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Who Is Intense Pulsed Light For?

The SkinBase IPL treatment has proven effective on almost all skin types.

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The SkinBase IPL can be used for a wide range of treatments making it an option for all skin types of all ages. Pigmentation, unwanted hair, thread veins, acne or improving general skin tone and fine lines, are just a few of the treatments available with the SkinBase IPL.

Some less advanced IPL systems can only be used on a limited amount of skin types but SkinBase IPL has been clinically proven to work on almost all skin types except very dark skin. Your SkinBase IPL practitioner will carry out a comprehensive consultation and patch test

Type I - Ivory

Characteristics: Pale skin, light or red hair, prone to freckles. Burns very easily and rarely tans.

Type II - Beige

Characteristics: Fair skin, likely to have light hair, blue or brown eyes. Some may have dark hair but still have fair skin. Usually burns but may gradually tan.

Type III - Light Brown

Characteristics: Light olive skin with dark hair and brown to green eyes. Burns with long exposure to the sun but generally tans quite easily.

Type IV - Medium Brown

Characteristics: Brown eyes and dark hair. Burns with very lengthy exposure but always tans easily.

Type V - Dark Brown

Characteristics: Naturally brown skin, brown eyes and dark hair. Burns only with excessive exposure to the sun. Skin easily darkens further.

Type VI - Very Dark Brown

Characteristics: Black skin with dark brown eyes and black hair. Burns only with extreme exposure to the sun. Skin very easily darkens further.

SkinBase IPL

Unlike other IPL systems The SkinBase IPL system allows the practitioner to fine tune the settings to suit specific skin and hair combinations and obtain the best results possible. Your SkinBase IPL Therapist will carry out a comprehensive consultation and patch test and advise you of the results you can expect to achieve. Use our guide to see what skin type you are before your first consultation.

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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.”