IPL Photofacial Side Effects: What You Need to Know – November 2022

IPL Photofacial Side Effects: What You Need to Know

If you’re considering an IPL photofacial, it’s important to be aware of the potential side effects. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the most common side effects of IPL photofacials and what you can do to minimize your risk.

Most Common Side Effects

The most common side effect of IPL photofacials is temporary redness and swelling of the treated area. This usually goes away within a few hours, but in some cases may last for a few days. Other common side effects include:

– Dry skin
– Itching
– Flaking or peeling skin
– Temporary changes in skin color
– Sun sensitivity

Minimizing Your Risk of Side Effects

There are a few things you can do to minimize your risk of experiencing side effects from an IPL photofacial. First, be sure to choose an experienced and reputable practitioner. Second, make sure you follow all aftercare instructions, including avoiding sun exposure and using sunscreen when going outside. Finally, don’t hesitate to contact your practitioner if you have any questions or concerns.

Conclusion:

If you’re thinking about getting an IPL photofacial, it’s important to be aware of the potential side effects. The good news is that most side effects are temporary and can be easily avoided by choosing a reputable practitioner and following all aftercare instructions. If you are interested in learning more about how an IPL photofacial can help you, contact us today to schedule a consultation so we can determine if an IPL photofacial is right for you!

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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