Discover the top 10 compelling reasons to opt for laser hair removal treatment in Singapore. From long-lasting results to cost-effectiveness, this comprehensive guide by Wellaholic delves into why laser hair removal is the ultimate solution for unwanted hair. Read on to make an informed decision for a smoother, more confident you.

10 Reasons to Get a Laser Hair Removal Treatment

TL;DR Summary

  • Long-lasting smoothness: Laser hair removal offers enduring hair-free results.
  • Cost-effective investment: One-time cost beats recurring waxing/shaving expenses.
  • Time-saving convenience: No more frequent hair removal routines.
  • Precise targeting: Lasers accurately target hair follicles for removal.
  • Minimal side effects: Safe procedure with minimal skin irritation.
  • Suitable for all: Effective for various skin and hair types.
an animated gif image of an asian lady undergoing laser hair removal for her arm. the lady is smiling and at ease.


In my years working in the aesthetics industry, I’ve encountered countless individuals seeking a long-lasting solution for unwanted hair. Laser hair removal has emerged as a game-changer, offering a safe and effective way to achieve smooth, hair-free skin. From busy professionals to active individuals, the demand for this treatment continues to soar.

At Wellaholic, we understand the transformative power of laser hair removal. It absolutely boosts confidence and liberates individuals from the inconvenience of regular shaving or waxing.

In the rest of this article, I’ll delve into the top reasons why laser hair removal is a worthwhile investment for those seeking a more convenient and comfortable hair removal experience.

With at-home laser hair removal, you have the power to treat unwanted hair in the comfort of your own home, at your own convenience. No need to schedule appointments or visit a salon.

1. Laser Hair Removal has Long-Lasting Results

As the Aesthetic Director at Wellaholic, I often get asked about laser hair removal. Many of my clients want to know if the results are long-lasting. The truth is, laser hair removal provides semi-permanent hair reduction.

After your initial treatment package of 6-8 sessions, you can expect 80-90% permanent hair reduction in the treated area. Any remaining hair tends to be lighter and finer. Some clients may need annual maintenance sessions, especially for hormonal areas like the face.

For example, I had a client who did laser on her underarms. After her initial package, she was hair-free for over 5 years before needing a single top-up session. Another client did full legs and has been smooth for 3 years and counting. The results vary, but laser gives you long-term freedom from waxing and shaving.

2. Laser Hair Removal is Cost-Effective in the Long Run

As an aesthetic director, I often get asked about the cost-effectiveness of laser hair removal. Many people think it’s expensive upfront. But let me share my perspective.

Laser hair removal requires multiple sessions to achieve desired results. However, the long-term savings make it worthwhile. Unlike waxing or shaving, laser treatments provide long-lasting hair reduction. You’ll spend less on razors, waxing appointments, and ingrown hair treatments over time.

I had a client who spent hundreds yearly on waxing her underarms and bikini line. After laser hair removal, she only needs occasional touch-ups. The initial investment paid off within two years. She’s thrilled with the convenience and savings. Laser hair removal is an investment that keeps giving through reduced costs and hassle.

So, when is the best time to schedule your laser hair removal session? While there’s no one-size-fits-all answer, it might be beneficial to plan your sessions around your menstrual cycle to maximize the treatment’s effectiveness. Always consult with your skincare professional for personalized advice.

3. Laser Hair Removal is Time-Saving

I can confidently say laser hair removal is a game-changer for busy individuals. Gone are the days of spending hours shaving or waxing every few weeks. With laser treatments, you can bid farewell to that tedious routine.

I often have clients who initially hesitate due to the upfront cost. But when I break down the long-term savings, they quickly realize the value. Think about it – no more buying razors, shaving creams, or paying for regular waxing appointments. The time and money you save is substantial.

Laser hair removal is also incredibly efficient. A single session can treat large areas like the back or legs in under an hour. And after a few treatments spaced out over several months, you’ll notice a significant reduction in hair growth. It’s a true time-saver for the modern, on-the-go individual.

4. Laser Hair Removal has Better Precision and Accuracy

The precision and accuracy laser hair removal offers are unmatched. With laser, we can target specific areas with pinpoint accuracy, shaping eyebrows or removing that pesky hair on the upper lip. It’s a game-changer for those seeking a polished look.

Laser hair removal also excels in hard-to-reach areas like the back or bikini line. I’ve had clients who struggled with ingrown hairs and irritation from shaving or waxing. Laser eliminates that issue, leaving smooth, hair-free skin. The results are long-lasting too. While not permanent, you can go months without needing a touch-up. It’s a massive time-saver compared to other hair removal methods.

The image showcases the process of Wellaholic’s Boyzilian hair removal treatment. It depicts a clean and professional setting, ensuring the client’s comfort and privacy. The advanced equipment used for the treatment is also visible, highlighting Wellaholic’s commitment to using state-of-the-art technology for effective and painless hair removal. The image conveys a sense of professionalism and expertise, assuring potential clients of the high-quality service they can expect at Wellaholic.

