Who does not want smooth skin, not black spots, free from wrinkles, and not covered in feathers? Most of the Eve, would want that kind of skin. At present, there are many treatments and beauty therapies that he says can realize your desires. One of them is IPL therapy or intense pulsed light. Right now, IPL therapy is hair removal therapy or removing feathers that are favored by many women, because it is believed to be able to make skin.
However, is it true that the magic of IPL therapy is real? How effective is this treatment and what side effects might it occur? Here's the answer.
IPL is a therapy that is popular today, but is it safe?
IPL is a skin treatment that utilizes xenon light in high intensity to rejuvenate skin tissue. Many people are fooled and assume that IPL is the same therapy as laser therapy. In fact, these two treatments have different methods and tools.
In IPL hair removal therapy, the wave size used will be adjusted to the skin condition and how much area of the skin will be treated.
According to the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, IPL therapy is a therapy that can be used to treat various skin problems such as:
- Reddish spots
- Black spots
Not only that, even the Food and Drug Administration, the drug and food control body in the United States (equivalent to the Indonesian Food and Drug Administration) in Indonesia, has agreed to use the IPL to remove hair on the body. Yes, so far IPL therapy tends to be safe, but must be under the supervision of a specialist doctor .
How effective is IPL therapy for hair removal?
Although there is still little scientific research that has recognized the ability of the IPL to deal with skin problems, some of them state that this treatment is enough to help treat disorders that arise on your skin.
Examples, studies published in the Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. Although carried out on a small scale, this study proves that IPL hair removal therapy is able to prevent fur growth in the study participants consisting of 22 women. In this study, IPL was able to prevent fur growth by 70-90%.
Meanwhile, in another study, IPL was used to remove reddish spots on the surface of the skin. The result, it is known that treatment using this method is quite able to help eliminate red spots.
Usually, this treatment is done more than once to get optimal results. Each person may get different recommendations regarding the frequency of care that must be done, according to the conditions and skin problems experienced.
Is there a risk if I do IPL hair removal?
IPL hair removal is indeed relatively safe. However, just like other medical measures, this procedure still has risks and can cause several symptoms such as:
- Pain during treatment
- Uneven skin color
However, indeed all of these risks are very rare, because the light waves used in this treatment are quite safe for all skin types. If you are worried, you can discuss and consult with a dermatologist who handles you.
Also make sure, you do this treatment in a trusted beauty clinic, which has medical personnel and experts in their fields.
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