Can a photofacial on the bikini area help lighten brown skin from shaving and hyperpigmentation? Is it safe? Is there risk with the skin turning purple?
Photofacial on the bikini area?
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Bikini line photofacials vs. Melapads
IPL Photofacial for Bikini Area
Photo Facial in other areas
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Pigmentation in bikini line
My suggestion would be a Laser Hair Removal series on the affected area. This can be pigment caused from ingrown hairs and will dissipate as you start to lose hair in the area. Then once the hair is gone you can treat it with a laser that treats pigment.
Dark Marks on Bikini Line
Hi SS. AN IPL would offer little or no improvement in this area. The problem is the repeated trauma of shaving. First take on a laser hair removal program. This will help and is necessary to make any progress at all.
Once the hair is gone, then you can move to Hydrquinone or q-switched lasers to get rid of residual hyperpigmentation. Good luck.
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