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31st Jan 2024

IPL vs Diode: The Smooth Guide to Laser Hair Removal

We all dream of it, the care-free hair-free existence but in reality its a constant battle you against your never ending fuzz! With this mission in mind this Blog explores 2 treatments that aim to deliver just that! but in a showdown who would come out on top of those hairs Diode vs IPL.?
In the world of laser technologies, two contenders stand out from the crowd: Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) and Diode lasers. In this smooth guide, we’ll explore the differences between IPL and Diode for Laser Hair Removal.

Understanding IPL:

IPL employs broad-spectrum light to target melanin, the pigment responsible for hair colour. This light energy is absorbed by the melanin in the hair follicles, generating heat that destroys the follicles and inhibits future hair growth. While IPL is versatile and can treat various skin concerns like pigmentation and vascular lesions, its effectiveness for permanent hair reduction can vary among individuals.

The Precision of Diode Laser:

On the other hand, Diode lasers are specifically designed for hair removal. These lasers emit a single, concentrated wavelength of light that penetrates deeper into the hair follicles, providing more precise and targeted results. Diode laser hair removal is known for its efficiency, speed, and suitability for a wide range of skin tones.

Comfort and Speed:

One significant advantage of Diode laser hair removal is its built-in cooling technology, making the procedure more comfortable for patients. The cooling system helps protect the surrounding skin, minimising discomfort during and after the treatment. Additionally, Diode lasers boast faster repetition rates, allowing for quicker sessions, making it a time-efficient option for those with busy schedules.

Safety and Skin Compatibility:

While both IPL and Diode laser hair removal methods are safe, Diode lasers are considered safer for darker skin tones. The concentrated wavelength of the Diode laser reduces the risk of pigmentation changes, making it a preferred choice for individuals with more melanin in their skin.
Here at the Laser Clinic Morpeth we recommend and use the award winning Lynton’s Initia Diode Treatment as it is the best we believe for all skin types. Also we consistently receive positive feedback from clients noting their satisfaction with achieving their desired results and comfort during the procedure. Their safety record is also top notch! 
Your smooth journey to silky smooth skin begins with us understanding your individual needs and preferences. Why not book a consultation with our laser hair removal expert to discuss your treatment plan. We promise the fuss-free, fuzz-free future can be achieved! Why not book online and take advantage of our special offer buy 5 and receive the 6th free: 
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