IPL Equipment – Lighting the Way to Perfection

by | Jan 24, 2012 | Uncategorized


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Investing in IPL equipment can extend the number of services and treatments a salon or therapist is able to offer its clientele. This increase in services could improve the financial condition and clientele base of the salon or therapist. The goal is to provide fast results and a great client experience that will lead to repeat business and referrals to grow your business.

IPL equipment does not require any specialist installation and some units are made to be portable, which could prove to be advantageous in many situations. The ‘footprint’ of IPL units is generally relatively small, which means they are able to sit comfortably in the treatment room on a shelf, trolley or other suitable surface, within safe reach of an electrical socket.

Economical in use and simple to operate, IPL equipment is an excellent investment for any salon. Learning to use the IPL equipment doesn’t require any expensive specialist training, so downtime for the therapist and salon are minimal. Some states to regulate who can perform IPL treatments, so contact your State Board of Cosmetology for guidelines where you operate.

IPL equipment has grown rapidly in popularity in recent years as clients realize the benefits of the therapies using Intense Pulse Light, the depilatory action of the Intense Pulse Light Therapies, is safe for use on the face and other areas of the body. Additionally, IPL is used for photo-facial rejuvenation because of its effect on stimulating collagen formation, as well as for the treatment of acne and rosacea.

Men and women are equally able to benefit from IPL therapy in the removal of unwanted hair. Even male facial hair can be treated with IPL equipment, although because of the strength of the male beard hair, additional treatments would be required as compere to that of female hair growth.

Because of the impressive results attained by the use of IPL equipment, repeat consultations and referrals from clients ensures the investment into IPL equipment is worth the initial outlay, as costs are quickly recuperated and ongoing overheads are relatively minimal, which results in a profitable investment.

There are numerous variations of IPL equipment, varying in size and ease of application, many have different heads and filters have to be changed, depending on the application the IPL equipment is being used for, while other units are available which have been designed for use with a single application head. There is also IPL equipment available which can be used not only for hair removal but also incorporate the ability for treating skin discoloration, conditions such as hyperpigmentation and rosacea, which can be a major problem for many people. Positive results for hyperpigmentation can be seen in just one to three applications.

Safety during use is of paramount concern for both the manufacturers and the operator, so all IPL equipment has to conform to very strict safety regulations, in order to ensure the health and safety of both the client and the operator.

IPL equipment can give you fast results and a great client experience. For more comprehensive and detailed information please contact