- Laser hair removal is a semi-permanent form of hair removal that is typically done in a salon, but there are effective at-home devices on the market, too.
- We consulted two dermatologists about how to use at-home laser hair removal devices safely and effectively and used their advice to inform our picks.
- The Ilumiage TOUCH Permanent Hair Reduction System is our top pick because it’s FDA-approved for all skin types, has multiple energy settings, and has positive reviews.
- Below, you’ll find our highly researched list of the best at-home laser hair removal devices, plus FAQs about the process and a breakdown of the many differences between in-salon procedures and at-home devices.
- Laser hair removal may not be right for everyone. Make sure to consult with your dermatologist before using any of these devices, as they could cause permanent damage to the skin.
- This article was medically reviewed by Sharleen St. Surin-Lord, MD, a board-certified dermatologist at Visage Dermatology and assistant professor of dermatology at Howard University.
Finding a hair removal system that works for you is a deeply personal endeavor that can also be a total pain. Not everyone wants to remove the hair on their bodies, but for those who do, a more permanent kind of hair removal can be appealing. That’s where laser hair removal devices come in.
How does laser hair removal work?
“Laser hair removal devices work by emitting a beam of light at different wavelengths, energy, and pulse