FAQ

  • Intense pulse light systems work by firing repeated bursts of intense, wide spectrum light into the skin, reaching the hair root (bulb).
  • These bursts of light are changed into heat energy, eventually damaging or killing the root of the hair shaft and follicle so it stops growing.
  • Filters on the IPL machines are used to ensure that the light can be precisely targeted on the intended hairs as accurately as lasers, though, as the IPL equipment head is often bigger
    you can get much quicker results over larger areas.

There are several IPL units on our site. Please ensure you check each individual unit instructions for item specifics. As a general rule, most IPL units can be used on the following areas: 

  • Forehead
  • Legs
  • Chin
  • Underarm
  • Arms
  • Stomach
  • Back
  • Bikini line
  • Lower back
  • IPL hair removal system works effectively on White, Beige, Tan and light Brown skin colors.
  • As with all other IPL hair treatments, IPL hair removal is not effective on Brown or Black skin.
  • Try to realise that the light focuses on dark colors. This is why it is effective on darker hair. Darker skin colors will burn from the intense light so do not use on darker skin colors.
  • IPL hair removal system works effectively on (naturally) dark blonde, brown and black hairs.
  • As with all other IPL treatments, IPL hair removal is NOT effective on red, light blonde or white/grey/silver hair.

Yes, men can use the iPL devices, however, check your specific device instructions for men. Some IPL is not suitable for mens facial or beard hair.

  • ​Shave the area, clean and dry the skin, do not moisturise the area before treatment.
  • Adjust the power level setting, recommended levels are 1-5 for hair removal.
  • After completion of the hair removal session, if you have really sensitive skin, use ice water or a frozen towel to cool the skin.
  • Repeating the treatment regularly will keep your skin smoth everyday. Use the treatment guide in your instruction manual to help guide you.
  • To maintain smooth skin, use once every two weeks for the first 2-3 months, then once every four weeks or when you see new hairs growing. This is to maintain smooth skin.
  • The IPL hair removal system has adjustable light energy settings to ensure gentle but effective treatment.
  • Used correctly, IPL treatment is comfortable and gentle to use even on sensitive skin and sensitive body areas.
  • The more settings available, gives you more adjustment for sensitivity thus helping if you have sensitive areas to treat or if you have sensitive skin.
  • The IPL hair removal system enables a sliding motion for a more convenient and continuous application.
  • Simply slide the IPL hair remover over the treatment area holding down the flash button and treating large areas quickly and thoroughly.
  • No longer do you have to wait for the flash to reset, simply slide and hold down the flash button for a faster trreatment time.
  • The IPL hair removal unit must be used correctly, so please read instruction book before use.
  • Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not use if you have any active implants. Do not use if you have eczema skin rash, skin cancers or any other skin conditions or open wounds. Do not use on upper lip, eyebrows, around eyes or on genital areas & anal area.
  • The IPL hair removal unit must be used correctly, so please read instruction book before use. 
  • Please read the user manual and information provided regarding contraindications, medications, medical history, disorders, skin condition, areas (of use) warnings, care for the device, cautions and all other sections in the user manual specific to each device.
  • If you are unsure whether you can use the IPL device, consult your doctor.
  • This product is only for men and women over 18 years of age. This product is not to be used by children.
  • There may be other skin conditions not known to the publisher of this website. Please use your common sense when using this device. Keep out of reach of children as this is not a toy.