The Benefits of Intense Pulsed Light

Intense Pulsed Light therapy is a non-invasive, fast and permanent treatment. The SkinBase IPL delivers results from the very first treatment.

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IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light, a type of light based treatment, similar to laser, that consists of multiple different wavelengths. The light is filtered to target a specific area on your body. This is different to laser therapy treatments that apply a more concentrated beam of light.

Unwanted hair can be removed from most parts of the body including legs, upper lip & chin, bikini line, underarm, back. Advanced treatments, for acne, vascular lesions, and photorejuvenation, such as pigmentation and age spots, can also be performed on most areas of the body.

Treat a Variety of Skin Conditions

IPL treatments can resolve a range of different skin concerns including sun damage, age spots, unwanted freckles, pigmentation, stretch marks, broken capillaries and thread veins. The treatment works to clear up your complexion to get rid of any issues you feel are affecting your confidence. All of this without having to resort to invasive procedures.

Fast Treatments

Hair reduction treatment times are similar to waxing, but have no post treatment clean up. Once your hair course is complete, you may never need to return. Just think about the amount of time and money this can save you. IPL Advanced therapies take no more than 30 minutes and you will only need on average 3-4 treatments.

Zero Recovery Time

Unlike many treatments, the SkinBase IPL is non-invasive as well as highly effective. You can return to work immediately following treatments so no need to take any additional time out to complete your course.

Non-Invasive

No needles, just a slight tingling sensation best describes the feeling experienced during a SkinBase IPL treatment. This is minimised by a specially developed cryo-handset that is placed on the skin before the treatment, the SkinBase IPL is infinitely more comfortable than most conventional methods like waxing, laser and electrolysis and many other IPL or laser systems.

Very Effective

From working wonders with Acne and up to 95% permanent hair reduction. Just take a look at our before and after images to see the amazing results our clients have experienced thanks to the SkinBase IPL.

Sun Damage Repair

Sun damage from UV exposure is a major factor in skin ageing and unfortunately our desire to have tanned skin has only resulted in us ageing faster. Even everyday facial movements like frowning can result in fine lines appearing, deepening into wrinkles over time.

Our Advanced IPL therapies aim to address these issues. Stimulating the skin’s natural processes and reversing the effects of ageing, giving you a youthful appearance free of the tell-tale signs of advancing years.

Specific Skin Problems That Benefit from Intense Pulsed Light

IPL Benefits

IPL is a light based therapy that works by targeting structures such as melanin, blood, and water in collagen with wavelengths of light to break down the structure and improve the appearance of your skin.

The light pulses also stimulate collagen production which floods to the area, plumping the skin and reducing wrinkles and resulting in a more youthful appearance. The treatment is also effective for sun damaged skin.

As the treatments are both non-surgical and non-invasive you can see substantial results with no downtime. You can return to work straight away.

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What Are Broken Capillaries? Key Causes 

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What is The Fitzpatrick Scale?

If you are considering having SkinBase IPL, you may be wondering – what is the Fitzpatrick scale? The scale originally intended to determine how likely a patient was to burn or tan when exposed to UV light. Read on to find out what is it and how it is used now.

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3 Ways to Combat Spider Veins

Spider veins are those tiny veins that often appear on the body. Let’s find out 3 ways to combat spider veins, including SkinBase IPL.

Treating Skin Concerns: IPL for Acne

Almost everyone experiences acne on their face at some point in their lives. IPL for acne is a great choice of treatment.

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2 Reasons Why It’s The Best Time for Hair Removal

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2 Reasons Why It’s The Best Time for Hair Removal

The best time for hair removal is right now, as IPL works best on untanned skin. Fit in your course and be hair free by the summer.

Intense Pulsed Light before & afters

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Beauty by Joanne Smedley

Client Testimonial: “I’d tried all sorts of treatments to get rid of my wrinkles and sagging skin particularly on my left cheek. Nothing has ever worked. Microneedling and caci being just 2 of those. When Jo told me of the collagen lift it was a last stop before a face lift. I am amazed at the results, I don’t focus on my wrinkles when I look in the mirror anymore as they aren’t noticeable! Jo has worked wonders on my skin and I will continue to have the treatment as it not only works but it isn’t painful like the others and it’s actually relaxing.”