The California sun is part of what makes living in Pasadena so delightful, especially in June before the high heat of the summer hits. The only problem is that it’s easy to overdo it. Even when you’re taking good care of your skin with our exclusive skincare range, too much sun can lead to dark sunspots and uneven skin pigmentation. Combined with congenital birthmarks, medical conditions like rosacea, and the impact of aging blood vessels like spider veins, you might not have the clear skin that gives you the confidence to be your best self.
That’s where we can help. Thanks to our advanced approach to Clear Skin using Lumecca intense pulsed light (IPL), Parfaire Medical Aesthetics can help you reduce or eliminate sun spots, melasma, vascular lesions, and other forms of skin discoloration. This anti-aging IPL treatment can help your body repair damaged skin for facial rejuvenation. And it can work on other parts of the body, too, giving great results for your decolletage, arms, hands, legs, and feet.
Best of all, Lumecca can give you the clear skin you’re looking for in a fraction of the time required by other IPL treatments.
How IPL Treatment Works
If you’ve ever worn a blouse with dark and light stripes on a sunny day, you’ve probably noticed how the dark stripes get hotter than the light ones. This is because the color of an object relates to how much light energy it absorbs. The darker the object, the more energy it absorbs, which makes it hotter.
This is what makes IPL treatment work. The light pulses are absorbed more by the dark patches on your skin, whether they’re sun spots, rosacea, or acne. With the precise balance of pulses, your normal skin can keep cool, while the spots you want to target get hotter and hotter until they’re damaged. Then they just flake off.
And because it works on patches of skin that are darker than others, proper adjustment lets it function on all ethnic skin types.
What IPL Treatment Can Do for You
IPL treatment has become very popular because it can work on many different skin pigment spots. This includes:
- Sun spots
- Large pores
- Dull skin
- Port wine stains
- Spider veins
Because of its anti-aging effect, IPL is often used for facial rejuvenation and facial treatment. However, it can be used on almost any part of the body, including:
In other words, wherever you have skin, you might benefit from IPL.
How Clear Skin Lumecca Treatment Improves IPL
Although IPL is a good treatment, not all IPL treatments are created equal. Lumecca is designed to optimize the benefits of IPL and minimize its limitations. Here are some ways that Lumecca can give better results and a better experience for people getting IPL treatment.
Optimized Energy Targets Sun Spots and Lesions
IPL is not laser treatment. It doesn’t use a specific frequency of light to cut or burn the skin. Instead, it uses a wide spectrum of light to gently heat the skin. But Lumecca optimizes its energy output in the range that is best absorbed by dark skin pigmentation and hemoglobin (the blood chemical that makes it red). With up to 3X as much energy in this key range of light, it can work more effectively than other IPL treatments.
Fewer Treatments Required
Because Clear Skin Lumecca treatments are more effective on discolored skin like sun spots, it takes fewer treatments to achieve clear skin. People can sometimes see the results they’re looking for with just 1-2 treatments, compared to 4-6 treatments for other IPL treatments.
Faster Treatments Possible
The increased effectiveness of Clear Skin Lumecca treatment also means that it doesn’t take as long to achieve the desired effect. In addition, the tip of the Lumecca device projects light at a wider angle, covering a larger area. This means that each treatment can be half or even a third as long as treatments with other IPL devices.
Cooling Tip Leads to More Comfortable Treatment
IPL treatment works by heating up your skin, especially your areas of dark skin pigmentation. We want this, but it can be uncomfortable. However, the cooling tip of the Lumecca device minimizes the sensation of heat and helps your skin cool off faster. As a result, you feel more comfortable during treatment with Lumecca than you might with other IPL treatments.
Have More Fun in the Summer Sun with Clear Skin Confidence
Clear skin gives you the confidence to get out and enjoy yourself. It lets you show off your bright and glowing personality as well as your skin, by wearing the clothes you want to wear. Whether you can’t wait to put on a sexy swimsuit or sassy sandals, Clear Skin Lumecca treatment can help.
To learn whether this is the right way to achieve your clear skin or facial rejuvenation, please call 626-238-0052 for an appointment at Parfaire in Pasadena or use our contact form to ask us a question.