Will IPL help with acne?
IPL technology is said to be able to kill bacteria within the pores to help improve the appearance of skin, so it may be an option for acne.
Should you shave before laser hair removal?
Your laser hair removal clinic should let you know; however, most will recommend you shave with a new razor the day before treatment.
Can laser hair removal treat all hair colours?
Laser hair removal can be less effective on white or light blonde hair. Ask your chosen laser clinic before booking, if you’re concerned.
Will IPL dissolve filler?
It’s best to speak to your clinic prior to booking, however, IPL light should not be able to penetrate deeply enough to impact filler.
What is IPL used for?
An IPL photo rejuvenation skin treatment can help improve redness, rosacea and age spots. There are also IPL hair removal treatments.
Does laser hair removal hurt?
Pain related to laser hair treatments should be very minimal. Some people describe it as a tingling sensation or a slight pinch.
How many laser hair removal treatments will I need?
The number of treatments you’ll need depends on your hair, the body part and skin colour. However, expect anywhere between 4 to 7, on average.
Can IPL help with rosacea?
It can depend on the type of rosacea, although IPL has been seen to be able to help with facial redness and other common concerns.
Can you shower after laser hair removal?
It’s recommended you wait at least 24 hours after a treatment. If it’s unavoidable, aim for at least 6 hours, keep the water cool and avoid perfumes.
Does IPL help with wrinkles?
While IPL can help improve the look and texture of the skin, the impact on wrinkles can be gradual. Speak to your clinic to discuss your options.