We are specially attuned to the needs of the LGBTi & although this page is specifically geared towards information from transgender community we want to provide a safe, friendly, and supportive environment for your permanent hair removal treatment - regardless of sexual preference or gender identity.
Our aim at Metro Laser Clinic is to be the number one choice for private treatments in Glasgow & the West of Scotland. There are many different gender identities, including male, female, transgender, gender neutral, non-binary, agender, pangender, genderqueer, two-spirit, third gender, and all, none or a combination of these - regardless you'll find a welcoming private environment that encourages exclusivity.
We uniquely have a dedicated slots on Sundays when we have the full clinic dedicated to solely clients from the Glasgow Transgender Community! Of course should you wish to book anytime through the week you are equally warmly welcomed.
Transgender clients join us at every stage: some are pre-op and have just begun their transition. Others are nearing an official change; switching the first name to a female one in our reservation system is always a big milestone. Others may come to our Clinic years after surgery to achieve smoother skin they didn't have a chance to address before.
No matter what stage you're at (or even if you're still unsure!), we will be happy to guide you along. We invite you to make an appointment for a confidential consultation, during which you will also be able to get a patch test, learn more about Laser Hair Removal, and about us. Browse the rest of our site to learn more and chat to Sam or one of the other practitioners with the chat icon below right.
Androgen-driven hair, especially facial hair, is an almost universal problem for transgender women. It is one of the most difficult problems to solve, and getting rid of it will often be essential for assimilation. Anyone who is planning to go full time and is even remotely considering the option of stealth is strongly advised to seek permanent facial hair removal as soon as possible in transition. For some transgender women, it is the most time-consuming and expensive part of the entire process.
It is amazing, the lengths to which transgendered individuals go to cover up hair. For years, I have been wearing two pairs of tights, one pair of pantyhose and a pair of nylons - just to cover the hair on my legs. No wonder I was so hot all the time. Then about a year ago I got the break I had been waiting for; I was able to shave my legs. Goodbye tights, hello clean-shaven legs! One problem though, the smoothness lasts only a few hours. So I tried waxing and chemicals. Waxing hurt and left red marks; chemicals were not any better than shaving and took a lot longer.
Then came another big break, the chance for permanent hair removal through laser treatments. I am glad I finally got around to having my legs treated. I don’t know why I waited so long. This is great - no more ingrown hairs or blotchy red marks, just silky smoothness.
It started about two years ago when I decided to get laser hair removal treatments for my face. I don’t think anyone can see a difference except the people I have told. Not having to shave has had a few extra side benefits, like smoother, slightly younger-looking skin, and no more razor cuts. No five o’clock shadow, so no more beard concealer.
After experiencing the benefits of facial hair removal, my next thought was underarms. No matter how close I tried to shave, I always ended up with stubbles and razor burns. Wouldn’t it be nice to wear sleeveless tops and be able to raise your arms without showing ugly armpits? Zap, zap, zap and voilà! No more hair, and now I love wearing sleeveless.
Talk about cooling down for the summer and year-round; sleeveless tops and dresses, less makeup and no tights.