L900 Care Guide

How do I prepare for treatment?

The following advice is provided to assist you with your self care arrangements before and after receipt of IPL treatment. It is strongly advised that the following recommendations are followed. Failure to adhere to these recommendations may delay treatment commencing.

The following recommendations apply to pre treatment care:

  • No exposure to sun or UV radiation for fifteen days prior to treatment.
  • No application of self-tanning creams or lotions for twenty-one days prior to treatment.
  • No tweezers or wax hair removal for at least two weeks before the session.
  • No bleaching or tinting of hair the week preceding the treatment.
  • No photosensitising medication.
  • No retinol cream should be applied during the course of the IPL treatment.

The following recommendations apply to post treatment care:

  • No exposure to the sun on the treated area for three weeks after treatment.
  • Use of a SPF factor 50 plus sun cream in cases of exposure to sun.
  • If necessary, maintenance of the area is preferable by using a razor or depilatory cream.
  • You will need one to two treatments for maintenance, yearly.