The best IPL hair removal devices for unwanted body hair | Marie Claire UK

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And just like that, in a flash, the hair disappeared Professional Ipl Machine

And just like that, in a flash, the hair disappeared

Hair removal is a completely personal thing. You could be a daily in-shower shaver, or perhaps you and your waxer have known each other so long that she's made it onto your Christmas card list. Or hey, maybe you have a very relaxed approach to hair approval and like to leave things au naturel. But here we're talking about laser hair removal. In-salon treatments are effective but expensive. This is where at-home IPL hair removal devices really come into their own.

IPL stands for Intense Pulse Light. This light energy targets hair in the active growth phase called the anagen stage.

Light passes through the skin, heats up, and frazzles the hair follicles. It essentially destroys them. (Safely, we'd like to add.) This then prevents regrowth over time. But, not permanently. You should notice that after a while your hair doesn't grow back as often or as thick.

This is so quick, that you could easily do both legs whilst on a work Zoom call. It has really clever SensoAdapt technology that detects your skin tone and adapts its intensity and energy to suit you. The varying intensities mean that you can start off gently and work your way up. Depending on your preference, you can either glide the device or do the stamp method. We recommend gliding on the legs, but stamping on the niggly bits. According to the brand, with 400,000 flashes, you could do your legs for 27 years.

Mini Rf Rejuvenation Wrinkle Removal This device has all the bells and whistles. And one of its biggest selling points is that you don't have to hold down the button as you glide it over your skin. There are three intensity settings, and all skin tones can use it.