Fast | Non-invasive | Highly Effective
IPL acne management targets acne-prone skin to reduce acne bacteria, breakouts and inflammation for a clearer, more balanced and healthier looking complexion.
For optimal result a course of 6 treatments, 3 -4 weeks apart are recommended, along with professional clinic peels and active home care products are used.
Skin Consultation and test patch. (Redeemable upon cost of first treatment).
|Upper or lower back
|Spot Treatment + $5 per spot thereafter
|Other areas. Please speak to our Laser Technician for prices.
How does IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) treat acne?
IPL Acne Treatments at Bella Skin Health Clinic utilise intense pulsed light technology to target and reduce acne effectively. This treatment involves directing concentrated light pulses at the skin, which acne-causing bacteria and overactive sebaceous glands absorb. This absorption process destroys bacteria and reduces gland activity, thereby diminishing inflammation and preventing future breakouts. Additionally, IPL encourages collagen production, aiding the skin's healing process and improving overall texture and health, leading to clearer and more rejuvenated skin.
Is IPL acne treatment effective for all types of acne?
While IPL Acne Treatments benefit many types of acne, especially inflammatory acne (red, swollen pimples), the effectiveness can vary. This treatment is typically more effective for inflammatory acne than non-inflammatory types, like blackheads and whiteheads. The response to IPL depends on individual skin types and the severity of acne. At Bella Skin Health Clinic, our skincare specialists can assess your acne condition and advise whether IPL is the most suitable treatment option for you.
How many sessions of IPL are typically needed to see results for acne?
The number of IPL Acne Treatments required for noticeable results varies based on individual skin conditions and acne severity. Generally, a series of sessions, usually spaced a few weeks apart, is recommended. Each treatment session builds upon the previous, gradually reducing acne and improving skin condition. During your initial consultation at Bella Skin Health Clinic, we will provide a customised treatment plan, including an estimated number of sessions to achieve optimal results for your specific skin needs.
Are there any side effects or downtime associated with IPL acne treatments?
IPL Acne Treatments are known for their safety and minimal side effects. Common, temporary side effects include redness, mild swelling, and a tingling sensation post-treatment. These typically resolve quickly, allowing most clients to immediately return to their daily activities. At Bella Skin Health Clinic, we ensure our clients are fully informed about the procedure. To guarantee a comfortable and speedy recovery with the least amount of recovery time, we offer comprehensive aftercare instructions.
Can IPL be used to treat acne scars?
IPL Acne Treatments can also be effective in treating acne scars. The technology helps stimulate collagen production, a key factor in skin healing and rejuvenation. This stimulation can improve the skin's texture and reduce the appearance of scars over time. IPL can help acne scars, but how well it works will depend on the kind and extent of the scarring. Our specialists at Bella Skin Health Clinic can assess your skin and scars to determine if IPL is an appropriate treatment option for your specific condition.