Article medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)
Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics
Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
What is the best laser for hair removal on dark skin types?
The best laser for dark skin types is the Nd:YAG (long pulse) laser. We have a few of these lasers in our clinic, which are effective for long term hair reduction on darker skin types, as they have a lesser attraction to melanin (skin pigment) than other hair removal lasers.