Laser Hair Removal NJ

Make the Move to Smooth with the Premier Laser Hair
Removal Center in New Jersey

At Ethos Spa, we know you’re most confident when you feel good about the way you look. And looking good begins with healthy, glowing skin. It is your canvas, the foundation of the masterpiece that is you.

Hair in All the Wrong Places

Unwanted hair can be a pesky confidence buster. Whether you were born with hairy toes or are experiencing hormone changes that are causing hair to grow where it shouldn’t, taking that first step to remove unwanted hair for the long term can drastically change the way you feel about yourself and your life.

Shaving Your Life Away

Over the course of their lives, women spend a total of 72 days shaving their legs. For men, the total days shaving is 45. Yet they shave, wax, pluck and repeat, week after week, enduring rough stubble, ingrown hairs, irritated skin, and various nicks and cuts.

There is a better way. Laser Hair Removal provides long-term removal of unwanted hair and gives you the freedom to do more with your time. Plus, you get the benefit of healthier, smoother skin and improved confidence.

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A New Way to Skin Care

Laser Hair Removal is a fast, convenient solution for safely and effectively eliminating
unwanted hair from almost anywhere on the body.

Some of the most common treatment areas include:

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    Bikini lines
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    Upper lip
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    Legs
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    Back
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    Stomach
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    Underarms
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    Shoulders
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    Neck
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    Face
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    Arms
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    Chin
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    Sideburns

Trusted. Professional. Caring.

At Ethos Spa, we are committed to client care. We make it a priority to spend ample time with you, to make sure we understand your needs. We take pride in communicating honestly and with great care and attention. Our foremost concern is ensuring you have an exceptional experience and outstanding results.

Our physicians and technicians have performed tens of thousands of laser hair removal treatments with outstanding results for clients throughout New York and New Jersey. Our staff is knowledgeable and caring, and our comfortable, welcoming facility is second to none.

Our relationship with you always begins with a free consultation. During this time, you should be prepared to discuss your goals with your physician, so they can personalize a treatment plan to get the results you want.

During your consultation, be prepared to:

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Review your medical history, including any medication you use. Your physician will also want to know about any past hair removal procedures you may have had.

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Weigh treatment plans and related costs. You’ll discuss how many treatments you’ll need depending on your hair type and color, skin tone, and the area of the body where you want the hair removed.

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Discuss the benefits and risks of laser hair removal, as well as reasonable expectations regarding the procedure.

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Go over a list of guidelines for the time period leading up to your procedure. These recommendations may include limiting your sun exposure, avoiding certain medications, and pre-treatment shaving instructions.

Call Ethos Spa today to request an appointment and discover why we’re the leading provider of laser treatments for removing hair.

FAQ

What is laser hair removal?

Laser hair removal is a safe, effective laser procedure that removes unwanted hair from almost any part of the body. In 2016, laser hair removal was the third highest non-surgical aesthetic procedure performed in the U.S., with more than a million people undergoing pulsed light and laser hair removal treatments annually.

How does laser hair removal work?

During treatment, a hand-held laser device is passed over the skin of the treatment area. The device focuses controlled laser light into each individual hair follicle. The light is absorbed by the pigment in the hair, which heats up the hair follicle and causes damage that hinders or delays regrowth.

Read more about New Jersey laser hair removal here.

How many laser hair removal treatments are required?

Every client is different, and so the number of treatments needed will vary. However, it’s important to understand that hair grows in three stages: anagen, telogen, and catagen. For laser hair removal to be most effective, it needs to be applied during the early part of the anagen stage. This is when the hair is actively growing. As a result, multiple sessions will be needed in order to guarantee treatment occurs during that stage of growth. Sessions are spaced about a month apart to accommodate the hair growth cycle. This repeating method provides optimal hair reduction in the selected area.

If you want to read more, visit our blog on How Laser Hair Removal Helps Ingrown Hairs.

Does laser hair removal work with PCOS?

Interestingly, laser hair removal was first studied in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
(PCOS). PCOS affects hormone levels, which in turn can result in excessive hair growth.

It’s important to remember that laser hair removal does not provide permanent hair removal for anyone. That said, laser treatments can be effective and can make a significant impact for individuals with PCOS.

Because of the nature of PCOS, hair growth is harder to control. As a result, individuals with PCOS may require a greater number of laser treatments. In addition, a more vigorous maintenance schedule may be required in order to maintain the results.

An experienced physician will be able to talk to you knowledgeably and honestly about the results you can expect and should be able to provide before and after photos of previous clients with PCOS.

Is laser hair removal considered plastic surgery?

No. Laser hair removal is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure. Plastic surgery is a type of medical surgery dedicated to reconstruction of facial and body defects, including tummy tuck, fat reduction through liposuction, breast augmentation or breast reconstruction, and various types of face lifts.

Can the hair removal laser also be used for tattoo removal?

While lasers are used to remove tattoos as well as unwanted hair, the types of lasers are different for each procedure. For example, a laser system called Vbeam Perfecta is used to treat acne scars, age spots, rosacea, port wine stains, and for stretch mark removal, while the Picosure laser system is used to remove tattoos.

However, the hair removal laser may still affect a tattoo by causing the ink to scatter. This may
reduce the color of the tattoo by up to 75%.

