Unwanted body hair is a hassle. Save time and achieve smooth skin with effective laser hair removal offered by Allura MD Laser Aesthetics. Never shave, wax, or pluck again. If you live in Salem, Virginia, or the Roanoke Valley area, call the office or use the online booking agent to book your first laser hair removal session.

Laser Hair Removal Q & A


What is Laser Hair Removal?

The staff at Allura MD Laser Aesthetics uses one of the world’s top-rated lasers for hair removal. It uses controlled flashes of light that are absorbed by your hair follicles in the treatment areas. The light damages and destroys these follicles without damaging your outer layers of skin.


What Areas Can Be Targeted with Lasers for Hair Removal?

Allura MD Laser Aesthetics can treat most areas of the body, including:

  • Back
  • Arms and legs
  • Face (except around the eyes)
  • Chest and shoulders
  • Underarms
  • Bikini line


How Many Treatments Will I Need?

Because hair grows in different cycles, you need approximately six treatments — scheduled four to six weeks apart. This ensures the laser targets the hair in the right stage of growth and destroys it.


Who is a Candidate for Laser Hair Removal?

Men and women both benefit from laser hair removal. Women often appreciate the removal of hair at the underarms, legs, bikini line, and face. Men often opt for treatments on the back, shoulders, and chest.


Is Laser Hair Removal Permanent?

Laser hair removal greatly reduces hair growth and often eliminates it altogether. It’s not effective on blonde, white or grey hair, however. The staff at Allura MD Laser Aesthetics can help you determine if the procedure is right for your goals.


Does Laser Hair Removal Hurt?

Expect to feel sensations similar to that of a rubber band snapping against your skin during a laser hair removal session. You may be more sensitive to the sensations of laser hair removal depending on where you’re being treated. The texture and density of the area treated also matters — if you have particularly dark and coarse hair, you may experience greater discomfort compared to someone with lighter, sparser hair growth.

Each treatment thins your hair and reduces growth, so no matter what, you’ll experience less intensity each time you return for a session.


How Long Does a Session Take?

The length of your session depends on how large the area — or areas — you’re having treated are. In most cases, you can schedule a laser hair removal session during your lunch hour and go right back to work afterward. There are little side effects following treatment — you may have some redness right afterward that subsides within a few hours.



Achieve smoother skin today — call or schedule online with Allura MD Laser Aesthetics.

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