What is it?
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is an alternative alternative to conventional hair removal techniques such as waxing, epilating and shaving. IPL targets and disables hair at the follicle to give a permanent reduction in hair growth.
Am I suitable for treatment?
Your IPL practitioner will carry out a comprehensive consultation and patch test and they will advise you of the results you can expect to achieve. Skinbase IPL is proven to work on almost all skin types except very dark skin.
How main treatments do I need?
Hair growth happens in three different phases and permanent results are achieved during one particular phase. This means typically a course of 6-10 treatments will be needed to see the best results. Facial hair is affected by hormonal imbalances so we advise 10-12 treatments may be required.
How does it feel?
Most people liken the feeling to being flicked by an elastic band. This Skinbase system uses a special cooling handset applied to the skin prior to treatment and is infinitely more comfortable that other methods like waxing, laser and electrolysis.