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Say Goodbye to Unwanted Hair

Laser hair removal is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure that uses a concentrated beam of light to target hair follicles, ultimately inhibiting their growth. This treatment is performed using advanced technology that targets dark, coarse hair while leaving the surrounding skin undamaged. The laser emits a pulsating beam of light that penetrates the skin and is absorbed by the pigment in the hair follicle, effectively destroying it. Laser hair removal is a popular choice for individuals looking for long-term hair reduction and a smoother, hair-free appearance.

We are dedicated to providing you with exceptional expertise and unmatched quality of service. Our team of medical providers undergoes rigorous training, including extensive clinical classroom sessions and comprehensive case studies. This ensures that they possess the necessary knowledge and expertise to offer you the highest level of care. Our commitment to excellence is further exemplified by our comprehensive in-house training program, which goes above and beyond to equip our providers with a profound understanding of laser technology’s intricacies. This expertise allows us to personalize treatments and effectively address your unique hair loss goals.

Laser Hair Removal Treatment Areas:

  • Face (upper lip, chin, sideburns)
  • Neck
  • Underarms
  • Arms (including forearms and upper arms)
  • Legs (including thighs and lower legs)
  • Bikini area (including Brazilian and Hollywood)
  • Back
  • Chest
  • Abdomen
  • Buttocks

The Science Behind Laser Hair Removal

Hair growth occurs in three stages: the anagen phase (active growth), the catagen phase (transitional phase), and the telogen phase (resting phase). Laser hair removal targets the hair follicle during the anagen phase, where the hair is actively growing. The laser emits a beam of light that penetrates the skin and is absorbed by the melanin in the hair shaft. The heat generated by the laser damages the hair follicle, ultimately inhibiting its ability to grow hair. The hair follicle becomes weaker with each session, leading to long-term hair reduction.

We Use The Cynosure Elite IQ Laser

At South Coast MedSpa, we use the Cynosure Elite IQ laser system for laser hair removal. The Elite IQ system offers two platforms — the Alexandrite Platform and the Yag Platform — optimized for different skin types. The Alexandrite Platform is best suited for lighter skin tones, while the Yag Platform is ideal for darker skin types. The Cynosure Elite IQ laser uses innovative Skintel melanin reader technology to customize settings, thus making treatments faster, more effective, and less painful. Our advanced technology makes laser hair removal suitable and effective for all skin types.

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Actual Laser Hair Removal Patients


Benefits of Laser Hair Removal:

  • Long-lasting results
  • Precision targeting of hair follicles
  • Quick treatment sessions
  • Minimal discomfort
  • Reduced ingrown hairs
  • No need for regular shaving or waxing
  • Improved skin texture and tone
  • Safe and effective for all skin types and hair colors
  • Reduced risk of skin irritation or damage
  • Increased self-confidence

Your Complete Laser Hair Removal Experience

To prepare for laser hair removal, you should avoid plucking, waxing, or electrolysis for at least six weeks before your appointment. It’s also important to avoid sun exposure, tanning beds, and self-tanners for at least two weeks before treatment. Shave the treatment area the day before your appointment, and avoid applying lotions, creams, or makeup.

During your laser hair removal session, you’ll be given protective eyewear, and your skin will be prepped for treatment. The technician will then apply the laser to the treatment area, targeting the hair follicles. The sensation is often described as a mild discomfort, similar to a rubber band snap. Treatment times vary depending on the size of the area being treated, and you can return to your regular activities immediately after the session.

Side Effects
After laser hair removal, you may experience some redness and mild swelling in the treated area, which typically subsides within a few hours. Some patients also report mild discomfort, similar to a sunburn sensation. In rare cases, blistering, scarring, or changes in skin pigment may occur. However, these side effects are typically temporary and resolve independently within a few days.

There is no downtime or recovery process after laser hair removal. You can return to your regular activities immediately after the session. It’s important to avoid sun exposure and use sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 on the treated area to prevent skin damage. You may notice some redness or mild swelling, but this typically subsides within a few hours.

You’ll notice a reduction in hair growth after your first treatment, with optimal results visible after several sessions. The results of laser hair removal are long-lasting, with many patients experiencing permanent hair reduction. However, some hair may regrow over time, and occasional maintenance sessions may be necessary to maintain results.

The number of laser hair removal treatments needed for optimal results depends on the individual and the treatment area. Typically, several sessions are required, spaced 4-6 weeks apart. Maintenance treatments may be needed every 6-12 months to maintain results.

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Laser Hair Removal Before & After Patient Results

Actual SCMS Patients

Kimiko Davis

Such an amazing spa with incredible results! I used to get waxing done, but my life has changed for the better with laser hair removal. Nina always makes sure I feel comfortable and that I'm informed on the whole process. I already saw results after 1 session! I highly recommend South Coast MedSpa to anyone and make sure to ask for Nina!

Ashley Davis

Great laser hair removal experience! This was the 3rd place in the last 10 years i tried and the only one that worked! Their laser is super effective and I’m super happy with the results. I did my research to know an Alexandrite laser was the best laser for my skin/hair type and this did the job. Professional staff, clean facility and they run great deals!

Britny Lombera

I had an amazing experience with south coast med spa. The nurses treated me kindly and with respect. If you are a woman struggling with hair growth from PCOS or for any reason and need cost effective laser hair removal give them a call ! They even have a total body package which is so hard to find. I had a wonderful experience and hope to have many more.

Emma P.

I am beyond happy that I have found South Coast MedSpa! I was going to a place in Beverly Hills. Every time I would go to the other place, I would end up with blisters after my procedure! Has not, happened with South Coast MedSpa...

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South Coast MedSpa is committed to providing safe and effective laser treatments including laser tattoo removal and laser hair removal. Our team of experienced providers creates a personalized treatment plan that delivers optimal results. Don’t hesitate to schedule a consultation to learn how laser hair removal can benefit you. Contact us to schedule your consultation and take the first step towards smoother, hair-free skin.

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