Laser Hair Reduction
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Let’s start by answering the question – YES, the laser hair removal procedure is safe and permanent. In this article, we will try to dissect some of the elements that make this procedure an all-in-one solution to remove unwanted hair permanently.

Unwanted body and facial hair could cause distress in so many ways. Women spend thousands per month on waxing and threading. 

Instead of emptying your pocket to a lifetime painful waxing and threading, you can choose to remove the unwanted hair entirely within a short period. The laser hair removal cost comes way lesser than the conventional hair removal methods when you dig deep into it. 

Fact: Did you know that laser hair removal is the 3rd most in-demand cosmetic procedure, worldwide? 

Laser hair treatment- Explained

Laser hair treatment is no rocket science. It is a simple and effective procedure that is the ripest fruit of modern technology. Concentrated beams of light are focussed on the hair follicles. The melanin absorbs the light that is emitted by the laser beam in the skin. The light energy that is absorbed is then converted into heat energy. The heat energy destroys the melanin in the hair follicles. 

It will be more apparent if laser treatment is explained using one of the top equipment that is used worldwide. 

GentleYag laser by Candela at Welona, Chennai

As ardent believers of body & mind health, we at Welona only opt for treatment procedures that are safe and result-driven. For laser hair removal, we use the GentleYag laser hair removal from Candela. The GentleYag laser is designed to treat any skin type and also helps in skin rejuvenation. 

How does it work? 

The beams of light are targeted on the treatment area alone, leaving the surrounding tissues unharmed. For each patient, we create a personalised treatment plan that would fetch them the best results. We also evaluate the number of sittings a person needs depending upon their initial assessment. 

Cooling system: 

The key highlight of the GentleYag laser is the cooling mechanism that is designed to deliver the laser beams in the most comfortable way possible. This Dynamic Cooling device in the GentleYag laser prepares the skin for treatment by spraying a cooling burst of cryogen just milliseconds before the laser beam touches the surface of the skin.  

Prepping for the treatment: 

The patient would be asked to shave the area before the procedure as the roots have to be kept intact for the treatment to work efficiently. They should be sure to avoid waxing, bleaching, or plucking at least 4 to 6 weeks before the treatment. 


1. Is the Gentle Yag laser hair removal, FDA approved?

Yes, it is approved by the FDA. 

2. How long does it take to show results? 

It would usually take 8-10 sessions to see optimum results. 

3. How long does the treatment take to complete? 

The time consumed for the treatment purely depends upon the area that is being treated— for the entire body it takes almost 4 hours for the treatment to complete.

4. Is the GentleYag laser treatment painful?   

As mentioned above the GentleYag laser treatments uses the Dynamic cooling system to ease any pain that might be caused during treatment. So, this is a painless laser hair removal treatment. 

5. Is there any recovery period involved?

The treatment does not involve any downtime. 

6. Are there any side effects to be expected after treatment? 

Immediately after the treatment, patients notice redness to the treated area. This disappears within a day or two. Other than that there are no side effects. It is advisable to apply sunscreen after the treatment to avoid UV rays that can harm the skin. 

7. GentleYag laser can be used safely on what parts of the body? 

The GentleYag laser is useful for hair removal on the face, neck, chest, arms, underarms, back, bikini area, legs.

Simple aftercare for the treatment 

Within 24 hours after the treatment, avoid using any makeup on the treated area. 

You should be using sunblock throughout the treatment. 

Any mild creams, preferably aloe vera gel, can be used to soothe the treated area. 

Avoid any intense exercise for two days after the treatment. 

The above-listed information throws light on the safeness and the effectiveness of the painless laser hair treatment. So, instead of opting for a temporary solution that is painful, choose laser hair removal treatment that can rid unwanted hair permanently. Want to learn how this procedure could be useful to you? Schedule an appointment with Welona Clinic, one of the best skincare treatment clinics in Chennai. We can assist you in starting a permanent hair removal journey.