Laser Hair Removal for Face

Laser can be used on the face to remove unnecessary hair. But is this an effective method? Let’s find out.

Laser Hair Removal for the face may not sound as exciting as getting your hair removed from the bikini area, legs or arms, but according to dermatologists, more and more people, especially women are requesting this treatment. This laser treatment has expanded its popularity, mainly due to the rise in skin rejuvenation, says Dr. Zain DR ZEINALABDIN AL ABDULLAH, a certified, and experienced aesthetician. Eliminating hair from the chin, cheeks, forehead, and upper lips helps to give your skin a more rejuvenated, and smoother look.

If you are intrigued by Laser Hair Removal for Face in Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah and want to find out whether it’s the right procedure for you, keep reading.

Who Is The Candidate?

Anyone who wants to get rid of unwanted hair from the face could consider Laser hair removal. Application of laser energy to the target area damages tube-shaped modules in the skin, follicles. This hinders future hair growth. It is important to note that while getting this treatment, you will likely experience a rubber-band like snapping on your skin.

What Does The Treatment Involve?

Laser treatment is super-quick. But it should be pointed out that fuller results may require a series of treatments. The number of sessions will vary depending on your skin type, the thickness of the hair, and the outcome you are aiming to get.

Is The Treatment Too Long?

Each session will take a different amount of time depending on the size of the area you are trying to improve. If the professional is targeting any larger area, like the forehead, the session will take about 30-45 minutes to complete. However, for any smaller region, 20-30 minutes will be sufficient. It also depends on the type of laser the dermatologist is using for removal.

Is There Any Downtime?

As with any beauty treatment, you are going to get some side effects. The side-effects are surely worth –knowing in advance. There is always a risk of skin inflammation and infection.

How Long Do The Results Last?

Experts told that the results of Laser Hair Removal in Dubai can last anywhere from two to four years depending on how thick your hairs are, what type of laser is used, and the number of sessions. It is well worth asking about the longevity of the results in the first appointment.

How to Prepare:

Since this is non-surgical, not much preparation is required. Just show up at your appointment without any makeup and make sure to take modest provisions in the days leading up to the treatment.

The best way to prepare for Laser Treatment is to avoid smoking and blood thinners, as they can affect the blood flow. Also, you need to avoid sun exposure for three days prior to the injection.

Pros and Cons:


  • This is a safe, and cost-effective investment
  • Can be done on almost any facial area


  • Although there are fewer chances of side effects, you may be in trouble. To be precise, you may experience infection, blisters, swelling, burns, discomfort, redness especially in the first few days
  • It may take up to eight sessions for you to see the desired results

How Much Is Laser Hair Removal?

You can expect anywhere between AED 400 to AED 600 for one session of Laser Hair Removal for Face in Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah.

Like other treatments, it is important that you have consultations with a few dermatologists to find the doctor who is most experienced and you feel most comfortable to share your doubts with.