Is laser hair removal suitable for people with dark skin types? - Skin Medical
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Is laser hair removal suitable for people with dark skin types?

Laser hair removal for dark skin types is generally more complicated than for lighter skin types, but it is not impossible. Hair removal by laser works by attacking melanin (pigment) within hair. However, high levels of melanin are also contained in dark skin, so there is a risk that the skin may also be affected. It is therefore essential to obtain expert advice to find out whether you are a suitable candidate for laser hair removal. Skin Medical can assess this and recommend the best course of action for your personal situation. Our lasers are diode models (Lumenis Lighsheer and ND Yag), which have a higher success rate with dark skin than other models.

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