It is possible to maintain your tattoo and still receive laser hair removal. One option is to laser
around the tattoo, then use alternative methods for hair removal on the tattooed skin. Another
option is to complete your laser hair removal sessions prior to getting a tattoo. You can discuss
these options and more with an Ethos Spa physician during your initial consultation.

Are there any side effects?

Side effects are mild and temporary and will vary according to each patient’s skin tone and hair color.

The most common side effects of laser hair removal include discomfort, redness, swelling, and pigment changes.

Side effects can be reduced by following the recommended skin care instructions both before and after the procedure.

During your initial consultation, one of our specialists will clearly explain the procedure and your options, to ensure your complete peace of mind about the procedure. Your comfort and safety are always our first priority.

Want to know more? Read our post Get Rid of Unwanted Body Hair with Laser Hair Removal in New Jersey.

How long will each procedure take?

Treatment times vary depending on the several factors, including the size of the area being treated. For example, a treatment to remove hair from the legs or back may take an hour or more, while treatments for small areas such as the upper lip or sideburns will take significantly less time.

Is the procedure painful?

Every patient is different. Some may feel discomfort while others do not. Overall, the degree of
discomfort depends on several factors, including the size and sensitivity of the area being treated. Laser technology has made great advances over the last several years. Now, most laser removal devices use patented comfort systems to monitor the patient’s skin so that the laser is always kept at a soothing, comfortable temperature throughout treatments.

Preparation is key. Read our post How to Prep for Laser Hair Removal Like a Pro and get the most from your session.

How long will the results last?

Every patient is different. In addition, different parts of the body may respond differently due to the texture and color of the hair. Overall, however, results can last anywhere from several months to several years.

When hair does return, it will most likely be finer and less noticeable.

Periodic maintenance visits are recommended to help manage any unwanted regrowth. Laser hair removal rarely results in permanent hair removal.

Interested to learn more? Visit our blog: New Jersey Laser Hair Removal: All You've Ever Wanted to Know.

Who is a good candidate for laser hair removal?

Lasers target the pigment in the hair follicle. That means the laser will be more effective on darker hair. However, advances in laser technology have improved the results for people with blonde, gray, or white hair.

During your initial consultation, our physicians will take the time to fully explain the procedure, give you honest feedback about your expectations, and create a treatment plan that will deliver the best possible results for your hair and skin type.

For more info, read about Laser Hair Removal Tips for Sensitive Skin.

Can you trust a DIY home laser system for hair removal?

There has been an enormous increase in the amount of home laser hair removal systems available in the marketplace. Before you decide if this treatment is right for you, do your research.

Talk to several medical professionals who can speak knowledgeably and impartially about the pros and cons. Keep in mind, safety is one of the biggest benefits of laser hair removal by a professional. They can assess skin colors and hair color to create an effective treatment plan, then adjust the equipment accordingly to provide the safest and most optimal treatment levels.

For more details, visit our blog: Home Laser Hair Removal – Does It Work?

What should you consider when choosing a hair removal professional?

Laser hair removal is a common cosmetic procedure with minimal risk and side effects. Still, you should do your due diligence in researching and selecting a clinic to perform your procedure.

● Find out how long the clinic has been in business and their experience with laser hair
removal. You’ll want to make sure they use the latest, most proven technology, and that they
have performed the procedure thousands of times with successful results. You may want to
ask what type of laser will be used, then independently research it to make sure it is FDA
approved.

● Ask about the qualifications of clinic staff. Most clinics should employ licensed physicians,
although it is not required by all states. And although they may not perform the procedure,
the physician should at a very minimum be involved in your treatment plan and oversee your
treatment by a highly-trained technician. Make sure your physician assistant is licensed and ask about ongoing training they have had.

● Take the time to educate yourself before your initial consultation. You’ll still have questions, but by doing some research in advance you’ll be better able to spot overpromises or poorlytrained staff. If you encounter anything that causes you hesitation, walk away and continue your search elsewhere.

● Establish a firm price for the procedure and discuss options for payment. A reputable med spa clinic will have a menu of services that clearly states prices for each. And by asking about payment options, you’ll know whether you need to have cash in hand at the time of service or
whether you can pay on a monthly installment plan.

● Ask to see before and after photos. A good clinic will take pride in showcasing their
outstanding work and will be pleased to share their before and after photos. The photos will
help provide you with a realistic expectation of the results that can be achieved and will be
visible evidence of the technician’s skill.

● Get references. Ask your friends, family, and coworkers if they can recommend a good
clinic. Check out online reviews, too. They can be a great resource, but be careful. You have
to know what to look for, since the Internet is awash with fake reviews. Here are a few tips:

o Check out the reviewer to see what other reviews they’ve given. Be wary of first-time
reviewers.

o Look for quantity. Five hundred reviews are much easier to trust than twelve.

o Look for negative reviews. No business will deliver 100% satisfaction to 100% of its
customers. If a review is negative, it doesn’t automatically mean it can be trusted. But
a negative review does indicate some honesty.

o Look for a response from the business owner. Caring businesses take the time to
know what their customers are saying about them and take the time to respond on
occasion.

o Pay attention to how the business responds to a negative review. A reputable
business owner will respond in a tone that is considerate and respectful, and that
shows an eagerness to make things right.

If you're ready to continue with Ethos Spa, read Laser Hair Removal New Jersey – Customized to Your Skin and Hair.

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