ipl skin rejuvenation

IPL Skin rejuvenation is a popular treatment for skin conditions such as pigmentation or redness, it will also help to even out the skin texture and tone, giving the skin a glow and a healthy, fresher, clearer looking appearance, after just a few treatments.

The most common uses of IPL Include facial redness, rosacea, spider veins, freckles, age spots, pigmentation, skin rejuvenation and acne.

The skin treatment is safe, with a minimal risk of any adverse effects. Treatments are quick and easy for clients and no anaesthesia is required.

Frequently asked questions

How does it work?

The IPL laser technology is a type of laser that generates intense bursts of red or blue light.  These heat the dermal tissue without harming the outer layers of the skin.  The body the works to break down and remove the marks or skin problem. The appearance of any skin imperfection is then visibly removed.

Is it painful?

The treatment is pain free but you may experience some slight tingling during the treatment.  You may also have some redness after your treatment, that could last for around 24 hours.

IPL Skin Rejuvenation results

Your skin will appear fresher, tighter and more rejuvenated and younger looing even after just a few treatments. We would recommend you have a course of 6 with 5-6 weekly intervals.

We recommend a top up treatment once a year to maintain your rejuvenated skin.

IPL skin rejuvenation summary

*DISCLAIMER – Results will vary from person to person

Treatment care

PRE-TREATMENT CARE

PRE-TREATMENT CARE

  • Avoid UV exposure 7 days prior to your treatment.
  • Clients who are sunburned or tanned must wait 2 weeks before being treated to avoid additional skin damage.
  • Avoid sunless tanning products 7 days prior to your treatment. It is recommended that you exfoliate the area to remove any residual colour.
  • Clients should come to appointments with clean skin in the area to be treated. All clients who are treating any part of their face or neck will be required to cleanse their entire face in the clinic.
  • Avoid chemical peels and other laser procedures in the area to be treated for 2 weeks prior and two weeks after your laser treatment.
  • Avoid all alpha hydroxy and beta hydroxyl products (AHA/BHA), hydroquinone, retinols/retinoid for 7 days before treatment.
  • Clients with any abnormal lesions, moles or spots on the area to be treated must be cleared by a medical practitioner prior to treatment.
  • If you are prone to cold sores, it is highly recommended to take an anti-viral medication prior to your treatment. Clients with active cold sores will not be treated.
  • Clients who have used Accutane or similar products within the last 6 months CANNOT have laser hair removal treatments.
  • Client should not perform any physical activity that increases body temperature or blood pressure within 2 hours before and after treatments.
  • If you have Anti wrinkle treatments or dermal fillers in the area to be treated, wait 14 days both before and after injection to receive treatments.
  • Antibiotics may increase photosensitivity. We recommend that you check with your doctor prior to receiving laser treatments if you are taking a long-term antibiotic. If you become ill and begin taking an antibiotic, you will need to be off the medication for 7 days before laser treatment.
  • Boots may not be worn immediately after leg treatments.
POST-TREATMENT CARE

POST-TREATMENT CARE

  • Avoid extended UV exposure for 7 days post-treatment.
  • Over the counter medication is recommended for post treatment discomfort. You may also apply Restorative Gel (highest recommended), cool towels, ice packs or aloe vera to alleviate discomfort due to heat.
  • Avoid any additional laser treatments or chemical procedures on the treated area for at least 2 weeks post-treatment or until healing has occurred.
  • Using a broad-spectrum UVA/UVB SPF 30 or higher is critical when receiving laser treatments and is recommended ongoing for maintenance.
  • If you experience any side effects, such as hypo- or hyper-pigmentation, prolonged redness or swelling, a histamine reaction, or blistering, call or come in for instructions on treatment.
  • To achieve the best results, complete the full treatment schedule at the intervals recommended by your technician.

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