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I had some but it didn't work. Apparently my hair is not dark enough because that particular kind is best suited to black hair. I would recommend investigating the different types carefully before choosing the one that best suits you.
I have had laser treatment and have been very pleased. However, the industry has been de regulated and any beauty salon can offer it so be very careful where you go as in unskilled hands it can cause serious burns.
That's what I meant about checking the type of treatment. I was told that some only work on dark hair and some work fine on other types. The one I had relied on the hair absorbing the energy of the laser and being killed at the root. Only black hair is dark enough to absorb enough energy. I think other types work in different ways.
The laser travels down the hair zoning in on the hair pigment as a guide - the girl doing mine has very fair strawberrry blonde hair and has said pointless herself being done as wouldn;t work on her hair colour.
mistress ploppy. I have pale skin and naturally dark hair. After 12 sessions I'm going back to complain at the ineffectiveness of the treatment. It is a well known clinic I have been going to and am awaiting an explaination/reply!
I would examine your budget carefully and do some research and try to get personal recommendations.
I had it earlier this year on my chin - I'm very fair skinned and have dark hair. It's had limited success on one side, and has made no difference on the other. I'm now going to have electrolysis to remove the hairs that remain. Am disappointed as I thought it really was going to zap the lot. In hindsight, I think I would go straight for electrolysis as I had it on upper lip and it did the trick much more effectively. The IPL operator thinks hormones may be having an effect by producing more hair but I think the treatment wasn't right for me. For info, I paid £50 a session at an independent salon, and they said six sessions was the limit in terms of health.