Is IPL safe for all skin types?
IPL is the first photrejuvenation and photepilation procedure proven to effectively treat unwanted hair on all skin types, including dark-skinned individuals such as those of Black, Hispanic and Asian descent.
Are there any side effects?
Side effects are rare. You may experience some slight reddening or local swelling at the treatment site, but this naturally goes away within hours. Limited sun exposure before and after treatment will be of benefit. In most cases, following the treatment, you can return to work and resume all regular activities immediately.
Why are multiple treatments necessary?
Depending on the number of skin conditions you are treating, and the severity of the individual problem, an average of 3 to 4 treatments is recommended for most areas. By dividing the full program into several treatments, the procedure provides gradual improvements with very low risk – and it preserves the wonderful “no down time” feature that people appreciate so much.
What do I need to do before having IPL?
Avoid sun exposure a month prior to your treatment, Fake tan can be applied after IPL but not before. If you are having IPL for hair removal, DO NOT wax or tweezer.