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Laser Hair Removal Specialist

Erin Stickney, DNP -  - Aesthetic and Wellness Specialist

Elite Aesthetics

Erin Stickney, DNP

Aesthetic and Wellness Specialist located in Kearney, NE

Even with body hair coming back into style, a large majority of women and some men still shave, wax, trim, and pluck to rid themselves of it. At Elite Aesthetics in Kearney, Nebraska, Erin Stickney, NP, knows that smooth skin is in and offers laser hair removal to give you a permanent reduction in body hair growth. Call Elite Aesthetics or book your laser hair removal consultation online to start saving time on hair reduction today.

Laser Hair Removal Q & A

How does laser hair removal work?

Laser hair removal is an innovative and long-lasting method to get rid of the hair on your body that you’d rather not have. At Elite Aesthetics, Erin uses the versatile Icon™ platform by Cynosure® to disable the follicles that grow your body hair without harming the surrounding skin. 

The laser emits a high-powered light set to precisely target your hair follicles. With each session, you see less body hair growth in your treated areas. After two to six initial sessions to eradicate the hair, you may return for maintenance laser hair removal sessions to keep your skin hair-free and silky smooth.

Where can I get laser hair removal?

You can get laser hair removal treatments nearly anywhere on your body except the area around your eyes. This is because the laser can do major damage to your eyes if you’re not careful.

Commonly targeted areas for laser hair removal with Icon include:

  • Chest
  • Back
  • Face
  • Arms
  • Legs
  • Armpits
  • Bikini area

Erin works with you to create a treatment strategy that removes the hair on all of your specified areas. Depending on the size of your target area, your treatment lasts anywhere between five minutes and an hour.

What are the side effects of laser hair removal?

Laser hair removal results in fewer side effects than shaving for most people. While you won’t get razor bumps, burns, or nicks, you might experience:

  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Slight discomfort
  • Skin discoloration

These side effects are temporary and last no more than a few days. Other side effects like permanent discoloration, blisters, scarring, or cold sores are very rare and unlikely to occur because Erin performs the procedure correctly.

When will I see my results?

You’ll likely notice less body hair in the treated areas immediately after treatment. It may look like your hair continues growing in the weeks following your treatment, as your follicle cells expel the hairs, but overall, there is a 10-25% reduction in body hair with each treatment. 

Shaving, waxing, and plucking are often inconvenient and require frequent maintenance. To take hair removal off your mind for months at a time, call Elite Aesthetics to find out if you’re a good candidate for laser hair removal today or book online.

*Individual results may vary.