Pre treatment advice for IPL


8 weeks prior

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

4 weeks prior

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

1 week prior

Avoid intense exfoliation, microdermabrasion or peels

24-48 hours prior

Do not use bleaching creams or perfumed products

Please also:

  • Avoid swimming in strong chlorinated water immediately before or after 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 SPF30+ before first treatment and between subsequent treatment sessions but do not use sun blocking creams within 24 hours of scheduled treatments