For majority of people laser hair removal is safe and well- tolerated . There do not appear to be any long term health risks associated with the procedure . However some people may experience minor side effects after hair removal most of which are temporary. A small patch of test may be done before doing it on larger areas . Moreover certain medications or treatments that increase risk to sun export may be avoided before doing laser hair removal. Temporary side effects may be redness , small bumps or irritation which usually disappears in few hours .