Like I said, I prefer waxing. It’s easy, you just rock on up and get treated! Yes it can be uncomfortable sometimes, but over time that can lessen, and you have a good chance of the hair growth slowing down or not being as thick when it grows back.
I would recommend laser if you were wanting to reduce the hair growth, but I feel like it’s quite expensive, you have to shave the day before or the morning of your appointment (some area are not so easy) and you still may have to use another form of hair removal after your recommended amount of sessions anyway.
I have meet a lot of people who swear by laser hair removal, but only to reduce the hair and the frequency that they now come in for waxing instead or every 4-6 week they are coming every 10-12 weeks. Also with laser you Your skin can feel hot for 15-30 minutes after laser treatment. There may be redness and swelling for up to 24 hours and you must be extra vigilant with that sunscreen as laser can cause the skin to be extra sensitive to UV rays, which can lead to skin damage. It is recommended that after laser treatment you avoid sun exposure for at least a few weeks.
Laser also has More serious side effects include blisters, too much or too little skin pigmentation, or permanent scarring if done by an untrained therapist or the wrong settings have been used. Because laser isn’t regulated any Joe Blogg can buy a machine and treat you. That’s not to say you can’t have mishaps with waxing but I rarely see damage done by waxing that the body can’t repair and when I do, it has been from untrained therapists.
So remember when choosing either treatment it pays to do your research because you do get what you pay for!
*Electrolysis is the only permanent hair removal treatment as it permanently destroys the growth cells of the hair follicle, preventing treated hairs from ever growing back.