Enhance Your Anti-Aging Routine with Intense Pulsed Light For Healthier Skin

Our efforts to live perfectly neat and beautiful lives are always marred with stumped on toes, spilled drinks, stained shirts and fingernails chipping away right after a thorough pedicure. While we can always almost easily rectify these errors, living with bodily imperfections can be deleterious to the core of your own self-esteem unless you think of fillers!

Each time you take a good look in the mirror you are met with a cruel reminder of your facial imperfections, a fact that to some erode one’s confidence. But there is no rule that says this should be the case, especially since we have plenty of non-surgical skin treatments can wash away your blemishes. Doing so helps revitalize your confidence and boosts your self-esteem, the two ingredients you need to keep a smile on your face and live freely and happily.

A vast majority of clients who sign up for beauty and skin treatments are concerned about skin pigmentation. When it comes to skin rejuvenation and getting rid of uneven skin pigmentations, nothing does the trick better than what is offered at MINTS Medical Spa in Chicago. Our experts at MINTS Medical are privy to all the latest beauty enhancement technologies. Despite the trendy and groundbreaking enhancements, there is still much value to be obtained from the tried-and-true treatments such as IPL and HIFU.

 

Unlike what most people are made to think, IPL is not a laser-based treatment but instead, it is a light-based treatment used to remedy a wide range of skin pigmentation, rosacea, broken capillaries, unwanted hair and acne among others. Currently, the IPL systems we use are quite versatile, allowing our experts to cover a lot of the skin surface while facilitating the treatment of a variety of skin conditions.

What Is IPL Skin Rejuvenation

IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light and it is an FDA and TGA approved treatment widely used for skin rejuvenation. It is proven to be a safe and effective skin rejuvenation treatment especially for people looking for minimally invasive skin treatments.

Also known as photo-rejuvenation, IPL is a relatively simple and straightforward treatment that can be used to enhance the anti-aging properties of your skin. Because of little to no downtime, relatively few concerns with side effects and high level of efficacy, IPL continues to become a widely utilized choice for skin pigmentation.

Brief Overview of How IPL Works

Intense Pulsed Light can be used to treat a wide range of conditions including but not limited to skin blemishes as well as hair growth rejuvenation. The principle of how it works is pretty much the same although there are minor differences in the specific procedures.

When used for skin rejuvenation, IPL improves the fine blood vessels and skin pigmentation. A medical grade handheld flashgun is passed across the treatment area of your skin. This delivers a quick powerful flash of light which penetrates below the skin surface containing the unwanted skin pigment. The heat from the light breaks down the unwanted melanin into tiny particles which rise to the surface in form of crust. If it gets to the surface, the crust falls off in 7-10 days but if it doesn’t then it is washed away by the lymphatic system.

If your skin is marred with facial veins, then these are sealed when the red haemoglobin gets heated and new skin cells, as well as collagen, is produced as the skin heals.

Benefits of IPL 

The benefits of securing an IPL treatment at MINTS Medical Spa are quite numerous but just to mention a few, here is what you stand to gain:

IPL vs Laser Treatments

Although IPL is categorized under laser treatments it is quite different from typical laser-based skin treatments. IPL uses a broad spectrum light which does not involve lasers. Unlike laser concentrated beams, IPL machines produce a wide spectrum of wavelengths which cannot be focused to a concentrated beam. The different wavelengths penetrate the skin at different depths which makes IPL a versatile technique that improves the skin in several ways.

If you feel like your anti-ageing routine needs a boost, book an appointment now our experts at MINTS Medical Spa in Chicago will do the rest with enhanced IPL skin rejuvenation treatment.

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