Frequently Asked Questions
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IPL treatments are performed using a handheld device that delivers a broad spectrum of light onto the skin’s surface. The wavelengths of light penetrate deep into the skin tissue to stimulate the cells beneath the skin’s surface, and triggers the body’s response to eliminates injured tissues and dead skin cells.
IPL treatments are typically administered in a series of 4-
IPL skin rejuvenation is a non-
How does IPL Skin rejuvenation stimulate collagen?
The light bypasses the outer layer of skin (the epidermis) and gently heats the cells in the deeper layer of skin (dermis). These cells, called fibroblasts, start to produce more collagen, which improves texture and fine wrinkles.
How is it different from Laser?
IPL technology is based on the same principle as laser but emits a broad spectrum of pulsed light to reach several layers of the skin simultaneously, improving the texture, quality, colour and health of your skin. It can treat multiple conditions simultaneously; including broken veins and capillaries, redness of the skin, age spots, and pigmentation.
Will I see results after one treatment?
Even after just one treatment your skin will look much plumper. Most people need a course of 4-
What happens during the treatment?
The duration of the treatment is an hour. Your face is cleansed and toned and skin is assessed. A cold gel is the applied to the face and you are given protective eyewear to put on before the IPL begins. During the treatment our highly trained therapist gently applies the smooth, glass
surface of the IPL hand piece to the skin. Light is delivered to the
skin surface in precise pulses that are virtually pain-
one or two hours. . Results from a full series of treatments usually last for a year or more.
Is there anyone IPL isn’t suitable for ?
Do I have to stay out of the sun?
It is important to protect your skin from direct sun exposure over the series of your treatments and it is highly recommended to use an spf30 broad spectrum sun block. Sun beds and sun bathing are to be avoided. Photo rejuvenation treatments can be carried out all year round as long as you are not planning to be in full sun exposure immediately following a treatment.
What should I do after the treatment?
* Red blemishes from broken blood vessels and brown spots of pigment from the sun damage respond to intense pulsed light. The is changed to heat energy as it reaches to the level of the collagen beneath the skin surface.
IPL* AT WORK
Before & After Pictures
After 2 weeks
After 4 weeks
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