IPL (Limelight)

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IPL Photo Rejuvenation (Limelight)

Skin pigmentation and redness often develop naturally as time goes by. This can be caused by numerous factors, such as sun damage and dietary behaviours as well as genetics and ageing. Fortunately, safe cosmetic procedures are available that are capable of diffusing redness and pigmentation.

At SKIIN, we’re proud to offer IPL photo rejuvenation in Melbourne for clients who are looking to restore the natural complexion of their skin. A series of IPL sessions can effectively reduce the visible signs of pigmentation, redness, improve overall skin texture, laser hair removal and tone and assist with general skin rejuvenation.

At SKIIN we use Cutera’s Limelight to perform our IPL laser treatment, which is one of the best on the market in terms of equipment and treatment options. Our IPL treatment can also be combined with other intensive treatments to further enhances clients results and ensure they achieve their desired end result effectively.

Who is IPL suitable for?

IPL is suitable for clients wanting to treat pigmentation, rosacea, skin discolouration and unwanted hair. It can also be an effective anti-aging option, depending on client’s concern.

What is IPL?

IPL is a Laser treatment designed to help treat/ improve the appearance of sun spots, rosacea, age spots, pigmentation and skin texture.

How does IPL work?

A broad spectrum of light is transmitted with the IPL handpiece through a small, smooth, transparent lightguide which is gently placed over your skin. The light penetrates the tissue and is absorbed by either the blood when treating vascular lesions or the melanin when treating pigmented lesions damaging them. The body’s natural processes then remove the injured tissue giving the skin a more even tone and texture, and a more youthful appearance.

How many treatments are required?

A series of treatments are required for longer lasting results, this will vary depending on your individual concerns.

Is there any downtime?

There is little downtime with an IPL treatment, you may experience some redness and sunburn like feel to the skin. However, this will only generally last for 24 hours.

Essentials before having IPL:

  • Cosmeceutical skin care preparation
  • Strictly no tanning or excessive sun exposure
  • Avoid waxing and irritants on the skin
  • Notify clinic of any medical changes

Things to avoid after IPL:

  • Sun exposure
  • Cosmetic tattooing
  • Strenuous exercise
  • Chlorinated water/ saunas
  • Harsh skin products (aftercare products will be advised pre-treatment)

* Disclaimer : The content of the SKIIN Clinic web site, such as text, graphics, images, and information obtained from third parties, are for informational purposes only. Results from series of treatments performed may vary from a person to another. It is recommended to consult our qualified doctors, nurses or skin therapist prior to performing a treatment.

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