1- Shave the treatment area:
You should shave all the hair in the area you want to treat before starting with SILKIPL hair removal treatment . It prevents burns and ensures better results. However, it is not necessary if the area is hairless. If you plan to use your SSILKIPL device on your face, we recommend you dermaplane your face skin prior to your treatment.
2- Clean your skin:
Make sure that your skin is completely clean , dry , and free from any perfume, deodorant or lotions. On your face , be sure to remove any makeup or impurities. The best results are achieved with a clean hair surface since the light is directed down the hair .
3- Gentle exfoliation is perfectly fine:
Gently exfoliating your skin before your SILKIPL session can help maximise your results, as it sweeps away and buildup dead skin cells, dirt and other debris from the surface of your skin. Just make sure that you not completely removing the hair from its follicle, which happens when you wax or pluck.
4- Avoid plucking or waxing:
Don’t pluck or wax the area for at least four weeks before your appointment. This is because SILKIPL targets the hair follicles, and plucking or waxing can remove them.
5- Avoid sun exposure:
For two weeks prior to your SILKIPL session, it is important that the skin is kept out of the sun. This includes both tanning beds and self- tanners ( direct exposure to the sun) . Not only can their use lead to skin discoloration after your laser treatment, but a sunburn can cause excessive pain and blistering.
By following these simple preparation tips, you’ll be on your way to a successful laser hair removal journey, achieving the smooth, hair-free skin you’ve always wanted. So, get ready to say goodbye to the hassle of shaving and hello to a new, confident you!