Laser and Pulsed Light (IPL/VPL) Hair Removal is still the most requested aesthetic treatment in clinics and salons worldwide it is a safe and HEALTH CANADA APPROVED medical Devices
It will take 6-8 treatments to get approximately 70%-90% Permanent Hair Reduction .
This fast, effective and safe treatment offers an unsurpassed long-lasting hair removal solution, and with Energist systems, even darker skin tones up to Skin Type V can be safely and effectively treated, which is not possible with many similar technologies.
Your hair and skin type will be determined at your initial consultation and a test patch will be performed using the system settings that best suit your individual features. The hair covering the treatment area will be trimmed and a cooling gel applied ensuring that the light is used effectively, to give maximum results from your Energist treatment. The Energist applicator will be placed on the area of your skin to be treated. Your skin will then be exposed to a series of light pulses, flashing in rapid succession. The treatment is fast and can take as little as five minutes. Hairs treated will fall out naturally over a period of one to three weeks leaving your skin feeling smooth and looking silky.
Due to the growth stages that all hair goes through, several treatments may be required to help prevent hair growth in the treatment area. You will be advised on how many treatments are likely to be needed.
All hair growth cycles are slightly different and some women, at a mature stage in their life, will sometimes find that some small hairs will appear gradually over time due to increased hormone activity.
Frequently Asked Questions – VPL Hair Removal
What areas can be treated?
The UltraPLUS VPL is very effective at removing hair from the all over the face and neck, and from the underarms, legs, bikini line, chest, arms and back. Long lasting results are achievable for both men and women with hair removal using Energist UltraPLUS VPL systems.
What hairs can’t be treated?
Only hairs in the active growth stage can be treated which is why a course of treatments will achieve the best results. Your therapist will explain the different stages of hair growth during your consultation. Blonde and vellus hairs can be more difficult to treat and often not treatable, therefore it may take longer to see results, your therapist will advise you on the best course of treatment. White, grey and Red hairs will not respond to treatment.
Are there any side-effects?
Due to the personalised treatment settings determined by your therapist during consultation, you should not experience any side-effects. A slight reddening of the skin can occur immediately after treatment as this is an indication of an effective treatment and will fade very quickly.
How many treatments are required?
In most cases noticeable results are achieved after just three treatments, however your therapist will advise you on the best course of treatments for you during your consultation. The number of treatments you will need will be determined by the thickness and colour of your hair, the area to be treated and the hair’s growth cycle. All hair growth cycles are slightly different and some women, at a mature stage in their life, will sometimes find that some small hairs will appear gradually over time due to increased hormonal activity.
What should I do after treatment?
In the days following treatment hairs will still be in place, however, they will slowly be released from the follicle. There is no need to pull or pluck the hair, it will fall out naturally over a period of one to three weeks after receiving your treatment.
Can this treatment be used with other therapies?
Yes, clients often have other treatments around the same time as having UltraPlus VPL™, your therapist will always advise you during your consultation, as long as you disclose any other treatments you have recently received or are planning to have.