In Chicago, laser hair removal raises the same questions it does anywhere else. Is laser hair removal permanent? According to the Few Institute, a luxurious med spa in the Gold Coast, with at least eight sessions it is, as the process destroys follicles to prevent new growth. Is laser hair removal safe? Yes. At places like Chicago MedSpa, it’s performed by a medical professional with state-of-the-art equipment. It’s just important to avoid direct sunlight after treatment to help protect your skin. Does laser hair removal hurt? Definitely not at The Beauty Cell, where technicians use a laser with a cooling tip to keep the skin comfortable.