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Can Cosmetic Laser Hair Removal Procedure Work On Different Skin Types?

By Edited Apr 30, 2015 0 0

The strength of laser hair treatments depend on a number of factors like type of skin and hair color. There are also another factors like the condition of  the skin, exposure to the sun, and the hair growing cycle. You will discover 4 primary skin types - White European, African descent,  Far eastern Asian, and Middle Eastern and Mediterranean. Each one of these 4 types have a few things in common, like the  number of hair follicles, thickness of the dermis and epidermis, and other components of the skin. Nevertheless, there are several  features of each type that are completely different.

White Europeans have the most varying type of skin of all the groups. This group has light skin with great difference in skin color which usually will depend on genetics. People from this group will be the best applicants for laser hair removal  sessions. Normally, they'll need much less treatments and will get the best results. Generally, the potency of this procedure on people from this group relies on a mix of their hair and skin color.

People from africa who have dark-colored skin are poor prospects for this procedure. This is simply because the  laser beam is soaked up into the skin pigment, resulting in possible burns, keloids, and scars. The dark-colored skin can cause the  laser light to be drawn away from its target area.

Persons from Far eastern Asia like China, Korea and japan, usually have the smallest amount of facial  and body hair. They're typically good applicants for cosmetic laser hair removal as their hair is dark-colored, and they've little skin  pigmentation.

Middle Eastern and Mediterranean people usually have the most body and facial hair. Their skin color could vary from dark white to  slight brown. Those individuals with lighter skin usually are good applicants for laser hair removal. This racial group has a high risk  of hyperpigmentation.

Hair color together with skin type can affect the results of the procedure. Black or dark brown hair is usually coarser and  has the most pigmentation. All these reasons make it the fastest to manage as the laser beam is taken in by the dark pigmentation.  Lighter brown hair usually needs more treatment options than dark-colored hair. The lighter the hair color, the more challenging this  procedure becomes. Light and red blonde hair contain phemelianin pigment that makes light intake quite hard. White or grey hair  doesn't contain any pigments at all, thus, they can't absorb light.

The Fitzpatrick Skin Phototype Scale and the Lancer Ethnicity  Scale are utilized by professional specialists to evaluate the effectiveness of cosmetic laser hair removal depending on skin type  and hair color. The best mixture of skin type and hair color for this procedure is the light skin with dark hair. These folks will  have the greatest results with the least treatments.



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