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What Is IPL Photorejuvenation?

Do you have sun spots or dark spots on your face and hands? Are you looking for an anti-aging treatment that works and is non-invasive?

You are not alone. In fact, the global anti-aging market is expected to reach over $331 billion by 2021, which means that consumers want more anti-aging products and treatments that work.

One such treatment is IPL photorejuvenation. This treatment can do wonders for correcting the signs of skin aging.

Check out all the details of this skincare treatment to determine if it's right for you.

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What Is IPL Photorejuvenation?

IPL photorejuvenation is intense pulse light therapy that is designed to treat the signs of aging. Photorejuvenation is designed to treat:

  • Irregular pigmentation
  • Sun spots (also called liver spots)
  • Redness from broken capillaries
  • Brown spots
  • Other skin imperfections

This skincare treatment can give you younger and healthier-looking skin. While this is typically performed on the face, neck, and chest, any body part can be treated. Check out these IPL skin rejuvenation before and after photos to see how well it works.

What Is the IPL Process?

During an IPL treatment, intense broadband of light is applied to the skin to treat problem areas. Then, the spots darken before scabbing and peeling off, revealing healthier-looking skin.

Want to know what to expect after IPL photofacial? You can expect your skin to be warm and a little pink, but this typically resolves within 30 minutes.

Most clients feel that photorejuvenation is gentle and non-invasive. And IPL aftercare is minimal. Just:

  • Keep your skin moisturized.
  • Use a gentle cleanser.
  • Avoid unprotected sun exposure for 30 days following treatment.
  • Always wear sunscreen.

You can even return to work and other normal activities immediately after, making it the perfect lunchtime treatment. IPL usually takes between 5 and 30 minutes.

Note that your skin may look somewhat dirty for a few days post-treatment. But, when this resolves, you are left with beautiful, younger-looking skin.

Common IPL photorejuvenation side effects are minor and temporary. Some side effects include:

  • Redness
  • Light bruising
  • Scabbing
  • Peeling

Follow all guidelines from your cosmetic provider to get the best results. You can expect to have a series of treatments performed for the best results.

Who Is IPL For?

Since IPL photorejuventation is non-invasive, it is designed for all skin tones and textures, and it can be customized for individuals.

IPL isn’t right for everyone, however, so you will want to discuss your medical history prior to the treatment. If for whatever reason, you are not an ideal candidate, other options can be discussed to pick the right treatment for you.

Are You Ready to Schedule a Service?

Are you ready to turn back the hands of time to reveal younger-looking skin? All it takes is one call to schedule a complimentary IPL photorejuvenation consultation in our state-of-the-art facility in Waukesha.

Contact us today to schedule your consultation!

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