For some of the best laser treatment Cape Town has to offer, NuSkinnovation has got your back! Laser treatment is a minimally invasive procedure with very effective results. The treatment uses focused beams of light to target various skin concerns and imperfections. Laser treatment is most popularly used to improve the texture and appearance of the skin, specifically the facial area, as well as to remove unwanted hair or tattoos. A common misconception about laser treatment is that it can be damaging and needs time to heal, when in fact, the treatment requires minimal downtime, making it a convenient and practical skin solution.


NuSkinnovation is the go-to option for Laser Treatment Cape Town, specialising in anti-ageing, hair removal, pigmentation, and skin rejuvenation treatments. NuSkinnovation offers a wide range of treatments varying from facial exfoliation to physiotherapy and full body sculpting treatments, but one of our most sought-after offers is our laser skin treatments.


We offer some of the best laser treatment Cape Town has to brag about. You can rely on us for various laser procedures including hair removal, skin rejuvenation, anti-ageing, scar removal and so much more! In this quick read, we will be taking a detailed look at some of our most popular treatments.




Laser Treatment Cape Town: Hair Removal


When it comes to laser treatment in Cape Town, laser hair removal is one of NuSkinnovation’s most sought-after treatments. Laser hair removal does what the name suggests – removes unwanted hair from various parts of the body by targeting hair follicles with a concentrated beam of light. The laser causes the follicle to heat up and become permanently damaged, preventing further growth. Laser hair removal serves as a long-lasting hair reduction solution that can eventually become permanent, unlike other hair removal options that include waxing or shaving, which require repetitive upkeep.


Some of the most commonly treated areas include underarms, bikini lines, upper or lower lip, jawline, face, chin, neck, abdomen, chest, shoulders, back and legs. These areas are popularly treated as they are often in need of regular maintenance and grooming, and laser offers a better long-term solution. It’s important to keep in mind that laser hair removal is not a one-time fix. Hair grows in four stages, meaning you will need roughly 4-6 sessions. Because of hormonal changes in men and women, new hair follicles develop, therefore, after your initial sessions, you will need quarterly touch ups.


Laser treatment procedures are quick and painless, taking only a few minutes with minimal discomfort and little to no downtime post-procedure. Our laser treatment is also highly customisable and treatment is possible for just about anyone. We treat – according to the fitzpatric scale – skin types 1-6, and our lasers are designed with the appropriate duel filfter systems to ensure safety for all skin types.


Following a consultation and analysis, the laser is adjusted to target different types of hair and skin colours, making it a safe and effective treatment for people with a wide range of skin tones and hair types. The versatility of the laser makes hair removal a popular choice for people who want to achieve smooth, hair-free skin without the risks or discomfort associated with other hair removal methods.


Laser Treatment Cape Town: Laser Skin Resurfacing


Laser treatment is the answer to a younger appearance, and firmer, glowing skin regardless of age. Patients walk out of our NuSkinnovation clinic looking years younger and feeling comfortable in their skin! The laser skin resurfacing process uses a laser to remove damaged skin cells from the uppermost layers of skin, whilst stimulating the production of collagen and the growth of new skin cells. Skin resurfacing is a useful and effective method to treat a wide range of conditions, some of the most sought-after conditions to be treated are the following:


  • fine lines
  • scars
  • wrinkles
  • stretch marks
  • sun damage
  • lesions
  • pigmentation
  • texture
  • large pores


NuSkinnovation Laser Treatment Cape Town uses Fotona Lasers, which have been used for over 50 years to give non-invasive facelifts as well as Nordlys Candela IPL and lasers to give a glowing, more youthful and radiant appearance to the skin. All of the above procedures are considered non-invasive, patients experience minimal discomfort during the treatment and require very little downtime afterwards.




Laser Treatment Cape Town: Additional Skin Conditions


Besides using laser treatment to target signs of ageing, patients visit our NuSkinnovation Laser Treatment Cape Town to address rosacea, red birthmarks, broken blood vessels and other red spots that may appear on the skin. Laser is used to drastically improve the appearance of these red marks on all parts of the body.


Between 10-25% of women taking oral contraceptives experience Melasma, which is a condition that causes brown patches to appear on the facial area, most commonly on the cheeks, nose, chin and forehead. Melasma is easily treatable using acoustic shockwaves that break apart the pigments which are then flushed out of the body by the lymphatic system.


Laser Treatment Cape Town: Laser Tattoo Removal


NuSkinnovation Laser Treatment Cape Town makes it possible to remove unwanted tattoos. Whether for personal or professional reasons, many patients come in with tattoos they need to have removed, and this is possible with a few sessions of laser treatment. Laser tattoo removal is a treatment that uses high-intensity light beams to break down tattoo pigments into smaller particles which are then absorbed and broken down by the body’s immune system.


Laser Treatment Cape Town: Laser Acne Treatment


Laser acne treatment specifically targets the bacteria that cause acne, and is effective in reducing the appearance of pimples and blemishes. It can also reduce the appearance of acne scars and improve overall skin texture. Teen acne refers to the condition occurring when hair follicles are clogged with oil and dead skin cells, causing blackheads, pus-filled pimples or large, painful red bumps.


