ProWave Lx (Hair Reduction) in Lake Oswego, OR

Hair reduction treatments are also available with our IPL program. Both men and women who desire a reduction of hair on a certain body part(s) have the opportunity to use our hair reduction treatments, without the bother of waxing and/or razors. Treatments are only effective on black, coarse hair. After the recommended 6-8 hair reduction treatments (dependent on coarseness and area treated), a visible reduction of hair is found at the treated area.

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PRE-TREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS

  • Avoid skincare products such as Retinol, Tretinoin/Retin-A, Vit C, Salicylic, etc. that could be irritating for 1-week prior. No essential oil use for 5-7 days prior.
  • The treatment area should be shaved within 24-hours prior to treatment.
  • Avoid tanning/tanning products for 7-10 days prior to treatment.
  • Avoid direct sun exposure for 7-10 days prior to treatment.
  • No waxing, tweezing, or threading for 4 weeks prior to treatment.
  • If you need to cancel/reschedule your appointment, please provide a 48 hour notice to avoid any fees.

POST-TREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS

  • It is normal for the skin to have small red bumps, redness, or feel warm to the touch after treatment.
  • The skin may feel sunburnt, and a clean cold compress may be used to soothe the treatment area.
  • Direct sun should be avoided for 1-week following treatment or until the redness resolves.
  • Do not apply any make up, lotions, deodorants, essential oils or perfumes for at least 24 hours.
  • Avoid swimming, vigorous exercise, hot tubs, saunas, and steam rooms for 24 hours.
  • Avoid using Retinol, Tretinoin/Retin-A, Vit C, and any products that can irritate your skin should be avoided for about 2-3 days.
  • If you experience any blistering, crusting, and/or scabbing, please call our office for follow up.
  • Schedule your next treatment. Facial hair appointments are 6-8 weeks; body hair is 8-10 weeks apart.
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Friday: 8am-4pm
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