Laser Hair Removal

Bella-Sana Med Spa

Medical Spa located in Des Plaines, IL

Thick, lustrous hair is something most people desire — unless it grows in areas you don’t want. If you’re tired of plucking, waxing, and shaving unwanted body hair, the team at Bella-Sana Med Spa in Des Plaines, Illinois, offers a permanent solution with laser hair removal. The medical spa is equipped with the xeo® laser system, the innovative laser removal system from Cutera® that has the ability to remove hair safely and effortlessly. For laser hair removal from aesthetic experts, call Bella-Sana Med Spa today or schedule a consultation online.

Laser Hair Removal

What is laser hair removal?

Laser hair removal is a permanent solution to unwanted hair. The team at Bella-Sana Med Spa use one of the most advanced laser tools available, the Cutera xeo, to remove body hair. The laser energy created by the tool targets hair follicles and destroys them, preventing further hair growth.

The xeo laser can remove hair from the:

  • Face
  • Underarms and arms
  • Back and chest
  • Bikini area
  • Legs

This tool is equipped with both a laser and intense pulsed light (IPL™), which allows the team to remove hair of various thicknesses and densities from all skin types safely and effectively.


How do I prepare for laser hair removal?

When you come in for your laser hair removal consultation, your specialist at Bella-Sana Med Spa will discuss how you should prepare for your treatment. Because the laser energy works by destroying your hair follicle, your specialist may recommend that you refrain from hair removal treatments that may disturb the hair follicle, such as tweezing and waxing, for at least one month before your laser treatment.


What can I expect during laser hair removal?

During your laser hair removal treatment, your specialist places the laser wand over the treatment area and activates the laser energy to destroy the hair follicle. The xeo laser is equipped with a skin-cooling mechanism to minimize discomfort, but you may feel a pinprick sensation as the laser targets your hair follicle.

Treatment time varies depending on the size of the area being treated, but the procedure usually takes an hour or less. There’s no downtime following laser hair removal, so you can resume your usual activities immediately. 


How many treatments do I need?

Because your hair follicles grow in cycles, you may need up to six laser hair removal treatments to get the best results. Your specialist creates a treatment plan before you start so you know what to expect and how best to prepare.

While laser hair removal is considered a permanent solution to unwanted hair, stray hairs may continue to grow in the treated area. The team at Bella-Sana Med Spa recommend touch-up appointments as needed to keep your skin smooth and free of unwanted hair.

The staff at Bella-Sana Med Spa specializes in making your beauty regimen as simple and easy as possible. If you’re ready to say goodbye to razors and waxing, call the office today or request a consultation online.