From LA to Atlanta, laser-hair-removal treatments are contributing to fewer waxing sessions and less time spent spewing obscenities when an old razor goes rogue. But when it comes to taking the plunge, most people have questions: Is laser hair removal removal permanent? Does laser hair removal hurt? How much does laser hair removal cost? There’s no one answer to these questions, but there are a few ways to figure out if it’s the best treatment option for you. You can ask others how it feels, or talk to a technician to learn how laser hair removal works and to determine which laser is right for you.