Are you also worried about the time-consuming processes of hair removal like waxing? Has intense pulsed light - IPL treatment ever come to your attention?
We know you must have heard the myths related to IPL treatment.
Here are some of the myths:
- IPL treatment can cause skin cancer
- IPL treatment will make you infertile
- It is painful
- It causes different skin disorders
In this article, we will share a few scientific pieces of research.
Study of the current trends in intense pulsed light treatment
This study shows that IPL treatment is safe and effective for the treatment of Vascular lesions, Pigmented Lesions, Acne, Rosacea, and actinic keratoses
Study on the evaluation of IPL for facial skin hair removal for home use
This study also proves that IPL is a safe and effective method for removing unwanted facial hair, with significant results, like hair count numbers and the percentage of hair removed.
Study on an evidence-based review of hair removal using light and laser sources
This study also favours the use of lasers and light sources for hair removal. However, this study also suggests informing the patients of the expected treatment outcome.
Study on the safety of IPL home devices
This study also proves the efficacy of IPL treatment. And it suggests informing the people about the whole procedure.
As the procedure takes time, that may cause frustration, and the device may also be unsuitable for some skin tones. So, safety precautions must be delivered to the customers.
Study on the effects of a low energy IPL device for home use
This study also says that lower energy IPL devices can be applied safely and effectively at home for hair removal purposes.
Hence we can conclude that IPL devices can be used at home safely and effectively by following some simple guidelines.