Laser Hair Removal and Pregnancy
By Alli RossOften times, the hormones produced during pregnancy can produce hair on your face and arms. If you are experiencing an increase in overall hair growth, it is due to the amplified production of various hormones in your body. Usually, this extra hair shows up on your face: above the lip and on the chin and cheeks. This is usually not real appealing for women. However, it doesn’t stop there. It can also appear on your breasts, back, stomach, and arms.
This may make laser hair removal during pregnancy seem like a perfect solution. However, this is not necessarily true.
The excess hair may seem like a real downer now, but it will most likely go away after the baby is delivered. If you would like to have laser hair removal performed, it’s best to wait until after the baby is delivered. In the meantime, it is best to shave or tweeze.
However, there are some exceptions. If you’ve had excess hair for some time and now want to get rid of it, it is perfectly safe to have laser hair removal done on your face during pregnancy.
Most people believe that laser hair removal is completely safe during early pregnancy. Many people would warn to stay away from the bikini area, though.
However, it is best to wait until after the baby is delivered. This way, the technician can do a proper consultation for you and tell you what your needs really are. In any case, you must consult your OBGYN regarding any type of treatment you are considering while you are pregnant.
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