IPL (Photo-Facial/Skin Rejuvenation)
IPL (Photo-facial) or (Skin rejuvenation) is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure that uses high-intensity pulses of broad-spectrum light to penetrate deep into the skin, causing the collagen and blood vessels below the epidermis to constrict, improving the appearance of the skin, reducing redness, rosacea, age spots, sun damage, Wrinkles, large pores and acne. Rejuvenating aged skin is called photo-rejuvenation and requires a series of IPL treatments.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does IPL feel like?
The procedure is gentle, non-invasive, and safe. While everyone has a different tolerance, there is usually no need for a topical anesthetic. If you feel discomfort, your treatment provider can provide a topical numbing cream for sensitive areas.
How do I prepare for the treatment?
During the initial consultation, the professionals will advise you on how to best prepare for treatment. You should stay out of direct sunlight or tanning beds and refrain from using medications that make you more light-sensitive.
How many treatments will I need?
The number of treatments needed will vary, and your treatment provider will personalize a treatment plan for you. With about 5 sessions to address vascular issues like redness and 3 sessions for brown spots or other pigmentation concerns, you can effortlessly reveal a glowing new you.
What can I expect after IPL?
Immediately after treatment, expect to see redness with mild swelling. Brown spots, age spots, and freckles will turn 2-3 shades darker after treatment, which will then flake off. Your skin may feel similar to a slight sunburn in the treated area. This should dissipate within hours but could last a day or two. Sun spots, age spots, or broken blood vessels should clear up in one to two weeks. You can expect to see brighter, healthier-looking skin several days after treatment.
What is IPL skin rejuvenation?
IPL skin rejuvenation is a non-surgical procedure that uses high-intensity pulses of light to target specific skin concerns, such as sun damage, age spots, redness, and fine lines. It stimulates collagen production and helps improve overall skin texture.
How does IPL work for skin rejuvenation?
IPL devices emit a broad spectrum of light that targets specific skin imperfections. The light energy is absorbed by pigments in the skin, which helps to break down melanin redness and stimulate collagen production. Over time, this leads to a more even-toned and youthful appearance.
What skin concerns can IPL treat?
IPL can address various skin concerns, including sunspots, age spots, freckles, redness, rosacea, broken blood vessels, and fine lines. It's also effective for improving skin texture and reducing pore size.
Is IPL safe for all skin types?
IPL is generally safe for most skin types, but its effectiveness may vary. It's essential to consult with a qualified practitioner to determine if you are a suitable candidate for IPL based on your skin type and specific concerns.
How many IPL sessions are typically required?
The number of IPL sessions needed varies depending on individual skin concerns and goals. A series of 3 to 5 treatments spaced 3 to 4 weeks apart is recommended for optimal results.
Is IPL painful?
IPL is usually well-tolerated by most individuals. You may experience a warm, snapping sensation during the treatment, often described as similar to a rubber band snapping against the skin.
What is the downtime after an IPL treatment?
There is typically little to no downtime after an IPL session. You may experience mild redness and swelling immediately after the treatment, but these effects usually subside within a few hours. Protecting your skin from sun exposure and following post-treatment care instructions is essential.
Are there any potential side effects?
Common side effects may include temporary redness, swelling, and mild discomfort. In some cases, patients may experience temporary darkening or lightening of the treated area, which usually resolves over time. Severe side effects are rare when a qualified practitioner performs the procedure.
How long do the results of IPL skin rejuvenation last? The longevity of results varies, but many people experience noticeable improvements that last several months to a year or more. Maintenance treatments may be recommended to sustain the benefits.
Is IPL the same as laser skin resurfacing?
No, IPL and laser skin resurfacing are different procedures. IPL uses a broad spectrum of light to target specific pigments in the skin, while laser skin resurfacing uses a focused laser beam to remove the top layer of skin to address various concerns.
It's essential to consult with a qualified licensed practitioner to determine if IPL skin rejuvenation suits your specific needs and to discuss any questions or concerns about the procedure.
IPL Services just after Consultation
IPL Photofacial is Intense Pulsed Light that penetrates deep into the skin, causing the collagen and blood vessels below the epidermis to constrict, reducing redness, rosacea, age spots, sun damage, Wrinkles, large pores, and acne.
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$370 (save $80)
IPL Hands + Arms
$550 (save $80)
$1,090 (save $170)
IPL Decollete + Chest
$370 (save $80)
$790 (save $110)
Appointment required for all services.