skin Individuals in Atlanta

The laser hair removal and dark skin tone combination has myths that surround it which can best be summed up as a Catch 22. Lasers are effective for laser hair removal because of the hair’s ability to absorb light. When skin is dark in tone (olive complexion and darker), the high amounts of melanin in the skin tend to absorb the light at a higher rate – more so than the hair that is supposed to be targeted during a laser removal treatment. As a result, patients with darker complexions run a higher risk of burning, blistering, or discoloration on the skin, not to mention mediocre results.

Safe Laser Removal for Dark Skin Tones at Look Young Atlanta

  • Our Cutera® CoolGlide laser therapies are  successful with darker skin toned patients is because of CoolGlide’s Nd:YAG long-wavelength abilities.
  • Most lasers, even CoolGlide, function best at short-wavelength settings — light pulses are sent just a few millimeters below the skin surface. Short-wavelength settings work on lighter skinned individuals because they have very little pigmentation on their skin surface to “distract” the lasers pulses.
  • Darker skin toned patients need longer wavelengths need to penetrate the skin deeper so that the skin’s surface does not distract the laser away from the hair.
  • A national medical review of CoolGlide said ” [CoolGlide lasers] are more than sufficient to reach the base of the bulb… expected to produce sufficient follicular injury with less epidermal damage in patients…“. Total destruction of the follicle, with minimal if any, damage to your skin.

What Areas of the Body Can Laser Hair Removal Treat?

Our lasers safe for dark skin tones as well as sensitive areas of the body.  At Look Young Atlanta, the better question to ask is what areas do we not treat?!  Laser arm, bikini line, body, eyebrow, legs and facial hair have been some of our most popular treatment areas in Atlanta. Please check out our sidebar to your right for more in-depth information on a specific area you would like treated!

Contact Us Today For Great Prices on the Laser Treatments You Need:

If you’re looking for the lowest prices on laser hair removal in Atlanta, look no further than Look Young Atlanta! We are so sure that we have the best prices on laser hair removal in Atlanta that we are proud to offer you our best price guarantee. If you find another local company that offers lower prices, simply provide us with a written quote from them that states the area being treated and the cost of a 6 treatment package with a laser (not IPL), and we will match their price and take an additional $50 off!

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We Have Patients Across Atlanta:

We offer our laser hair removal services and med spa treatments to our patients in Buckhead, Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Midtown, Downtown, Sandy Springs, Inman Park, Dunwoody, Virginia Highlands, Druid Hills, Ansley Park, Decatur, Brookhaven, Vinings, Roswell, these zip codes and many more:

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