What is IPL Hair Removal? How does it work?
IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light technology. It's a type of light therapy used for permanent/long-term hair removal. IPL can be found in hair removal clinics all over the world.
Home IPL hair removal devices apply very gentle pulses of light to the hair root. This makes the hair go into its resting phase: the hair you have falls out, and gradually your body grows less hair in that area.
Does it really work? Is IPL permanent?
Yes, it’s been proven effective for many years. To see positive results right from the start, use Bare Basics IPL handset consistently for the first 12 treatments. After that, you should only need to do minor touch ups every half month or so.
As for ALL home-use IPL or laser treatments, no treatment lasts forever and it’s crucial that you continue touching up every so often, after the first 12 treatments.
What is IPL like - does it hurt?
No, it doesn’t hurt. Most users report a slight warm sensation with each flash, but that’s all. That’s one of the reasons why millions of women all over the world are now using IPL: who could say no to pain-free, lasting hair removal?
Is it safe?
IPL has been thoroughly tested for efficacy (that’s ability to produce the desired effect) and, of course, safety – for use on both the face and body. As long as it IPL used in accordance with the instruction manual, you shouldn’t experience any adverse side effects.
Is IPL same as laser?
Similar, but not quite! - Laser uses a single spectrum of concentrated light in one single colour & wavelength. - IPL uses a much broader spectrum of light in various colours & wavelengths. Both methods target the melanin in the hair follicle, and can provide long-lasting results.Learn more about the difference and how they work.