5. Laser Hair Removal has Minimal Side Effects

Minor side effects like redness or swelling are common but temporary. They usually subside within a few hours, similar to a mild sunburn. To minimize discomfort, we apply cooling gels and provide aftercare instructions.

Serious complications are rare. At Wellaholic, we use advanced lasers and carefully select settings based on your skin tone and hair colour. This precision approach reduces risks like pigmentation changes or scarring. Trust our expertise for a safe, effective hair removal experience.

SHR is a laser diode technology used to target the hair follicles and destroy them without damaging the surrounding skin

6. Laser Hair Removal is Suitable for All Skin Types

As the Aesthetic Director at Wellaholic, I’ve seen many clients with different skin tones and hair types. A common concern is whether laser hair removal is suitable for their skin. The truth is, laser hair removal can be safe and effective for all skin types when performed by trained professionals using the right technology.

At our clinic, we use advanced lasers that can target hair follicles without damaging the surrounding skin. For example, the SHR diode laser is ideal for darker skin tones as it penetrates deeper into the skin without causing burns or hyperpigmentation. We also have diode lasers for lighter skin types, ensuring optimal results for every client.

I always recommend a consultation first. This allows us to assess your skin type, hair colour, and density. From there, we can customize the laser settings and determine the number of sessions needed. With proper care and maintenance, you can enjoy smooth, hair-free skin for months or even years.

7. Laser Hair Removal Boosts Self-Confidence

Laser hair removal offers a long-lasting solution, freeing individuals from the burden of hair removal routines. I remember one client, Sarah, who had been dealing with excessive hair growth due to a hormonal imbalance. After her first few sessions, she couldn’t stop smiling, feeling liberated and comfortable in her own skin.

The boost in self-confidence is palpable. Clients stand taller, make eye contact more readily, and exude a newfound sense of self-assurance. It’s a joy to witness their transformation, both physically and emotionally. Laser hair removal is more than just a cosmetic treatment; it’s a journey towards self-acceptance and empowerment.

SHR is considered one of the best diode laser hair removal treatments in Singapore because of its effectiveness and compatibility with various skin types

8. Less Painful Than Traditional Methods

Many people think that getting rid of unwanted hair with a laser is way less ouchy than methods like waxing or threading. Imagine someone lightly snapping a rubber band against your skin—that’s what laser hair removal feels like for most folks. It’s usually way easier to handle than the stinging or pulling you might feel with waxing or threading.

So, instead of dreading the pain you might associate with other hair removal techniques, you can actually find laser hair removal to be a more comfortable experience. It’s like choosing to get a little flick instead of a big pinch, making the whole process something you can easily sit through without too much fuss.

9. No Ingrown Hairs

Unlike shaving or waxing, which cut or pull out the hair from the surface of your skin, laser hair removal is different and way better at reducing the chances of getting those annoying ingrown hairs. You see, what the laser does is super cool—it zaps the hair all the way down to its root, which is called the follicle. By targeting the hair at this deep level, the laser makes sure the hair doesn’t grow back in a twisted or curled manner that could dig into your skin, causing ingrown hairs. So, instead of just dealing with the hair you can see, laser hair removal goes to the source and takes care of the problem from the ground up, making it less likely for you to get those uncomfortable and sometimes painful ingrown hairs.

In the heart of Singapore, a woman is availing the progressive SHR (Super Hair Removal) treatment at Wellaholic. This state-of-the-art treatment is designed to assist individuals in their journey towards achieving smooth, hair-free skin by using intense pulsed light technology to target and eliminate unwanted hair. The SHR Hair Removal treatment is a non-surgical procedure that employs pulses of light to heat the hair follicles, inhibiting their growth and leading to permanent hair reduction. This method is safe for all skin types and is renowned for its effectiveness in removing hair from all parts of the body. The efficacy of the SHR Hair Removal treatment is well-documented. Numerous customers have reported significant hair reduction after just a handful of sessions, making it a sought-after choice for those in pursuit of a safe and effective hair removal technique. The woman undergoing the treatment is under the care of Wellaholic’s highly trained staff. Their proficiency and commitment to customer satisfaction ensure a positive and relaxing experience throughout the treatment process. In summary, the SHR Hair Removal treatment at Wellaholic in Singapore is a shining example of the progress in non-invasive aesthetic treatments. It provides a positive, effective, and safe avenue for women looking to reduce unwanted hair and enhance their self-confidence.

10. Professional and Safe

At Wellaholic, your safety and comfort are at the top of our list, and we take them very seriously. We have a team of experts who are not just good at what they do, but are also highly trained to use the latest and most advanced technology available. This way, when you come to us for something like a laser hair removal treatment, you can be sure that you’re getting the best service that’s not only effective in getting rid of unwanted hair but is also super safe for your skin. We make sure to use state-of-the-art machines and methods so that your experience with us is not just good, but great, and you can leave feeling confident and happy, knowing that you’ve been taken care of in the safest and most comfortable way possible.

