IPL Photofacial A photofacial, or fotofacial, also known as photorejuvenation, is a treatment to reverse sun damage, even out skin complexion as well as improve tone and texture in the process. It helps: * tighten pores * reduce the severity of acne * reduce the appearance of or eliminate sun spots and freckles * lessen hyperpigmentation * treat skin flushing and skin redness * reduce the appearance of scars (acne, chickenpox, etc.) * reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles * reverse sun damage * treat vascular lesions (broken capillaries, blood vessels, telangiectasia, rosacea) * improve facial contour * tighten skin * boost collagen and elastin production What is IPL? IPL, which stands for intense pulsed light, “is not a laser but is a powerful light source that is used for skin rejuvenation and has the ability to penetrate the skin with minimal skin damage. It improves skin regeneration in the epidermis as well as the dermis via increased collagen and elastin fibre production by inducing a natural wound healing mechanism. IPL photofacial treatments also have an impact on acne, reducing sebaceous gland activity as well as constricting blood vessels to reduce the appearance of broken capillaries or spider veins and targeting dark pigment, which lessens the appearance of dark spots. Duration: 20 min (lunchtime procedure) Downtime: NIL Frequency: once every 2-3 weeks. Results :best seen after 3-6 weeks.