IPL hair removal and illumiFacial are two of the most popular facial aesthetic treatments available today. IPL hair removal is a non-invasive procedure that uses light energy to destroy hair follicles at the root, resulting in permanent hair reduction. illumiFacial is a skin rejuvenation treatment that uses a combination of intense pulsed light (IPL) and professional skincare products to improve skin tone, texture, clarity and target a range of skin conditions including acne pigmentation and thread veins.

So, which treatment will you choose this winter?

Benefits of IPL facial hair removal

IPL facial hair removal is a popular choice for both men and women who want to reduce unwanted hair on their face.

  • Permanent hair reduction: IPL facial hair removal is one of the most effective ways to achieve permanent hair reduction.
  • Gentle on the skin: IPL is a gentle treatment that is safe for all skin types.
  • Quick and easy: IPL treatments are typically quick and easy, usually lasting between 15-30 minutes per session, dependent on the size of the treatment area.
  • Minimal downtime: there is minimal downtime with IPL facial hair removal. Most people can return to their normal activities immediately after treatment.
  • Non-invasive treatment: meaning there is no need for surgery.
  • Effective for treating a variety of skin conditions and concerns: including unwanted hair, wrinkles, fine lines, pigmentation, and acne.
  • Good safety profile: IPL facial hair removal is generally safe and well-tolerated, with minimal side effects.

What is IPL (intense pulsed light) and how does it work?

Intense pulsed light (IPL) is a non-invasive light therapy treatment that is used to treat a variety of skin conditions, including unwanted hair, wrinkles, fine lines, pigmentation, and acne. IPL works by emitting pulses of light energy that are absorbed by melanin, the pigment that gives skin its colour. When melanin absorbs the light energy, it heats up and destroys the surrounding tissue. This includes the hair follicle, preventing hair from regrowing.

What to expect during an IPL facial hair removal treatment

During an IPL facial hair removal treatment, you will wear eye protection to protect your eyes from the light energy. We then apply a cooling gel to your skin to help reduce discomfort and then use the IPL device to deliver pulses of light energy to the treatment area.

IPL facial hair removal and illumiFacial

How many IPL facial hair removal treatments do I need?

Most people need a series of 6-8 IPL facial hair removal treatments to achieve permanent hair reduction. The treatments are typically spaced 4-6 weeks apart. After the initial series of treatments, you may need occasional touch-up treatments to maintain the results.

Is IPL facial hair removal safe?

IPL facial hair removal is generally safe and well-tolerated. However, some people may experience mild side effects, such as redness, swelling, and bruising. These side effects are usually temporary and resolve within a few days.

If you are looking for a safe and effective way to reduce unwanted hair on your face, IPL facial hair removal is a great option. Contact your us today to learn more about IPL facial hair removal and to see if it is right for you.

IPL hair removal for face costs:

  • Full face per treatment – from £80
  • Full face course of 3 – buy a course of 3 and get 10% off – £230
  • Full face course of 6 – buy a course 6 and only pay for 5 – £425

Click here to see our price list for individual facial areas, including monobrow, lip and chin.

IPL hair removal for face

Client Testimonial

“I have been a customer for many years, regardless of the treatment I always come away satisfied and happy. The last three years I have been undergoing IPL treatment on my face. Suffering with PCOS and Metabolic Syndrome left me epilating my face daily causing my skin to be raised, blotchy and the hair was getting thicker and darker.

“After a lot of courage I signed up for my taster session and I’ve never looked back. My face feels smooth to the touch. The hairs have dramatically reduced and are thin, light and barely noticeable. My life has changed for the better and I genuinely could not be happier.”

Benefits of an illumiFacial

An illumiFacial is a popular choice for people who want to improve their skin’s appearance without the need for surgery.

  • Improve skin tone and texture: illumiFacial helps to improve your skin tone and texture by reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and pigmentation.
  • Reduce wrinkles and fine lines: illumiFacial stimulates collagen production to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
  • Fade pigmentation: illumiFacial can help to fade pigmentation caused by sun exposure, ageing, and acne.
  • Effective treatment for facial thread veins:  light energy heats the blood vessels causing them to collapse and be absorbed by the body, leaving little or no trace of the original lesion.
  • Smoother and more radiant skin: illumiFacial leave your skin looking smoother, more radiant, and more youthful.

How does an illumiFacial work?

An illumiFacial works by using a combination of IPL treatments and professional skincare products to treat a variety of skin concerns. Click here to see our range of aesthetic skin care products.

How many illumiFacial treatments do I need?

Most people need a series of 3-6 illumiFacial treatments to achieve optimal results. The treatments are typically spaced 2-4 weeks apart. After the initial series of treatments, you may need occasional touch-up treatments to maintain the results.

What to expect after your illumiFacial treatments

After your illumiFacial treatment, you may experience a tingling sensation on your skin and your pigment spots may darken before they flake away. This is a good sign! It means that the treatment is working to remove the dead skin cells and reveal the brighter, more even skin underneath.

In the months following your treatment, you will also notice an improvement in the firmness and plumpness of your skin. This is because the illumiFacial stimulates collagen production, which helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Overall, the illumiFacial is a safe and effective treatment that can help to improve the overall appearance of your skin. If you are looking for a way to achieve a more even, flawless skin tone, the illumiFacial is a great option to consider.

illumiFacial costs:

  • illumiFacial (including Tri-Fruit Acid Peel) – from £180 per treatment
  • Buy a course of 3 illumiFacials (including Tri-Fruit Acid Peel) and save £60 – £480
  • Skin Rejuvenation Facial (illumiFacial without the Tri-Fruit Acid Peel) – £125
  • Buy a course of 3 Skin Rejuvenation Facials and save £55 – £320

illumiFacials are an extremely effective, non-invasive, skin treatment that improve your skin tone and texture, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and even out skin pigmentation.

If you are looking for a safe and effective way to improve your skin’s appearance, an illumiFacial is a great option. Contact us today to learn more about illumiFacial treatments and to see if they are right for you.

Click here to read on of our clients transformative skin rejuvenation journeys, and see the amazing results, using a tailored illumiFacial and Mesotherapy treatment plan to target:

  • Patches of hyper-pigmentation
  • Random recurring acne break outs
  • Early signs of ageing – fine lines
  • Dull looking skin

illumiFacial and mesotherapy facial treatment - before and after

Client Testimonial

“My skin looks and feels so much better! I no longer have the areas of acne that were sore, my skin feels refreshed and my pigmentation, that was really making me self-conscious, has faded.

“I will be continuing to maintain the skincare treatments as I am very happy with the results.

“Megan and Emma are very knowledgeable, made me feel at ease and understood all of my concerns regarding my skin and helped in any way they could. Thank you! xxx”

Other IPL treatments at The Beauty Spot

In addition to IPL hair removal and illumiFacial, we offer a range of other IPL treatments to address specific skin concerns, including:

To learn more about our IPL treatments, give us a call us on 01256 460076 or email us at enquiries@beautyspotbasingstoke.co.uk.

If you are looking for a comprehensive beauty solution that can address a range of skin and appearance concerns, book a consultation today* at our salon in Basingstoke, Hampshire. Our experienced team of qualified beauty professionals will be happy to discuss your individual needs and help create a treatment plan that is right for you.

*IPL consultation fee of £15 is redeemable against the first treatment booked.