Why Laser Hair Removal Once a Month is Essential for Smooth Skin

Why Laser Hair Removal Once a Month is Essential for Smooth Skin

Why Monthly Laser Hair Removal is Key for Silky Smooth Skin

  • Hair grows in cycles, with only some follicles active at any given time
  • Laser targets follicles in the active growth phase when pigment is most concentrated
  • Spacing out treatments every 4-8 weeks allows new follicles to enter this prime growth stage
  • This ensures all hair can be gradually treated for maximum permanent reduction
  • For facial hair, treatments are recommended every 2-4 weeks due to faster growth cycles
  • Body areas like legs, arms and back can be spaced further apart at 4-8 week intervals
  • A typical full cycle requires 6-8 sessions to catch hair in different growth stages
  • After the initial cycle, periodic top-ups every 3-12 months maintain silky smooth results
A woman undergoing a professional underarm hair removal treatment at Wellaholic, a renowned aesthetic chain in Singapore


In my decade-long career in the aesthetics industry, I’ve encountered countless clients seeking smooth, hair-free skin. One of the most common questions I receive is about the frequency of laser hair removal treatments. Many wonder if undergoing the procedure once a month is truly necessary or just a marketing ploy.

From my experience at Wellaholic and previous roles, I can confidently say that monthly laser hair removal sessions are essential for achieving and maintaining silky-smooth skin.

In the rest of this article, I’ll delve into the reasons behind this recommendation and provide insights to help you understand the importance of consistent treatments.

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1. Targeting Hair Growth Cycles with Laser Hair Removal

Targeting Hair Growth Cycles with Laser Hair Removal

I often get asked about laser hair removal. Many of my clients want to know how it works.

Laser hair removal targets hair follicles during their active growth phase. This is when the hair is most susceptible to laser energy. The laser beam passes through the skin and gets absorbed by melanin in the hair shaft and follicle. This heat damages the follicle to inhibit future hair growth.

However, not all hairs are in this active phase at once. Hair grows in cycles, with different follicles being active or dormant at different times. This is why multiple treatments spaced out over time are needed. Each session targets and disables the actively growing hairs present during that cycle.

With each treatment, you’ll notice less hair regrowth. Most people need between six to eight sessions for optimal results on a given area. The key is sticking to the recommended treatment schedule. Be patient and consistent – you’ll get that smooth, hair-free skin you want!

2. Catching New Hair Growth

I get many questions about hair growth and shedding. It’s a common concern. Hair has growth cycles. Some strands fall out while new ones grow. This is normal.

To promote new growth, be gentle. Avoid tight hairstyles that pull. Use a soft brush and mild shampoo. Massage your scalp when you wash your hair. This increases blood flow.

Eat a balanced diet with protein, iron and vitamins. Reduce stress through exercise or meditation. Consider a supplement with biotin and zinc. Be patient – it takes time to see results. With care, you can have healthy, beautiful hair.

Science of Hair – Hair Growth Cycle
Each laser hair removal treatment can remove up to 25% of hairs that are in an active (anagen) stage. Treatments are typically performed every 8-10 weeks and are continued until the desired reduction is achieved.

3. Maintaining Consistent Results with Laser Hair Removal

I get many questions about laser hair removal. People want to know how to maintain the results. Here are my top tips:

Shaving is a quick and easy method that can be done at home, without the need for any special equipment or skills.

4. Eliminating the Need for Shaving or Waxing with Laser

As an aesthetic director, I often get asked about laser hair removal. It’s a popular treatment that can save you time and hassle.

Instead of shaving or waxing every few days, laser hair removal gives you smooth skin for weeks or months. The laser targets and destroys hair follicles to prevent regrowth. Most clients need around six to eight treatments for best results.

I remember one client who was tired of constant shaving. After her laser treatments, she was overjoyed to ditch her razors. She could finally wake up with smooth legs every morning. Laser hair removal is perfect for those seeking long-lasting hair reduction.

5. Average Duration of Laser Hair Removal on Various Body Parts

Please see below on the average duration of laser hair removal on various body parts. Please note that the duration can vary depending on the size and density of the treatment areas.

Body PartDuration of Treatment
Upper Lip10
Full legs60-90
Average Duration of Laser Hair Removal on Various Body Parts
Laser hair removal once a month is a crucial step in achieving the best and most long-lasting results. By targeting hair follicles during their active growth phase, catching new hair growth, maintaining consistent results, and eliminating the need for constant shaving or waxing, you can enjoy the benefits of smooth and hair-free skin.

6. Conclusion

Laser hair removal once a month is a crucial step in achieving the best and most long-lasting results. By targeting hair follicles during their active growth phase, catching new hair growth, maintaining consistent results, and eliminating the need for constant shaving or waxing, you can enjoy the benefits of smooth and hair-free skin.

If you’re looking to say goodbye to unwanted hair and embrace the convenience of long-term hair reduction, consider incorporating monthly laser hair removal sessions into your beauty routine. Consult with a qualified professional to discuss your specific needs and embark on a journey towards silky-smooth skin.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How does laser hair removal in Singapore differ from traditional hair removal methods?

Laser hair removal in Singapore offers a permanent hair removal solution that targets hair follicles with concentrated beams of light. Unlike waxing or shaving, it provides long-term results, reducing hair growth over time. Learn more about our laser hair removal services.

Is laser hair removal permanent and safe?

Yes, laser hair removal is a permanent hair removal method, which, when performed by trained specialists at Wellaholic, ensures safety and effectiveness. Visit our safety guidelines page for more details.

Can I have face laser hair removal done in Singapore?

Absolutely! Wellaholic offers face laser hair removal that is tailored to the unique contours and needs of your face. Our laser hair removal treatment uses SHR technology, which is a gentler and more effective method than traditional IPL hair removal. SHR technology is able to target multiple hair follicles at once, which means that you can see results faster. We also use a cooling device to help to numb the skin, so you can experience minimal discomfort during your treatment.

How do I prepare for my laser hair removal session?

To prepare for your laser hair removal appointment, avoid sun exposure and tanning, and shave the area to be treated 24 hours before your session. For more information, read our preparation guide.

What options are available for laser hair removal Brazilian in Singapore?

Wellaholic offers customized laser hair removal Brazilian treatments that cater to different preferences and skin types. Read more about our Brazilian hair removal guide.

Can men benefit from laser hair removal?

For more detailed information on laser hair removal Singapore and to book your consultation with Wellaholic, please visit our laser hair removal for men page. Wellaholic’s commitment to exceptional experiences ensures a safe and effective hair removal process, contributing to your journey towards smoother skin.

Founder and Managing Director for Wellaholic, an aesthetic chain with 8 outlets island-wide in Singapore.

Willie Chan, Founder

Willie Chan is the Founder and Managing Director of Wellaholic, a popular aesthetic chain with 8 outlets in Singapore. With a strong belief in evidence-based, effective, and affordable aesthetic treatments, Willie ensures that customers receive the best care possible. His ENTJ Myer-Briggs personality drives him to set clear visions and pursue them without excuses. Willie holds a CIDESCO as well as Beauty Therapy & Salon Management from Brentwood College UK and has studied Operations Management at The Wharton School and Management at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, equipping him with a solid foundation in the business of aesthetics. 

Contact Willie at [email protected]



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