Laser Hair Removal


Laser hair removal at Renewal Skin Spa in Grand Rapids can eliminate the irritating side effects of shaving while saving you time and money. Previous generations of lasers limited treatment to patients with dark hair, light skin and no tan. The Sciton laser hair removal systems allow us to treat all skin types. Laser hair removal can offer a long-term solution to unwanted or excess hair for both men and women and is suitable for most all areas of the face and body. A course of treatments is usually required at 4 – 8 week intervals to follow the hair growth cycle based on area being treated. The treatments can leave your skin feeling smoother, softer and free from painful in-growing hairs without the worries of nicks, cuts and finding time to shave.

Experience Forever Clear BBL for Laser Hair Removal. A fast, simple, less painful way to clearer-hair free skin.

Benefits of Laser Hair Removal:

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  • Can eliminate the need for waxing, plucking or shaving
  • Results in smoother skin
  • Can eliminate irritating ingrown hairs
  • Can save time & money
  • Can be effective in treating ingrown hairs
  • Treatments are quick
  • Minimal discomfort
  • No down-time
How it Works

Laser Hair Removal
Laser hair removal can eliminate the production of hair through the use of laser energy. The effect of the laser is to cause energy absorption along the hair follicle while sparing the skin and surrounding tissue. As some of the hair follicles are in a “resting phase” it requires multiple treatments to achieve permanent hair reduction.  Six treatments spaced 4-6 weeks apart are usually needed and can achieve 70-80% clearance, although more treatments are occasionally necessary to reach this point of hair removal. The most common areas treated are underarms, lip, chin, bikini and legs. For men – backs, shoulders, neckline, and chest are all desired areas to eliminate hair. Our devices are also safe and excellent for treating darker skin patients with facial or body hair.

Renewal Skin Spa uses the state-of-the-art Sciton ClearScan and BBL Lasers.

The Clear scan or BBL energy travels harmlessly through the epidermis until it strikes the hair follicle, which contains a dense, melanin-rich hair and bulb. The dark-colored melanin absorbs the light and rises in temperature, destroying the hair. Because the heat is not sustained no damage occurs outside the follicle area. Hair follicles that are in their dormant phase and resting phase cannot absorb the light effectively to the root and cannot be treated. This is why several visits are required to catch the hairs at a time when they are most vulnerable, the growing phase.

What are the results from the laser hair removal treatment?

With Renewal Skin Spas hair removal treatments, both males and females – can find a long-term solution to the annoying and potentially embarrassing problem caused by unwanted or excess hair. Over the course of a typical treatment, clients will undergo the procedure in usually four to eight week intervals. The frequency of the treatments is based on each individual client’s specific hair growth cycle and area being treated.

Why is Renewal Skin Spa the best place for your laser hair removal treatment?

We utilize state-of-the-art in laser technologies and hold an outstanding record of safely delivering the best results plus are able to effectively treat any skin type regardless of color. When it comes to providing long lasting hair removal treatments, patients will not find a quality of experience to rival that which Renewal Skin Spa offers. We believe that each and every patient has their individual cosmetic needs, and we strive to tailor our services to meet expectations.

Questions? We have answers.

If you’re considering Laser Hair Removal, please schedule a free consultation by calling us at Renewal Skin Spa: 616-940-1177 or click to contact us.