Laser Hair Removal: Does It Really Work?

Our esthetician Sarah offers laser hair removal, and clients often ask the same things. We know permanent hair removal is a bit of investment, so let’s answer your most common questions

Does laser hair removal actually work?

When it comes to laser hair treatments, all are not equal. The machines that are used range from inexpensive and ineffective, to top-of-the-line and worth every penny. The machine we have at Byōōdē Bar is the highest quality, which means better results in fewer visits. Even the best laser machines need more than one visit to achieve maximum results because the hair follicle needs to be in the right growth phase to be successfully “disabled,” but you shouldn’t need to come in more than a handful of times to get results. Beware the discount places that require 20+ sessions to achieve results—they often don’t work and are just a waste of your money. On paper it may look like a great deal (you can go so many times for such little money!), but in the end you’re committing far more time to end up disappointed.

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The Fire and Ice Facial - Worth the Hype?

For this edition of our blog, we want to focus on her Fire and Ice Facial. An effective yet gentle treatment, this facial leaves you with younger looking skin without any peeling or other negative side effects. A baby soft face without a downside? Sign us up!

Hot, then Cold

Like the name suggests, the Fire and Ice Facial starts by warming the skin to exfoliate it, then cooling it to soothe and moisturize.   First, a resurfacing masque is used to make your face silky smooth and youthful. Made with things like retinol, niacin, and botanical acids, this masque creates that warm, tingling sensation for the "fire" part of your facial…

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