What is Intense Pused Light (IPL) Hair Removal (HR) System?
IPL Hair Removal System is a non-invasive light therapy device specifically designed to eliminate unwanted hair from all parts of the body.
How does IPL HR remove hair?
IPL HR uses intense pulsed light to remove hair and reduce hair re-growth. First, a cooled gel is gently applied to the skin. Then, in a flash, pulses of light safely penetrate the skin and effectively treat hundreds of hair follicles simultaneously. When the gel is removed, much of the hair is wiped off with it. The remaining hair in the treated area falls out within a week or two.
Can all hair colors and parts of the body be treated?
The system's unique design offers you customized treatment, according to your hair color, texture, and location on the body. IPL HR can remove all hair colors except white from all parts of the body including the chin, upper lip, cheeks, legs, arms, underarms, and back- as well as sensitive areas like the ears, nose, chest and bikini line.
What is IPL HR treatment like?
When IPL HR pulse of light is delivered to the hair, you may feel a mild sting or pinch similar to the snap of a stretched rubber band. No local anesthesia or analgesic is required.
How many treatments are required?
This varies depending upon your hair color and location on the body. Several treatments may be needed, with each session usually lasting 10-30 minutes.
Are there any side effects?
You may experience some short-term side effects. This may include slight reddening of the skin or local swelling which goes away within a few days. In rare instance there may be some blistering.
Are there any restrictions on my activity after treatment?
You can return to work the same day and resume all regular activities. You should limit sun exposure and use sun screen creams, which is always a good idea.
Who are the candidates for treatment?
Most people may be treated with IPL Hair Removal System. This may require a consultation visit at our Centre.
How does IPL HR compare with commonly used hair removal methods?
Shaving, waxing and depilatory creams are all temporary methods that must be repeated on a regular basis. Hair removal with IPL HR offers longer lasting and permanent results.