IPL

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Feel safe in the hands of our 2 highly experienced IPL therapists, both with many years of experience between them

Prices at consultation (Discount for courses)

IPL HAIR REMOVAL TREATMENT

For a comfortable, safe and effective way to permanently reduce unwanted hair.

What is IPL?
IPL stands for ‘Intense Pulsed Light’ and is an effective treatment for not only unwanted hair but with different filters is also used to treat pigmentation, acne, fine lines and broken capillaries/redness. It can be used to treat most areas but is typically not used close to the eye area. NannoLight IPL system uses light to target the pigment in hair while leaving the surrounding skin unharmed.

What is involved?
At your first visit, you will be asked to fill out a medical history and your therapist will discuss with you a treatment program and the results you can expect from your IPL treatments. You will also have a ‘spot test’ done to determine the correct settings for your skin type.

Will the treatment be uncomfortable?
Most clients find the process surprisingly comfortable. Hair removal treatments are quick and easy and the comfort factor is generally not an issue. Our NannoLight system has a chilled sapphire tip that keeps skin cool while heating up the hair follicles to assist in client comfort. You will be given protective eyewear for the treatments.

How many treatments will I need?
Since each treatment typically disables 20% of the hair follicles, most ‘ideal candidates’ (individuals with dark hair and fair skin) require a minimum of six treatments for sufficient, long-term results. Due to individual characteristics, it is impossible to predict how many treatments you will need to be satisfied.

Will all of my hair be removed?
Less hair (approximately 20% less) typically grows back after each treatment. The hair tends to be finer and lighter in colour also. Many individuals experience permanent reduction from 70% to 80% and even higher after six to ten treatments. Most clients are left with a certain percentage (perhaps 10% to 20% of the original amount) of remaining hairs in the area, which are either too fine or too light in colour for the NannoLight to further treat.

How does it work?
A gentle flash of Intense light is quickly pulsed over the treatment area every three seconds until the area has received an adequate ‘dose’ of light energy. Provided the hair contains enough brown or black melanin pigment, the treatment will generally stop hair growth for several weeks or months and permanently disable a certain percentage of the hair follicles in the area.