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ForeverBare BBL

Frequently Asked Questions

How soon will I see the results?

You can typically expect to see some improvement after the first session. However, it may take multiple treatments before you see significant hair reduction.

Are there any side effects?

Most people experience no side effects at all. However, some people may experience temporary redness, swelling or tenderness in the treated area that typically resolves within a few hours.

Does laser hair removal hurt?

Most patients experience minimal discomfort with each treatment. You may feel some heat or tingling during the procedure, but it should not be painful. However, for the bikini area, being a very sensitive area, we often provide topical numbing cream to make the treatment very comfortable.

Is laser hair removal safe?

ForeverBARE BBL is a very safe treatment for most people, however just like all other cosmetic procedures, it’s important to talk to your doctor about any potential risks and side effects.

Is laser hair removal permanent?

While laser hair removal can significantly reduce the amount of body or facial hair, it is not necessarily a permanent solution. As a matter of fact, there are no permanent hair removal methods. Some patients require maintenance treatments to keep their results long-term.

How many hair removal treatments will I need?

Most patients require between four to six treatments spaced about a month apart for the best results. However, this number can vary depending on the area being treated and individual circumstances.

How often should I come in for maintenance laser treatments?

It is recommended that patients come in for maintenance treatments once a year or every two years to maintain their desired results.

What' is the laser hair removal cost?

The cost of laser hair removal can vary depending on the area being treated and number of sessions needed. Be sure to talk to your doctor about pricing options so you can get the best value for your money. Treatment options can be of areas as small as the upper lip, and as large as the total body hair removal.

Can I do laser hair removal at home?

We strongly recommend against doing laser hair removal at home. It is important to consult with a trained medical professional before undergoing any type of treatment.
At-home devices are not regulated by the FDA and can be dangerous if used improperly. Professional laser hair removal provides better results with fewer risks and side effects.

How long do laser hair removal results last?

The results of laser hair removal can last up to several years. However, most patients will need maintenance treatments to maintain their desired level of reduction.

Are there any restrictions on who can receive the treatment?

Generally, ForeverBare BBL is safe for most skin types and tones. However, individuals with active tanning or sunburn should not receive the treatment until fully healed. So, you will need to skip the tanning bed for a while until you finish the treatment course.

How long does a treatment take?

It always depends on the size of the treatment area. A small area like the upper lip, takes only a few minutes. But a larger area can take longer.

Is there any downtime after the treatment?

There may be some mild redness or swelling at the treatment area, but it should subside within a few hours. Patients can resume normal activities immediately after the treatment.

Can gray or white hair be treated with ForeverBARE BBL?

Gray or light colored hair cannot be treated with ForeverBARE BBL, as these types of hair don’t contain enough melanin for the laser to effectively target. Dark hair color is ideal for the best results.

I have dark skin, can i still receive this treatment?

ForeverBARE BBL is not indicated for people of African-American decent. This is because the energy targets the pigmentation of the hair follicles. Using it over darker skin types can cause local burns and complications. Another form of yag laser can be safely used, though not as effective.