How laser hair removal can help busy mums

Laser hair removal is a popular treatment with women of all ages, and it has some significant benefits to those who have a busy lifestyle, such as mums. As any mum can attest to, taking time for yourself can be difficult when you have work and a family to look after.

Because of this, the thought of taking hours for a beauty treatment can be off-putting, but laser hair removal is different. To find out how laser hair removal can help busy mums, we have partnered with Aesthetics Lab, an award-winning cosmetic based in London that offers the treatment, to find out more. 

Treatment time 

As mentioned, the thought of taking a significant amount of time out of your day for a beauty treatment can be a total non-starter for most mums. As a result, many of us tend to go for quick and easy options such as at-home shaving or waxing products. While we may think these options are much quicker, in reality, they may not be. A short laser hair removal treatment session can last just 15 minutes, while longer treatment sessions can last up to an hour. Even if you end up having a treatment session that lasts an hour, this is still just a fraction of your day, and many of you would be able to find an hour out of or day every now and again. Furthermore, there is no recovery time needed following a treatment session, and you can go about your business as usual. 

Lasting results 

One of the most significant benefits of laser hair removal is the longer-lasting results achieved compared to waxing or shaving. Because laser hair removal targets the hair follicle and permanently damages it, this makes it much more difficult for hair to grow in that area. Another benefit that comes from this is that while a treatment session may take a little longer than shaving or waxing at home because the results last longer, you are actually saving time in the future, which can be used for other things.

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Financial savings 

Everyone loves to save some money where possible, and it may be a surprise to find out that laser hair removal can actually be a treatment that saves you money in the long term. Back in 2017, Harpers Bazaar reported that the average British woman would spend £6,500 on shaving over her lifetime or a staggering £23,000 on waxing! With figures like this, it’s easy to see why laser hair removal, with its long-term benefits, can offer an alternative that is also better value for money and could save you money.  


All mums are different, and as such, we all have different areas with unwanted body hair that may be difficult to deal with. With laser hair removal, not only is the treatment carried out by a professional, but they are able to use the treatment in a wide variety of areas on the body. This means that the treatment can take place no matter if you want to remove hair from your legs, chin, or bikini area.

Since the treatment was first developed, a great deal of effort has gone into making laser hair removal as painless as possible. Cooling jells can now be used during the treatment to make it more comfortable, and aloe solutions can also be applied to the skin following a treatment if needed to help soothe the skin. Overall, laser hair removal can really help busy mums who are looking for a longer-lasting solution to unwanted body hair. Any cosmetic clinic offering laser hair removal should be able to tell you more about the treatment and how many sessions you would need, so don’t be afraid to ask. Thanks again to Aesthetics Lab for helping with this article! 

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