15 May 2012
limelight ipl treatment
Amplify anti-ageing results with this new-age skin treatment that fast tracks skin to perfection.
There comes a time when skin requires a little more grunt than a bottle of liquid promises. Intense pulsed light (otherwise known as IPL) is a clinically proven method of reducing imperfections of the skin including those that appear as we age. Dealing with skin discolouration, tiny veins, sunspots, uneven texture or redness? Then you should read on, as chances are that this is a treatment worth considering.
Yes, many at home treatments can tackle these to some extent, but we’ve been putting some serious research into the benefits of the new Limelight IPL technology after seeing the seriously impressive results it boasts after just a few treatments. While the warmer months are spent preaching about the damaging effects of the sun’s rays, winter in fact, offers the ideal time to put some time into rejuvenating the skin and giving your skin a second chance.
Many cosmetic spas and clinics offer IPL treatments year round, however, it is vital that the procedure should only ever be undertaken during the winter months, where your skin has a period of ‘down time’ from summer’s damaging rays. When it comes to matters of the face, you don’t want to mess around. And that’s where the state of art technology offered by the Cutera Limelight machine steps in.
IPL treatments are offered in varying forms, but the Cutera Limelight system really is the crème of the crop, offering a highly sophisticated system which is completely customisable depending on differing skin tones, and ageing conditions. The Limelight uses light to heat the pigment and blood in the top layer of your skin, reducing discolouration and promoting a more even skin tone. While most IPL machines can treat high contrast pigmentation, low contrast pigmentation (lighter discolouration concerns) were previously seen as difficult to resolve. Thankfully, IPL Cutera Limelight effectively treats both, meaning you can treat minimal problem areas before they get worse, and freshen up your skin with little interruption to your normal routine.
The non-invasive and highly effective procedure works to correct skin tone and imperfections such as sun damage, redness or discolouration around the face, neck and décolletage in an estimated one to three treatments (depending on sun-damage). Add this to your little black book of skincare treatments over winter, come summer, your clearer, younger skin will be thanking you.
Limelight IPL is available at Prescription Skin Care.