Laser Hair Removal

If you would like to get rid of unwanted hair then IPL hair removal is a long lasting solution. Our award-winning, Lynton Lumina IPL system is the ‘gold standard’ in hair removal machines.

It is a highly effective hair reduction system which delivers outstanding results for almost all skin types and hair colours.

Waxing and shaving will be a thing of the past with this treatment which is suitable for both men and women. Having to worry about excess facial hair can be particularly stressful for lots of people, similarly many men are bothered by their back and shoulder hair. IPL hair removal is fantastic for solving the painful problem of ingrown hairs and an additional benefit is that it leaves the skin soft, supple and smooth. A course of treatments will be required, spaced at 4-8 weeks intervals to run alongside the hair growth cycle

This treatment is for you if:

  • Unwanted facial hair is affecting your self confidence
  • In growing hairs are causing concern
  • You desire long-lasting hair removal

How does it work?

Light is absorbed by the melanin (the pigment in the hair follicle). The light energy heats the pigment and effectively destroys the hair follicle without damaging the surrounding cell. The laser or IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) is placed on the skin and a short pulse of light is released, which targets many follicles simultaneously. The applicator is then moved to the neighbouring area of the skin and the process is repeated until the entire area is covered. For IPL treatments, a thin layer of gel is applied to the skin to help guide the light.

Am I suitable for treatment?

With this laser, almost all skin types can be treated. The most successful results are seen with people who have lighter skin and darker hair. Dark hair has a higher concentration of melanin which absorbs the laser light more effectively, thereby destroying the hair follicle. Fair hair contains less melanin so is harder to treat and grey/white hair contains absolutely no melanin therefore is not suitable for treatment.

How does the treatment feel?

The treatment sensation varies and is dependent on the client’s individual pain threshold. It is often described as like being stung by an elastic band. No anaesthetic is required with most clients describing the discomfort as tolerable.

What will I see after treatment?

The hair follicles are damaged by the heat but the hairs remain in the follicles. The dead hairs shed after 1 to 3 weeks as the epidermis renews. During this period the hairs will seem to grow as they are pushed out by the new epidermis.

Are there any side effects?

You may find the treated area may be slightly pink straight after treatment but this should return to normal after a few hours.

How many treatments are necessary?

The number of treatments will vary from person to person according to factors such as the density of hair in the area being treated, the hair colour and the individual’s skin type. Treatments are spaced at 4 – 8 week intervals because of the hair growth cycle. The laser will only target hairs at a particular stage of the growth cycle therefore multiple treatments are required for optimum results.

How long does treatment take?

This depends on the size of the area being treated. An upper lip, for example, can take a matter of minutes whereas an upper back will take considerably longer.

Prices

Female

Chest

£150 per session / £350 per course of 3

Lower or Upper Arm

£120 per session / £300 per course of 3

Underarm

£85 per session / £225 per course of 3

Lower Abs

£70 per session / £185 per course of 3

Bikini Line (Standard)

£75 per session / £200 per course of 3

Bikini Line (Extended)

£95 per session / £255 per course of 3

Upper Back & Shoulders

£120 per session / £280 per course of 3

Lower Back

£120 per session / £280 per course of 3

Buttocks

£90 per session / £220 per course of 3

Full Leg

£300 per session / £820 per course of 3

Half Leg

£200 per session / £550 per course of 3

Male

Chest

£150 per session / £400 per course of 3

Upper or Lower Arm

£150 per session / £400 per course of 3

Underarm

£90 per session / £240 per course of 3

Lower Abs

£90 per session / £230 per course of 3

Upper Back & Shoulders

£150 per session / £400 per course of 3

Lower Back

£150 per session / £400 per course of 3

Buttocks

£100 per session / £260 per course of 3

Full Leg

£350 per session / £900 per course of 3

Female

Centre of brows

£30 per session / £80 per course of 3

Jaw Line & Sideburns

£70 per session / £180 per course of 3

Full Face

£120 per session / £300 per course of 3

Upper Lip

£50 per session / £125 per course of 3

Chin

£50 per session / £125 per course of 3

Front of Neck

£60 per session / £155 per course of 3

Male

Upper Lip

£60 per session / £155 per course of 3

Jaw Line & Sideburns

£100 per session / £265 per course of 3

Full Face

£160 per session / £430 per course of 3

Middle of brow

£30 per session / £80 per course of 3

‘Goatee’ area

£90 per session / £230 per course of 3

Front of Neck

£60 per session / £150 per course of 3

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