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IPL Photofacial and IPL Photorejuvenation is essentially the same thing. The IPL letters stand for Intense Pulsed Light, which is the essence of the treatment. Performed by professionals with state-of-the-art equipment at a reputable skin care clinic in Toronto, IPL has proven itself in erasing milder sun damage, irregular skin pigmentation, lighter brown spots, and even freckles.


IPL photofacial torontoA Non-Invasive Approach to Skin Resurfacing

IPL Photofacial offers visible improvements for those who don’t want intensive resurfacing treatment. Importantly, it’s best to have treatment from a reliable and reputable technician at a local skin care clinic in Toronto. And while results vary with skin type, a number of skin conditions can be successfully treated:

  • Skin pigmentation
  • Aging and sun spots
  • Broken capillaries
  • Acne scars
  • Rosacea
  • Redness or hyperpigmentation from acne
  • Skin discoloration
  • Red blood vessels
  • Freckles/birthmarks

The Benefits of IPL Photofacial Treatments

IPL Photofacial treats a specific area of the skin with quick, powerful flashes of light. The light energy penetrates into the surface of the skin, right where brown skin pigment exists. The heat energy actually breaks down the brown pigments, which either surface as mild scabs, or will be carried away naturally through the lymphatic system and exfoliation.

  • Scarring: IPL™ Photofacial treatments have proven effective with both active acne, and with scarring after acne lesions clear up. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) can be incorporated with other clinic treatments to improve outcomes with active acne and acne scars. The innovative technology uses light energy to trigger a biochemical response that kills acne bacteria in the skin pores. IPL™ (from Lumenis®) is regarded as a non-invasive remedy, with far less collateral effect than medication.
  • Non-Invasive Treatments: At IGBeauty Studio, we offer IPL Photofacial with great results, and without any downtime. And since IPL only uses wavelengths of light, the only visible side effect is minor skin redness. For many, there are noticeable results even after the first session, but the team at IGBeauty usually recommends 3 to 5 sessions (each one month apart).

How Does the IPL Photofacial Technology Work?

At IGBeauty Studio, we use the Lumenis® M22™ photorejuvenation technology. This advanced IPL Photofacial technology offers excellent outcomes for a wide range of skin conditions. Used by professionals around the world, the M22™ technology gently and effectively improves the overall appearance of the skin. And with the Optimal Pulse Technology (OPT™), treatments can be customized according to skin type and condition.

The Effects of IPL Photofacial Treatments

With IPL Photofacial technology, each treatment removes imperfections, while stimulating natural skin collagen and elastic fibre production. Although a series of treatments is highly recommended, some clients actually see great results in as little as 1-2 treatments. In fact, the clinicians at IGBeauty Studio have experienced excellent results with a host of skin concerns:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Enlarged pore reduction
  • Reduces production of sebum
  • Helps eliminate skin inflammations, hyperpigmentation and redness from acne
  • Acne prevention
  • Broken facial capillaries
  • Age spots and sunspots
  • Rosacea and freckles
  • Melasma discoloration

The IPL Photofacial Laser vs Fractional Laser Treatment

At IGBeauty, we offer two highly effective laser treatments for acne, both of which target different areas of concern to improve complexion and boost confidence. Both laser acne treatments generate long-lasting and visible results when done at our reputable skin care clinic by trained specialists. 

The fractional laser acne treatment uses the leading ResurFX laser technology to target atrophic and hypertrophic acne scars, skin damage, collagen loss, and the appearance of pores. 

The Lumenis IPL Photofacial is a laser acne treatment which uses intense light to eliminate acne-triggering bacteria within the pores, while also reducing skin discolouration/hyperpigmentation. 

Together, the two treatments innovatively rejuvenative skin, enhancing complexion and texture, for healthy, youthful, and beautiful looking skin. 


IPL Photofacial Treatment & Post-Treatment

At IGBeauty Studio, we make every effort to provide a safe, healthy treatment environment. We ensure that clients are comfortable, and professionally treated during every clinic visit.

Photofacial treatments last between 40-60 minutes and are gentle on the skin, without any discomfort. Following treatment, there could be some skin redness, depending on the specific treatment protocol. But in most cases, beauty makeup can be applied immediately. There is no downtime with photofacial treatments - daily routine and activities can continue unhindered.


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What Our Clients Say:

I found my experience with this company to be very positive. The owner is friendly, makes you feel welcome and actually asks if you would like tea before beginning your procedure! This place is very clean, also smells clean which is a must for me. I would recommend this establishment very highly to my family and friends.


IGBeauty is Excellent salon!!!! Irina is very professional!


Love this salon and everything it has to offer... from European mani & pedi, deep cleansing facials to laser hair removal, therapeutic massages and many more. There seem to be always great products they use, mostly made from natural ingredients...

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Very friendly and professional staff!


IGBeauty is an oasis I would like to recommend to everyone who is looking for professional, delicate, and complete skin care. I've been Irina's client for over a year and I am always looking forward for my next visit. Irina is extremely knowledgeable and professional. I had several problematic spots on my face I have been trying to resolve for years. Visited many cosmetic salons in...

Mirjana P.

Love the atmosphere and the service in this salon! More than a year ago I tried hair removal and the result was amazing! I am 100% sure I am not going to switch to any other salons to do hair removal. As well, I tried facials and I am satisfied more than ever with that. Irina is very knowledgeable about the products she used and she explains every step in the process so you don't have to worry...

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