Are you sick and tired of shaving? Suffering from an unsightly shaving rash or ingrown hairs? Do you want a long-lasting hair removal solution? Then it's time to consider Venus Versa IPL hair removal at our Bishop's Stortford skin clinic and spa.
Venus Versa Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Hair Removal system is a cost-effective permanent hair reduction treatment. This is a virtually pain-free non-invasive way to safely remove unwanted, stubborn hairs for long-lasting and often permanent results.
Prior to treatment we will provide a full consultation to discuss your expectations, explain the treatment and take a medical history to confirm suitability for treatment. If you wish to proceed, we will require your written informed consent and we will perform a quick patch test to ensure you have no adverse skin reactions.
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IPL Facial Hair Removal
We can remove safely and effectively remove facial hair including the upper lip, chin and sides using the latest Venus Versa IPL treatments.Read More
IPL Bikini Hair Removal
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IPL Legs/Feet/Toes Hair Removal
Intense Pulsed Light hair removal treatments are an excellent way to remove hair from the legs, feet and toes, giving long-term and often permanent hair reduction.Read More
IPL Arms/Hands/Fingers Hair Removal
We can safely remove unwanted hair from most parts of the body including your arms, hands and fingers using our advanced IPL hair removal system.Read More
IPL Ladies Extras Hair Removal
We can remove hair from your abdomen, shoulders and lower back using IPL Hair Removal. Whatever your needs, book in for a consultation so we can help.Read More
IPL HAIR REMOVAL - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
You will be asked to put on goggles to protect your eyes. The area will also be cooled to increase comfort during treatment. The light guide is placed on the skin and a short pulse of light is released, targeting many follicles simultaneously. The applicator is then moved to the neighbouring area of skin and the process is repeated until the entire area is treated. The chilled gel is removed and the area moisturised.
No anaesthesia is required and most patients describe the discomfort as moderate and acceptable. Sensations vary but most describe it as a very short hot pin prick making it the preferred choice for hair removal.
The skin can become quite red immediately after treatment, however most patients experience no side effects and any skin reaction usually disappears within a few hours.
Only hair in the active growth stage of the growth cycle is affected, therefore multiple treatments are needed. Treatment is conducted every 2-8 weeks, depending on the site treated, until a satisfactory result is seen. The number of treatments required varies, but typically 6 or more treatments are required for maximum results.
Treatments can take from 15 minutes to an hour, depending on which area is being treated.