Photorejuvenation treatment is a very popular lunchtime facial endorsed by several celebrities. Photorejuvenation treatment gently reverses age spots, pigmentary irregularities that appear with age and reduces fine lines and wrinkles to give an overall appearance of fresher younger healthier skin. This is a very popular treatment at the centre and results are permanent.
This is also very commonly known as photo-facial. Rejuvenation means to renew and recover. As the term indicates, photorejuvenation reverses the damage to the skin due to UV exposure and recovers and renews fresher younger looking skin. UV exposure causes pigmentation of the skin, blotchiness and fine lines and wrinkles. All these can be gently and gradually reversed using a photo-facial.
How Does it work?
Photofacials for Skin Rejuvenation
IPL penetrates the skins surface to remodel collagen. It is helpful in reducing the appearance of age spots, fine lines and wrinkles, shrinking enlarged pores and improving the overall complexion and skin
Photofacials for Acne
IPL photofacialsheat and destroy the acne causing bacteria with specific wavelengthsresulting in smoother skin with reduces pore size. It is an effective treatment for facial acne.
Regardless of the facial photo treatment chosen, the role of a beautician or aesthetician becomes important to design a customized skin-care regimen to prolong the life of the outcome and arrest the underlying condition.
LED Photofacial: The procedure in this form of technology focuses more on aesthetics achieved by the use of a narrow spectrum light. Being very mild, painless, cool and relaxing, it is used to boost collagen or to destroy acne-causing bacteria. Since this therapy involves only the outer layer of the skin’s epidermis, only minor problems can be rectified. The procedure is conducted through a handheld device and does not take much time. However, it is done in day spas, and the best results are obtained only after a series of sessions. Once over, regular monthly follow-ups and strict skin-care regimen under the supervision of a professional beautician is necessary to reap the benefits of rejuvenation and tightening of the facial tissue.
IPL Photofacial: This treatment is administered when the deeper layer of skin is involved in conditions like age spots, broken capillaries, and spider veins. This procedure is mostly conducted in medical spas and is popular primarily for the treatment that is considered to reverse the process of aging by erasing wrinkles. The procedure is not as mild as the LED but affords better results. The use of intense pulse lights generates heat, making it uncomfortable, but worth the trouble. The number of sessions recommended depends on the underlying condition and the outcome desired.
Benefits of Photofacials:
Skin treatment through photofacials provides a host of benefits, making it a popular anti-ageing procedure.
- Whether LED or IPL, they are both non-invasive.
- It stimulates the collagen.
- The red light LED promotes cellular activity.
- Stimulation of fibroblasts helps to produce collagen that freshens the appearance of skin to look younger.
- Collagen boost has a positive effect on the fine lines and removes wrinkles.
- It is much natural, softer and cheaper than undergoing plastic surgery for similar outcomes.
- The blue light from the LED is used to destroy Propionibacterium acnes, the causal bacteria of acne that thrive just below the surface of the skin.