1 - Suntan: t are varic:
Wait until your tan has faded. Refrain from using UV salons during your laser hair removal program.
The sun is not your skin’s best friend. A sunscreen will be necessary on all areas you treat. A minimum 40 SPF is best.
The best period to do a laser hair removal program: all year if you don’t plan on getting tanned or avoid August/early September.
2 - Medications:
a. Photo-sensitizing agents: antibiotics (tetracyclines) and/or quinolones. Corticoids, immunosuppressive agents
b. Some hormonal treatments
3 - Self tanning creams::
Stop 6-8 weeks prior to your laser hair removal program.
4 - Pregnancy:
avoid the bikini line during pregnancy
5 - Some skin diseases
(if Herpes: use Zovirax, 8 weeks prior).
6 – Some skin allergies
(i.e. allergies to cold, heat or sun).