What is IPL, Features and Benefits?

Lumino IPL Hair Removal 

Table of Contents

1- What is IPL?

2- What is the difference between IPL and laser hair removal?

3- What are the features of IPL?

4- What are the benefits of IPL?

5- What is the side effects of IPL?

6- Conclusion



What is IPL?

IPL stands for intense pulsed light. And it’s a technology used by cosmetic and medical practitioners to perform various skin treatments that include hair removal, rejuvenation, and help against disease like acne.
IPL tends to achieve long term hair reduction by reducing the re-growth of hair by applying gentle pulses of light to heat to the hair follicle and will lead to hair-free skin in a short time.


What is the difference between IPL and laser hair eemoval? 

IPL is considered as a superior way of hair removal treatment than Laser removal. IPL uses intense pulsed light technology to target a big area of skin and reduce hair growth whole laser uses a single wavelength light that target one specific area to treat.

What are the features of IPL?

IPL targets hair melanin and oxyhemoglobin in blood vessels. Which makes IPL great for both hair removal and skin rejuvenation.
  • Hair Removal 

Shaving and waxing only remove hair from the skin and will not prevent it from re-growth again. While IPL focus the intense pulsed light to destroy hair at the follicles and works on reducing hair re-growth and in a short time skin hair become weaker and thinner.
Lumino IPL and Lumino IPL Mini will give you a quick result in just 8 weeks and will help your skin to be hair-free in just 12 weeks of treatment.
  • Skin Rejuvenation

 IPL are not only a hair removal device, but it’s also help makes your skin to become firmer, tighter and look younger. IPL works in stimulate the skin to naturally regenerate while boosting collagen production that will help reduce appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and shallow scaring.
Also, it works on reducing the appearance of scars, lightening darker patches of skin, and improving the appearance of spider veins. 


What are the benefits of IPL?

  • Fast Results

Using IPL for a couple of sessions will help to reduce hair growth significantly. In just 8 weeks of treatment, you can see a quick result that will not let you worry about your body hair.
  • No More Cuts

Say goodbye to shaving razors that can lead to unwanted experience of cutting in your skin. With IPL, Hair removal is easy and safe and no more worries or risk of shaving.
  • Softer Skin

After using IPL devices, your skin hair become weaker and thinner. This will leave your skin to be softer and smoother than ever.
  • Long-Lasting Results

IPL hair removal has an incredible long-lasting result, it reduces the hair growth and almost disappeared. After couple of sessions, you will only need to use IPL once every couple of months and no more worries about hair growth.
  • Fast and Less Expensive 

IPL treatment session is very fast and can take just a couple of minutes. Lumino IPL hair removal will take 10 minutes for a full hair body removal that include face, lips, arm, armpit, bikinline, and leg. Also, IPL is a much cheaper than other shaving methods in the long run as your hair growth will significantly reduced.


What is the Side Effects of IPL?

IPL side effects are minor, some of them are common like:

  • Skin can show slight redness and may tingles or feel warm. It’s not harmless and will disappear quickly.

  • Skin can get dryer and itching may occur due a combination of shaving and IPL treatment. Just cool the area with some ice or wet face cloth. If the dry skin persists, apply a non-scented moisturizer on the treated area.

  • Changes in skin color after treatment. This is more common for dark-haired people. It is also more likely to occur in people who don’t avoid sun exposure before and after treatment, which is a recommended precaution. Fortunately, this side effect is also temporary and not a cause for concern.

Also, there is some rare effects can happen while treated using IPL:

  • Burns and excessive redness around the hair follicle that can occur by not using the device correctly.

  • Possible of scaring that can rarely happen. Always moisturize treated areas after a session and keep them out of direct sun exposure for a day or two.

  • Skin infection that can occur after any method of hair removing. Keep your eyes on your treated skin areas and in case of suspicion of infection by the damaged hair follicle, use antibiotic cream.



IPL is safe, effective, and fast way to remove hair skin and it’s FDA-approved. IPL & laser hair removal is a great option for people who want fast, effective, and long-term hair removal.
For more details about IPL devices please check our top products, Lumino IPL and Lumino IPL Mini that will help you get rid of hair skin in a short time.
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