Back hair removal for men is one of the most popular laser hair removal procedures. Most back hair removal methods require assistance from a professional or a friend. And how many people want to ask someone to help them remove their back hair?
Shaving your own back requires dexterity of special equipment. Hair removal depilatories can be hard to apply to your own back. Waxing your own back is also nearly impossible because of the difficulty applying the wax. Rotary epilators present the same problems of reach, not to mention how painful that can be
The simplest solution for removing hair from large areas like the back and shoulders has become advanced laser treatments.
If they see they kind of permanent hair reduction they hope to see, many men decide to tackle other areas after treating their backs. Among men, the “unibrow” and the back of the neck are commonly treated. Unlike temporary methods laser hair removal can leave your back hair finer in texture and lighter in color over time. For some clients, the reduction in hair is permanent.
Back hair removal laser costs are generally higher than other parts of the body. That’s because it takes a longer time to do. For back treatments prices range anywhere from $200 to $500 per treatment, and 3 to 8 treatments is not unusual.
Effectiveness varies based on many factors, the most important of which are skin and hair color. Men with light colored skin and dark hair are most likely to see good results. The darker your skin and the lighter your hair color is, the more likely you are at rick for side effects like changes in skin color. Hair density and surface area can affect both effectiveness and total cost.
Many practitioners offer a free consultation where you might get a better sense of the total costs.
Laser hair removal pain is generally bearable for most people. Many say it feels like a rubber band snapping against the skin. If you have had waxing before, the pain is about the same for many people. I have a page of pain management tips that can help reduce the pain. One important note about back hair removal pain: be cautious using topical creams on large areas like the back some people may have a response to too much of the cream on a large surface area. Only use topical creams under medical supervision if you plan to put it on a large area like a back.
Don’t let back hair stop you from enjoying life. If it bugs you, there are great options like laser hair removal. Many men feel much more self esteem and consider it worth the investment.