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Everything You Need To Know About The Photofacial

What is the treatment, what are its benefits and aftercare, and more…

Do you desire younger-looking, plump skin? Do you want a permanent fix for age spots, large pores, fine lines, wrinkles and pigmentation? Then the Photofacial is the right clinical treatment for you! 

What is a Photofacial? 

A Photofacial is a skin rejuvenation treatment that uses light-based technology to improve your skin’s health. 

  • How? It uses light-based technology to help brighten your skin and create evenness. Not only that but it also helps to treat damaged skin.

  • Why is it the best? It is a non-invasive treatment that can be done in just under 30 minutes, and has almost zero downtime.

What are the benefits of a Photofacial?

While of course, these results vary from person to person, there’s noticeable changes and a positive response seen in most patients.

  • It helps to build collagen by heating the lower layer of the skin, which also slows down the ageing process. 

  • It’s fast yet not furious on the skin. Though there’s a temporary inflammation of the skin, it’s quicker in terms of the healing period and provides great results. 

  • Combats skin problems like sun spots, acne, redness and pigmentation. 

  • Treats enlarged skin pores.

  • Treats broken capillaries.

  • It’s pain-free and can drastically improve your skin’s appearance by correcting discolouration as well (even birthmarks and dark circles). 

  • The light therapy used creates new skin—skin may be sensitive at first but will be brighter and clearer.

What are the different types of Photofacial treatments?

There are two main types of photo facials and they differ mainly based on the light used: 

  • LED treatment: This one is commonly suggested for treating minor skin problems like wrinkles, blemishes and marks. The LED lights convert the heat into energy and workz on the outer layer of the skin—the epidermis. This treatment is performed with a handheld device and is considerably painless. Almost like an add-on to a regular facial, this one boosts collagen production and results in plumper, younger-looking skin.

  • IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) Photofacial: When it comes to tackling more serious skin conditions that need deeper penetration into the layers of your skin, you should pick the IPL. They treat a myriad of skin problems like wrinkles, brown spots, broken capillaries, sun damage as well as spider veins. It uses a blast of light that penetrates deep into the second layer of the skin which is the dermis without any harm to the top layer. It may take several visits at a 3-4 weeks interval depending on the desired result that you want to achieve. 

How does the Photo facial procedure work? 

In both types of Photo facials, LED and IPL, your skin absorbs the light and converts it into energy. This treatment targets the areas of your skin to enable them to absorb the heat and light rays furthermore stimulating the skin to generate collagen through the energy created. 

  1. The skincare specialist will clean your skin thoroughly and apply the gel on the same. The handheld device of the light is then passed over the skin. 

  2. Taking anywhere between 20-90 mins, the treatment may show results after the first session.

What’s the aftercare of a Photofacial? 

  1. Make sunscreen your best friend. You would want to protect your skin at all times and you simply shouldn’t skip the sunscreen from your skin regime, be it any day. 

  2. Keep your skin moisturised immediately post treatment and the following days.

  3. Only use a gentle, non-comedogenic cleanser. Twice a day.

  4. The results of your Photofacial can last between 6-12 months even if you do take good care of yourself. Indulge in regular maintenance procedures as recommended to you by your dermatologist.

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