Semiconductor diode laser devices are well known to be used in a variety of industries; such as telecommunication, military, medical and industrial such as car manufacturing. They are also seeing applications in photo-cosmetic industry as well. Historically, the photo-cosmetic applications have been limited to professional use only, but now some are making their way into home use consumer applications as well. I will present an overview of both professional and home use applications.

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