What is Diode Laser Hair Removal?

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Apr 11th

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Laser Hair removal is one of the most popular and effective permanent hair removal methods today. It’s the perfect solution for someone who prioritises beauty and grooming and loves having a hair-free body. It’s also perfect for those looking to remove unwanted body hair, which is common among women suffering from PCOD. But the world of laser hair removal is wide and interesting.

There are a few different types of laser hair treatments like Alexandrite, Diode, ND Yag, Ruby and IPL. Let us discuss the Diode laser hair removal, one of the most attractive laser options for many types of users.

What is a Diode Laser Treatment?

Diode laser hair removal features a diode laser which can safely emit light from the visible to the infrared range and attack the melanin in your hair follicles without causing any skin damage. Diode laser treatment works on the principle of ‘selective photothermolysis,’ which is an optical technique which points heat at the target hair follicles without bringing about damage to the surrounding tissue.

A diode laser machine uses this technique to target the melanin in the hair follicles of your unwanted body hair to permanently reduce growth and give you flawless skin. Often this laser is used along with cooling technology to reduce any pain or discomfort that the laser might cause.

Benefits of Diode Treatment

Here are some of the main advantages of using a diode laser for your laser hair removal procedure:

  • Since this laser has a higher wavelength it can easily penetrate into the deeper layers of your skin and hence is more effective.

  • You might require fewer sessions of laser with the diode laser due to its efficacy.

  • The higher wavelength in this laser is ideal for darker skin tones with coarser hair.

  • It can quickly remove large areas of hair

  • After using this laser, your skin will take a shorter time to recover

  • Gives a stable reduction and almost 90% hair reduction in only a few sessions.

Disadvantages of Diode Treatment

  • The higher wavelengths in this laser can cause more pain and discomfort.

  • This laser is not suitable for people with lighter skin and finer hair.

  • Post-treatment you may observe irritation, redness and swelling on your skin.

  • Sometimes, this procedure can cause pigmentation or changes in skin tones in certain areas.

Other Treatments For Removing Unwanted Hair

Now that you know all about the diode laser and are looking for other options, you can consider IPL, Nd Yag and a makeO skin (formely skinnsi) treatment too.

IPL or Intense Pulsed Light is a procedure in which pulsed light is used instead of a laser to remove unwanted hair. IPL is a customisable procedure in which wavelength and power can be changed according to the user’s skin and hair type.

ND Yag laser is another effective laser with 4 energy levels that can successfully attack the hair follicles without causing damage to surrounding areas.

And lastly, at makeO skin (formely skinnsi), we use the latest 4-wavelength laser with ice-cool technology which works effectively on all skin tones and hair types without causing pain! So no matter your tone or texture of hair, you can always book a free trial with makeO skin (formely skinnsi) and check if our laser hair reduction procedure is for you.

With makeO skin (formely skinnsi), you don’t even have to worry about constant trips to a skin clinic or spending an exorbitant amount of money to achieve the well-groomed skin of your dreams. makeO skin (formely skinnsi) pros offer at-home services to do these laser treatments and you can choose from many affordable EMI options for laser hair reduction starting from Rs. 2,300/ month only.


Is diode laser good for hair removal?

Yes, the diode laser is good for permanent hair removal especially for medium to darker skin tones with coarser hair. It can successfully give you permanent hair reduction and a well-groomed body in a few sessions.

Which is better, the diode or the IPL laser?

While both the diode and IPL procedures have their advantages, the diode laser is considered to be more effective and fast for getting rid of unwanted body hair and its results are comparatively more long-lasting!

Does hair grow back after a diode laser?

Since no laser treatment can permanently “remove” hair, only permanently “reduce” it, your hair may grow back after the diode laser treatment but it will take a long time and the growth may not be as thick or noticeable as before.

What are the negative effects of diode lasers?

Some common redness, irritation and swelling may occur temporarily post-treatment. Some uncommon side effects of the diode laser are possible burns, blisters, scabs, hypersensitivity etc.

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