Frequently asked questions
What is Laser Hair Removal?
Laser hair removal is the reduction of dark hair using light energy.
How many treatments will I need and how often?
Most clients achieve a great result in x6 sessions. You can achieve up to a 90% reduction in dark hair but some finer, lighter hairs will not respond to treatment.
Can I shave between treatments?
Yes! Please do not wax, pluck, dye or epilate the hair as avoiding any root stimulation gives a better result. Treatment is over clean-shaven skin, best shaved the evening before your next session. Unlike waxing, you do not need to grow your hair in-between sessions.
How do I prepare for my Laser Hair Removal treatment?
A gentle, close/wet shave the evening before treatment means your skin is far less irritated to receive treatment the next day. Especially for those of us who may suffer from shaving rashes.
Why is Laser Hair Removal more expensive than waxing?
There are a few reasons why laser treatment is more of a premium than waxing and other hair removal methods:
Do you offer discounts on courses?
Yes! All courses are at least 10% less expensive than buying the treatments individually.
Does Laser Hair Removal hurt?
The best way LHR is described is like the warm flick of an elastic band. Most clients say it is more comfortable than waxing. Some parts of treatment you may not even feel but everyone is different.
Is Laser Hair Removal safe?
What type of laser does OneYou use?
OneYou uses the medical-grade Cynosure Elite +.
Why do I need a Consultation and patch test?
A medical history is taken to ensure suitability for treatment. Your hair and skin is assessed and a patch test allows the best treatment setting to be used for your first laser hair removal session while keeping your skin safe.
Why are Consultations booked with a deposit?
Deposits are taken to protect the diary. If you give sufficient notice to cancel/rearrange or are unsuitable for treatment following a consultation, the deposit is fully refundable.
Where is OneYou based?
OneYou is based within The Doll House Hair & Beauty Boutique at 451 Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff, CF5 1JH.
Will the treated hair fall out straight away?
No - it usually takes two weeks after treatment for the hair to fall out.
Will Laser Hair Removal work on my hair type?
Laser works best on dark hair as light energy
Why do you offer courses of 3 when other clinics offer courses of 6?
OneYou starts course discounting at just x3 sessions as we'd rather offer discont without large payments upfront. As we know you'll likely need a second course of x3 treatments, it will be honoured at the purchase price of your first course if purchased within 12 months of each other.