What Is IPL ?
ILP stands for Intense Light Pulses. Laser hair removal is the process of hair removal by means of exposure to pulses of laser light that destroy the hair follicle. Its a non-invasive cosmetic skin treatment. Both men and women can benefit from the IPL treatments.
How Is This Done?
The technician uses a hand held laser device which delivers concentrated beams of light to the area(s) of unwanted hair.
What Areas Of The Body Can IPL Be Applied?
IPL can be applied to legs, arms, face, back, chest, chin, neck, thighs, and any other areas of unwanted hair for women and men.
What Is An IPL PhotoFacial?
An IPL PhotoFacial is a noninvasive rejuvenation of the face using a hand held laser. It is used to treat wrinkles, age spots, freckles, unwanted facial hair, sun damage, blemishes, discoloration, and fine lines.
How Does It Feel While Receiving The Treatment?
The technician applies a topical gel to the area of treatment. There can be a feeling of a light pinching on the skin.
Most individuals don't feel anything during the procedure. After the procedure the area may look red or pink this last for between 4 to 8 hours. They many notice a stinging sensation in the 4 to 6 hours. It can resemble a sunburn feeling.
Preparing For Your IPL Treatment
Avoid retinol treatments 24 hours prior to your appointment. Stop any medication that causes excessive bleeding. Do not exfoliate your skin for at least 7 days before treatment. No waxing, or plucking hairs.
The First Session
You will be greeted and asked to fill out necessary paper work. The technician will prep you for your treatment and then begin the treatment. It is best to wear clothing that is easy to remove if you are having a body treatment.
What To Expect After The First Service
You may feel the tingle sensation in the area that was treated this is common. Please don't wear makeup for 24 hours or exfoliate. No exercise or sweating for 24 hours. We will schedule your next appointment for 4 weeks.
How Many Treatments Do I Need?
The treatments can very from 6 to 9 depending on the area of service.