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Laser Hair Removal
in Arizona

Waxing, shaving, plucking…who needs it? Not you! Removing unwanted hair on your own is time consuming and frustrating. Trust the professionals at DrSkin. We have laser hair removal for every skin and hair type, so you can get the smoothest skin imaginable—and never have to worry about razor burn or bumps again.


What is Laser Hair Removal?

Unwanted body hair has met its match. Laser hair removal focuses a beam of light that inhibits the growth of new hair, giving you hairless skin that stays smooth for much longer than if you had shaved or waxed.

How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

Laser hair removal uses light technology to penetrate hair follicles and damage the chromophores, which are responsible for pigmentation, and diminish hair growth over time. As the laser pulses, the bulb and hair shaft get super-heated. Safe and effective, laser hair removal is less painful than waxing and is non-invasive. Skin tone or type does not matter, nor does the texture or color of your hair, as there are a variety of laser wavelengths that can be utilized to get you the results you want.

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Treatable Areas

People come to DrSkin to get hair removed from the following areas:

  • Under arms
  • Sideburns
  • Upper lip
  • Neck
  • Bikini line
  • Chest
  • Back
  • And more!

Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

Who doesn’t want a body that is smooth, hairless, and healthy? Of course, the benefits to laser hair removal do not end there. You can expect:


  • A quick, painless session
  • Minimal maintenance
  • Less ingrown hairs and razor bumps
  • Zero downtime after your sessions
  • Less money and time spent on at-home hair removal methods

What is Laser Hair Removal Like?

Curious about what to expect at a session? Several steps are involved with laser hair removal. When you arrive for your in-office appointment, you will be prepped for the procedure and given protective eyewear.

Your skilled technician may ask a few questions to zero-in on the necessary laser wavelength to ensure you get the maximum benefit from each session. Depending on the thickness and color of your hair, you may require several sessions to fully inhibit hair growth.

Once your session begins, the technician guides the concentrated beam of light over the area you are having treated. You might feel some stinging or burning, but most patients have very little discomfort.

Here are some tips to make your laser hair removal a success:

Pre-Treatment Tips

  • Avoid tanning beds and sun exposure prior to your appointment. Do not use self-tanning products either.
  • Avoid Retin-A, exfoliants, glycolic acid, and salicylic acid for 3 days prior to your appointment.
  • Discuss the medications you are currently on with the DrSkin team before scheduling, as some antibiotics and medications have to be out of your system prior to your treatment.
  • Shave the area you are having treated beforehand. Do not use hair removal products that remove or damage the follicle for 6 weeks before the session.

Post-Treatment Tips

  • After laser hair removal, your skin is going to be more sensitive to sun exposure, so be sure to wear at least SPF 30 when outside.
  • Shave between appointments.
  • Use an ice pack to comfort your skin.

When Do I See Results?

The first treatment usually results in a 10-25% decrease in hair growth and thickness. Two weeks after your first treatment, you will notice that your hair starts to thin and fall out.

Generally, you will need between 6-10 sessions to fully remove the hair from the treated area. Your hair color, thickness, and skin type and tone can alter the course of your treatment. Each session is scheduled about 4 weeks from the last if you are getting hair removed from your face. For the body, you need about 6 weeks in between sessions.

Is Laser Hair Removal Permanent?

Laser hair removal may not be 100% permanent, it significantly reduces the amount of hair and how fast it grows back. If hair does return, it is going to be much thinner and lighter, making it less noticeable. Want to stay smooth forevermore? Consider maintenance treatments every 1-2 years.

Are There Any Side Effects?

Although laser hair removal is safe for most people, there are some side effects to expect post-treatment, including red patches of skin and some irritation. Concerned about the side effects? Our friendly team is willing to answer any of your questions and help put your mind at ease.

Who Benefits Most From Laser Hair Removal?

If you want less body hair and prefer to shave less often, then laser hair removal is for you. Individuals with thicker, darker hair and fair skin may see better results than people with thinner, lighter hair or darker skin. However, there are different wavelengths and lasers that can be used to adjust the treatment to meet your needs.

Who Wouldn’t Benefit?

Unfortunately, there are some who will not benefit from laser hair removal. You should avoid laser hair removal if you:


  • Are using acne treatments
  • Have certain infections or are prone to cold sores
  • Have raised scars
  • Have or had skin cancer
  • Are pregnant


If you are unsure about your eligibility for laser hair removal, give our team a call. We can offer alternatives, if necessary.

