The laser epilation is a cosmetology procedure which allows to get rid of undesirable vegetation on various parts of a body. The epilation with use of laser radiation is considered rather effective method. During procedure the client doesn't feel pain, but can feel unpleasant feelings which intensity depends on an individual pain threshold.
Use of the laser belongs to procedures with the low level of traumatism, but in case of the wrong preparation or wrong technology of performance there can be complications. A burn after a laser epilation – one of the most frequent consequences therefore it is important to observe all recommendations of the specialist in preparation and not to insist on carrying out procedure if there are individual contraindications.
Why there are burns?
Thermal injury of skin from a laser epilation is possible if contains an integument a lot of the painting pigment – melanin. In group of risk there are people with intensive suntan therefore some weeks prior to carrying out procedure it is necessary to refuse visit of a sunbed and to limit stay time under open sunshine.
It is possible to get burn and in case the device works at big power. To avoid casual injury of skin, the expert who is carrying out procedure has to check systematically operation of the device and control the level of the used power. The following factors can provoke emergence of burns after an epilation also:
- high density of a laser beam;
- mistake of the health worker at setup of the device;
- big percent of wear of the laser device or technical malfunction;
- the wrong processing of skin before procedure.
To avoid a burn during removal of hair by means of the laser, it is necessary to process carefully leather the cooling solution. If not to make it, the risk of thermal traumatizing will make about 35-40%.
Pay attention! If on integuments there are scratches, grazes, cracks and other damages, it is better to refuse a laser epilation. This rule concerns and to the people having skin diseases (including diseases of noninfectious genesis).
Reception of some medicines, for example, of antibiotics and sulfates, can also become the reason of hypersensibility of skin and its burn.
What to do?
In most cases burn wounds from a laser epilation don't constitute health hazard of the person if behind them it is correct to look after and begin treatment in the first day. If skin doesn't become covered by blisters, the becoming wet heat-spots, treatment of a burn can be carried out in house conditions. For these purposes it is best of all to use preparations of local action in the form of ointments, gels and creams. Excellent medical effect means on the basis of a pantenol have:
They help to remove quickly an inflammation, prevent infection of a wound and accelerate regeneration of the damaged cells of epidermis and an epitelialny layer. At the expressed pain syndrome it is possible to use a skin of "Bepanten". It contains the B6 vitamin, extract of a camomile and the cooling components helping to reduce intensity of pain.
Good therapeutic properties Levomekol ointment possesses. It restores exchange processes in the damaged cages and fabrics and promotes fast healing of a burn. Additional plus of this means is the maintenance of components of antimicrobic and antibacterial action which provide disinfection of skin and interfere with secondary infection.
- tocopherol (vitamin E);
- lavender oil;
- extract of a tea tree;
- sea-buckthorn oil;
- ekhinatsea extract;
- dairy proteins.
The preparation has soft effect therefore it can be used for treatment of burn damages even on especially sensitive sites of a body, for example, in a bikini zone. "Rescuer" has complex effect, humidifies and softens the inflamed skin, stops signs of inflammatory reactions, disinfects a defeat place. Active components of balm destroy pathogenic flora and prevent hit of an infection on healthy sites of an integument, increase protective functions of skin and promote its restoration. The medical effect from use of a preparation is swept up after one day of application.
National methods of treatment
At weak thermal damages of 1 degree good results can be reached at treatment by methods of nonconventional medicine. Before use of any of the recipes given below it is recommended to get advice of the doctor.
Bandage from a cabbage leaf
Quickly will help to remove an inflammation and to calm skin bandages (compresses) from cabbage leaves. The fresh cabbage leaf needs to be washed out flowing water, to scald boiled water and to crumple a little that vegetable gave juice. To put means to a place of a burn and to leave for some hours. In a day it is necessary to replace a bandage 4-6 times. At uncomplicated burns 1-3 days of such treatment there are usually enough.
Ointment from a calendula
To prepare medical ointment which on properties doesn't concede to pharmaceutical preparations, it is possible independently in house conditions. For this purpose it is necessary to mix 1 spoon of spirit tincture of a calendula with 2 spoons of vaseline or glycerin. Everything carefully to mix and leave for 2-3 hours.
Oil from a St. John's Wort
Such oil possesses the anti-inflammatory, disinfecting, regenerating and analgetic action. It is simple to prepare it:
- 50 g of flowers of a St. John's Wort to fill in 200 ml of any vegetable oil;
- to mix and clean in a dark place for days.
It is necessary to use oil for medical compresses. The piece of a gauze or cotton wool needs to be moistened plentifully in oil and to put to a burn. That the gauze didn't fly, it is possible to roll up it bandage or to stick with an adhesive plaster. It is necessary to change a compress each 6-8 hours.
How to warn a burn after an epilation?
To avoid thermal skin damages during procedure, it is important to be prepared and implement all recommendations of the expert correctly. That the epilation passed without consequences, cosmetologists advise:
- not to visit a sunbed and not to sunbathe at least in 3 weeks prior to procedure;
- to grow hairs to 3-5 mm;
- a month before an epilation not to use travmatichny methods of removal of undesirable hair (wax depilation, plucking out, application of an epilator);
- at a low pain threshold it is obligatory to warn the master who will pick up the sparing and safe option of local anesthesia.
After procedure it is impossible to be under open ultraviolet rays, to use the cosmetics containing alcohol to use the srubs, peelings and other subjects of leaving influencing an epidermis blanket. If the burn doesn't resemble after 3-4 days of house treatment it is necessary to ask for medical assistance the therapist or the surgeon.