are you still shaving or waxing? There is a better way!

Benefits of IPL Hair Removal:

  • Quick Results
  • Fast Treatment
  • It treats ingrowing hairs
  • It improves skin texture
  • Literally no side-effects
  • Affordable monthly treatments
  • Hair can be removed anywhere on the body
  • Minimal discomfort during the treatment
  • It does not cause irritation like after waxing
  • You can shave as often as you like


IPL system offers a safe, long-term solution to unwanted hair for both men and women. IPL systems use light to destroy the hair root thus preventing re-growth, whilst the skin remains unharmed.

The success of treatment depends on the selective absorption of light by the pigment in the hair, so it is essential that the hair is darker than the skin. We will treat any hair colour and anybody with any skin colour apart from very dark. Grey/White hair have no melanin so are not suitable for the treatment. Large areas can be treated in a single session and a number of different areas can be treated. The procedure is relatively painless, and when compared to traditional methods (waxing, threading, sugaring) are far more “permanent”.

Before any IPL or laser treatment a full consultation and a test patch is also performed to confirm suitability for treatment. A course of several treatments is required for the best results.

How is the treatment carried out?
The Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is placed on the skin and a short pulse of light is released, which targets many follicles simultaneously. The applicator is then moved to the neighbouring area of skin and the process is repeated until the entire area is treated. For IPL treatment a thin layer of chilled gel is applied to help guide the light.

How does the treatment feel?
Treatment sensation varies from person to person but is often described as “a flick of an elastic band”. Typically no anaesthesia is required and most clients describe the discomfort as moderate and tolerable.

What will I see after the treatment?
The hair follicles are damaged by the heat but the hairs remain in the follicles. The dead hairs shed after 1-3 weeks as the epidermis renews. During this period the hairs will seem to “grow” as they pushed out by the new epidermis.

Are there any side effects?
The skin may be red immediately after treatment and the hair follicles may be swollen and bumpy but this usually subsides within a few hours. Adverse reactions are rare but may include a small blister or temporary lightening or darkening of the skin. Normally people have no changes to their skin and do not feel any discomfort as a soon as treatment finished.

How many treatments are necessary?
Only hair that is actively growing is affected, therefore multiple treatments are needed. Treatment is conducted every 4-8 weeks, depending on the area treated, until a satisfactory result is seen. The required number of treatments varies, but typically 6 or more treatments are needed for optimum results.

How long does each treatment take?
Treatments can take as little as 10 min to an hour, depending on the size of the treated area. Top Lip will take 10 min, Full legs take around an hour, bikini and underarms take 15-20 min.

You will not be hustled or pushed into buying anything at your first consultation. It is designed and designated to provide necessary knowledge and understanding of the treatment and the technology used to assist you in making your own decision. Children from 16 years of age can have Hair Removal at Laserina Clinic if it is recommended by their GP.


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