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IPL for Hair Reduction
IPL for Hair Reduction

Removing unwanted hair can be quite the ordeal – there are drawbacks to almost every method, whether it’s razor burn or skin irritation from creams or waxes. And it’s only ever a temporary fix – until now.


IPL stands for Intense Pulsed Light – and if you have more hair than you’d like to see, it’s an ideal long-term solution to your problem. At Skin Institute, the areas we most commonly treat are the face, underarms, bikini line and legs – and the process is most effective on darker hair and fair skin.

Skin envelops you; encloses you in a protective interactive tactile interface with the universe. Trust those who know its deepest secrets to let you face the world with confidence.

Dr Vania Sinovich
Dermatologist, Skin Cancer
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Book 4 IPL hair reduction treatments (for one body area) and get your 5th treatment FREE, plus get a FREE Synergie Uberzinc 10ml moisturiser valued at $49. Offer valid until 30 June 2017. T&Cs apply
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Pulses of no invasive light safely penetrate the skin and are selectively absorbed by the pigment in the hair follicles. This raises the temperature of the hair follicles and destroys them without damaging the skin.


The IPL Hair reduction treatment generally is well tolerated. The sensation is likened to a hot flicking rubber band. Taking paracetamol 30 minutes prior may help with discomfort.

Due to the stages of hair growth not all hairs will be treated in one session and multiple treatments are usually required. 4-8 treatments are typical to achieve optimal results. Maintenance after the course of treatment may be required.

The sessions takes anywhere from 15 to 60 minutes, and you will be booked for a follow-up in 6 weeks.

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Why Skin Institute?

Feeling confident and looking the best you can are things we all aim for. Skin Institute has over twenty years of experience in skincare, and we pride ourselves on keeping at the forefront of developments in appearance medicine. Our expert teams are helping Kiwis across the country show the world their best face – and you could be one of them.

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