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IPL Pigmentation

IPL (Intense Pulse Light) removes age spots and greatly improves overall skin tone

  • Fades Aged Spots
  • Removes Sun Spots
  • Corrects Discolouration
  • Gently Improve Overall Skin Tone

IPL Pigmentation

From $89

IPL (Intense Pulse Light) for pigmentation correction effectively fades and removes age spots, sun spots and discolouration to greatly improve overall skin tone, texture and radiance. IPL Skin Pigmentation treatments work by transmitting heat from the IPL light through to the pigmented skin areas. The IPL technology is attracted to dark pigmentation, effectively drawing the discolouration to the surface of the skin, allowing the dermis to begin the healing process of correcting the blemishes.

Time required: 15 minutes +

Pain level: Low

Downtime: No Downtime

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About the treatment

IPL (Intense Pulse Light) removes age spots and greatly improves overall skin tone

How does it work?
During treatment a cool gel is applied to the skin and you will be given dark glasses to protect your eyes. A hand piece is placed on your skin and pulses of light are emitted to treat the skins imperfections. The firing of the IPL feels like the flicking of an elastic band, and does not require local anaesthetic cream or analgesics beforehand. Treatments can take as little as 5-10 minutes, or up to 45minutes, depending on the area treated. Immediately after treatment the area reddens and may feel like sunburn for 2-12 hours and some swelling of the spots will be seen. If large areas or many spots are being treated, significant swelling can occur. By day two, the pigment starts to darken, and over the next few days crusts over and then literally washes off. This will take 5 - 7 days on the face and 10 - 20 days on the body.
How long will the results last?
For most clients the results are permanent following an IPL for pigmentation program. To ensure optimal skin health and clarity for the long run, a maintenance treatment can be performed if necessary. Use of a broad-spectrum SPF50 sunscreen is essential to minimize the risk of re-pigmentation.
Treatment preparation
A compulsory test patch must be performed within the week prior to having this treatment. Avoid sun exposure for 2 weeks prior to any IPL treatment. The skin must be free from spray tan or tanning creams. If treating an area covered in hair, the hair must be shaved 12-24hrs prior to coming for your treatment. Apply Laser aid’ every 4 hours after your treatment of IPL, this is available to purchase at the time of your treatment.
Who can have this treatment?
IPL for pigmentation is not suitable for dark skin types or for treatment of hormonal pigmentation. This treatment is also not suitable to have during pregnancy. IPL is not suitable for those who have been on Roaccutane in the last 6 months, have open wounds, infections, rosacea, psoriasis or dermatitis in the area to be treated.
Post-treatment care
Use of a broad-spectrum SPF50 sunscreen is essential to minimize the risk of re-pigmentation. During the weeks following treatment your pigmentation will crust and flake away, please do not prematurely pick or remove this pigment as you may cause scarring or post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation.
How many treatments will I need?
This will vary depending on the severity of your pigmentation. Some clients may require a single treatment, while others will require ongoing treatments to achieve the best possible results. Your clinician will discuss the expected number of treatments, along with expected results during your consultation. As a guide, we generally recommend 2-4 treatments spaced 4-6 weeks apart. We currently offer packages of IPL Pigmentation at a discounted rate.

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