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Hair Removal and Smooth Skin

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 by in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Aside from the benefits of skin rejuvenation, Intense Pulsed Light (or IPL) therapy is also used for permanent hair reduction. IPL for hair removal has been rising in popularity in recent years, and with a wide variety of devices that have been made available now, IPL hair removal treatment are no longer the domain of dermatologists and doctors. Today, you can get IPL hair removal treatments even ay day spas, and at a med spa you can have this treatment at a relatively low price.

Using IPL for hair removal would involve either utilizing a flash of light that has hundreds of wavelengths. The light will be targeted towards the melanin inside the hair follicles, heating it up and damaging the follicles and prohibiting the regrowth of hair. IPL hair removal has some limitations, however. Those who have gray or white hairs may not have as much response as those whose hair has color, and effects may differ depending of the hair and skin color.

Although it is rising in popularity, it should be understood that IPL hair removal is not for everybody. Before getting the treatment, patients should first consult with their doctors or dermatologist whether they are a good candidate or not. They should also be sought first to check your skin type and hair color. Past medical history should also be considered, and present medications that you might be taking can be a cause for complications following an IPL hair removal treatment.

In order to get the safest and best results, make sure you ask questions first and research about medical spa options. Ask about the qualifications and the training that the clinic staff has, and know who is going to perform the treatment on you. Make sure that the Auburn med spa or clinic that you choose have the necessary license with medically-trained staff, with a doctor or dermatologist who oversees that procedures. If you are doubtful about a clinic or med spa or don’t seem to see results after a couple of sessions, it would be best to just walk away and find another clinic that 3ould provide you with results.

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