Yes, you can wear fake tan after your session of laser hair removal. We would recommend waiting 4-5 days after your session before applying this to your treatment area.
Can you use self tanner after laser hair removal?
You should also avoid self-tanners for at least four weeks after treatment. On the treatment day, you will have to skip on moisturizers, lotions or oils to avoid complications and a possibility of discoloration. The skin should be completely free from any skin care product.
How long after laser hair removal can you tan?
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.
Can I use self tanner before laser hair removal?
Do NOT tan or use self-tanner 4 weeks prior to treatment. Do NOT wax, pluck, tweeze, or use hair removal cream for 1 week prior to treatment. The laser needs the roots of the hair present to be effective.
Can I tan 2 weeks after laser hair removal?
Some of the adverse reactions that you suffer include burns, scarring and hyperpigmentation. It is a good idea to avoid tanning for two weeks before and two weeks after you get laser hair removal. You will also need to be cautious about the medication you take.
Why can’t I tan after laser hair removal?
Following a laser hair removal procedure, you do need to avoid the sun for at least 7-10 days – otherwise, you risk the chance of pigment problems in the treatment areas and other adverse events such as a heat rash.
Can you sun tan after laser?
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.
What happens if you laser over fake tan?
You CAN NOT have a laser treatment if you have any tan, real or fake, on the treatment area!! Because our laser is pigment driven the laser light/energy will be attracted to the closest pigment it see’s first. Therefore the pigment on the surface of your skin will be its target, which then may result in burning.
Can I use self tanner after IPL?
It’s important to know that in the eyes of the laser and IPL, fake tans are no different than tanning from the sun. If you know you’re going to tan or be in the sun, it’s best to wait 4-6 weeks after tanning to have a procedure in order to make sure the tan is gone.