Getting Those Legs Ready For Summer: What You Should Know

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With summer just around the corner, you are now beginning to think about getting your body ready for those short shorts and that teeny tiny bikini. One of the most important parts of your body to put this focus on is your legs. After all, they have been hidden and dormant for the winter months and need some attention before their day (or days) in the sun. So, get to know some of the ways that you can start getting those legs ready for summer now. That way you can get started as soon as possible and be ready that first beach-worthy summer day. 

Laser Hair Removal

Rather than worrying about leg waxing and shaving this summer, why not permanently eradicate the hair on your legs and make your summer beauty routine that much easier. Laser hair removal is the only potentially permanent solution to your leg hair problem.

Laser hair removal is a procedure in which a doctor aims a concentrated beam of high-intensity light (the laser) at the hair follicles on your legs. This laser light is absorbed into the hair follicle and it disintegrates the hair. Laser hair removal can take several sessions to complete depending on the pigment of your hair and the density and thickness of the unwanted hair. 

There is a chance of hair regrowth even after your initial laser hair removal treatment, though it will likely be minimal. However, you will be able to continue going in for treatments until your leg hair stops regrowing completely. So, be sure to start your first laser hair removal treatments early so that your legs will be silky smooth this summer.

Varicose Vein Treatment

If you have varicose veins, you likely feel uncomfortable and self-conscious showing off your legs. As such, before the new summer season arrives, you will want to get those varicose veins taken care of. 

There are several treatment options available for you for your varicose veins. Laser therapies are a common method to rid patients of their varicose veins. The laser is threaded through a catheter directly into the affected veins and the light energy is used to close off those veins. Blood will no longer move into those veins and the problem will be resolved. 

Sclerotherapy is a similar procedure except instead of a laser a solution is injected into the vein that causes irritation within the vein causing the vein to close. Eventually this closure becomes permanent and the spider veins disappear. 

You should begin getting your legs ready for summer sooner rather than later. So, get started on these procedures as soon as possible to be ready for the first hot, summer day that you want to rock a swimsuit or pair of short shorts on the beach.  Check out sites like for more information.