Can I wear fake tan after laser hair removal?

You should wait 1-2 weeks after a laser hair removal treatment session before using fake tan. It is highly recommended, as would also be advised by your dermatologist to wait at least 1-2 weeks after a hair removal laser treatment session before using fake tan.

How long after laser can you use fake tan?

Our advice is that tanning of all sorts should be avoided two to three weeks before and after your laser hair removal treatments; and if we happen to turn you away from treatment due to your tan, know that we only have your best interests at heart so come back when your tan has faded.

Why cant you use fake tan after laser hair removal?

Why can’t you use fake tan directly after laser hair removal? The skin and the hair follicles will remain sensitive for a time after your laser hair removal session. Erythema (redness) and follicular oedema (swelling) are normal side effects from laser and normally disappear within a few hours.

What happens if I tan after laser hair removal?

After you have had laser hair removal done, you should also avoid sun exposure for about two weeks. This gives your treated skin a chance to heal while also reducing your risk of having hyperpigmentation or other problems occur. Remember that even if your skin does not look tanned, it is still being exposed to UV rays.

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How long after laser hair removal can you spray tan?

It’s very important not to tan two weeks before or after your laser treatments. Now, spray tanning is a different story. You can actually get a spray tan right after your treatment. But try to time out your spray tans so you have at least 5 days and a good exfoliation before your next treatment.

How long after laser can you shave?

If you shave too quickly you may irritate the skin even more, so waiting at least three or four days after your treatment is usually ideal. A few days following your laser hair removal treatment, you may notice your hair shedding.