IPL (intense pulse light) and radiofrequency combined energies safely and comfortably, fade the appearance of skin imperfections caused by the sun and general ageing of the skin. The energies precisely and safely target pigmented spots, vascular lesions and redness from rosacea.
As well, the light energy a thermal energy stimulates the collagen layer deeper beneath the skin’s surface, helping to smooth fine lines and reduce pore size.
It creates less pigmentation and less redness, resulting in a more uniform colour of skin. Correcting colour is very rejuvenating on the skin; it is a myth that wrinkles are the only sign of ageing. Skin will appear smoother and healthier with visibly reduced pores due to the collagen boosting that occurs.
The light energies have an affinity for the pigment and redness causing them to break down.
The thermal energy targets collagen production this shrinking pore size.
After a course of 3-4 treatments, the optimum result will be achieved and lifestyle factors will determine how long the results last. A good way of maintaining this is to have a booster session annually.
It is not suitable for darker skin types, newly suntanned skin or skin that has been exposed to self-tan within 2 weeks.
Retinol products must be stopped 7 days prior to treatment
Yes – it enhances aesthetic injectable treatments. Stimulated skin improves the quality of the skin, thus improving the ‘canvas’ for injectable treatments to be more effective.
For the treatment of pigmentation, it is commonly combined with Microdermabrasion, Vitamin C and LED light therapy so that we can help to suppress pigmentation development.
Vascular and redness treatment – a calming Murad methodology facial helps to deliver calming ingredients to the skin.
It feels like very quick pulses to the skin – which can feel warm, although our automatic cooling tip soothes the skin immediately.
This treatment delivers energy and heat to the skin, and swelling can be a side effect, although if you apply a cold compress to the skin following treatment, this usually helps to prevent it.
It absolutely cannot be done on newly tanned skin (up to 6 weeks) or skin that has been exposed to self-tan (up to 2 weeks). This can result in the skin burning.
Skin will look red, similar to the appearance after a brisk walk, and will typically calm within an hour.
Any swelling can take up to a few days to resolve.
Redness and vascular areas gradually fade but pigmentation appears darker initially and resolves in 1-2 weeks
We recommend that you cool the area using a cold compress, stay out of the sun and apply SPF to the skin.
The skin is not broken; therefore you can apply makeup to the skin if you wish.
£60 to £120 per treatment depending on sites treated
A deposit of £25 is required to secure the appointment. We also have our Fresh Face Membership Plan that allows you to benefit by paying monthly along with lots of other member benefits.