IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) hair removal is new and advance hair removal technology which uses high intensity light with multiple wavelengths which produces heat to destroy hair follicle and stop hair regrowth.
There are many alternatives available for the IPL from clinical treatment to home based easy to use devices.
IPL hair removal is also based on principle similar to Laser hair removal but unlike laser hair removal IPL uses the broad range of light beam which covers the larger area to cover more hairs and destroy them.
Despite of arguing safety issues in IPL technology. It is extensively used all around the world from America, Europe to Asia.
One can go to the Clinic and get IPL hair removal treatment from professional physicians and dermatologists or buy home based easy to use devices and use by own self. Generally it costs about $ 85- $1000 in Clinical treatment and home based IPL devices price range from $ 350-$800.
Professional treatment is suitable to those who have massive hair growth in skin whereas people with small amount of hairs can best go with the home based IPL devices.
There are many Home based IPL hair removal devices to be used as per the requirement and your budget.
Among all IPL devices in the market, three markets dominant and widely used by consumers are from VISS beauty, Silkn and Tria brands.
IPL device uses the flash lamp and capacitors to generate the flash light which produces the heat to destroy the hair follicle
We can verdict the best of all these three devices in the following criteria.
Types of Technology:-
Tria uses the LED(Light Emitting Diode) in contrary to that Silkn and VISS use IPH technology, Tria uses the AC power supply and is chargeable,
Both Silkn and VISS use the Battery to operate.
Duration of Lamp life:- The lamp life of VISS beauty is the best with 4,000 shots to 3,300 and 1,000 shots of Tria and Silkn.
Duration of Machine life:-
VISS and Silkn have comparatively equal machine life whereas Tria can give only 30.000 shots after that battery has to be changed.
Choice of Comfortable:-
ViSS beauty gives good comfort whereas Silkn and Tria are slightly discomforting.
VISS beauty IPL device can be bought in $ 545 , similarly Tria diode costs about $ 495 and Silkn costs about $400.
Professional practices in clinic and saunas are always better than using cheaper home based IPL hair removal device in house, the clinical IPL hair removal charge costs about $500 to $1000 in each session. This possible charge is just a rough estimation, generally charge differs with the quantity of hairs in one’s skin.
There are some health issues with IPL that it can cause some skin related problems. Common skin problems are skin irritation, skin rashes, skin burns and discomfort,
In some IPL hair removal treatment patients have to wear goggle to prevent contact with high intensity light to eyes. Similarly, the heat produced by typical IPL device ranges above 70 degree Celsius, which is possibly too painful in dark skin complexion.
IPL is not a onetime solution, for the full benefit to cure all hairs from a body patient has to go for multiple IPL treatments.
For the effective and better result it is advised to take treatment with cosmetic specialists and aestheticians. As they work with their expertise and there is always minimal chances of bad results and accidents.