5 reasons to choose IPL instead of waxing or shaving unwanted hair
Trying to decide whether IPL hair removal treatments are right for you? Here are all the reasons we like it better than other hair removal methods
JEAN YIP SPECIAL
Hair removal is something of a lifelong chore for many women. The amount of money we pour into the various process can add up over the years, not to mention the fact that we willingly put ourselves through the torture of epilating or waxing just to have unwanted body hair gone for a little while longer.
IPL, or Intense Pulsed Light, is a technology that has been around for many years now. How it works is by treatments, which utilise brief bursts of high-intensity light energy to target and destroy melanin in hair follicles, thereby disrupting hair growth.
If you’re considering investing in IPL, there are some things to first note. Not all skin types are suited to the treatment. The fact that IPL targets melanin means that a contrast between your skin tone and hair colour is desirable for more effective results.
If you aren’t too sure about how well-suited you are, that’s not a problem! Every treatment at a Jean Yip salon is preceded by a complimentary consultation with one of its professional staffers, who will ascertain if your skin type is suited for IPL treatments.
Now that you’ve taken all of that into consideration, here are five reasons we’re all for IPL.
The IPL works to target and destroy the hair follicles, preventing future growth of that follicle. That said, not all your hairs are “active” at the time of your treatment, which means that only a fraction of hairs are affected at a time. This is why most IPL treatments require many sessions to target as many hairs as possible.
With less tugging on hair follicles from waxing or shaving, the delicate skin of the underarms are not as aggravated. Permanent hair removal instead of shaving also means there are no darker roots visible beneath the skin, lightening the underarms considerably once a majority of the hair has been affected by the IPL treatments.
When your hairs are destroyed at the follicle, you no longer have to worry about hairs growing out badly, or getting uncomfortable ingrown hairs and shaving razor bumps on your skin.
Some of us shave every day, others every two or three days. Whatever your hair type, IPL is a big time-saver. The process is fairly quick, and only has to be repeated every four to six weeks for a number of sessions. Plus, there are more than 60 Jean Yip salons all across Singapore, which means you’re not going to have to worry about convenience.
Think of all the money you might spend on waxing and shaving over the course of your life. The option of a safe treatment like IPL is a definite investment when you consider all the money you no longer have to spend on other hair removal techniques, and all the time you save as well. As they say, time is money, and the host of benefits of IPL far outweigh the hassle of a manual razor or getting waxed on the regular (ouch).
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