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WORTH IT RATING 163 reviews over 24 months
Here are the three little words you need to know when it comes to IPL: intense pulsed light. This skincare tool is often used in hair removal and photofacials.

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I naturally have brown to tan skin. I recently had my first IPL procedure done and here is what I experienced:The procedure itself: It was extremely painful. Heat traveled to the tips of my fingertips and toes. It felt like rubber bands snaps on my face from a far distance. Although my eyes... READ MORE

Sitting down at the computer to write this out because today was a total surprise. It's been 3 hours since my first IPL treatment and my face feels a little tight. The sunburn feeling has subsided. A little background - On the FItzpatrick scale, which runs from 0 (albino) to VI (6-black)... READ MORE

Here is my nightmare... I had 3 IPL treatments on my face without incident and 2 on my chest with great results. The last IPL done in Sept. by the Doctor as the nurse got another job was horrific. 2 appointments were changed as I was told the machine was broken,,,,then after being "fixed" I... READ MORE

1st session- some spots went with no skin irritations. 2nd session- What happened skin itchy and rashy on sides of faces (ok, i am also getting side burns done with photo laser) but come on now. So they gave me to jelly ice packs and some hydrocortisone to stop the itchy sensation. I found... READ MORE

Got 2 spots on my cheeks done for 5 times , and it's not going away but made it worse and bigger ! Very regretting it! Bough some obagi brand retin A and bleaching cream and been using them for 3 months, nothing lighten up either.,I should just be happy with the two light spot in my face instead... READ MORE

I have always had horrible skin. I met with dr torgerson about my skin issues. He went over exactly what I would need to make my skin more beautiful. I was explained all the side effects and what to expect. I have always been very scared to try anything on my face and have had very horrible... READ MORE

I didy photo rejuv laser on sat, today is Monday here in Australia.it did hurt a lot for me for an hour my face was hot and burning. The pain left after couple of hours.my freckles darkened quickly. The only question I have is that I have tiny pimples or bumbs where I did the laser. Is that... READ MORE

So....I always had great skin, but lately (espically after my second child) my pores were more noticable, I had more brown spots then I like and I wanted to wake up and have beautiful skin and go, without the use of makup. I have been to Dr. Seaver before for other produces as well as just IPL.... READ MORE

I work in the IT field at a hospital and had a tattoo on my left arm, down by my wrist that I wanted removed. I went to Advanced Cosmetic Surgery to have the procedure done. I am very happy with the results so far. I will not lie to you it does hurt more to have it removed than to have the... READ MORE

I had the worse laser treatment experience at Dr. David Thao's office (Woodbury Plastic Surgery). After spending over $1200 my face is permanently scared and I have severe hyper-pigmentation due to the laser treatments I endured at Woodbury Plastic Surgery. The lack of customer service I... READ MORE

I've had IPL photofacials done in the past and never had this type of reaction. I saw this esthetician last year for an IPL and micoderm and results were good. I had an appointment with this individual on Tuesday and was shocked at the results! My face felt like it was on fire after IPL was over... READ MORE

I have been doing glycolic acid treatments (30%) on my face and neck for about five years (once a month during the winter) and using Neostrata facial wash and lotion irregularly during the winter months as well. I did do it occasionally on my hands and chest, but clearly I should have done it... READ MORE

It was not painful at all, I went for redness on my nose from an old rhinoplasty 8 years ago. veins grow bigger after that procedure and it causes swelling! So far so good except for that bad headache next day! I have 3 scheduled. Doctor was great! clean office and nice receptionist. I bought a... READ MORE

I have laid in the tanning bed and sun a lot in my 20's and 30's. Unfortunately, last year I laid in a tanning bed with a facial tanner and when I got home after the second time of tanning I had a very dark spot on one of my checks and across the top of my lip. I went to Dr. McFadden's office... READ MORE

I wanted clearer skin to hide my freckles and blemishes, I had paid for a special buy 3 get the 4th free. I completed 3 sessions, they went good got rid of a lot of blemishes. I just had my last one yesterday this is the result of it, never happened with any of the others and im freaking out and... READ MORE

I am 46 years old, fair complexion, and am really starting to see the effects of sun exposure. I've been doing peels but decided to give IPL a try. Although it's painful, I am happy with the results and have scheduled two additional sessions. My side effects: redness that calmed after the... READ MORE

Its only midly uncomfortable (and not bad at all if you get numbing cream). I've received numerous facial and chest IPLs over the years. I have only gotten 1 on my chest in the past (I have freckles/brown spots, cherry angiomas, broken capillaries, etc.) - basically I have a lot of sun damage,... READ MORE

Pros: good for clearing sun pigmentation on light skin people. Can be performed by well trained non-medical staff (so no extra fees). No down time (skin looks a bit dirty for a week but not really noticeable). Tends to even out skin texture as a side benefit. Safe and relatively painless. Cons:... READ MORE

I had IPL done in Glasgow just over 18 months ago and the results have been devastating. I have suffered with dark circles after having my first child 8 years ago but apart from that I've never worn make up in my life and always got complimented on my skin. Having been successfully treated by... READ MORE

So this was my first ipl photofacial. To briefly update you all since January first I have had two microderma pen treatments (with microdermabrasian a few days prior each pen treatment) I love my results so far and plan on more dermapen in the future. One other area of concern are my freckles... READ MORE

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