Laser is used to kill the bacteria that cause acne and is combined with take-home products to keep the treated area clean and oil-free. A consultation with NuSkinnovation Laser Treatment Cape Town will determine the best way forward for each individual acne case.


Laser Treatment Cape Town: Laser Vein Treatment


Laser vein treatment is a procedure that uses laser technology to eliminate unwanted spider veins or varicose veins. The laser is used to heat up the vein, causing it to collapse and eventually be reabsorbed by the body. This treatment can improve the appearance of the skin and relieve discomfort associated with vein issues.


Large, twisted veins known as varicose veins are commonly treated with laser vein treatment. Varicose veins can happen anywhere in the body but are most common in the leg area, and many find them to be unsightly, turning to laser treatment to remove them or lessen the appearance of them.




Why Choose To Undergo Laser Treatments?


People choose to undergo laser treatments for various reasons. The main reason patients choose lasers over any alternative options is the effectiveness of laser treatments in achieving the desired results. Laser treatments are particularly effective in treating skin concerns that are difficult to address with topical creams or other non-invasive procedures. They can provide long-lasting results and improve the overall appearance and texture of the skin.


Another reason that people choose to undergo laser treatments is the non-invasive nature of most laser treatments. The majority of laser treatments do not require incisions or anaesthesia, and post-treatment patients will experience minimal discomfort and need little to no downtime. Patients can typically return to their normal activities shortly after the procedure.


The minimal downtime required for most laser treatments is another reason why people choose to undergo them. Patients can walk in and walk back out of our NuSkinnovation clinic after a short period of time. Even the strongest laser treatments require only a few days of downtime, making them a convenient option for busy individuals who do not want to take extended time off work, experience prolonged pain or discomfort, or miss any other obligations.


Nuskinovation ensures that our Laser Treatment Cape Town is also customisable for individual skin types and concerns. We aim to address every case differently, and the laser technology is then adjusted to address specific skin concerns, resulting in more effective and targeted treatment. Often, other treatments are limited and cannot be adjusted or customised to the patient’s wants or needs.


Laser treatments are considered completely safe thanks to the use of FDA-approved technology, and NuSkinnovation’s Laser Treatment Cape Town uses only the most highly recommended technology. Lasers have been extensively studied and have a low risk of complications when performed by qualified professionals. Safety cannot be guaranteed when the procedure is not performed by a professional and can worsen the condition or result in scarring and skin damage and discomfort. This is why it is especially important to choose a recommended, professional laser clinic to administer treatment.


Factors To Consider Before Undergoing Laser Treatment: Cape Town


One of the primary factors to consider before undergoing laser treatment is skin type and tone. Different laser treatments are designed to target specific skin types and tones, and not all treatments are appropriate for all skin types. For example, individuals with darker skin tones may be at a higher risk of developing complications, such as hyperpigmentation or scarring, with certain laser treatments.


Medical history and underlying health conditions are also important factors to consider before undergoing laser treatment. Certain health conditions, such as autoimmune disorders or blood clotting disorders, may increase the risk of complications during laser treatment. It is important to disclose any underlying health conditions to your cosmetic professional before undergoing treatment to ensure your safety.


Medications and allergies should also be considered before undergoing laser treatment. Some medications, such as blood thinners, may increase the risk of bleeding during and after laser treatment. Allergies to topical anaesthetics or other substances used during the treatment should also be disclosed to your cosmetic professional to ensure your safety.


Lifestyle factors, like sun exposure, can also impact the effectiveness and safety of laser treatment. Sun exposure can also increase the risk of complications, such as hyperpigmentation, and may require individuals to avoid direct sunlight before and after treatment. It is often recommended that patients avoid the sun as much as possible and apply a powerful sunscreen post-treatment to protect their skin from harmful UV rays. Living under the bright South African sun, we understand that it’s almost impossible to avoid sun exposure completely. We merely recommend that you avoid sun tanning and remember to always reapply sunscreen!


Consultation with a qualified cosmetic professional is crucial before undergoing laser treatment. Visit NuSkinnovation for a consultation if you’re looking for reliable laser treatment in Cape Town. We will conduct a consultation to allow our cosmetic professional to assess your individual skin type and concerns, medical history, medications, and allergies to determine if laser treatment is suitable for you.


We can also recommend the best laser treatment for your needs and tailor the treatment to achieve the desired results. A consultation is important to ensure patient safety throughout the process. It is also an important part of managing expectations by giving a clear idea of what the end results will be and if any additional sessions or after-care is necessary.




Are You A Candidate For Laser?


Whether you’re looking to rejuvenate and freshen up the appearance of your face, are tired of constantly having to shave and wax all over your body, or have unwanted scars or imperfections that you want removed, Nuskinnovation Laser Treatment Cape Town has the solution for you.


A skin analysis and consultation prior to treatment ensures all concerns are addressed and the best way forward is decided before treatment begins, as well as the results a patient can expect following the treatment.


Our somatologists are highly trained and experienced in using world-class laser technologies. Patients can rest assured that they are in good hands and will receive the best possible care, as well as desirable results. If you’ve been searching for the best laser treatment Cape Town has to offer, look no further than Nuskinnovation.


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