Say Good Riddance to Your Razor

Laser hair removal is virtually painless and leaves your skin softer and with less hair. It’s time to kick your razor to the curb. Get in touch with DrSkin today to schedule a consultation or ask about our laser hair removal surface.

Laser Hair Removal FAQ's

Our laser hair removal technology is designed to effectively treat all skin and hair types, ensuring safe and efficient results. Learn more about addressing diverse hair and skin types with our specialized laser treatments.

Integrating laser hair removal with other skin treatments can enhance your overall aesthetic results. Discover the benefits of combining treatments for optimal skin health and beauty.

For those new to laser hair removal, understanding the process, what to expect, and preparation steps is key. Read our guide for first-timers to feel confident and informed.

Timing your sessions with the seasons can improve treatment efficacy and comfort. Explore why certain times of the year are ideal for scheduling your laser hair removal treatments.

Post-treatment care is crucial for maximizing the effectiveness of your laser hair removal sessions. Learn about post-treatment care tips to enhance your results.

Proper aftercare can significantly improve the comfort and success of your laser hair removal treatment. Discover key aftercare secrets to ensure a smooth recovery.

The unique Arizona climate requires specific preparation to ensure the safety and effectiveness of laser hair removal. Get insights on preparing your skin for the best possible treatment outcome.

Laser hair removal technology targets hair follicles to reduce hair growth without damaging surrounding skin. Delve into the science that makes laser hair removal an effective solution.

Laser hair removal offers a lasting solution for removing unwanted hair. Learn about the process and how you can achieve smooth skin with our laser hair removal services.

Weighing the pros and cons of laser hair removal can help you make an informed decision. Review the advantages and considerations of choosing this treatment method.

Laser hair removal is versatile, but understanding the best candidates and treatable areas ensures optimal outcomes. Discover if you're an ideal candidate and which areas can be effectively treated.

Your questions about laser hair removal are important to us. Find comprehensive answers and expert insights in our detailed FAQ section.

Managing skin sensitivity is key to a comfortable recovery. Learn tips and best practices for reducing irritation after laser hair removal.

Following the right aftercare practices is crucial for healing. Explore our guide for a smooth recovery after laser hair removal.

Yes, with the right precautions, laser hair removal can be safely performed on sensitive skin. Learn how we accommodate sensitive skin types in our laser hair removal treatments.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Rohit Jaiswal

Medical Doctor

Dr. Rohit Jaiswal, M.D., is a highly skilled and board-certified cosmetic physician at DrSkin Med Spa in Gilbert, Arizona. With his extensive expertise in aesthetic medicine, Dr. Jaiswal is dedicated to helping patients enhance their natural beauty and achieve their desired aesthetic goals. His commitment to patient care is reflected in his personalized approach, ensuring that each individual receives tailored treatments that address their unique needs and concerns.

Dr. Jaiswal’s passion for staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in cosmetic procedures allows him to offer cutting-edge treatments and deliver exceptional results. With his gentle demeanor and meticulous attention to detail, Dr. Jaiswal consistently provides a safe and comfortable environment for his patients, making their experience at DrSkin Med Spa truly exceptional.

Dr. Naomi Placella

Naturopathic Medical Doctor

Dr. Naomi Placella NMD, is a Top Naturopathic Doctor and leader in Integrative Medicine. She blends the best of modern medical science with traditional, natural approaches to not only treat but restore health and maintain optimal wellness.

Dr. Placella has 10 years of experience in medicine and seven years of aesthetic experience performing injections of Neurotoxins, Fillers, Sculptra, Radiesse, and much more. She is also fluent in PDO Threads, PRP/PRF treatments for facial rejuvenation and hair restoration, and treatments that will tighten and tone the skin. Dr. Placella also offers Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy, IV therapy, and weight-loss management.

Dr. Placella’s holistic approach to aesthetic medicine aligns seamlessly to DrSkin Med Spa’s bespoke approach to treatment because human beings are a complex network of interrelated systems, not just a symptom or sum of symptoms, and as a result need custom-designed treatment protocols to address the multi-facets of our entire being.

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DrSkin Med Spa


1458 N Higley Rd.
Suite 102
Gilbert, Arizona 85234




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