acne treatment

Acne most commonly develops when skin cells don't shed properly

Acne most commonly develops when skin cells don't shed properly - the cells stick together and plug up the pores. IPL Acne Therapy is an effective light-based therapeutic therapy that revolutionizing the treatment of acne.

The IPL acne therapy procedure involves the use of an intense beam of broad-spectrum light (as opposed to lasers, which operate within a very specific wavelength) that targets the dermis, the lower layer of the skin.
 

 

PRE TREATMENT

•    It’s important to avoid sun exposure or any other form of tanning including solarium and fake tan one month prior to treatment and use an SPF30+ sunscreen every day.
•    Commence your specialized skin care program two weeks prior to treatment.
 
POST TREATMENT

•    Apply a soothing gel product
•    Only use gentle skin care products that don’t contain any perfume or alcohol combined with cool water.
•    Apply your recommended moisturizer after washing the area.
•    Do not use any products that contain any exfoliants for three to five days after treatment.
•    Do not wax the area for at least three days.
•    Make sure to keep the treated area out of the sun and to wear SPF30+ sunscreen at all times, if you are planning to be in the sun make sure the area is protected by clothing or a wide brimmed hat.
•    Avoid any activities that are likely to make you perspire for at least 24 hours.