IPL Skin Rejuvenation Treatment


Welcome to Brow Envy, Plymouth’s premier destination for transforming and revitalising your skin. Nestled in the heart of our vibrant city, we’re dedicated to unveiling the true beauty of your skin through our expert treatments and personalised care. Among our array of services, our IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) Skin Rejuvenation treatment stands out as a beacon of innovation for those seeking a radiant, youthful complexion.

At Brow Envy, we understand the importance of skin health and the impact it has on your confidence and overall wellbeing. That’s why we’re thrilled to offer our IPL Skin Rejuvenation treatment, a cutting-edge solution designed to address a wide range of skin concerns. From the early signs of ageing to the visible effects of sun damage, and from reducing rosacea to targeting acne, this versatile treatment promises to rejuvenate your skin, leaving it looking and feeling its absolute best.

Our team of skilled practitioners is passionate about harnessing the power of IPL technology to deliver remarkable results. We believe in a bespoke approach, tailoring each treatment to meet your unique skin needs and aesthetic goals. Join us to discover the full potential of your skin’s beauty, where advanced technology meets expert care in a warm, welcoming environment.

What Is An IPL Skin Rejuvenation Treatment?

IPL Skin Rejuvenation Treatment, or Intense Pulsed Light Therapy, is a revolutionary approach to skin care that uses targeted light energy to penetrate deep into the skin’s layers, stimulating natural collagen production and promoting cellular renewal. Unlike traditional laser treatments, IPL emits a broad spectrum of light that can be tailored to the specific needs of your skin, making it incredibly versatile and effective for a wide range of concerns. This non-invasive method is designed to improve the overall texture, tone, and appearance of the skin, addressing issues such as fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, age spots, rosacea, and acne. The beauty of IPL treatment lies in its ability to offer significant improvements without the downtime associated with more invasive procedures.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between IPL and traditional laser treatments?

The primary difference between IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) and traditional laser treatments lies in the type of light used. IPL utilises a broad spectrum of light with multiple wavelengths, allowing it to target various skin concerns simultaneously, such as pigmentation, redness, and texture. This makes IPL exceptionally versatile for skin rejuvenation. In contrast, traditional laser treatments emit light at a single, specific wavelength, making them highly focused and ideal for targeting particular issues, such as deep wrinkles or significant sun damage. While IPL is non-invasive and generally requires minimal downtime, laser treatments can be more invasive, potentially requiring a recovery period.

How do I know if I am a good candidate for IPL Skin Rejuvenation?

You’re likely a good candidate for IPL Skin Rejuvenation if you’re looking to address concerns such as fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, age spots, rosacea, or acne without undergoing invasive procedures. Ideal candidates have light to medium skin tones with concerns that the broad-spectrum light can effectively target. However, it’s important to have realistic expectations and understand that certain skin types, particularly very dark or tanned skin, may have an increased risk of adverse effects. A consultation with our skilled practitioners at Brow Envy is the best way to determine if IPL treatment is suitable for you. During this session, we’ll assess your skin type, discuss your concerns and goals, and recommend the most appropriate treatment plan tailored to your needs.

How should I prepare for an IPL Skin Rejuvenation session?

To prepare for an IPL Skin Rejuvenation session, it’s important to follow a few key guidelines to ensure the best possible outcome. Avoid sun exposure and tanning beds for at least 4 weeks before your treatment, as tanned skin can increase the risk of side effects. Additionally, refrain from using any skincare products containing retinol, glycolic acid, or other harsh chemicals for 1-2 weeks prior to your appointment. It’s also advisable to stop any waxing, chemical peels, or collagen injections for 2 weeks before your session. On the day of your treatment, ensure your skin is clean, dry, and free of any makeup, lotions, or perfumes.

What can I expect during an IPL treatment?

During an IPL treatment at Brow Envy, you can expect a comfortable and professional experience. At the start of your session, your skin will be cleansed, and a cool gel applied to the treatment area. You’ll be provided with protective eyewear to shield your eyes from the bright light. The IPL device is then gently pressed against the skin, emitting pulses of light that may feel like a light snap with a rubber band accompanied by a warm sensation. Each session typically lasts between 20 to 30 minutes, depending on the area being treated. After the procedure, the gel is removed, and a soothing lotion may be applied to the skin. There’s minimal downtime, allowing most clients to return to their daily activities immediately.

How many sessions are typically needed for optimal IPL results?

The number of IPL sessions needed for optimal results varies depending on the individual’s skin condition, the area being treated, and the specific concerns being addressed. Typically, clients may require between 3 to 6 sessions, spaced about 4 weeks apart, to achieve their desired outcomes. Some conditions, like superficial pigmentation or minor redness, may show significant improvement after just a couple of treatments, while deeper pigmentation, more severe sun damage, or extensive rosacea might necessitate additional sessions.

Are there any side effects associated with Intense Pulsed Light therapy?

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) therapy is generally considered safe with a low risk of side effects when performed by qualified professionals. Common, temporary side effects may include mild redness, swelling, and discomfort in the treated area, resembling a slight sunburn. These typically resolve within a few hours to a few days. In rare cases, more significant side effects such as blistering, changes in skin pigmentation, or scarring can occur, especially if post-treatment care instructions are not followed or if the treatment is performed on unsuitable skin types. At Brow Envy, we prioritise your safety and conduct a thorough skin assessment before recommending IPL therapy to ensure it is appropriate for you, minimizing the risk of adverse effects. We also provide detailed aftercare instructions to support a smooth, comfortable recovery.



“Kirsty made me feel very welcome which is very important especially when I will be exposing my body to her during my IPL sessions. She was friendly and our consultation was very informative with lots of advice.

Vinera Vivian Steria
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“Lovely friendly professional staff who were really informative and knowledgeable. My skin feels so much better after one session and looking forward to going back regularly . Relaxed atmosphere . Lovely facial treatment.“

Victoria Dennis
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