- Hair removal lasers target the pigment in hair (that’s how they work). Hair lasers can damage darker or pigmented skin as the laser will target both the hair and the skin, burning it. This can lead to permanent skin discoloration.
- Tanned skin is dark skin, and laser hair removal should never be done on people with a tan.
- Laser hair treatments hurt. Some people Read more »
*This blog post was originally published at The Dermatology Blog*