Wellaholic conducts straw polls with our customers, in order to learn more about their aesthetic preferences.


Wellaholic’s Professional Observations (With Our Customers)

In our personal experience with customers at Wellaholic, we have observed a few interesting points regarding laser hair removal treatments.

Firstly, many clients initially express concerns about the potential pain or discomfort associated with laser hair removal. However, they are often pleasantly surprised by how tolerable the process is, especially when compared to waxing or threading. The advanced laser technology we use at Wellaholic minimizes discomfort, making it a more comfortable experience than traditional hair removal methods.

Another common observation is the sense of liberation and confidence our clients feel after completing their laser hair removal treatments. We’ve had clients who have struggled with excessive hair growth due to hormonal imbalances or cultural pressures, and the ability to achieve smooth, hair-free skin has been truly transformative for them. Their newfound self-assurance is palpable, and it’s incredibly rewarding to witness their journey towards self-acceptance and empowerment.

Additionally, we’ve noticed that many clients appreciate the long-term cost-effectiveness of laser hair removal. While the initial investment may seem substantial, they quickly realize the savings they’ll accrue over time by eliminating the need for regular waxing appointments, razors, and other hair removal products. The convenience and time-saving aspect of laser hair removal also resonates with our busy clients, who no longer have to dedicate hours to shaving or waxing routinely.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q1: How many sessions will I need for effective laser hair removal?

A1: The number of sessions varies depending on individual hair growth cycles and the area being treated. Generally, 6 to 8 sessions are recommended for optimal results.

Q2: Is laser hair removal safe for sensitive skin?

A2: Yes, laser hair removal is generally safe for sensitive skin. At Wellaholic, we use cutting-edge technology that can be adjusted to suit different skin types, ensuring a safe and effective treatment.

Q3: What is the recovery time post-treatment?


The time it takes to get back to feeling normal after the treatment is really short. In fact, most people who come in for the session only notice a tiny bit of redness on their skin, kind of like a mild sunburn, but don’t worry—it goes away pretty quickly, usually in just a couple of hours. The best part is, you don’t have to put your life on hold or take a break from doing your favorite things. Right after you’re done with the session, you can jump right back into your regular routine, whether that’s going to work, hanging out with friends, or doing any of the activities you love. So, it’s super convenient and doesn’t disrupt your day at all!

Q4: Can I get laser hair removal if I have a tan?

A4: It’s really important that you don’t go tanning before you have a laser hair removal treatment. You see, when your skin is tanned, the laser machine might not work as well as it should. The laser targets the pigment in your hair, and if your skin is also darker from a tan, the laser might get confused. This could make the treatment less effective in removing your hair. Plus, having a tan could also make it more likely for you to experience unwanted side effects like skin irritation or burns.

Q5: Are there any special post-treatment care steps?


After you’ve had your laser hair removal treatment, it’s really crucial to stay away from the sun for a while. The sun’s rays can be harsh on your freshly treated skin, so make sure to put on sunscreen with a high SPF level to protect it. Wearing sunscreen will act like a shield for your skin against the sun. In addition to that, we suggest that you apply a soothing aloe vera gel on the area where you had the treatment. Aloe vera is like a cool, comforting hug for your skin; it helps to calm any redness or irritation you might feel. So, remember, dodge the sun and slather on both sunscreen and aloe vera gel to keep your skin happy and healthy after your laser session.

Q6: How does laser hair removal compare to IPL (Intense Pulsed Light)?


Laser hair removal is usually a better option than IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) when it comes to getting rid of unwanted hair, especially if you want really good results. The reason is that lasers are super focused and can accurately aim at the dark, thick hairs you want to remove, without affecting the surrounding skin. This makes it a top pick for many of our clients in Singapore who are looking for the best way to get smooth, hair-free skin. So, if you’re trying to decide between laser and IPL, think of lasers as a sharpshooter that can hit the bullseye, while IPL is more like a spray of water that covers a larger area but might not be as effective at hitting the target. That’s why so many people in Singapore prefer laser hair removal—it’s like having a really good marksman helping you get rid of those pesky, unwanted hairs!

With over 8 years of experience in the aesthetics industry, I am passionate about enhancing beauty and wellness through innovative, science-based approaches. As the Aesthetic Director at Wellaholic, I am committed to delivering exceptional services that are tailored to each client's unique needs. My expertise spans across advanced skincare treatments, body sculpting, hair removal services, and nutritional supplements, all aimed at helping clients achieve their personal best.

Serene Chiam, Aesthetic Director

Serene Chiam is the Aesthetic Director at Wellaholic, a well-known aesthetic chain in Singapore. She has more than ten years of experience in the aesthetics industry. With a Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics) and CIDESCO certifications, she expertly combines scientific knowledge with practical skills. Serene is known for her personalized approach to beauty, ensuring each Wellaholic client’s journey is unique and transformative. Her significant contributions have been pivotal in establishing Wellaholic’s reputation for excellence in aesthetic wellness.

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