IPL - Laser Depilation

Millions of people complain about the hair on their faces and some other body parts today. Intense hairiness is seen around 15 pct of the women between the ages of 18 and 25. Besides, the number of men complaining about the hair on their bodies has been increasing in each passing day.

Methods like epilating, shaving, extraction, depilatory creams that are used to be applied to get rid of unwanted hair until today make people feel temporary comfort while not delivering exact solution.

Electrolyze method colloquially known as needled depilation is a time consuming, hard, difficult, impractical method, which may have side effects like infection and scars unless it is applied in suitable environment.

IPL Laser systems have been used for long years for the treatment of capillaries on face and legs and for cosmetic needs like removal of age spots and renewal of the skin.

Old methods of depilation leave their place to laser depilation, which is more comfortable, easier-to-apply, the best in solution that in incomparable with any other methods.

Why more than one session is required?
Hair on our body has a certain life cycle. They grow up, stop and lost. The period, when the hair is most sensitive to the laser, is the growth period. Just the hair in this period are affected from laser and lost. In order the other hair to be affected from the laser treatment, they should also pass to this stage; thus laser depilation should be applied in repetitiously. The average session number is 4-8, which changes depending on the part of the body and the hair structure. The session intervals are around 6 weeks.

Is laser depilation applied in summer months?
There is a fallacy like laser depilation is inapplicable in the summer time. There is no harm for applying laser depilation in the summer months if the appropriate devices are used and the advisable sunscreen lotions are chosen to use after the depilation.

How is the unwanted hair removed with IPL laser and other laser systems?
Light in certain wave length coming out of IPL and other laser systems is hold by the material called melanin taking place in hair roots. The heat of the hair root increases by this way and the root burnishes.
Around 20-30 pct of the hair roots are affected from each IPL or laser depilation application in each session. Thus, depilation treatment should continue for a few sessions.

Which parts of the body are appropriate for depilation treatment?
Hair in any part of our body may be removed by IPL treatment.

What are the side effects of the IPL laser depilation application?
There may arise a slight rush on the parts of application, however it is generally disappear within 24 hours. Rushes may rarely be seen for longer or papula may be seen on the skin. They all disappear within a few days.

Again color changes may rarely be seen in the skin. These color changes clear up within a few days.

How long is the duration of a session?
Session duration depends on the size of the body part. For instance, depilation of all face lasts for 5 minutes, while depilation of the lower part of the legs may last for 20 minutes.

Is IPL laser depilation secure?
Light coming out of IPL laser system does not have any harmful effect on the body. Protective glasses should only be worn during application.

Is IPL application painful?
There may be a light pain and sting during the application. The pain felt is like the one you feel when a rubber band lashes to your body.

Who should apply the IPL or other laser depilation?
Depilation with IPL laser systems or other applications should be applied by the specialists having training on this topic. Thus, side effects and unwanted results may be prevented.

Articles in our website are for information purposes. Any health problems should be diagnosed and treated by the doctor.

Articles in our website are for information purposes. Any health problems should be diagnosed and treated by the doctor.