IPL: How To Use It For Hair Removal


IPL is a hair removal method whereby a device applies pulses of light directly into the hair root. Therefore, it destroys hair from the roots. Hair will fall out on its own after IPL treatment. This is what we are going to talk about in this article. Follow us as we do so.


IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light. The hair that has been removed using this method will become thinner and not as much as before IPL when it grows back. It is a method that can be applied to all parts of the body including the face. After the first few sessions of IPL hair removal, the hair will not regrow until after two months. This means that it prevents hair regrowth longer than razors, depilatory creams, waxing, and epilation.

 IPL: How To Use It For Hair Removal
IPL: How To Use It For Hair Removal

How Does IPL Work?

IPL devices use pigmentation. That is they use light energy into the hair. And the color of the hair absorbs it which in turn makes the hair reach the resting stage of hair growth. And then it turns into the shedding stage which means falling out. There are three stages of hair growth. They are the growing stage, the resting stage, and the shedding stage. The falling out of the hair means that hair removal has been completed.

Before you start this treatment, make sure to shave or wax your body or facial hair. This should be done one day before the treatment. Thereafter, use the right skin tone and start removing the hair you want to remove. You need to do this quickly so that you won’t use it in the same area for too long. However, you do not need to continue shaving or waxing before the treatment after you have noticed that the hair doesn’t regrow anymore.

For the first four sessions, you need to be doing it every two weeks. But after that, it will be every 1 to 2 months. A very important advantage of this method is that it is not painful at all unlike electrolysis and epilation method of hair removal. Additionally, this method of hair removal uses many wavelengths when removing hair. Hence, it can target a large area of hair. Moreover, it comes in different sizes. Therefore, you can use a handheld one if you are going to perform the treatment on yourself.

 IPL: How To Use It For Hair Removal
IPL: How To Use It For Hair Removal

Visit A Professional If You Can

However, if you are going to go to a professional to give you the treatment. Then the professional should choose the best size of the device. If it is your first time, it is advisable to go to a professional. And if you want to try it out yourself, you can wait after the first four sessions.

Conclusion

Intense Pulsed Light can gradually make your hair to stop regrowing. But that is after a lot of sessions. Although, these sessions are not as many as the sessions in the electrolysis method of hair removal. The disadvantage of this method is that people with very dark may not be able to have it work for them. And people with light blonde hair may not have it work for them either.

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