Philips say you can pluck, wax or epilate before your sessions. However, you must then wait 24 hours before zapping your hairs. This allows any skin redness and irritation to fade, and for a tiny bit of hair to regrow in your hair follicles.
Can you do IPL after epilating?
Tweezing, waxing, depilatory creams, laser, or epilators should not be used while you’ve stopped IPL treatments. The reason for this wait time is to allow the IPL hair removal treatment round to completely run its course. After an IPL treatment there can still be dead hair inside the pore that needs to be removed.
Can you epilate before laser?
Any treatment areas should be shaved completely prior to treatment. Legs should be shaved around 24 hours prior to your appointment to avoid irritation. Do not wax, tweeze, epilate or use chemical depilatories for two weeks before treatment, or at all in between laser treatments.
Can you pluck hairs before IPL?
Answer: Do NOT Pluck, Wax Hair before IPL Hair Removal
For IPL to succeed its light energy needs to find and destroy an intact hair follicle bulb in its growth phase. Plucking or waxing hair greatly reduces the target area for the light energy resulting in a disappointing IPL treatment.
Can I epilate before Philips Lumea?
Start by removing the hair from your skin
Start your treatment by first removing all hair from your skin as long as hair is still visible. You can choose to shave, epilate or wax the areas you intend to treat. If you choose to wax, we recommend that you wait at least 24 hours before using Philips Lumea.
Is it better to wax or shave before IPL?
IPL takes about 6 sessions to get rid of 70% of hair permanently. Also the way IPL works by killing the follicle mans that in grown hairs will no longer be a problem. There is no need to grow out your hair before treatment as it is necessary to shave (NOT WAX OR PLUCK) on the day or the day before treatment.
What happens if I don’t shave before IPL?
What happens if I don’t remove hair before using my Philips Lumea? If you use Lumea while you still have hair on your skin, the light from your Lumea may burn these. This can result in an unpleasant smell and damage your Lumea.
Can I Epilate after laser treatment?
Waxing and Plucking After Laser Hair Removal Treatment? It is safe to use any type of hair removal, waxing plucking etc. any time 5 days or more after the laser treatment. The worry is any redness or irritation directly related to the laser treatment itself.
What should I do before IPL at home?
For best results shave. For best results, shave before your home laser or IPL sessions. Shaving immediately before each session gives you your best results from home IPL and laser. TIP: Hair conditioner works brilliantly on legs, underarms, and bikini line instead of expensive shaving gels!
When should I shave before IPL?
Answer: It is important to shave the day of or the day before IPL hair removal. We recommend shaving the night before Laser Hair Removal or the morning of the procedure. The device is targeting the pigment in the hair to zap it.
What happens if I don’t shave before laser hair removal?
If you were unable to shave your hair or couldn’t remove enough, your laser hair removal technician can remove the rest of it before your treatment. Make sure you don’t shave immediately before your laser hair removal treatment, as this increases the odds for inflammation and swelling.
Do I have to shave my upper lip before IPL?
It is important to shave the area to be treated the day or night before your appointment. Doing this will prevent thermal injury to the surface of the skin as there won’t be hair on the surface to absorb the laser’s energy.
Can I shave 48 hours before laser?
Shave a day or two beforehand
Laser hair removal doesn’t require visible hair growth in the treatment area; just enough growth for the hair to be visible to the laser. That being said, you should shave 24-48 hours before your session.
Can I Dermaplane before IPL?
IPL Photoplane is a customized IPL Photofacial treatment produces that involves a dermaplane treatment prior to the application of intense pulsed light.