IPL hair removal is a relatively new technique to remove unwanted hair. The principle involved is Intense Pulsed Light. The technique is not harmful, don’t cause pain nor has collateral unwanted effects which makes it suitable for pretty much everyone.
Expectant mothers find one that shaving their legs is one of the most awkward tasks they face in the latter stages of their pregnancies. During this time the find it difficult to bend down, and to exacerbate things, the hormonal changes which accompany pregnancy often cause increased hair growth, not only on their legs, but on their abdomens and breasts.
Pregnancy marks the entrance of a woman into maternity. Pregnancy is an important and problematic time in the life of a woman. As well as other difficulties associated with pregnancy the problem of surplus hair growth is a visible and most annoying problem for some mothers.
In this method, a laser probe is fixed over the area where you need to remove your hairs. Then a pulse of controlled intensity laser beam is transmitted over the area. The laser / photo energy gets converted into thermal energy and this heat breaks apart the hair follicle. The root of the hair is destroyed and you feel a cleaner, smoother skin.
The main reason is that a pregnant woman produces different chemicals during this period. Therefore, their bodies will reject many treatments that are not natural. And since IPL is not a natural method, pregnant women’s bodies reject it.
As laser hair removal(LHR) is one of the top options to get rid of unwanted hair, it is understandable that women wonder if it is a safe and effective treatment during pregnancy.
Hair grows more during pregnancy due to higher hormone levels, which encourage hair to go into the resting phase minimizing the number of hairs that fall out and begin to grow back. Thus, hair grows thicker and more abundant.
The excess hair may seem like a real downer now, but it will most likely go away after the baby is delivered. If you would like to have laser hair removal performed, it’s best to wait until after the baby is delivered. In the meantime, it is best to shave or tweeze.
However, due to possible complications not related to this treatment while pregnant rather due to pregnancy itself the clinics are not willing to treat pregnant women. Also, please consider the fact that the treatment by itself carry the risk of mild temporary complications, like; burns, blistering, scaring and scabbing which are some of the side effects that rarely occur.
When a woman is pregnant, superfluous hair growth can take place, particularly on the stomach, areola and other places where it may not have been before. This is common because of the hormonal changes that are occurring in the body. It is also why many women feel that permanent removal of the hair by laser may be the answer at this time.
The nature of hair is to grow. That’s why laser clinics and other so called “permanent” hair removal methods cannot and will not guarantee permanent hair removal results. Once you better understand hair and the hair growth cycle you’ll know why claims of permanent hair removal are like claims of permanent weight loss.
Waxing for back hair removal and chest hair removal for men has long been the accepted, painful, method but advanced laser hair therapy has dramatically reduced the discomfort and extended the results.Print This Post