I have been on this forum on and off during 2006/05 and since then have been having treatments.
Just to re-cap my treatments, I am a skin III, back, shoulders & neck.
I had around 8 treatments using IPL. This is not work at all. No result, infact the hair on my back became worst. It became thicker and hairier.
I have now had 5 treatments using the Gentleease. I have had most of my treatments on a setting 16 or 18. The result = 0.
I would say I have alot more hair on my back now than what I did 3years ago before I started. Not only that, areas where I had little or fine hair, it has become thick and coarse.
Not all people will have a good result to laser hair removal. It has a lot to do with hormones and skin type. This has caused me a lot of disappointment because people make out that you will be successful. What happens you put your first payment down and it becomes an investment, 1 more treatment and It should get better. I would have rather never started than deal with what I have now. Some people say you come on this site to vent. However I just want you all to know that not everyone has a good result, I think my nurse was saying less than 50% works effectively. I have been on this site 2years ago young and naive about what will happened however I just wished someone would have put this post up so that I would have read and listened.
I am happy to take questions. bye now.