IPL stands for intense pulsed light. By utilising the power of light and radio frequency (RF), it stimulates collagen production, evens out the skin tone and reduces pore size, resulting in more younger looking skin. It also has an anti-inflammatory effect which can help settle symptoms of rosacea.
Before IPL skin treatment, it is important that you have not had any recent sun exposure, especially in the prior 2 weeks. It is also imperative that you do not have any vestiges of fake tan left in the treatment area.
When you arrive for your treatment, you will need to wash off any makeup you are wearing in the treatment area and, usually, an anaesthetic cream will be applied for half an hour or so – so make sure you arrive in time for this to be done.
After IPL skin rejuvenation treatment, it is essential that a broad spectrum SPF30, or higher, sunscreen be used to continue to protect the skin from the sun’s harmful rays.
The skin is not made more sensitive to the sun by this procedure. Makeup may be applied following the procedure and skin care may continue as normal.
Below are popular questions about IPL Skin Rejuvenation we receive. If your questions are not listed, please contact us for consultation.