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Ellemes Medical Spa

IPL Photofacial

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ELLEMES Medical Spa

ELLEMES is an Atlanta-based medical spa that provides a wide range of face and body treatments to help you look and feel your best! Interested in learning more about how we can help you acheive your skin care goals? Contact us today!

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What is an IPL Photofacial?

An IPL photofacial, also known as Intense Pulsed Light therapy, is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure that uses light energy to improve the appearance of the skin. It's a popular treatment for people looking to reduce the signs of aging, sun damage, and other skin concerns.

During an IPL photofacial, your trained skincare professional will use a handheld device that emits pulses of light energy to the skin. This light energy is absorbed by the pigments in the skin, such as melanin and hemoglobin, and converted into heat. This heat then destroys or breaks down the targeted pigments without damaging the surrounding tissue.

IPL photofacials can help improve the appearance of a variety of skin concerns, including:

  1. Sun damage and brown spots
  2. Redness and rosacea
  3. Fine lines and wrinkles
  4. Acne and acne scars
  5. Uneven skin texture and tone

The procedure typically takes 30-60 minutes, depending on the size of the treatment area, and there is minimal downtime required. Most people describe the experience as mildly uncomfortable, with a sensation similar to a rubber band snapping against the skin.

IPL photofacials can be done on the face, neck, chest, and hands, and most people see noticeable improvement after a series of treatments. However, it's important to note that IPL photofacials may not be suitable for everyone, such as those with certain medical conditions or darker skin tones. It's always best to consult with a skincare professional to determine if IPL photofacials are right for you.

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Schedule a Consultation Today!

If you're interested in learning more about this treatment, the first step is to schedule a consultation! During your consultation, we'll evaluate your skin and determine if this treatment is right for you. If you decide to move forward with the treatment, we'll work with you to create a custom plan that meets your specific needs and goals!

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Contact us at our Atlanta office or submit a business inquiry online!

Staff Spotlight

Lauren Siso, Esthetician

Lauren has been medical aesthetician and laser practitioner for over 10 years and is passionate about helping her clients achieve their best skin possible. Lauren truly believes that everyone deserves to feel confident in their own skin and is dedicated to helping her clients achieve that goal!

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Lauren Siso, Medical Aesthetician at ELLEMES Medical Spa