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The benefits of Intense Pulsed Light are many

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

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

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.

Medical Therapies

Each therapy uses a particular wavelength to target the problem areas. The treatments have fantastic results for a number of skin conditions including; rosacea, pigmentation, acne, broken blood vessels, red and blue facial veins, fine lines and wrinkles.

Photo-Rejuvenation Treatment

Photo-Rejuvenation Treatment

Photo-rejuvenation is a broad term used to describe the treatment of photo ageing including wrinkles, pigmentation and age spots. The skin can be damaged due to a number of reasons including over exposure to the sun, hormonal changes, chemicals in soaps and shampoos and due to genetic predispositions. The SkinBase™ IPL treatment will help to:
  • Reduce facial wrinkles and fine lines
  • Treat sun damage, age spots brown pigmentation and solar lentigines
  • Improve overall skin tone
  • Give the skin a smoother appearance
For photo-rejuvenation treatments, a course of 3-6 treatments, 2-3 weeks apart is recommended.
Acne

Acne

Scarring caused by acne is very different to any other scar as it is caused by a defecit of collagen in the particular area. After the acne has subsided, the skin needs collagen to heal and if the skin underlying the subsided acne doesn’t have any, this can lead to ‘ice pick scars’. The SkinBase™ IPL medical treatment for acne not only targets the acne to prevent future outbreaks but floods the area with collagen in order for the skin to be able to heal itself properly, preventing scars and helping to reduce the appearance of existing ones. We recommend a course of 3-4 treatments at 2-3 week intervals for best results. The treatment is pain free.
Wrinkles

Wrinkles

As we age, the connective tissue and collagen in our face becomes less supportive and we start to lose the ‘plumpness’ or elasticity we once had. Our skin begins to age at 25, although most people will not see any noticeable changes until into their 30s. The SkinBase™ IPL treatment helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles by flooding the area with collagen, plumping the skin and smoothing out existing wrinkles. The extra collagen will also help the skin regain some of its youthful glow.
What can it treat?

What can it treat?

A number of different skin conditions can be treated including the following:
  • Acne / acne scarring
  • Age spots
  • Pigmentation
  • Campbell de Morgan spots
  • Cherry angiomas
  • Fine line wrinkles
  • Scarring
  • Uneven skin surface
  • Broken capillaries
  • Thread veins
Some treatments require a course of 3-6 treatments, 2-3 weeks apart is recommended.

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.

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.

Fast procedure

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 this can save you. Medical procedures take an average of 15-30 minutes and you will only need on average 3-4 treatments.

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 new 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.

Facial Treatments

Facial Area Single Course of 3
Patch Test £25.00
Full Face Skin Rejuvenation £99.00 £267.00
Back of Hands Rejuvenation £60.00 £162.00
Red Veins on Cheeks £75.00 £202.50
Red Vein - Single Area £50.00 £135.00
Full Face Acne Treatment £99.00 £267.00
Half Face Acne Treatment £75.00 £202.50
Full Face and Neck Rejuvenation £150.00 £405.00
Book a consultation and patch test before treatment.

Pre-Treatment Advice

8 Weeks Prior to Treatment

No waxing, plucking or threading for at least 8 weeks and / or between IPL treatments (for hair removal).

4 Weeks Prior to Treatment

Do not expose the skin to UV or self-tan for at least 4 weeks before and / or between IPL treatments.

1 Week Prior to Treatment

Avoid intense exfoliation, microdermabrasion or peels.

24-48 Hours Prior to Treatment

Do not use bleaching or creams or perfumed products.

Please also:

  • Avoid swimming in strong chlorinated water immediately before or after the treatment.
  • Avoid wearing tight clothes when attending treatment sessions.
  • Hydrate the body by drinking plenty of water.
  • Protect the skin from sun exposure with suitable clothing and use sun block SPF 30+ before the first treatment and between subsequent treatment sessions but do not use sun blocking creams within 24 hours of scheduled treatments.

 

Post-Treatment Care

To ensure your comfort after treatment, please adhere to the following post treatment recommendations:

For up to 24 hours

The skin may be red and warm after treatment this is perfectly normal and will naturally subside. If you wish, you can apply a cold compress to help calm the skin. However, it is advisable to avoid using ice as this may irritate the skin.

You can also use soothing preparations such as Aloe Vera, Witch Hazel or Tea Tree Oil. These will help soothe the skin and reduce redness after treatment.

  • Avoid using make up on the treated area, allowing the skin to cool naturally and more comfortably.

For 48 hours

  • Avoid all heat treatments including hot baths, saunas, steam baths and showers.
  • No swimming in strong chlorinated water.
  • Do not use bleaching creams.
  • Avoid perfumed products e.g., soaps, creams or perfumes.
  • leave any temporary skin responses such as redness to subside naturally.
  • Do not touch, pick, scratch or otherwise irritate the area.

For 72 hours

  • No Shaving

For 1 week

  • Do not exfoliate the treated area or use peels.

For 2 weeks

  • No UV exposure.
  • No self-tan.
  • Avoid prolonged outdoor activity that may expose the skin to a lot of wind or sun.
  • Avoid waxing, plucking, threading (at all times during the course).
  • Avoid depilation creams.

For 6 weeks

  • Use sun protection SPF 30+.
  • Limit sun exposure and do not use tanning beds for at least six weeks.

Nb. Hot and humid conditions can aggravate skin immediately after treatment. Skin cooling can be very helpful, a cold compress or Aloe Vera gel can improve comfort and reduce swelling or redness.