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Laser Hair removal Raleigh
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Laser Hair Removal

Looking for the best place to get laser hair removal in Raleigh, NC? Hair Removal is now painless, quick and easy with the new Moveo technology that is in Cartessa's newest MOTUS AZ. Eliminate the need to shave, tweeze or wax with pain-free laser hair removal for all skin types. MoveoHR makes it possible for all to benefit comfortably and safely from the most powerful wavelength for hair reduction, the Alexandrite (755 nm) laser.

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The Motus AZ+ uses Alexandrite technology at the 755nm wave length is deemed to be the best technology for laser hair removal. 


Our owner and founder is a woman of color. Therefore it was especially important to us that we provide laser hair removal treatments that are safe, inclusive and effective for all skin types. 



THIS IS IMPORTANT! It is was so important to find a laser hair removal device that was virtually painless because we know that it is difficult for patients to get treatments that are deemed uncomfortable. With laser hair removal you must be consistent in order to achieve optimal results.

Save Money

It is expected that any person spends on average $7,000 on shaving/$25,000 on waxing throughout their lifetime.


Gain the Freedom to wear what you want, when you want.

Save Time

The average woman spend 8 weeks of her life managing unwanted hair.

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Beauty & Comfort in-Motion

Pain free laser treatments for ALL skin types is what the Motus AZ+ brings to the table. With 4 moveo treatments to offer, your needs/concerns are sure to be met. Unlike traditional laser treatments, with moveo technology the direct contact and gradual delivery with a cooled sapphire tip make treatments more comfortable, safer for more skin types and increases the amount of energy absorbed where you want it most.

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Pre Treatment

Know what you need to prior to coming in to your laser hair removal treatment. 

  • Avoid tanning beds and sunless tanning products to prevent adverse reactions.

  • Avoid sun exposure greater than 30 minutes, even if wearing sunscreen.

  • Treatment area must be clean-shaven 12-24 hours prior to treatment. Unshaved clients will be rescheduled. Razors are not provided in the clinic.

  • Skin must be clean and free of makeup, lotions, oils, deodorant, sunless tanning products, numbing cream, etc. Products on the skin can increase the likelihood of adverse reactions from the laser.

  • Avoid physical activities that increase body temperature for at least 2 hours before treatments.

  • Skin that is sunburned, hot to the touch, peeling or is otherwise damaged cannot be treated.

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Post Treatment

What to do after your laser hair removal treatments to ensure optimal results.

  • Mild redness and swelling of the hair follicles may occur due to a histamine reaction. This is a normal and should lessen with time.

  • Avoid picking or scratching the skin. 

  • Avoid UV and sun exposure for 7 days after your laser hair removal treatment.

  • Careful sun exposure of no more than 30 minutes may be resumed from days 7-14 post treatment with daily use of zinc oxide sunscreen (SPF 30+).

  • Avoid tanning beds for 14 days post treatment.

  • Apply a zinc oxide sunscreen (SPF 30+) and use daily throughout treatments.

  • To reduce heat retention, avoid tight clothing, boots, heated seats, etc. The body needs time to cool down after treatments to avoid complications.

  • Avoid activities that increase body temperature for at least 2 hours after treatment, or longer if redness and bumps persists.

  • If redness, swelling or itching continues, an over-the-counter cortisone cream and/or an oral antihismine (Benadryl) may be used in addition to cool cloths and Restorative Gel. Do not apply ice directly to the treated areas.

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What results can I expect from laser hair removal?

You can expect to achieve 70 to 90 percent reduction. Consistency is Key and missing your appointments can result in suboptimal results. Everyone is different and therefore it is important top have a consultation to see if you are a good candidate as results vary based on hair color and skin type. Our laser is the gold standard and can treat all skin colors but it is important to remember laser hair removal is less effective on clients with red, blonde or grey body hair.

Not with our machine! Painful Laser hair removal is a thing of the past. Our Laser Hair Removal Machine feels like a cold spoon running across the area being treated at the very most you will experience very mild discomfort. It was very important to when we selected a device that while being efficacious was our primary concern patients need to be able to tolerate the procedure so that they can be consistent and have the best results. 

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Does laser hair removal hurt?

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Can I get Treated?

 Absolutely! As long as you are not pregnant, not under 18, do not have epilepsy or cancer, have not had any recent sun exposure and are not using any medications that causes photosensitivity. We also can’t treat over or close to tattoos or permanent makeup.

The most popular areas for women to receive laser hair removal treatments include the upper lip, underarms, bikini line, and legs. The most popular areas for men include the back of the neck, back, chest, and abdomen. See our pricing for different areas below.

What areas can I get Treated?

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Pricing per area

Laser Hair Removal Pricing is subject to change

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