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Diode Laser Hair Removal Treatment Basics

Diode laser hair removal treatment has gained popularity for its effectiveness in achieving smooth and hair-free skin. However, like any skincare treatment, it's essential to approach diode hair removal with caution and follow specific precautions to ensure a safe and successful experience. In this blog, Beijing Nubway will explore the basic concepts of diode laser hair removal treatment as well as the important precautions you should take when taking diode laser hair removal treatment to achieve the best possible results without compromising the skin's health.

What is Diode Laser Hair Removal Treatment?

Diode laser hair removal treatment is a non-invasive, painless, and effective method of removing unwanted hair from various parts of the body. The diode laser hair removal equipment will use a concentrated beam of light (laser) that is absorbed by the pigment (melanin) in the hair. The light energy is converted into heat, which damages the hair follicles, inhibiting or delaying future hair growth.

Diode Laser Technology

The current diode laser technology is a significant advancement in the field of laser hair removal. It uses a semiconductor device that emits coherent light when an electric current passes through it. The diode laser system is designed with a longer wavelength compared to other laser systems. This allows the laser to penetrate deeper into the skin, targeting the hair follicle without causing damage to the skin surface.

Diode Laser Hair Removal Wavelength

The common diode laser hair removal device operates at a wavelength of 800-810 nanometers, which is considered the “gold standard” in laser hair removal. This wavelength is absorbed to a greater extent by the hair’s melanin and less by the surrounding skin. This makes it highly effective in disabling hair growth while minimizing the risk of skin damage. Whereas, professional in diode laser hair removal solutions, Beijing Nubway also provides diode laser machines that can operate at the wavelength from 755nm to 1064nm. Nubway diode laser’s wavelength is effective across a wide range of skin types and hair colours, making it a versatile choice for many patients.

portable diode laser machine

Portable Diode Laser Hair Removal Machine (755nm+808nm+940nm+1064nm)

Diode Laser Hair Removal Benefits

Precision: The diode laser selectively targets hair follicles while leaving the surrounding skin undamaged. This precision ensures effective hair removal and minimal skin irritation.

Speed: Each laser pulse takes a fraction of a second and can treat many hairs at the same time. Small areas such as the upper lip can be treated in less than a minute, and large areas, such as the back or legs, may take up to an hour.

Predictability: Most patients experience permanent hair loss after an average of three to seven sessions.

Comfort: The diode laser hair removal system often includes cooling mechanisms to make the treatment more comfortable than traditional methods.

Diode Laser Hair Removal Treatment Precautions

Consultation with a Qualified Professional

Before starting any diode hair removal treatment, it is crucial to schedule a consultation with a qualified and experienced professional. A trained practitioner will assess your skin type, hair colour, medical history, and any underlying skin conditions to determine if diode hair removal is suitable for you. This step is essential to ensure that the treatment is safe and effective for your specific needs.

Patch Test for Skin Sensitivity

To avoid any adverse reactions, it's recommended to conduct a patch test before undergoing a full-diode hair removal session. A patch test involves applying the laser to a small area of your skin to check for any signs of sensitivity or allergic reactions. This test allows you and your practitioner to gauge your skin's response to the treatment and adjust settings if necessary.

Avoid Sun Exposure Before and After Diode Laser Hair Removal Treatment

Sun exposure can make your skin more sensitive and increase the risk of complications during and after diode hair removal treatment. It is advisable to avoid sun exposure, tanning beds, and self-tanning products for at least two weeks before and after your session. If you must go out in the sun, use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF to protect your skin.

Shave the Treatment Area

Before your diode laser hair removal treatment, you will be instructed to shave the treatment area. Shaving removes the visible hair on the surface, allowing the diode laser to target the hair follicles effectively. Avoid waxing, plucking, or using depilatory creams in the weeks leading up to your treatment, as these methods remove the hair from the root, making the diode hair removal less effective.

Follow Post-Diode Laser Hair Removal Treatment Care Instructions

After your diode laser hair removal treatment, your practitioner will provide you with post-treatment care instructions. These instructions may include avoiding hot showers, saunas, and swimming pools for a day or two, using gentle skincare products, and applying soothing creams or aloe vera gel to ease any mild discomfort or redness. Following these instructions diligently will help you achieve optimal results and minimize the risk of side effects.

In conclusion, diode laser hair removal treatment can be a safe and effective way to achieve smooth and hair-free skin. By taking necessary precautions and consulting with a qualified professional, you can ensure that your diode hair removal experience is successful and free from complications. Remember to conduct a patch test, avoid sun exposure, shave the treatment area, and follow post-treatment care instructions to maximize the benefits of diode hair removal while maintaining the health and integrity of your skin. With proper precautions, you can confidently embrace the power of diode hair removal for long-lasting and beautifully smooth results.

As one of the leading beauty machines suppliers in China, Nubway sells our quality Nubway diode laser series to dealers and home users all over the world. Contact for professional diode laser solutions now!

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