The FAQ on SHR hair removal from skeily's blog


Is SHR effective and safe for all skin types?

The SHR system is suitable for all skin types, including dark or black skin. Unlike traditional IPL, OPT SHR hair removal machine can be used year-round without hiding from sunlight.

Could SHR remove blonde or red hair?

The darker hairs with the most melanin absorb the light better. however, red and blond hair is not easy to remove. IPL can not be removed, but SHR works. As with all systems, the results can vary from patient to patient.

How many sessions does the SHR treatment require?

Normally SHR needs 4 to 6 treatments 4 weeks apart. A 4-week regimen is important as SHR treatment covers hair in the fourth week after regrowth. At the end of treatment, 6 to 8-week intervals are needed to complete the treatment.
If the hair is in the anagenic growth phase during the treatment, ie in the active growth phase, it can only be destroyed as with the IPL technology. However, it only takes about four to eight treatments to ensure permanent hair removal.

Is SHR permanent?

Hair removal with the SHR laser is a constant part of the clinic definition. The hormones of the body always produce hair. What can be achieved with the treatment is a hair reduction of 95%. The first results can be maintained.

Will my hair regrow?

Actively growing hair treated with SHR should not regrow. Once a hair follicle is damaged, it can not grow hair. However, hair follicles that were not in the active growth phase must be treated. It is also not uncommon for some patients to be corrected for hormonal changes two years after initial treatment.

Is there any downtime for super hair removal?

OPT IPL hair removal machine treatments have no downtime and do not require recovery time. You can receive the treatment and return immediately to work and other normal activities.

How does super hair removal feel?

Treatment with SHR is painless, unlike treatment with conventional IPL devices. In places of dense hair, heat is generated by the light pulses, and the light pulses can be felt to a much lesser extent than with laser or IPL.

How long does a single treatment take?

This depends on the size of the area to be treated. The time varies between 15 and 30 minutes for a facial and about 2 hours for both legs.

Are there any side effects with SHR hair removal?

The skin is more sensitive in some areas of the body than in others, and as a side effect, redness may occur. It should disappear in a matter of hours, but it could possibly be as intense as a sunburn lasting a few days.
Unlike traditional methods, a light crust disappears after 2-3 weeks. A change in skin pigmentation that disappears after 4 to 6 months is very rare.

What is the other application for super hair removal?

Skin rejuvenation, pigment removal, spider veins treatment, and acne treatment.


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