How Often Should You Do Home IPL?

How long after IPL do you see results?

You’ll see the greatest results after 3 to 6 months if you do a series of IPL treatments spaced out about a month apart for each session.

Results can vary from session to session, but the goal is steady progress.

We schedule your therapy appointments about a month apart because skin cells turn over every 30 days or so..

When should you not use IPL?

Do not apply on eyes, eyebrows, ears, nipples, or genitals. Do not use light-based devices on male face, jaw, or neck. Not for use by anyone under 18. Do not use these devices on tattoos, make-up, moles, freckles, burns, discolored areas, and tanned areas.

Does IPL have side effects?

IPL side effects are generally both minor and temporary. It is possible that you will experience: Redness. Swelling.

Can I do IPL every day?

DO NOT USE your IPL device every day! It will not be efficient in removing the hair faster as some might think, but instead will be efficient in irritating your skin. No plucking or waxing for a month before the IPL or laser treatment.

Can I use IPL for pubic hair?

Is IPL suitable for intimate areas? IPL is safe for use on the bikini line, but it isn’t suitable for the genital area where the skin may have a darker colour and where there is a greater hair density, which would absorb more light energy and may cause discomfort.

Can I use IPL on my balls?

Can I use IPL on My Balls? IPL is suitable for mons pubis and the bikini line areas. However, you shouldn’t use IPL on your scrotum, anus, inguinal, and the testicular parts as these areas are very sensitive. It is safe to use IPL and laser technologies in removing hairs from other pubic area parts.

What will my face look like after IPL?

After IPL therapy, you may experience: Slight bruising, which will take 1 – 2 weeks to dissipate. Age spots and freckles looking darker for the first 3 – 7 days, which is normal. Skin becoming crusty or flaky, which may last 7 – 10 day.

Are IPL results permanent?

Although IPL treatments will permanently reduce the total number of body hairs, they will not result in a permanent removal of all hair.

Should I moisturize after IPL?

As your skin recovers from an IPL treatment, it will start to dry out and peel a little. Avoid your skin drying out by applying a thick moisturizing cream across the treated area morning and night. This will help keep your skin comfortable and smooth.

How often should IPL be done?

For patients to get the best IPL results, it is generally recommended that patients receive, on average, 4 – 6 treatments scheduled four weeks apart. Why do most patients need more than one IPL session? Every IPL treatment builds upon the previous one, allowing the skin to react gradually.

Can IPL tighten skin?

IPL Skin Tightening is most effective on noticeably sagging areas of the face including the jawline, neck and chin. It is safe for all skin types and can be used on virtually any part of the body that needs tightening including; arms, abdomen, thighs, and buttocks.

Can you use home IPL more than once a week?

Hair removal Treatment sessions should be scheduled 2-3 times per week. The treatment should go on until hair stop growing back. It usually takes 3-6 months for hair removal treatment. Subsequent sessions should be scheduled whenever you see that some hair has started to grow back until you achieve the desired results.

How often can you use home laser hair removal?

In most instances, you should apply treatment bi-weekly. “Schedule your first 3 – 4 sessions are two weeks apart. The following three sessions should be approximately 4 weeks apart and thereafter you should use the product if and when needed until long-term results are achieved.”

Does IPL damage your skin?

There is very little risk of damaging your skin from IPL treatments, also known as photofacials. A photofacial is a non-invasive treatment that saturates the surface of your skin with light to target problem areas and reverse both signs of damage and aging.

Do brown spots come back after IPL?

Sometimes a specific brown spot that resolved with IPL treatment may come back months or years later. This does not mean the treatment did not work, but rather, the treatment worked and the spot returned due to aging and lifestyle factors, and it should respond well to another treatment.