In its simplest forms, the goal of laser hair removal is to selectively heat a target (hair) to the point of destruction without damaging the surrounding tissue (skin). Lasers work by delivering an intense beam of light that is absorbed... Read more.
Some clients may feel a slight discomfort with each laser pulse, sometimes described as the snapping of a rubber band on the skin. This discomfort resolves in several seconds and is minimized by the short burst of cold cryogen gas... Read more.
Clients are attracted to laser hair removal because it is quick and total areas can be effectively treated in 6-12 treatments*, spaced 4 to 12 weeks apart, depending on the area of the body that is being treated. Usually faces are treated... Read more.
The reason a series of 6-12 treatments is necessary for efficient hair removal is due to the three phases of hair growth. At any one time, hair on the face or body will have hair at all three phases simultaneously. The laser used for... Read more.
Larger areas such as arms, back, chest, legs, will take 1 hour or less to treat. Smaller areas such as the face, chin, lip, neck, bikini line will take 15-30 minutes or less to treat. Clients often come in during their lunch breaks... Read more.
Immediately following a laser treatment, clients may experience redness, bumpiness and warmth on the skin (akin to the sensation of having a strong sunburn). This reaction is absolutely normal and is termed follicular edema... Read more.
Yes, laser and light-based treatments have been used for many years for a variety of medical and cosmetic procedures. Beam provides all clients with special goggles that protect the eyes from the laser light. Beam does not treat... Read more.
Men and Women come to Beam and treat virtually any area where hair exists. Women usually start with one area, typically underarms or bikini line, but end up adding other areas as well, since they love the results so much! For... Read more.
For our clients’ convenience, Beam offers either single or package treatments. The average number of treatments a client will need is 6-12. Beam offers packages of 6 treatments per area typically at a savings of 20-30% over purchasing... Read more.
Waxing is a very painful process of hair removal that has been used for ages, where hot or cold wax is spread over an area, and the hairs are literally pulled out by the root. Besides being painful, there is no “endpoint” to waxing... Read more.
Laser hair reduction works best with VERY DARK and VERY COARSE hairs. The darker the better, and the coarser the better. White, gray and blonde hairs indicate the absence of melanin and are impossible to treat with laser... Read more.
Body hair growth is a biological process that is pre-programmed to start in all humans from the early teen years until very late in life. Certain body parts are prone to increased hair growth over the years simply as a virtue of advanced... Read more.