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Intense pulsed light (IPL) is a technology used in various skin treatments, including hair removal and photofacials. A handheld flashgun is passed across the skin, delivering a spectral range of light that targets the hair or skin issue. These types of treatments may also be called laser skin rejuvenation, photorejuvenation, or laser resurfacing.

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50 Year Old Asian-American - First Experience with IPL - Greenville, SC

Two broken capillaries and a small dark patch motivated me towards IPL. I've had one treatment. It's too soon to say how I feel about it. I will tell you, it was SUPER uncomfortable for me. I physically jumped a little with every zap. Could not wait for it to end. I used lidocaine too so I have... READ MORE

42 year old IPL done 3 times!!

I have had 3 IPL treatments over the course of 3 months. The first treatment went really well and I loved the results. The second treatment was with the nurse and she overlapped on my cheek area and now I have a small scar from the scab falling of to soon. My skin was swollen and red. This did... READ MORE

IPL/BBL Burns and Stripes on Arms

Warning...do not get laser treatments from anyone that isn't qualified. In Florida, only Doctors and Physician Assistants are authorized (which still doesn’t guarantee a good outcome). Stephanie Wilbanks (owner & only an aesthetician) from Emerald Coast Med Spa performed IPL/BBL (also r... READ MORE

IPL - Great Results After One Treatment. Here's Why I Didnt Get Burned

For as long as I can remember I have had freckles on my very fair skin (Fitzpatrick Type I skin). This turned into melasma shortly after going on the birth control pill. I have never been conscious of sun protection and when I reached the age of 29 and saw the state my skin was in, I had decided... READ MORE

Male Hair Removal Chest and Brazilian IPL Results

I starting shaving my public area and chest at the start of 2016 and enjoyed the clean feeling and more sensual feeling during sex but hated daily shaving and razor burn. I decided to try laser hair removal at Laser hair removal clinic at Northlands but found the experience bit to embarrassing... READ MORE

IPL Photofacial Treatment - Brown Spots

I went to get my first IPL photofacial in hope to get my skin brighter and help growth of collagen. Procedure lasted for about 20 min + 15 min of waiting time for numbing cream to work on my face. I did not feel any significant pain. Flashing light near eyes were a bit scary but nothing to... READ MORE

Getting Rid of Sun Spots - Ann Arbor, MI

I have a lot of sun spots on my arms that I have been wanting to get rid of for a while. I have also been noticing some sun damage on my face as well. I bought a groupon for 2 IPL facial sessions at Procerus skin care in Ann Arbor MI. I have never bought a groupon before but since I have been... READ MORE

Deep Hyperpigmentation....what are my options?

I have had this hyperpigmentation on my back for over 10 years. It started with an autoimmune disease 10 years ago that attacked my skin.....some spots are slightly pitted, but my main concern is the pigmentation. Would IPL work in my case? I have seen some amazing IPL photos, but mainly... READ MORE

35 Year Old Male Looking to Have Some Sun Spots Removed.

Paid for 6 treatments. The initial treatment looks good. Since I'm a male I did not have any IPL along the beard line. My focus is more around the cheek areas and around the temple. Nothing really on my forehead. I probably did not need 6 treatments but I'll bank the leftovers for the future. I... READ MORE

GREATEST RESULTS EVER! IPL and CO2RE Laser For Acne, Dr, Mark Beaty, Atlanta - Atlanta, GA

I lined these three pictures up, enlarged them, saved them, looked at them, and promptly burst into tears. I honestly think I could end this review right now and everyone on the planet would understand and virtually give me a high five, a fist pump, and a retweet to anyone you know with skin... READ MORE

IPL Burns - Matachewan, ON

I decided to have a foto facial done to correct some sun damage I had. I just turned 40 and it was suggested I do the Triniti 3 in 1 series. (1) color correct) (2) firm face (3) matrix. The first treatment was horrible. I felt like I had hot curling iron burns on my face and forehead and had... READ MORE

IPL to Improve Mild Rosacea/skin Damage and Pigmentation - Vancouver, BC

Hey y'all! I have never had any treatments on my face other than two facials and a couple shots of Restyline in the black circles under my eyes. Recently I have noticed Rosacea looking patches showing up on my cheeks (usually after a night of drinking red wine). My initial plan was to correct... READ MORE

Love IPL!

I am 45 and years of loving the outdoors all of my life started to show up on my face and other parts of my body. I had three IPL treatments. The first treatment really removed a lot of my dark spots and with the final two treatments, my skin tone and smoothness continued to improve. After... READ MORE

IPL Photofacial to Remove Freckles Review

Hi everyone! I wanted to share a review on my first IPL photo facial I received from my dermatologist 2 weeks ago. I was very nervous and unsure if I would see results based on the large amount of freckles I had, so wanted to share my experience for others who have skin like mine and were... READ MORE

38 Years Old Bad Rosacea

I am thrilled about the outcome of my first IPL treatment done at the Clinique Anti Aging in Montreal. The team was amazing: starting with an eval with Dr Cynthia Stolovitz, being introduced to Genevieve (who was extremely professional before, during and after the treatment), and having a facial... READ MORE

51 Y.o Female, IPL is One of the Best Treatments for my Facial Skin - Arizona

I love IPL and over the last 5 years I have done many IPL procedures. For me IPL works very well. I am Caucasian with very light skin. I started doing IPLs because I wanted better complexion, "flawless" look of the skin with smaller pores, less pigmental discoloration and redness. That is... READ MORE

IPL Photofacial For My Dark Spots/ Freckles - Philadelphia, PA

I had IPl for dark spots that have bothered me for years now. I have used some lightening creams that I bought over the counter and have tried all sorts of facials from various different spas until I went to The MaxAesthetics Skin spa In Philadelphia and IPL photo facial was recommended to me as... READ MORE

IPL Sun Spots on Hands

My hands are definitely reflecting how much time they've been in the sun these past 48 years. Ugh I have been wishing I could hide them. Fortunately Dr. Anusha has come to the rescue. I have had just one treatment so far, on Wednesday November 9th. They iced the areas where they would be... READ MORE

IPL Burn, Having Holes

Hello, I had IPL done in one of the Krave Medical Aesthetics in Denver, I had no scars on my face but wanted to have nice one tone skin, had some discolorations on check area. After I had procedure done, as soon as I left while driving car to home, I started to have some liquids dripping from... READ MORE

Has Anyone Had Success Reversing Damage Caused by Lasers? Costa Mesa, CA

Just like so many others on here my once pretty skin has been ruined by a series of 5 ipl treatments. And just like so many others I found out the hard way that lasers are RISKY to say the very least and can and in fact DO cause damage. Regardless of what these so called doctors say ( or don't... READ MORE

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