IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light and has gained widespread popularity for the many benefits it affords the user. This modern technology aims to remove unwanted hair, slow the aging process by reducing wrinkles and perfect the skin tone by treating blemishes. Multiple uses of IPL also increase collagen production in the skin, leaving you glowing from the inside out! Due to IPL's diverse range of uses and proven results, IPL is a must for anyone wanting to look and feel their best.
Yes! It is safe. There are numerous studies that prove the safety and effectiveness of IPL for hair removal. We advise that you be cautious when treating yourself as not all skin tones are suitable for IPL treatments. If you have a darker skin tone, we advise not to use IPL, due to the level of melanin in the skin. The same applies if you have a recent tan.
Furthermore, we advise to check with your doctor first if you are taking medication that may make your skin sensitive to light. People with Epilepsy should not use this product as the IPL has a bright flash.
It is a very versatile technology which emits a series of different wavelengths that scatter within the skin reaching various depths. Depending on its use, it will provide the user with the desired results such as reduction of blemishes, pigment, wrinkles or hair.
One of the many advantages of our Handset over other types of laser is that it is pain-free.
Our Handset offers extremely long lasting results however no form of laser hair removal is permanent, even at the clinics. Just be careful when companies claim “permanent” hair removal, as this term technically means that there will be no regrowth of hair for 6 months. To maintain long-term results we advise using our Handset once a week for 8 weeks, then just once every few months for maintenance.
No, eye protection is not required whilst using our Handset. Our Handsets have been designed with a sensor and will not pulse a light unless the entire window is pressed against your skin. That being said, you should never try and look directly into the light as it flashes. Furthermore, People with Epilepsy should not use this product as the IPL has a bright flash.
Most users start to notice a reduction of hair after just 3-4 treatments, with complete results after 10 treatments. However, results vary from person to person.
We recommend using your handset once a week for the first 8 weeks. After this period we recommend using your handset once a month, for 2 months or until satisfied. If you would like to maintain hairless, smooth skin, we recommend using your handset once every 2 to 3 months, or as needed.
Our handsets have a use-life of 500,000 flashes, which will last well over 12 years if used as directed.
Our handsets have an energy output of 3.9J/cm2, this means it is ideal for safe hair removal, and is also approved for effective at-home use.
You can use your handset on your whole body, including your brazilian and face (just be sure to not get too close to your eyes).
Yes, you should shave the desired areas before using your Silkypel handset.
Between treatments you should only shave when required. You should never wax, pluck, or epilate as these hair removal methods remove the entire root, which is what absorbs the light during the treatment.
Our handset is suitable for all but the darkest skin tones. Please Refer to the skin tone chart in the user manual to see whether or not IPL is suitable for you.
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Although there is no evidence showing that IPL has negative effects on pregnant or breastfeeding women, we still do not recommend using our handset as a precaution.
No, you should not IPL over tattoos, however going around tattoos is fine.
No, you should not use IPL over very dark freckles or moles, however light freckles are okay.
If you have recently been tanning, we recommend waiting 2 weeks before using your handset. You should wait 48 hours to tan after using your handset. Artificial tan should not be on your skin while using your handset.
Our handsets come with a 12V power supply.
Yes, it comes with a 12-months warranty.